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A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Jane Austen

A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
Lana Turner

About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
Herbert Hoover

Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.
Will Rogers

After any salary raise, you will have less money at the end of the month than you did before.
/Murphy's Law/

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Samuel Butler

Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.
Dan Quayle

Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.
Henry David Thoreau

Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.
Peter Drucker

Don't be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.
Arthur Miller

Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Will Rogers

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Norman Vincent Peale

Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.
Arthur Miller

Find something in life that you love doing. If you make a lot of money, that's a bonus, and if you don't, you still won't hate going to work.
Jeff Foxworthy

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butler

Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something.
Wilson Mizner

He that cannot abide a bad market, deserves not a good one.
English proverb

He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.
Leonardo da Vinci

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
Plato

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
Mark Twain

I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake.
John D. Rockefeller

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it.
Henry Ford

If you buy cheaply, you pay dearly.
French proverb

If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.
Ogden Nash

If you want to know what God thinks about money, just look at the people he gave it to.
Dorothy Parker

If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.
John D. Rockefeller

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.
Voltaire

In law, nothing is certain but the expense.
Samuel Butler

It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly.
Samuel Butler

It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
John Ruskin

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard

It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
Henry Ford

It isn't enough for you to love money - it's also necessary that money should love you.
Kin Hubbard

Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.
Will Smith

Money can't buy friends, but you can get a better class of enemy.
Spike Milligan

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable
Clare Boothe Luce

Money often costs too much.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Murphy's golden rule: whoever has the gold makes the rules.
/Murphy's Law/

No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune.
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.
Ogden Nash

Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury.
Herbert Hoover

Skarstad's Observation: You will never find any more loose change than you have already lost.
/Murphy's Law/

Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others.
John Maynard Keynes

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
Henry David Thoreau

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes

The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation, government can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.
John Maynard Keynes

The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
Albert Einstein

The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?
John D. Rockefeller

The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
Kin Hubbard

The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
John D. Rockefeller

Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like.
Will Smith

We have the best government that money can buy.
Mark Twain

What you don't know, will cost you a lot of money.
/Murphy's Law/

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'
Don Marquis
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