(Mario Puzo, U.S. author, screenwriter, and Francis Ford Coppola, U.S. director, screenwriter. Michael Corleone (Al Pacino), The Godfather III, said to the Archbishop after Corleone is informed that the corrupt clergyman is now in charge of the Vatican Bank and wants to do business with his friend Corleone (1990).)
(Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), U.S. author and humorist. As quoted in The Late Mrs. Dorothy Parker, ch. 25, by Leslie Frewin (1986).
A popular writer who had earned considerable sums of money, Parker spent carelessly and always seemed to be in need.)
Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.
(Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. Reflections of a Bachelor Girl, p. 99 (1903), eds. Paul and Stanley (1909).
The epigram reappeared in Rowland, A Guide to Men, "Cymbals and Kettle-Drums" (1922).)