Saturday, 13 April 2013


A fool and his money are quickly parted. - J. Bridges

A person’s treatment of money is the most decisive test of his character, how they make it and how they spend it. - James Moffatt

A man can no more make money suddenly and largely, and be unharmed by it, than one could suddenly grow from a child's stature to a man's without harm. - Henry Ward Beecher

A Penny saved is a penny earned. - Benjamin Franklin

After initial needs are met – enough food, shelter, comfort – there is no correlation between money and happiness. That’s a difficult thing for people to believe. - Geneen Roth

After your basic needs are met, additional moneys earned are merely a measurement of your career or business success. Always remember that the extras are only a measurement, and not let it become an addiction.

As with the acquisition, so with the use of money; the way in which a man spends it is often one of the surest tests of character. - William Mathews

Be your money's master, not its slave. - Publilius Syrus

Before you borrow money from a friend, decide which you need more. - Gene Brown

Big money isn't hard to come by. All it costs is a lifetime of single-minded devotion to acquiring it and making it grow into more money. - Robert A. Heinlein

Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed. - Gandhi

Earning money requires courage; saving it requires wisdom but spending it properly is an art. - Unknown

Every time you borrow money, you're robbing your future self. - Nathan W. Morris

Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled. - Barack Obama

Generally, money lies nearest them that are nearest their graves. - William Penn

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

He that is of the opinion that money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money. - Unknown

I'll acquaint you with the first ironclad rule of the enormously wealthy: Never spend one's own money. - Mark Frost 

If a man has money, it is usually a sign, too, that he knows how to take care of it; dont imagine his money is easy to get simply because he has plenty of it. - Edward W. Howe

If a man is after money, hes money mad; if he keeps it, hes a capitalist; if he spends it, hes a playboy; if he doesnt get it, hes a never-do-well; if he doesnt try to get it, he lacks ambition. If he gets it without working for it; hes a parasite; and if he accumulates it after a life time of hard work, people call him a fool who never got anything out of life. - Vic Olive

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. - Francis Bacon

If money is the only motivation to get work done; then everyone in the world would be rich by now. - Unknown

If we could let go of our faith in money, who knows what we might put in its place? - Lewis H. Lapham

If you have a problem you can solve by throwing money at it, you don't have a very interesting problem. - Anne Lamott 

If you treat money as though it can do everything, you may inevitably end up like those wealthy people with an empty life. - Unknown

If you want to know what's really going on in a society or ideology, follow the money. If money is flowing to advertising instead of musicians, journalists, and artists, then a society is more concerned with manipulation than truth or beauty. - Jaron Lanier

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

In matters of money there's no such thing as enough. - Jean Anouilh

It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly. - Samuel Butler

It's easy to clean up when you got money. - J. F. Lawton

Its good to have money and the things that money can buy; but its good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you havent lost the things that money cant buy. - George Horace Lorimer 
Many people never realise that there is more to living than merely the pursuit of money and the things money can buy. - Unknown

Making money selling manure is better than losing money selling musk. - Egyptian Proverb

Men make counterfeit money; in many more cases, money makes counterfeit men. - Sydney J. Harris

Money ... is like a beautiful thoroughbred horse – very powerful and always in action, but unless this horse is trained when very young, it will be an out-of-control and dangerous animal when it grows to maturity. - Dave Ramsey

Money ... those who don't have enough of it are only aware of what it can buy them. When you finally have enough of it you become aware – acutely aware – of all the things it can't buy ... the really important things ... like youth, health, love, peace of mind. - F. Paul Wilson

Money begets money. - John Ray

Money buys everything but good sense. - Yiddish Proverb

Money can buy … a clock, but not time; a bed, but not sleep; a book, but not knowledge; a house but not a home; a book but not knowledge; a bed but not a good sleep; a partner but not a true friend. - Unknown

Money can buy … position, but not respect; blood, but not life; sex, but not love; food but not an appetite; medicine but not health; position but not respect; insurance but not safety. - Unknown

Money can buy you a lot of nice things, but all the money in the world cannot buy contentment. - Unknown

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you’re being miserable. - Clare Boothe Luce

Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none. - Richard M. Devos

Money does not make you happy, but it quiets the nerves. - Sean O’Casey

Money does not sate Avarice, but stimulates it. - Publilius Syrus

Money doesnt change men, it merely unmasks them. If a man is naturally selfish or arrogant or greedy, the money brings that out, thats all. - Henry Ford

Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant. - P.T. Barnum 

Money is just a medium of exchange, which has no inherent evil or good. - Unknown

Money is like muck, not good except it be spread. - Francis Bacon

Money is something you got to make in case you don’t die. - Max Asnas

Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes. - Louisa May Alcott

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

Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail. - Josh Billings

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

Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort. - Malcom Forbes

Money’s easy to make if it’s money you want. But with few exceptions people don’t want money. They want luxury and they want love and they want admiration. - John Steinbeck

Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity. - Arnold Bennett

Never ask of money spent; Where the spender thinks it went. Nobody was ever meant to remember or invent; What he did with every cent. - Robert Frost

Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come. - Greer Garson

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

The only people who think about money as much as the rich are the poor. - Unknown

The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money. - Johnny Carson

The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. - Kin Hubbard

Things money can’t buy: manners, morals respect, character, common sense, trust, patience, class , integrity, love. - Unknown

When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous. - Wayne Dyer

When it comes to money, everybody is of the same religion. - Voltaire

When money talks, nobody notices what grammar it uses. - Unknown

You can make money in many ways; just make sure it is the right way. Money earned from an unclean source has a dark aura surrounding it. - Unknown

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