Two Dozen Money Quotes

You’ll recognize some of the following money quotes from one of the various newsletters that we publish. We will add to the collection from time to time.

The more you learn, the more you can earn. – Steven Scott

Money never starts an idea… it is the idea that starts the money. – W. J. Cameron

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

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

To suppose as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and stay sober. – Logan Pearsall Smith

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

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

A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr

Inflation is taxation without legislation. – Milton Friedman

Money does not pay for anything, never has, never will. It is an economic axiom as old as the hills that goods and services can be paid for only with goods and services. – Albert Jay Nock

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

October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks in. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February. – Mark Twain

Money is human happiness in the abstract; and so the man who is no longer capable of enjoying such happiness in the concrete, sets his whole heart on money. – Arthur Schopenhauer

Money is much more exciting than anything it buys. – Mignon McLaughlin

Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of all evil, the sum of blessings. – Carl Sandburg

A man’s soul may be buried and perish under a dungheap or in a furrow of the field, just as well as under a pile of money. – Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price. – Kahlil Gibran

The waste of money cures itself, for soon there is no more to waste. – M.W. Harrison

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

When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion. – Voltaire

Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells. – J. Paul Getty

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

I don’t like money, actually, but it quiets my nerves. – Joe Louis

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