Quotations About / On: MONEY
There's nothing as real as money.
(Joseph L. Mankiewicz, U.S. director, screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. "Cicero" (James Mason), Five Fingers (1952).)
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).)
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).)
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).)
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
(Woody Allen (b. 1935), U.S. filmmaker. "The Early Essays," Without Feathers (1976).)
I am only interested in money because everyone else is.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
In retirement, only money and symptoms are consequential.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
Money is a poor man's credit card.
(Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), Canadian communications theorist. Quoted in Maclean's (Toronto, June 1971).)
Money has no moral opinions.
(Abraham Polonsky (b. 1910), U.S. screenwriter, and Ira Wolfert (b. 1908). Joe Morse (John Garfield), Force of Evil (1948).)
Like the man said, can happiness buy money?
(Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Vincent Rapallo (Frank Silvera), Killer's Kiss, to a woman rejecting him for the poorer man she loves (1955).)