Quotations About / On: MONEY

  • 71.
    ... 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.)
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  • 72.
    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).)
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  • 73.
    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).)
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  • 74.
    When money disappears, we soon understand the power of absence.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 75.
    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).)
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  • 76.
    To understand someone, find out how he spends his money.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 77.
    Greedy of praise, lavish of money.
    (Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Catilina, VII.)
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  • 78.
    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.)
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  • 79.
    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).)
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  • 80.
    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).)
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