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  With money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome and you sing well, too.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  With money you are a dragon, without it you are a worm.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  He that has not money in his purse should have honey in his mouth.  
 -  French proverb
  

  Even between parents and children money matters make strangers.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  Where money talks, arguments are of no avail.  
 -  German proverb
  

  Don't be afraid of a loss, then you will get profit.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  If you have money you can make the devil push your grindstone.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Money changes people just as often as it changes hands.  
 -  Al Batt
  

  Having money is a way of being free of money.  
 -  Albert Camus
  

  The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  Only a fool thinks price and value are the same.  
 -  Antonio Machado
  

  Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.  
 -  Aphra Behn
  

  The life of money-making is one undertaken under compulsion, and wealth is evidently not the good we are seeking; for it is merely useful and for the sake of something else.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.  
 -  Aristotle Onassis
  

  Money is never spent to so much advantage as when you have been cheated out of it; for at one stroke you have purchased prudence.  
 -  Arthur Schopenhauer
  

  Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.  
 -  Ayn Rand
  

  Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter.  
 -  Ayn Rand
  

  If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Light purse, heavy heart.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  A penny saved is a penny earned.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  When beggars and shoeshine boys, barbers and beauticians can tell you how to get rich it is time to remind yourself that there is no more dangerous illusion than the belief that one can get something for nothing.  
 -  Bernard Mannes Baruch
  

  Hebrews 13:5; Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, I will never leave you nor forsake you.  
 -  Bible
  

  It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them.  
 -  Bill Vaughan
  

  If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.  
 -  Billy Graham
  

  Money doesn't talk, it swears.  
 -  Bob Dylan
  

  A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.  
 -  Bob Hope
  

  Money can't buy life.  
 -  Bob Marley
  

  Money will make you more of what you already are. If you're not a nice person, money's going to make you a despicable individual. If you're a good person, money's going to make you a better person.  
 -  Bob Proctor
  

  Money talks - but credit has an echo.  
 -  Bob Thaves
  

  Money is hard to earn and easy to lose. Guard yours with care.  
 -  Brian Tracy
  

  To earn more, you must learn more.  
 -  Brian Tracy
  

  Things which cost nothing are those which cost the most. Why? Because they cost us the effort of understanding that they are free.  
 -  Cesare Pavese
  

  Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.  
 -  Charles Dickens
  

  I have never been in a situation where having money made it worse.  
 -  Clinton Jones
  

  In my Bible it doesn't say that money is the root of all evil, but the 'love of' money. I believe that to be true and I believe the exact same to be true about possessions.  
 -  Conrad Hilton
  

  Financial peace isn't the acquisition of stuff. It's learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can't win until you do this.  
 -  Dave Ramsey
  

  The great truth about money is that in order to keep it and grow it, you have to fight for it.  
 -  David Bach
  

  Put service first and money takes care of itself.  
 -  David J. Schwartz
  

  There is nothing so habit-forming as money.  
 -  Don Marquis
  

  Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.  
 -  Donald Trump
  

  Money cannot buy health, but I'd settle for a diamond-studded wheelchair.  
 -  Dorothy Parker
  

  I'd like to have money. And I'd like to be a good writer. These two can come together, and I hope they will, but if that's too adorable, I'd rather have money.  
 -  Dorothy Parker
  

  This planet has, or rather had, a problem, which was this: Most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time. Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned with the movement of small green pieces of paper, which was odd because on the whole it wasn't the small green pieces of paper that were unhappy.  
 -  Douglas Adams
  

  Money cannot be sought directly. Like happiness, money is an effect. It is the result of a cause, and the cause is valuable service.  
 -  Earl Nightingale
  

  Money isn't everything, but it's a long way ahead of what comes next.  
 -  Edmund Stockdale
  

  You can make money or make excuses, but you can't do both.  
 -  Farrah Gray
  

  No man can attract money if he despises it. Many people are kept in poverty by saying: Money means nothing to me, and I have a contempt for people who have it. This is the reason so many artists are poor. Their contempt for money separates them from it.  
 -  Florence Scovel Shinn
  

  The most efficient labor-saving device is still money.  
 -  Franklin P. Jones
  

  Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.  
 -  George Burns
  

  If you have no money, men won't care for you, women won't love you; won't, that is, care for you or love you the last little bit that matters.  
 -  George Orwell
  

  Gold cometh gladly and in increasing quantity to any man who will put by not less than one-tenth of his earnings to create an estate for his future and that of his family.  
 -  George S. Clason
  

  They who are of the opinion that money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for money.  
 -  George Savile
  

  Paper money has had the effect in your state that it will ever have, to ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and open the door to every species of fraud and injustice.  
 -  George Washington
  

  We have become ninety-nine percent money mad. The method of living at home modestly and within our income, laying a little by systematically for the proverbial rainy day which is due to come, can almost be listed among the lost arts.  
 -  George Washington Carver
  

  Our inflation, our public enemy number one, will, unless whipped, destroy our country, our homes, our liberties, our property and finally our national pride as surely as will any well-armed wartime energy.  
 -  Gerald R. Ford
  

  It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate.  
 -  Gloria Steinem
  

  Money is like a jealous lover. Ignore it and it will ignore you, or worse, it will leave you for someone who makes it a priority.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  Money and power follow attention, so whoever can get the most attention is the person who takes the most action and sooner or later will get the most results.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.  
 -  Helen Gurley Brown
  

  Money may be the husk of many things but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintance, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.  
 -  Henrik Ibsen
  

  Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.  
 -  Henry Fielding
  

  If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.  
 -  George Burns
  

  If you have no money, men won't care for you, women won't love you; won't, that is, care for you or love you the last little bit that matters.  
 -  George Orwell
  

  Gold cometh gladly and in increasing quantity to any man who will put by not less than one-tenth of his earnings to create an estate for his future and that of his family.  
 -  George S. Clason
  

  They who are of the opinion that money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for money.  
 -  George Savile
  

  Paper money has had the effect in your state that it will ever have, to ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and open the door to every species of fraud and injustice.  
 -  George Washington
  

  We have become ninety-nine percent money mad. The method of living at home modestly and within our income, laying a little by systematically for the proverbial rainy day which is due to come, can almost be listed among the lost arts.  
 -  George Washington Carver
  

  Our inflation, our public enemy number one, will, unless whipped, destroy our country, our homes, our liberties, our property and finally our national pride as surely as will any well-armed wartime energy.  
 -  Gerald R. Ford
  

  It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate.  
 -  Gloria Steinem
  

  Money is like a jealous lover. Ignore it and it will ignore you, or worse, it will leave you for someone who makes it a priority.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  Money and power follow attention, so whoever can get the most attention is the person who takes the most action and sooner or later will get the most results.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.  
 -  Helen Gurley Brown
  

  Money may be the husk of many things but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintance, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.  
 -  Henrik Ibsen
  

  Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.  
 -  Henry Fielding
  

  If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  If you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it.  
 -  J. P. Morgan
  

  If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.  
 -  J. Paul Getty
  

  Money is not the most important thing in the world. Love is. Fortunately, I love money.  
 -  Jackie Mason
  

  A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.  
 -  Jane Austen
  

  The shortest recorded period of time lies between the minute you put some money away for a rainy day and the unexpected arrival of rain.  
 -  Jane Bryant Quinn
  

  I hate when they call up to check if your credit card is good. I always feel like they're talking about me. 'You won't believe what he's buying now. It's some kind of yellow thing. I don't even know what it is. Never sold one before.'  
 -  Jerry Seinfeld
  

  Now, how many times have I told people that you should never invest in something unless you yourself know an enormous amount about it?  
 -  Jim Rogers
  

  Earn as much money as you possibly can and as quickly as you can. The sooner you get money out of the way, the sooner you will be able to get to the rest of your problems in style.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  If you make money your love and you pursue affluence to the exclusion of or at the expense of other values, you have lost, not won.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  Money is usually attracted, not pursued.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  Anything that just costs money is cheap.  
 -  John Steinbeck
  

  Poverty is a mental disease.  
 -  Joseph Murphy
  

  Debt is a trap which man sets and baits himself, and then deliberately gets into.  
 -  Josh Billings
  

  Wall Street is a great place because never have so many been paid so much for adding so little.  
 -  Larry Hite
  

  Training is expensive. Books are expensive. Going to seminars is expensive. Being stupid is even more expensive.  
 -  Larry Winget
  

  No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money as well.  
 -  Margaret Thatcher
  

  I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  The lack of money is the root of all evil.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Nothing incites to money-crimes like great poverty or great wealth.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Test your strategy before you risk your money.  
 -  Matthew Keith Groves
  

  Money will come to you when you are doing the right thing.  
 -  Michael Phillips
  

  There is a popular saying in Japan that goes 'Tada yori takai mono wa nai,' meaning: 'Nothing is more costly than something given free of charge.'  
 -  Michihiro Matsumoto
  

  Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  It's good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure you haven't lost the things money can't buy.  
 -  Og Mandino
  

  Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  I'd like to live like a poor man with lots of money.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  I'd like to live like a poor man with lots of money.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you're mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!  
 -  Paul McCartney
  

  The worst thing you can do is invest in companies you know nothing about. Unfortunately, buying stocks on ignorance is still a popular American pastime.  
 -  Peter Lynch
  

  The beauty of having a low income is that there is not enough money to buy what you don't really need.  
 -  Ray Inman
  

  Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it.  
 -  Rebecca Johnson
  

  When you have a pile of bills that you have no idea how you are going to pay, you cannot focus on the bills, because you will continue to attract more bills. You have to find a way that works for you to focus on prosperity, despite the bills around you.  
 -  Rhonda Byrne
  

  The poor and middle class work for money. The rich have money work for them.  
 -  Robert Kiyosaki
  

  Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.  
 -  Robert Orben
  

  All decent people live beyond their incomes nowadays, and those who aren't respectable live beyond other people's. A few gifted individuals manage to do both.  
 -  Saki
  

  Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory.  
 -  Salvador Dali
  

  There are evils that have the ability to survive identification and go on forever... money, for instance, or war.  
 -  Saul Bellow
  

  If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.  
 -  Sir Francis Bacon
  

  Riches are a good handmaid, but the worst mistress.  
 -  Sir Francis Bacon
  

  The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.  
 -  Sir Peter Ustinov
  

  I've been rich and I've been poor: Rich is better.  
 -  Sophie Tucker
  

  Money: There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.  
 -  Sophocles
  

  Money can't buy you friends but you get a better class of enemy.  
 -  Spike Milligan
  

  Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back.  
 -  Steven Wright
  

  Moneymaking is not a serious business; it's a game. At first it may seem that it's a game that you play with forces outside yourself - the economies of the marketplace, so to speak. But as you proceed, you discover that it's actually a game you play with yourself!  
 -  Stuart Wilde
  

  Debt is the slavery of the free.  
 -  Syrus
  

  Open your Financial Freedom bank account. Put 10 percent of all your income (after taxes) into this account. This money is never to be spent, only invested to produce passive income for your retirement.  
 -  T. Harv Eker
  

  Rich people play the money game to win. Poor people play the money game to not lose... If you were to play any sport or any game strictly on defense, what are the chances of your winning that game?  
 -  T. Harv Eker
  

  Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.  
 -  Ted Turner
  

  I am not impressed with what people own. But I'm impressed with what they achieve. I'm proud to be a physician. Always strive to be the best in your field. Don't chase money. If you are the best in your field, money will find you.  
 -  Thomas J. Stanley
  

  If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent they conquered.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  Any fool knows that you don't need money to get enjoyment out of life.  
 -  Thomas Merton
  

  Money doesn't change you; it reveals who you are when you no longer have to be nice.  
 -  Tim Ferriss
  

  Money can't buy happiness, but it pays for internet, which is pretty much the same thing.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Whoever said money doesn't grow from trees obviously has never sold weed!  
 -  Unknown
  

  I hate when people borrow money from you then get mad at you cause you want YOUR money back.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Always be aware that every moment you are spending money, you are not exchanging commodities but you are spending the time, the energy, and respect that your parents earned by working hard.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The best part about growing up with no money is that you know how to have fun without it.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Most girls date boys because of their money. True girls would look beyond it, and date guys because of their personality.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Sometimes I wish people were like money so when I put them in the light I know which ones are real.  
 -  Unknown
  

  There are some things that money just cannot buy, like manners, morals and intelligence.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Little girls fall for looks and swag. Basic bitches fall for the money. Real women fall for love and loyalty.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Good Friend; Will lend you money and not expect you to pay them back. Best Friend; Will lend you money and then charge interest.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Always be aware that every moment you are spending money, you are not exchanging commodities but you are spending the time, the energy, and respect that your parents earned by working hard.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Money can't buy happiness, but it's a lot more comfortable to cry in a Mercedes than on a bicycle.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Before asking a friend to borrow money ask yourself which is more important, their friendship or their money.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Dollars have never been known to produce character, and character will never be produced by money.  
 -  W. K. Kellogg
  

  There is nothing wrong in wanting to get rich. The desire for riches is really the desire for a richer, fuller and more abundant life; and that desire is praise worthy. The man who does not desire to live more abundantly is abnormal, and so the man who does not desire to have money enough to buy all he wants is abnormal.  
 -  Wallace D. Wattles
  

  Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.  
 -  Warren Buffett
  

  Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.  
 -  Will Rogers
  

  Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.  
 -  Will Smith
  

  Money is better than poverty - if only for financial reasons.  
 -  Woody Allen
  

  A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.  
 -  Yogi Berra
  

  Money is not everything but it ranks right up there with oxygen.  
 -  Zig Ziglar