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Quotations About / On: MONEY

  • 31.
    Money has no moral opinions.
    (Abraham Polonsky (b. 1910), U.S. screenwriter, and Ira Wolfert (b. 1908). Joe Morse (John Garfield), Force of Evil (1948).)
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  • 32.
    Like the man said, can happiness buy money?
    (Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Vincent Rapallo (Frank Silvera), Killer's Kiss, to a woman rejecting him for the poorer man she loves (1955).)
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  • 33.
    Friendship and money: oil and water.
    (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).)
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  • 34.
    Money is only congealed snow.
    (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.)
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  • 35.
    Time is waste of money.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. "Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young," Chameleon (London, Dec. 1894).)
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  • 36.
    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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  • 37.
    Money speaks, but it speaks with a male voice.
    (Andrea Dworkin (b. 1946), U.S. feminist, critic. Pornography, ch. 1 (1981).)
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  • 38.
    Economy does not lie in sparing money, but in spending it wisely.
    (Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), British biologist and educator. Reflection #349, Aphorisms and Reflections, selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907).)
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  • 39.
    The perfect pleasure: money is neither fattening nor immoral nor illegal.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
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  • 40.
    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).)
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