Quotations About / On: MONEY
Geological time is not money.
(Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. "More Maxims of Mark," p. 942, Mark Twain: Collected Tales, Sketches, Speeches, & Essays, 1891-1910, Library of America (1992).)
Sincerity: willingness to spend one's own money.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
There were few who preferred honor to money.
(Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Jugurtha, XVI.)
Without money honor is merely a disease.
(Jean Racine (1639-1699), French dramatist. Petit Jean, in Les Plaideurs, act 1, sc. 1 (1669).)
Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.
(Claus, Sir Moser (b. 1922), German-born-British academic, Warden of Wadham College, Oxford. Daily Telegraph (London, August 21, 1990).)
Greedy of praise, lavish of money.
(Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Catilina, VII.)
The American Dream is really money.
(Jill Robinson (b. 1936), U.S. novelist. As quoted in American Dreams, part 1, by Studs Terkel (1980).
The daughter of movie producer Dore Schary, Robinson had grown up rich in Hollywood.)
There's nothing as real as money.
(Joseph L. Mankiewicz, U.S. director, screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. "Cicero" (James Mason), Five Fingers (1952).)
In retirement, only money and symptoms are consequential.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
Money is a poor man's credit card.
(Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), Canadian communications theorist. Quoted in Maclean's (Toronto, June 1971).)