Quotations About / On: MONEY

  • 21.
    You are much surer that you are doing good when you pay money to those who work, as the recompense of their labour, than when you give money merely in charity.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson, May 1776 (1791).)
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  • 22.
    When I meet a government which says to me, "Your money or your life," why should I be in haste to give it my money?
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Civil Disobedience," originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government" (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 376, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 23.
    You may raise enough money to tunnel a mountain, but you cannot raise money enough to hire a man who is minding his own business.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Life Without Principle" (1863), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 460, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 24.
    Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
    (Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), U.S. humorous writer. Interview in Writers at Work, First Series, ed. Malcolm Cowley (1958).)
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  • 25.
    All my life I didn't emphasise on money. Like many of us, I used to say 'Money is nothing/not everything'. In reality, to be honest, it is the single thing that most people on earth run after & live for. Perhaps, it won't be wrong to say 'Money plays a bigger role' & it shouldn't be looked down upon. ‪#‎Money‬‬‬‬‬‬
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  • 26.
    If you're lucky, you have money. That's why it's better to be born lucky than rich. If you're rich, you can always lose your money, but if you're lucky, you'll always get more money.
    (Anthony Pélissier. Explaining her philosophy of life to her son (1949). From the short story by D.H. Lawrence.)
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  • 27.
    We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1936). Epifania, in The Millionairess, act 2, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 6, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1973).)
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  • 28.
    The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
    (Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Sketches by Boz, ch. 5, p. 29 (1836).)
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  • 29.
    Having money is just the best thing in the world.
    (Madonna [Madonna Louise Ciccione] (b. 1958), U.S. singer and actress. As quoted in People magazine, p. 74 (August 30, 1993). At the time she said this, the popular performer's worth was estimated at $100 million, and she claimed to have taken "only three brief vacations in 10 years.")
  • 30.
    Beggars beg to get money, not to reproach the passerby.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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