Quotations About / On: MONEY

  • 61.
    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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  • 62.
    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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  • 63.
    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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  • 64.
    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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  • 65.
    Mummy and Daddy are not poor, they just haven't any money. There's a difference.
    (Ernest Pascal, and Walter Lang. Mytyl (Shirley Temple), The Blue Bird, in the house of the Luxurys (1940). Based on the play by Maurice Maeterlinck.)
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  • 66.
    One [New York] eatery is a remodeled diner that looks like what Busby Berkeley would have done if only he hadn't had the money.
    (Fran Lebowitz (b. 1950), U.S. humorist. Metropolitan Life, part 2 (1978). Berkeley (1895-1976) produced elaborate, greatly overdecorated musical numbers for many Hollywood films of the 1930s.)
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  • 67.
    The want of money is the root of all evil.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 310 (1951). The aphorism, which has also been credited to Mark Twain, reappeared in Butler's novel, Erewhon, ch. 20 (1872).)
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  • 68.
    The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money, and his religious opinions.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, "Untraced Notes," (1951).)
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  • 69.
    We shall never get people whose time is money to take much interest in atoms.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. First published in 1912. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 133, E.P. Dutton & Company (1951).)
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  • 70.
    The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. First published in 1912. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 160, E.P. Dutton & Company (1951).)
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