Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

 Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)


Poverty cannot deprive us of many consolations. It cannot rob us of the affection we have for each other, or degrade us in our own opinion, of in that of any person, whose opinion we ought to value.

Ann Radcliffe (1764 - 1823), The Mysteries of Udolpho, 1764


There is some magic in wealth, which can thus make persons pay their court to it, when it does not even benefit themselves. How strange it is, that a fool or knave, with riches, should be treated with more respect by the world, than a good man, or a wise man in poverty!

Ann Radcliffe (1764 - 1823), The Mysteries of Udolpho, 1764


I feel good about taking things to Goodwill and actually, I do like shopping at Goodwill. It's so cheap that it feels like a library where I am just checking things out for awhile until I decide to take them back.

April Foiles


He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)


If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)


Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)


Riches may enable us to confer favours, but to confer them with propriety and grace requires a something that riches cannot give.

Charles Caleb Colton (1780 - 1832), Lacon, 1825


Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.

Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870), David Copperfield, 1849


If all the rich people in the world divided up their money among themselves there wouldn't be enough to go around.

Christina Stead (1903 - 1983), House of All Nations (1938), "Credo"


Endless money forms the sinews of war.

Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC), Philippics


Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.

Donald Trump (1946 - *), "Trump: Art of the Deal"


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

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)


Money is the sinew of love as well as war.

Dr. Thomas Fuller (1654 - 1734), Gnomologia, 1732


I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.

e e cummings (1894 - 1962)


The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.

Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937)


Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you'll be surprised at how little you have.

Ernest Haskins


My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

Errol Flynn (1909 - 1959)


The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last.

Evan Esar (1899 - 1995)


The rich are the scum of the earth in every country.

G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936), Flying Inn (1914)


Lack of money is the root of all evil.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)


One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

George Eliot (1819 - 1880)


Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.

Groucho Marx (1890 - 1977)


The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.

H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)


Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)


Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.

Horace (65 BC - 8 BC), Epistles


If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

J. Paul Getty (1892 - 1976)


I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.

Jackie Mason (1934 - *)


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

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Mansfield Park


Nothing amuses me more than the easy manner with which everybody settles the abundance of those who have a great deal less than themselves.

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Mansfield Park


One of the greatest disservices you can do to a man is to lend him money that he can't pay back.

Jesse H. Jones, The New York Times Magazine, July 2, 1939


All the perplexities, confusions, and distress in America arise, not from defects in their constitution or confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation.

John Adams (1735 - 1826), Letter to Thomas Jefferson, August 25, 1787


A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.

Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745)


All my businesses are scrupulously legal. Not because I have any moral problems with crime. It just makes my life easier to obey the law. Crime is for poor people; you don't need to rob the bank if you own it.

Josh Lieb, I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President, 2009


Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary.

Julius Rosenwald (1862 - 1932)


Be rich to yourself and poor to your friends.

Juvenal (55 AD - 127 AD)


It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.

Juvenal (55 AD - 127 AD), Satires


The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.

Katharine Whitehorn


Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.

Ken Hakuta


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

Kin Hubbard (1868 - 1930)


The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket.

Kin Hubbard (1868 - 1930)


He had learned over the years that poor people did not feel so poor when allowed to give occasionally.

Lawana Blackwell, The Courtship of the Vicar's Daughter, 1998


Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty.

Leo Rosten (1908 - *)


It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.

Logan Pearsall Smith (1865 - 1946), Afterthoughts (1931) "In the World"


You don't have to die in order to make a living.

Lynn Johnston (1947 - *), For Better or For Worse, 10-14-05


Riches cover a multitude of woes.

Menander (342 BC - 292 BC), Lady of Andros


No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather.

Michael Pritchard


The more you chase money, the harder it is to catch it.

Mike Tatum, Cashing In or Selling Out, SXSW 2006


It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), The Model Millionaire, 1912


Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

Plato (427 BC - 347 BC), The Republic


Money alone sets all the world in motion.

Publilius Syrus (~100 BC), Maxims


Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it.

Rebecca Johnson, in 'Vogue'


Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity. That's how rich I want to be.

Rita Rudner


Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears.

Robert W. Sarnoff


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 (1835 - 1902), Erewhon (1872)


Money's the same, whoever gives it to you. That was the point of money, after all: crisp and clean or wrinkled or disintegrated into quarters - a dollar was always worth a hundred cents.

Scott Westerfeld, The Last Days, 2006


A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon it adds up to real money.

Senator Everett Dirksen (1896 - 1969)


The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means.

Sir Henry Taylor


A little wanton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse.

Sir Thomas More (1478 - 1535), Works


Money: There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.

Sophocles (496 BC - 406 BC), Antigone


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

Spike Milligan


I choose the likely man in preference to the rich man; I want a man without money rather than money without a man.

Themistocles (527 BC - 460 BC), from Plutarch, Lives


Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)


He had heard people speak contemptuously of money: he wondered if they had ever tried to do without it.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), 'Of Human Bondage', 1915


Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), 'Of Human Bondage', 1915


Perhaps the most important use of money - It saves time. Life is so short, and there's so much to do, one can't afford to waste a minute; and just think how much you waste, for instance, in walking from place to place instead of going by bus and in going by bus instead of by taxi.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), The Razor's Edge, 1943


Be you in what line of life you may, it will be amongst your misfortunes if you have not time properly to attend to pecuniary [monetary] matters. Want of attention to these matters has impeded the progress of science and of genius itself.

William Cobbett (1763 - 1835)


No one can earn a million dollars honestly.

William Jennings Bryan (1860 - 1925)


Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.

Woody Allen (1935 - * )


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