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(Related Subjects: Work, Success, Banks, Wealth, Poverty)
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A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
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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.
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Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Mansfield Park
That isnít about money, fame, or power. Itís about will, dedication, commitment, and knowing your self-worth. You can be poor as dirt and have those traits. Money canít buy you values. You just need to know what is important to you and then feel secure in your pursuit to achieve that.
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Jennifer Hudson, I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down, 2012
One of the greatest disservices you can do to a man is to lend him money that he can't pay back.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Josh Lieb, I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President, 2009
This is something that I do consider to be good advice: I took my first paycheck and I put it in the goddamn bank. Then I took my second paycheck and put it in the goddamn bank. I had seen the roller coaster of my father's career - top of the world, then unemployed - and I never wanted to take a job because I needed money.
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Joss Whedon, Entertainment Weekly, 08-30-13
Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary.
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Julius Rosenwald (1862 - 1932)
Be rich to yourself and poor to your friends.
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Juvenal (55 AD - 127 AD)
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
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Juvenal (55 AD - 127 AD), Satires
The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.
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Katharine Whitehorn
Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.
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Ken Hakuta
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
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Kin Hubbard (1868 - 1930)
The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket.
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Kin Hubbard (1868 - 1930)
He had learned over the years that poor people did not feel so poor when allowed to give occasionally.
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Lawana Blackwell, The Courtship of the Vicar's Daughter, 1998
Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty.
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Leo Rosten (1908 - )
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
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Logan Pearsall Smith (1865 - 1946), Afterthoughts (1931) "In the World"
You don't have to die in order to make a living.
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Lynn Johnston (1947 - ), For Better or For Worse, 10-14-05
Riches cover a multitude of woes.
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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.
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Michael Pritchard
The more you chase money, the harder it is to catch it.
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Mike Tatum, Cashing In or Selling Out, SXSW 2006
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
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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.
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Plato (427 BC - 347 BC), The Republic
Money alone sets all the world in motion.
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Publilius Syrus (~100 BC), Maxims
Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it.
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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.
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Rita Rudner
Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears.
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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.
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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.
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Scott Westerfeld, The Last Days, 2006
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