Quotations About / On:
... money trials are not the hardest, and somehow or other, they are always overcome.
(Amelia E. Barr (1831-1919), U.S. author; born in Scotland. All the Days of My Life, ch. 15 (1913).
Recalling a period of severe economic stress when she had six young children; serious illnesses were afflicting the family; her husband's employment was uncertain; and Texas, where they were living, was being rent by the Civil War.)
Books are the money of literature, but only the counters of Science.
(Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), British biologist and educator. Reflection #102, Aphorisms and Reflections, selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907).)
But it takes a lot of money to live freely by the sea.
(Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. Gallimard (1958). Martha in The Misunderstanding, act 1, sc. 1, Pléiade (1962).)
When money disappears, we soon understand the power of absence.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
When it comes to money nobody should give up anything.
(Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Samuel Rubb, in Miss MacKenzie, vol. 2, ch. xix, London, Chapman and Hall (1865).)
To understand someone, find out how he spends his money.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
Greedy of praise, lavish of money.
(Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Catilina, VII.)
No place is so strongly fortified that money could not capture it.
(Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. I, ii, 4.)
Money gives me more energy than all the Granola bars in the world.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
(P.J. (Patrick Jake) O'Rourke (b. 1947), U.S. journalist. "Why God Is a Republican and Santa Claus Is a Democrat," preface, Parliament of Whores (1991).)