Quotes: money

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Almost any man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it.
  • Hunter S. Thompson
    Hunter S. Thompson
    American journalist 1939-
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    America is 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.
  • Charles Swindoll
    Charles Swindoll
    American Pastor, writer
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    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.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
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    France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
  • Robert Graves
    Robert Graves
    English poet, historical novelist, critic and classicist 1895-1985
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    If there's no money in poetry, neither is there poetry in money.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
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    'Get a Job' is about all the rich kids we knew when we were younger, kids who never had jobs but always had money for partying or getting their hair done.
  • Bobby Flay
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    'The Food Network' was just starting in New York, and I was getting lots of attention from Mesa Grill. They had no money, so if you couldn't get there by subway, you couldn't be on. It wasn't like TV was something I really wanted to do - but I knew it would be great publicity for my restaurants.
  • Carroll Quigley
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    ...when a society is reaching its end, in the last couple of centuries you have... a misplacement of satisfactions. You find your emotional satisfaction in making a lot of money... or in proving to the poor, half-naked people in Southeast Asia that you can kill them in large numbers.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Bob Saget
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    25, 30 years ago, that meant something, they were making some money. And they were doing all sorts of comedy, screaming at the audience, basically crowd control. And then there was the whole urban comedy scene.
  • Bob Hope
    Bob Hope
    American comedian, actor 1903-
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    A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.
  • A billion here, a billion there, and soon you're talking about real money.
  • A duped newspaper or magazine could contend that a fiction-spouting journalist obtained part of his salary via fraud, and use a criminal proceeding to try and recoup that money. Given the profession's notoriously low wages, however, it's probably not worth the publicity headache and legal fees. No news organization has ever pursued such a case.