Quotations About / On: MONEY

  • 41.
    We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1936). Epifania, in The Millionairess, act 2, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 6, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1973).)
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  • 42.
    The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
    (Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Sketches by Boz, ch. 5, p. 29 (1836).)
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  • 43.
    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.")
  • 44.
    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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  • 45.
    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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  • 46.
    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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  • 47.
    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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  • 48.
    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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  • 49.
    Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
    (Woody Allen (b. 1935), U.S. filmmaker. "The Early Essays," Without Feathers (1976).)
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  • 50.
    I am only interested in money because everyone else is.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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