Top 100 Famous Quotes About Money

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Top famous quotes about money

When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is.

— Oscar Wilde

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.

— John Ruskin

Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.

— Benjamin Franklin

The lack of money is the root of all evil.

— Mark Twain

Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.

— Mark Twain

For I can raise no money by vile means.

— William Shakespeare

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

— Benjamin Franklin

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.

— Henry Ford

If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.

— Aristotle Onassis

All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.

— Spike Milligan

Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.

— Ayn Rand

It’s a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

— Albert Camus

So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?

— Ayn Rand

There are people who have money and people who are rich.

— Coco Chanel

Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.

— George Burns

After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.

— Aristotle Onassis

I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.

— Pablo Picasso

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

— Margaret Thatcher

Money is the barometer of a society’s virtue.

— Ayn Rand

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.

— Bob Hope

I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.

— Henry Miller

We go to school to learn to work hard for money. I write books and create products that teach people how to have money work hard for them.

— Robert Kiyosaki

We’ve got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.

— Bill Gates

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

— Jonathan Swift

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

— Woody Allen

I’ve got all the money I’ll ever need, if I die by four o’clock.

— Henny Youngman

A woman’s best protection is a little money of her own.

— Clare Boothe Luce

A good reputation is more valuable than money.

— Publilius Syrus

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.

— Samuel Butler

If saving money is wrong, I don’t want to be right!

— William Shatner

Money is a strange business. People who haven’t got it aim it strongly. People who have are full of troubles.

— Ayrton Senna

Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory.

— Salvador Dali

It doesn’t matter about money having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You’re still left alone with yourself in the end.

— Billy Idol

A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.

— Sophocles

Money: power at its most liquid.

— Mason Cooley

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

— J. Paul Getty

Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.

— Taylor Caldwell

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking about real money.

— Everett Dirksen

All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas – not money.

— Robert Collier

I’ve made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard.

— Paris Hilton

Banks have a new image. Now you have ‘a friend,’ your friendly banker. If the banks are so friendly, how come they chain down the pens?

— Alan King

Money’s a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.

— Henry James

A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.

— Doyle Brunson

Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.

— David Herbert Lawrence

Men make counterfeit money in many more cases, money makes counterfeit men.

— Sydney J. Harris

No complaint… is more common than that of a scarcity of money.

— Adam Smith

Wealth flows from energy and ideas.

— William Feather

I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.

— Paul Harvey

Many folks think they aren’t good at earning money, when what they don’t know is how to use it.

— Frank A. Clark

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.

— Adlai E. Stevenson

Money is always there but the pockets change it is not in the same pockets after a change, and that is all there is to say about money.

— Gertrude Stein

You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.

— Casey Stengel

Everyone needs a certain amount of money. Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it. We don’t necessarily know how to obtain happiness.

— Gregg Easterbrook

If I have enough money to eat I’m good.

— Shia LaBeouf

The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future.

— John Maynard Keynes

If God has allowed me to earn so much money, it is because He knows I give it all away.

— Edith Piaf

Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn’t got money.

— David Geffen

Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older.

— John Maynard Keynes

It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate.

— Gloria Steinem

A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.

— Joe Moore

A fool and his money are soon parted.

— Thomas Tusser

I am happy to make money. I want to make more money, make more music, eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.

— Kid Rock

Marrying into money was not a good thing for me.

— Anna Nicole Smith

I’d rather lose my own money than someone else’s.

— Dean Kamen

If I can’t get the girl, at least give me more money.

— Alan Alda

Do what you love and the money will follow.

— Marsha Sinetar

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there. All you have to do is go after it.

— Curtis Carlson

If the money we donate helps one child or can ease the pain of one parent, those funds are well spent.

— Carl Karcher

An important lever for sustained action in tackling poverty and reducing hunger is money.

— Gro Harlem Brundtland

It is money, money, money! Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.

— Robert Byrd

Isn’t it a shame that future generations can’t be here to see all the wonderful things we’re doing with their money?

— Earl Wilson

Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money.

— Earl Warren

It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket. A lot has happened since then.

— Antonio Banderas

It’s all about the money.

— Joseph Jackson

What counts is what you do with your money, not where it came from.

— Merton Miller

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.

— Stanley Weiser

If money was my only motivation, I would organize myself differently.

— Placido Domingo

I don’t mind that I’m fat. You still get the same money.

— Marlon Brando

It’s easier to force feed people than it is to give ’em what they want. It makes more money.

— Merle Haggard

My goal wasn’t to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers.

— Steve Wozniak

Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.

— Alfred Marshall

Don’t judge me. I made a lot of money.

— Samantha Bee

If you make a living, if you earn your own money, you’re free – however free one can be on this planet.

— Theodore White

Money is a mechanism for control.

— David Korten

All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.

— Ray Kroc

In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate, and one size fits all.

— William Randolph Hearst

Sudden money is going from zero to two hundred dollars a week. The rest doesn’t count.

— Neil Simon

I don’t think business news is just for old white men with money.

— Neil Cavuto

Fame, I have already. Now I need the money.

— Wilhelm Steinitz

It is usually people in the money business, finance, and international trade that are really rich.

— Robin Leach

I don’t spend much money on clothes I never did.

— Lauren Hutton

Sooner or later, we sell out for money.

— Tony Randall

If American men are obsessed with money, American women are obsessed with weight. The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss, and I do not know which talk is the more boring.

— Marya Mannes

I think that focusing on the money, on the business, is not enough.

— Sergei Bubka

You know, a lot of people are just interested in, in building a company so they can make money and get out.

— Arthur Rock

I think everything depends on money.

— Alan Bean

Art for art’s sake, money for God’s sake.

— Simon Raven

Business is other people’s money.

— Delphine de Girardin

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.

— Al Bernstein

Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want – the want of money.

— Johann Georg Zimmermann

It’s a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars and get your money’s worth.

— George M. Humphrey

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

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.

— Thomas Jefferson

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.

— Margaret Walker

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.

— Alexis de Tocqueville

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God – the rest will be given.

— Mother Teresa

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.

— Mother Teresa

I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn’t touch a leper for a thousand pounds yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.

— Mother Teresa

We have the best government that money can buy.

— Mark Twain

I can make more generals, but horses cost money.

— Abraham Lincoln

Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.

— Warren Buffett

Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the ‘gotta have it’ scale.

— Zig Ziglar

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

I’ve never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a ‘fat cat’ and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a ‘public-spirited philanthropist’.

— Ronald Reagan

I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.

— Judy Garland

Never spend your money before you have earned it.

— Thomas Jefferson

If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.

— Swami Vivekananda

There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.

— Sam Walton

America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.

— Hunter S. Thompson

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you’re being miserable.

— Clare Boothe Luce

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.

— Henry David Thoreau

Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.

— Thomas Jefferson

A fool and his money are soon elected.

— Will Rogers

I don’t want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.

— Marilyn Monroe

What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

— Bob Dylan

The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we’ll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on.

— Warren Buffett

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.

— Henry Ford

My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.

— Steve Jobs

There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor. The poor can think of nothing else.

— Oscar Wilde

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

— P. J. O’Rourke

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.

— George Carlin

Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets.

— Ronald Reagan

I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories.

— Ray Bradbury

If you don’t have integrity, you have nothing. You can’t buy it. You can have all the money in the world, but if you are not a moral and ethical person, you really have nothing.

— Henry Kravis

There are three faithful friends – an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.

— Benjamin Franklin

Time is money.

— Benjamin Franklin

I think the person who takes a job in order to live – that is to say, for the money – has turned himself into a slave.

— Joseph Campbell

Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.

— Jim Rohn

Money can’t buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

— Christopher Marlowe

Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.

— Henry David Thoreau

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

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Money and success don’t change people they merely amplify what is already there.

— Will Smith

If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.

— Benjamin Franklin

It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.

— Henry Ford

The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.

— Hunter S. Thompson

An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine.

— Marilyn Monroe

Remember that credit is money.

— Benjamin Franklin

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.

— Will Rogers

The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.

— Benjamin Franklin

Money often costs too much.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Money won’t make you happy… but everybody wants to find out for themselves.

— Zig Ziglar

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

— Voltaire

Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life.

— Michael LeBoeuf

In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.

— Michael Jordan

We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.

— Barack Obama

Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.

— Bill Vaughan

Friendship and money: oil and water.

— Mario Puzo

Ultimately, if you can say that I’m a bad owner and we’re winning championships, I can live with that. But if we’re not making the playoffs and we’re spending and losing money, then I have to look in the mirror and say maybe I’m not taking the necessary steps to doing what it takes to run an organization.

— Michael Jordan

When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous.

— Wayne Dyer

I’ve always felt toward the slightest scene, even if all I had to do in a scene was just to come in and say, ‘Hi,’ that the people ought to get their money’s worth and that this is an obligation of mine, to give them the best you can get from me.

— Marilyn Monroe

When the federal government spends more each year than it collects in tax revenues, it has three choices: It can raise taxes, print money, or borrow money. While these actions may benefit politicians, all three options are bad for average Americans.

— Ron Paul

Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.

— Nelson Mandela

Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper’s bell of an approaching looter.

— Ayn Rand

Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.

— Satchel Paige

God wants us to prosper financially, to have plenty of money, to fulfill the destiny He has laid out for us.

— Joel Osteen

I try to treat all the money I’m making like it’s the last time I’m going to make it.

— Eminem

Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.

— Henry David Thoreau

Don’t matter how much money you got, there’s only two kinds of people: there’s saved people and there’s lost people.

— Bob Dylan

Because parents have power over children. They feel they have to do what their parents say. But the love of money is the root of all evil. And this is a sweet child. And to see him turn like this, this isn’t him. This is not him.

— Michael Jackson

Successful people make money. It’s not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do.

— Wayne Dyer

Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don’t they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.

— Will Rogers

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.

— Henry Ward Beecher

To have done anything just for money is to have been truly idle.

— Henry David Thoreau

It’s hard to tell with these Internet startups if they’re really interested in building companies or if they’re just interested in the money. I can tell you, though: If they don’t really want to build a company, they won’t luck into it. That’s because it’s so hard that if you don’t have a passion, you’ll give up.

— Steve Jobs

Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.

— Warren Buffett

Lack of money is the root of all evil.

— George Bernard Shaw

Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.

— Robert Frost

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

— Andy Warhol

It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

— Albert Camus

When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn’t got any.

— George Bernard Shaw

We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money.

— George Bernard Shaw

Don’t bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill. If you don’t feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace. If you need money, go to the bank, but not the marketplace.

— Jim Rohn

If I win and get the money, then the Oakland Police department is going to buy a boys’ home, me a house, my family a house, and a Stop Police Brutality Center.

— Tupac Shakur

I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.

— Warren Buffett

To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.

— Douglas Adams

Money is usually attracted, not pursued.

— Jim Rohn

I actually thought that it would be a little confusing during the same period of your life to be in one meeting when you’re trying to make money, and then go to another meeting where you’re giving it away. I mean is it gonna erode your ability, you know, to make money? Are you gonna somehow get confused about what you’re trying to do?

— Bill Gates

Innovation has nothing to do with how many R amp& D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R &amp D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it.

— Steve Jobs

Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.

— Steve Jobs

This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.

— Elbert Hubbard

You know, my main reaction to this money thing is that it’s humorous, all the attention to it, because it’s hardly the most insightful or valuable thing that’s happened to me.

— Steve Jobs

What is a normal childhood? We weren’t rich, we were pretty middle-class. My dad survived from job to job with him taking care of so many relatives, he couldn’t save any money.

— Charlie Sheen

We need earmark reform, and when I’m President, I will go line by line to make sure that we are not spending money unwisely.

— Barack Obama

My restaurants are never opened on Thanksgiving I want my staff to spend time with their family if they can. My feeling is, if I can’t figure out how to make money the rest of the year so that my workers can enjoy the holidays, then I don’t deserve to be an owner.

— Michael Symon

We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.

— Davy Crockett

I love to go to Washington – if only to be near my money.

— Bob Hope

Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised.

— Ann Landers

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

— Will Rogers

Money doesn’t talk, it swears.

— Bob Dylan

With our technology, with objects, literally three people in a garage can blow away what 200 people at Microsoft can do. Literally can blow it away. Corporate America has a need that is so huge and can save them so much money, or make them so much money, or cost them so much money if they miss it, that they are going to fuel the object revolution.

— Steve Jobs

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.

— W. C. Fields

This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.

— Clint Eastwood

You use your money to buy privacy because during most of your life you aren’t allowed to be normal.

— Johnny Depp

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don’t get wet you can keep.

— Will Rogers

The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money… they don’t know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.

— Alan Watts

No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby.

— H. L. Mencken

The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.

— James Madison

I spent my whole life in the private sector, 25 years in the private sector. I understand that when government takes more money out of the hands of people, it makes it more difficult for them to buy things. If they can’t buy things, the economy doesn’t grow. If the economy doesn’t grow, we don’t put Americans to work.

— Mitt Romney

Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.

— Walt Disney

Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn’t have to advertise it.

— Will Rogers

The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.

— Henry Ford

Money without brains is always dangerous.

— Napoleon Hill

Of course, to have money is just great because you can do what you think is important to you. I always was a rich person because money’s not related to happiness.

— Paulo Coelho

Business, that’s easily defined – it’s other people’s money.

— Peter Drucker

No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he’d only had good intentions he had money as well.

— Margaret Thatcher

I’m sick of giving creeps money off my soul.

— Bob Dylan

Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.

— Charles R. Swindoll

Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.

— Henry Ford

Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.

— Barack Obama

I’d say it’s been my biggest problem all my life… it’s money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true.

— Walt Disney

Prospering just doesn’t have to do with money.

— Joel Osteen

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