Quotations About / On: MONEY

  • 31.
    You may raise enough money to tunnel a mountain, but you cannot raise money enough to hire a man who is minding his own business.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Life Without Principle" (1863), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 460, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 32.
    Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
    (Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), U.S. humorous writer. Interview in Writers at Work, First Series, ed. Malcolm Cowley (1958).)
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  • 33.
    All my life I didn't emphasise on money. Like many of us, I used to say 'Money is nothing/not everything'. In reality, to be honest, it is the single thing that most people on earth run after & live for. Perhaps, it won't be wrong to say 'Money plays a bigger role' & it shouldn't be looked down upon. ‪#‎Money‬‬‬‬‬‬
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  • 34.
    If you're lucky, you have money. That's why it's better to be born lucky than rich. If you're rich, you can always lose your money, but if you're lucky, you'll always get more money.
    (Anthony Pélissier. Explaining her philosophy of life to her son (1949). From the short story by D.H. Lawrence.)
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  • 35.
    Having money is just the best thing in the world.
    (Madonna [Madonna Louise Ciccione] (b. 1958), U.S. singer and actress. As quoted in People magazine, p. 74 (August 30, 1993). At the time she said this, the popular performer's worth was estimated at $100 million, and she claimed to have taken "only three brief vacations in 10 years.")
  • 36.
    Beggars beg to get money, not to reproach the passerby.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 37.
    There's nothing as real as money.
    (Joseph L. Mankiewicz, U.S. director, screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. "Cicero" (James Mason), Five Fingers (1952).)
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  • 38.
    You must never throw away things that are worth good money.
    (Abraham Polonsky, U.S. screenwriter, Frank Butler, and Helen Deutsch. Mitchell Leisen. Lydia (Marlene Dietrich), Golden Earrings, gypsy to British soldier on the run from Nazis (1947).)
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  • 39.
    If you can actually count your money, then you are not really a rich man.
    (J. Paul Getty (1892-1976), U.S. oil millionaire, arts patron. quoted in Observer (London, Nov. 3, 1957).)
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  • 40.
    Business? it's quite simple: it's other people's money.
    (Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), French dramatist. Giraud, in La Question d'Argent, act 2, sc. 7 (1857).)
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