Monday, July 16, 2007

Money Quotes

"When a person with money meets a person with experience, the person with the experience winds up with the money and the person with the money winds up with the experience."
— Harvey MacKay

"Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures but in the use made of them."
— Napolean Bonaparte

"Money isn't the most important thing in life, but it's reasonably close to oxygen on the "gotta have it" scale."
— Zig Ziglar

"Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth."
— Margaret Thatcher

"Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping."
— Bo Derek

"I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position."
— Mark Twain

"Money was invented so we could know exactly how much we owe."
— Cullen Hightower

"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 is of value for what it buys, and in love it buys time, place, intimacy, comfort, and a private corner alone."
— Mae West

"There are people who have money and people who are rich."
— Coco Chanel

"When a fellow says it ain't about the money but the principle of the thing, it's the money."
— Kin Hubbard

"Money can't buy friends. But you can afford a better class of enemy."
— Lord Mancroft

"Money's only important when you don't have any."
— Sting

"Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons."
— Woody Allen

"A billion here and a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking real money."
— Everett Dirksen

"True, you can't take it with you, but then, that's not where it comes in handy."
—Brendan Francis

"I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy."
— Steve Martin

"Money is to my social existence what health is to my body."
— Mason Cooley

"We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation."
— Anthony Burgess

"Women prefer men who have something tender about them - especially the legal kind."
— Kay Ingram

"If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars."
— John Paul Getty

"The two most beautiful words in the English language are: "Check enclosed."
—Dorothy Parker

"Money is power, & you ought to be reasonably ambitious to have it."
— Russell H. Conwell, Temple Univ, 1877

"Money often cost too much."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

"Inflation hasn't ruined everything. A dime can still be used as a screwdriver"
—Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"Money and women. They're two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn't do for anything else. Same with money."
— Satchel Paige

"People are living longer than ever before, a phenomenon undoubtedly made necessary by the 30-year mortgage."
— Doug Larson

"Adults are just children who earn money."
— Kenneth Branaugh (actor)

"The entire essence of America is the hope to first make money--then make money with money--then make lots of money with lots of money."
— Paul Erdman

"When I was young I thought money was the most important thing in life. Now that I'm old--I know it is."
— Oscar Wilde

"Change is good, but dollars are better."
— Anonymous

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I remember Johnny Carson saying (I think after one of his divorces) "Money doesn't buy happiness--but it makes being unhappy a lot more comfortable."

Thanks for the blog! Been following things for a few months. (I forget the search link that got me here--some car I think.)

Posted by: Mark | Jul 16, 2007 9:47:46 AM

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