Famous Quotes About Money

by Pam on May 27, 2009

I love it when I come across interesting famous quotes.  Here are a few that I thought were either entertaining, interesting, or thought provoking.  Hope you enjoy them, too!

A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore. -Yogi Berra

If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master.  The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him. -Francis Bacon

Money is like manure; it’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around encouraging young things to grow. -Thornton Wilder

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

They who are of the opinion that Money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for Money.  -George Savile

When I have money, I get rid of it quickly, lest it find a way into my heart.  -John Wesley

It’s good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it’s good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven’t lost the things that money can’t buy.  -George Horace Lorimer

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.  -Sam Ewing

Always borrow money from a pessimist, he doesn’t expect to be paid back.  -Author Unknown

It frees you from doing things you dislike.  Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.  -Groucho Marx

The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.  -Jean-Paul Kauffmann

Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.  -Henry Wheeler Shaw

People are living longer than ever before, a phenomenon undoubtedly made necessary by the 30-year mortgage.  -Doug Larson

In the old days a man who saved money was a miser; nowadays he’s a wonder.  -Author Unknown

Money may be the husk of many things but not the kernel.  It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintance, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.  -Henrik Ibsen

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

Do not value money for any more nor any less than its worth; it is a good servant but a bad master.  -Alexandre Dumas

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

By the time I have money to burn, my fire will have burnt out.  -Author Unknown

That money talks I’ll not deny,I heard it once: It said, “Goodbye.” -Richard Armou

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