Quotes: money

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  • A. A. Milne
    A. A. Milne
    English author, writer of the Winnie-the-Pooh books 1882-1956
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    Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.
  • 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.
  • Paula Nelson
    Paula Nelson
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    Americans want action for their money. They are fascinated by its self-reproducing qualities if it's put to work. Gold-hoarding goes against the American grain; it fits in better with European pessimism than with America's traditional optimism.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    Among the very rich you will never find a really generous man, even by accident. They may give their money away, but they will never give themselves away; they are egoistic, secretive, dry as old bones. To be smart enough to get all that money you must be dull enough to want it.
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    American actress 1926-1962
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    An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
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    And I have to point out that government doesn't tax to get the money it needs, government always needs the money it gets.

    Source: Debat Bush - Reagan 1980

  • Bumper Sticker
    Bumper Sticker
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    Anyone who says money can't buy happiness just doesn't know where to shop.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
    Ambrose Bierce
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    Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money.
  • Al Gore
    Al Gore
    American politician and environmentalist 1948-
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    As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?
  • William J. Durant
    William J. Durant
    American historian and writer 1885-1981
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    Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.
  • Kin Hubbard
    Kin Hubbard
    American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–1930
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    Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Because they did not see merit where they should have seen it, people, to express their regret, will go and leave a lot of money to the very people who will be the first to throw stones at the next person who has anything to say and finds a difficulty in getting a hearing.
  • Ada Leverson
    Ada Leverson
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    Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction.