Richness and Money

"If we can find the money to kill people, we can find the money to help people."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"There are only two families in the world, the Haves and the Have-Nots."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra "Don Quixote de la Mancha"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A charity ball is like a dance except it's tax deductible."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is a poor mouse that has only one hole."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't count your chickens until they've hatched."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of: a blessing that money cannot buy."

Izaak Walton
Izaak Walton "The Compleat Angler"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The lottery: a tax on people who flunked math."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A fool and his money are soon parted."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Beggars cant be choosers."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Nobody ever saw a dog make a fair and deliberate exchange of one bone for another with another dog."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Property may be destroyed and money may lose it's purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge, and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Anyone who had ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor."

James Baldwin
James Baldwin "Fifth Avenue Uptown: A Letter from"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I'm the only person I know that's lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year.... It's very character-building."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"No one can earn a million dollars honestly."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"It's just as easy to be happy with a lot of money as with a little."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you don't want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work."

Rating: 6.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Wealth is what gives you the right to preach about the virtues of poverty."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Some people lose their health getting wealth and then lose their wealth gaining health."

Rating: 6.14 (Number of Voters: 7)

"Nothing is illegal if a hundred businessmen decide to do it."

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Criminal: A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation."

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does."

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business."

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is better to live rich, than to die rich."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like."

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it is written on."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem."

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you can actually count your money you are not really a rich man."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing joins two people as much as a joint mortgage."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To understand someone, find out how he spends his money."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Be cautious about lending money to friends. You might lose both."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Wealthy criminals are the only refuge for morally bankrupt attorneys."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Poor people have problems; rich people have challenges."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Econometrics have successfully predicted 14 of the last 3 recessions."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Taxpayer: A government worker with no vacation, no sick leave and no holidays."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There is enough in the world for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed."

Frank Buchman
Frank Buchman "Remaking the World"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Never lend money. It causes amnesia."

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Money and Success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Italy is a poor country full of rich people."

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is generally agreed that casinos should, in the public interest, be inaccessible and expensive. And perhaps the same is true of Stock Exchanges."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Money is to my social existence what health is to my body."

Mason Cooley
Mason Cooley "City Aphorisms"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"What's breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?"

Bertolt Brecht
Bertolt Brecht "The Threepenny Opera"

Rating: 2.40 (Number of Voters: 5)