Quotes On Money
Many have jeopardized their own pursuit of wealth or financial independence for the allusion of looking wealthy instead of being wealthy.
You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living.
If I have enough money to eat I'm good.
If God has allowed me to earn so much money, it is because He knows I give it all away.
The reason I've been able to be so financially successful is my focus has never, ever for one minute been money.
I hope the way you spend your money is in line with the truth of who you are and what you care about. I hope that your money brings joy to you and the ones you love. And I hope you use it as a powerful force for good to fulfill your best intentions.
Do what you love and success will follow. Passion is the fuel behind a successful career.
'Perfect' is the enemy of 'good enough'.
Barack and I were both raised by families who didn't have much in the way of money or material possessions but who had given us something far more valuable - their unconditional love, their unflinching sacrifice, and the chance to go places they had never imagined for themselves.
If your family doesn't have much money, I want you to remember that in this country, plenty of folks, including me and my husband, we started out with very little.
Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives.
Find people who will make you better.
Money flows into my life from all directions.
I am wealthy.
I am a magnet for money. Prosperity is drawn to me.
Money comes to me easily and effortlessly.
Money is the root of joy and comfort.
I am the master of my wealth.
My life is full of abundance.
I deserve to have abundance and prosperity.
I always think positively about money and wealth.
No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.
Wealth flows from energy and ideas.
I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.
There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.
A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money.
All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
Banks have a new image. Now you have 'a friend,' your friendly banker. If the banks are so friendly, how come they chain down the pens?
What matters is that you achieve success and become free. Then you can do whatever you like.
It's not about the money. It's about the life I want to live.
If your goal is to be comfortable, chances are you'll never get rich. But if your goal is to be rich, chances are you'll end up mighty comfortable.
Rich people act in spite of fear. Poor people let fear stop them.
Rich people choose to get paid based on results. Poor people choose to get paid based on time.
Keep your eye on the goal, keep moving toward your target.
It's simple arithmetic: Your income can grow only to the extent you do.
Where the determination is, the way can be found.
Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared.
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
You have to be myopic and completely focused and unbalanced in every way. Once you've achieved success, you're free to do whatever you like.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping.
I put a dollar in one of those change machines. Nothing changed.
Some people are so poor, all they have is money.
The money you have gives you freedom; the money you pursue enslaves you.
Money's a horrid thing to follow, but a charming thing to meet.
A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.
Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.
Men make counterfeit money in many more cases, money makes counterfeit men.
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
For I can raise no money by vile means.
He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy.
So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.
After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.
Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
We go to school to learn to work hard for money. I write books and create products that teach people how to have money work hard for them.
We've got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
I've got all the money I'll ever need, if I die by four o'clock.
If saving money is wrong, I don't want to be right!
Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory.
Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
Money: power at its most liquid.
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
Marrying into money was not a good thing for me.
I'd rather lose my own money than someone else's.
If I can't get the girl, at least give me more money.
All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there. All you have to do is go after it.
If the money we donate helps one child or can ease the pain of one parent, those funds are well spent.
An important lever for sustained action in tackling poverty and reducing hunger is money.
It is money, money, money! Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money.
It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket. A lot has happened since then.
It's all about the money.
What counts is what you do with your money, not where it came from.
A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
If money was my only motivation, I would organize myself differently.
I don't mind that I'm fat. You still get the same money.
It's easier to force feed people than it is to give 'em what they want. It makes more money.
Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
Don't judge me. I made a lot of money.
If you make a living, if you earn your own money, you're free - however free one can be on this planet.
Money is a mechanism for control.
All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate, and one size fits all.
Sudden money is going from zero to two hundred dollars a week. The rest doesn't count.
I don't think business news is just for old white men with money.
Fame, I have already. Now I need the money.
I don't spend much money on clothes I never did.
Sooner or later, we sell out for money.
I think that focusing on the money, on the business, is not enough.
You know, a lot of people are just interested in, in building a company so they can make money and get out.
I think everything depends on money.
If American men are obsessed with money, American women are obsessed with weight. The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss, and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
Art for art's sake, money for God's sake.
Business is other people's money.
A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want - the want of money.
It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars and get your money's worth.
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'.
Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.
A fool and his money are soon elected.
What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor. The poor can think of nothing else.
There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave.
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine.
Remember that credit is money.
Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.
The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.
Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.
I mean, I do think at a certain point you've made enough money.
Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.
Money doesn't make you happy. I now have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million.
Money is like an arm or leg - use it or lose it.
Ultimately, if you can say that I'm a bad owner and we're winning championships, I can live with that. But if we're not making the playoffs and we're spending and losing money, then I have to look in the mirror and say maybe I'm not taking the necessary steps to doing what it takes to run an organization.
I try to treat all the money I'm making like it's the last time I'm going to make it.
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
Don't matter how much money you got, there's only two kinds of people: there's saved people and there's lost people.
Successful people make money. It's not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do.
To have done anything just for money is to have been truly idle.
Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.
We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money.
Don't bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill. If you don't feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace. If you need money, go to the bank, but not the marketplace.
I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.
Innovation has nothing to do with how many R amp& D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R & D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
You know, my main reaction to this money thing is that it's humorous, all the attention to it, because it's hardly the most insightful or valuable thing that's happened to me.
We need earmark reform, and when I'm President, I will go line by line to make sure that we are not spending money unwisely.
Money doesn't talk, it swears.
This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn't have to advertise it.
I'm sick of giving creeps money off my soul.
Prospering just doesn't have to do with money.
We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.
Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised.
With our technology, with objects, literally three people in a garage can blow away what 200 people at Microsoft can do. Literally can blow it away. Corporate America has a need that is so huge and can save them so much money, or make them so much money, or cost them so much money if they miss it, that they are going to fuel the object revolution.
If advertisers spent the same amount of money on improving their products as they do on advertising then they wouldn't have to advertise them.
I think it's too bad that everybody's decided to turn on drugs, I don't think drugs are the problem. Crime is the problem. Cops are the problem. Money's the problem. But drugs are just drugs.
President Obama's view of a free economy is to send your money to his friends. My vision for a free enterprise economy is to return entrepreneurship and genius and creativity to the American people!
A system of capitalism presumes sound money, not fiat money manipulated by a central bank. Capitalism cherishes voluntary contracts and interest rates that are determined by savings, not credit creation by a central bank.
I know that campaigns can seem small, and even silly. Trivial things become big distractions. Serious issues become sound bites. And the truth gets buried under an avalanche of money and advertising. If you're sick of hearing me approve this message, believe me - so am I.
I've never preached one sermon on money, on just finances. I want to stay away from it.
In liberal logic, if life is unfair then the answer is to turn more tax money over to politicians, to spend in ways that will increase their chances of getting reelected.
I don't believe we are supposed to go through life defeated and not having enough money to pay our bills or send our kids to college.
You may never get to that perfect world that you're waiting for where everything's going to be perfect and you got that much money and your house paid off.
I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok.
Now workers should have the right to join unions. But unions should not be forced upon workers. And unions should not have the power to take money our of their members' paychecks to buy the support of politicians that are favored by the union bosses.
I don't blame the players today for the money. I blame the owners. They started it. They wanna give it to 'em? More power to 'em.
It's morally wrong to allow a sucker to keep his money.
The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few.
I can't comment on what having a lot of money means to others, but I do know that for me, having a lot more money isn't a lot better than having enough to cover the basics.
The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first.
You can make money without doing evil.
If we were motivated by money, we would have sold the company a long time ago and ended up on a beach.
Have a healthy disregard for the impossible.
Today, making money is very simple. But making sustainable money while being responsible to the society and improving the world is very difficult.
I don't care about revenues.
I mean, the real story is actually pretty boring, right? I mean, we just sat at our computers for six years and coded.
When something has to be done, do it. In France, we are full of good ideas, but we rarely put them into practice.
We want to create beautiful, intuitive services and technologies that are so incredibly useful that people use them twice a day. Like they use a toothbrush. There aren't that many things people use twice a day.
Change your language and you change your thoughts.
I believe people have to follow their dreams ” I did.
Whatever money is, it's just a method of keeping score now. I mean, I certainly don't need more money.
People were working eight hours a day, but I worked sixteen hours... It was really full, non-stop work.
Invest now, before it's too late. The train is about to leave the station.
Everything I've done I've copied from somebody else.
High expectations are the key to everything.
What would you do if you weren't afraid.
It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It's also a very clear path to happiness.
A sustainable world means working together to create prosperity for all.
We are each other's destiny.
My relationship with money is that it's a tool to be self-sufficient, but it's not something that is a part of who I am.
Become one of those people who work hard, invest and build, and at the same time create employment and opportunities for others.
There is no monopoly on becoming a millionaire. If you're jealous of those with more money, don't just sit there and complain - do something to make more money yourself.
Every day, you have to get up with new energy and new ideas to contribute to pushing the organization forward.
Independent thinking is one of the things most valued in an investment professional.
Whether it's salary or a promotion or a job, I think it's important for women to ask for what they think they deserve.
Things are always changing. Part of being successful here is being comfortable with not knowing what's going to happen.
My definition of innovative is providing value to the customer.
I learned to always take on things I'd never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.
Your value will be not what you know; it will be what you share.
Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can.
I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas.
I say always follow your passion, no matter what, because even if it's not the same financial success, it'll lead you to the money that'll make you the happiest.
A lot of money with the wrong career is not going to make you happy. If you have money without happiness, it doesn't mean anything. It's all about happiness.
I wanted to have money; I wanted to be special; I wanted people to like me; I wanted to be famous.
I truly believe that women should be financially independent from their men. And let's face it, money gives men the power to run the show.
I don't flaunt my money. I like to stay at nice hotels but I'm not a flashy chick. I haven't got much jewellery or anything.
True happiness lies in the pursuit of your goal, achievement in your chosen field. This must always remain primary. Whenever money becomes primary, you are on treacherous ground.
You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.
If you want your income to grow, you too must grow.
My parents raised me and my six siblings with little money... but lots of love.
The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.
That man who seeks to learn more of his craft shall be richly rewarded.
If you're not failing, you're not pushing your limits, and if you're not pushing your limits, you're not maximizing your potential.
Making money is not a thing that you do - it's a skill that you learn.
What you do, and how you do it, is so much more important than how hard you do it.
Money never comes from hard work. Money comes from being of service and adding value to people's lives.
If you want to get rich, stop focusing on what you want, focus on what people want.
If you're good at something, never do it for free.
The way to become rich is to make money, not to save it.
Wealth is more often the result of a lifestyle of hard work, perseverance, planning, and, most of all, self-discipline.
Wealth after all is a relative thing since he that has little and wants less is richer than he that has much and wants more.
Wealth may be an excellent thing, for it means power, and it means leisure, it means liberty.
The companies that are successful, they start out to make meaning, not to make money.
Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.
Making money is no fun. Contributing to and changing the world is a lot more fun.
There is an excellent correlation between giving society what it wants and making money, and almost no correlation between the desire to make money and how much money one makes.
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
In fact, the confidence of the people is worth more than money.
Perfection is the enemy of profitability.
Don't start a company unless it's an obsession and something you love. If you have an exit strategy, it's not an obsession.
We should be focusing on building the things that don't exist.
There's no such thing as a free lunch.
Put the customers first, the employees second, and the shareholders third.
What I love doing is creating things I can be proud of, and if you create things that you can be proud of, the byproduct of that can be that you become a millionaire or you become a billionaire, because people like what you've created.
We're never in lack of money. We lack people with dreams, who can die for those dreams.
You will get rich by giving society what it wants but does not yet know how to get. At scale.
People don't care about your business they care about their problems... so be the solution they need.
Start with the customer and work backwards.
I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do.
Pay people enough so that they're not thinking about money and they're thinking about the work. Once you do that, it turns out there are three factors that the science shows lead to better performance, not to mention personal satisfaction: autonomy, mastery, and purpose.
Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Don't start a business. Find a problem. Solve a problem. The business comes second.
Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
If you make a really good product that people want and are willing to pay for, money will come. Forrest Mars, Jr.
Money is just a consequence. I always say to my team, 'Don't worry too much about profitability. If you do your job well, the profitability will come'.
To do meaningful work is to contribute - to create value in society.
Money is not a goal. The goal is to make companies grow, develop, be competitive, be in different areas, be efficient to have a great human team inside the company.
If you do everything that everyone else does in business, you're going to lose. The only way to really be ahead, is to 'be different'.
A good reputation for yourself and your company is an invaluable asset not reflected in the balance sheets.
America owes 80% of it's economic growth today to new inventions.
Learn to sell. Learn to build. If you can do both, you will be unstoppable.
Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing.
Never depend on single income. Make investment to create a second source.
Beware the investment activity that produces applause. The great moves are usually greeted by yawns.
Being an entrepreneur isn't really about starting a business. It's a way of looking at the world: seeing opportunity where others see obstacles, taking risks when others take refuge.
The Stock Market is designed to transfer money from the active to the patient.
Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for ten years.
If you aren't willing to own a stock for ten years, don't even think about owning it for ten minutes.
You're not going to get rich renting out your time. You must own equity - a piece of a business - to gain your financial freedom.
The reason you want wealth is because it buys you freedom.
Never spend your money before you have earned it.
Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
The way to make money in the stock market is to buy a stock. Then, when it goes up, sell it.
The art is not in making money, but in keeping it.
Invest a few moments in thinking. It will pay good interest.
If investing is entertaining, if you're having fun, you're probably not making any money. Good investing is boring.
Investing isn't about beating others at their game. It's about controlling yourself at your own game.
I'm only rich because I know when I'm wrong...I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
The person who doesn't know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn't know where his last dollar went.
To make money in the markets, you have to think independently and be humble.
A good investor in this new world knows to always expect the unexpected.
A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.
The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.
Put all good eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
If you would become wealthy, then what you save must earn, and its children must earn, that all may help to give to you the abundance you crave.
I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.
In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.
Money speaks only one language: If you save me today, I will save you tomorrow.
If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.
Try to save something while your salary is small; it's impossible to save after you begin to earn more.
Don't think in terms of taking huge risks to get rewards. Think about the least amount of risk for the greatest reward, and be extremely disciplined in that.
To get rich, you have to be making money while you're asleep.
Whatever your income, always live below your means.
Know what you own, and know why you own it.
Always borrow money from a pessimist, he doesn't expect to be paid back.
The only man who sticks closer to you in adversity than a friend is a creditor.
Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most.
You willed yourself to where you are today, so will yourself out of it.
Lack of money is the root of all evil.
If you start out to solely make money, you will attract the wrong kind of employees.
Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of all evil, the sum of blessings.
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
Defining success as money and power is like sitting on a two-legged stool.
Greed is not a financial issue. It's a heart issue.
Money is like oxygen: you need it to breathe, but it can also suffocate you.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.
If you worship money and things - if they are where you tap real meaning in life - then you will never have enough.
Money poisons you when you've got it, and starves you when you haven't.
Money is the wealthy man's curtain which hides all his defects from the world.
Prestige is the shadow of money and power.
Within certain limits, it is actually true that the less money you have, the less you worry.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it.
They who are of the opinion that money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for money.
Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.
The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty.
The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
I went to the bank and asked to borrow a cup of money. They said, 'What for?' I said, 'I'm going to buy some sugar.'
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?
I can inspire people on how to use money, how to get economically powerful.
A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts.
If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.
I did my time for the rape. I paid my money to Las Vegas. I paid my dues.
I know why they don't like me because they want the money I have.
Our money is bait money, and bait money is not to be used.
There was one thing my daddy wouldn't tolerate in any shape, form or fashion, and that was being unkind or rude to somebody. That was just very important to my folks. And as it turns out, that was a legacy that he left me that money can't buy, is how to be able to treat people.
Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it.
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money.
Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?
I'd have stopped writing years ago if it were for the money.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money.
Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.
I think one of the most pervasive evils in this world is greed and acquiring money for money's sake. Once you have six houses and a plane, it's just about a number. It's never been anything I understood.
Now, people when I say that look at me and say, 'What are you talking about, Joe? You're telling me we have to go spend money to keep from going bankrupt?'. The answer is yes, that's what I'm telling you.
It is a fact that around the world the elites of every country are making money.
Economy does not lie in sparing money, but in spending it wisely.
When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money.
There's so little money in my bank account, my scenic checks show a ghetto.
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
I have a problem with too much money. I can't reinvest it fast enough, and because I reinvest it, more money comes in. Yes, the rich do get richer.
Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.
I do not suppose I shall be remembered for anything. But I don't think about my work in those terms. It is just as vulgar to work for the sake of posterity as to work for the sake of money.
People who identify themselves as conservatives donate money to charity more often than people who identify themselves as liberals. They donate more money and a higher percentage of their incomes.
We can't go to people who have lost their job at GM and say, 'Oh, by the way, we are going to pay money to build a road here or inoculate children there,' unless we can demonstrate that it is in America's interest. I happen to think it is.
You know, people make a lot of money talking about me, don't they?
The sinews of war are infinite money.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.
Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
It is easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing, that's the Lord's test.
Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money.
If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.
Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain about what he wants and sets out to get it, no holds barred. Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.
Criminals are never very amusing. It's because they're failures. Those who make real money aren't counted as criminals. This is a class distinction, not an ethical problem.
The man who has no money is poor, but one who has nothing but money is poorer. He only is rich who can enjoy without owning he is poor who though he has millions is covetous.
I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors.
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.
That's the trouble with being me. At this point, nobody gives a damn what my problem is. I could literally have a tumor on the side of my head and they'd be like, 'Yeah, big deal. I'd eat a tumor every morning for the kinda money you're pulling down.'
Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.
The shortest period of time lies between the minute you put some money away for a rainy day and the unexpected arrival of rain.
Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can get the money to make it into a concept, and later turn it into an idea.
I think writing really helps you heal yourself. I think if you write long enough, you will be a healthy person. That is, if you write what you need to write, as opposed to what will make money, or what will make fame.
I don't make deals for the money. I've got enough, much more than I'll ever need. I do it to do it.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
A drunkard would not give money to sober people. He said they would only eat it, and buy clothes and send their children to school with it.
You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money.
The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money, and his religious opinions.
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly.
The want of money is the root of all evil.
Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.
A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.
Admittedly, a homosexual can be conditioned to react sexually to a woman, or to an old boot for that matter. In fact, both homo - and heterosexual experimental subjects have been conditioned to react sexually to an old boot, and you can save a lot of money that way.
False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands, acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly, are almost always used for the oppression of other persons.
The blues is losing someone you love and not having enough money to immerse yourself in drink.
The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex, you thought of nothing else if you didn't have it and thought of other things if you did.
Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book.
I have a lot of money.
He who receives money in trust to administer for the benefit of its owner, and uses it either for his own interest or against the wishes of its rightful owner, is a thief.
Brigands demand your money or your life women require both.
There are a handful of people whom money won't spoil, and we all count ourselves among them.
The darkest hour in any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.
We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the rich were not working because they had too little money, the poor because they had much.
Our greatest lack is not money for any undertaking, but rather ideas, If the ideas are good, cash will somehow flow to where it is needed.
You never suffer from a money problem, you always suffer from an idea problem.
A drinker has a hole under his nose that all his money runs into.
Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it a mistress, if thou knowest not.
Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs the motions of its puppets.
You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do more good to them by spending it in luxury, than by giving it for by spending it in luxury, you make them exert industry, whereas by giving it, you keep them idle.
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.
Money is the last enemy that shall never be subdued. While there is flesh there is money or the want of money, but money is always on the brain so long as there is a brain in reasonable order.
I call crony capitalism, where you take money from successful small businesses, spend it in Washington on favored industries, on favored individuals, picking winners and losers in the economy, that's not pro-growth economics. That's not entrepreneurial economics. That's not helping small businesses. That's cronyism, that's corporate welfare.
You loan your friend money. You see them again, they don't say nothin' 'bout the money. 'Hi, how ya doin'? How's ya mama doing?' Man, how's my money doin'?
If you real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait for the money before you do it you can do it now, this very moment, and just where you are.
The money can be a hindrance to someone like me because the danger is that you start thinking, 'Is that a $20 million take?' That kind of thing, and being self-critical.
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
We shall never get people whose time is money to take much interest in atoms.
For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses, create jobs, employ people, and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.
I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.
Even with my divorce and with everything, I don't need money.
No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.
There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money.
We need to shift from an economic organizing principle for human civilization, to a humanitarian organizing principle. Making money more important than your own children is a pathological way for an individual to run their affairs, and it's a pathological way for a society to run its affairs.
I can't afford to die I'd lose too much money.
You can be young without money but you can't be old without it.
American men, as a group, seem to be interested in only two things, money and breasts. It seems a very narrow outlook.
If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.
I advise everybody not to save: spend your money. Most people save all their lives and leave it to somebody else. Money is to be enjoyed.
I have plenty of money, unlike other Hollywood celebrities or athletes that have not invested well.
The focus on my appearance has really surprised me. I've always been a size 14 to 16, I don't care about clothes, I'd rather spend my money on cigarettes and booze.
The more money an American accumulates, the less interesting he becomes.
It isn't enough for you to love money - it's also necessary that money should love you.
Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer, the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force. And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations, for the money makers.
One must beware of ministers who can do nothing without money, and those who want to do everything with money.
Spirituality does two things for you. One, you are forced to become more selfless, two, you trust to providence. The opposite of a spiritual man is a materialist. If I was a materialist I would be making lots of money doing endorsements, doing cricket commentary. I have no interest in that.
When a fellow says, 'It ain't the money but the principle of the thing,' it's the money.
Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.
Nobody works as hard for his money as the man who marries it.
Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.
It costs a lot of money to look this cheap.
One of the evils of money is that it tempts us to look at it rather than at the things that it buys.
The political system is not for the people. The people are secondary to the economy. It's about what generates money, not about what benefits the people.
People first, then money, then things.
Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.
When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams.
The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money.
Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have to make money by writing about it. I detest them.
If borrowing and spending all this money led to more jobs than we would be at full employment already.
If money titles meant anything, I'd play more tournaments. The only thing that means a lot to me is winning. If I have more wins than anybody else and win more majors than anybody else in the same year, then it's been a good year.
Sincerity: willingness to spend one's own money.
Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science.
Politics isn't about big money or power games it's about the improvement of people's lives.
He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.
I'm hopeless with money I simply spend what I've got.
Well, I think indigenous peoples have ways of living on the Earth that they've had forever. And they've been overrun by organized religion, which has had a lot of money and power.
My goal isn't to make money, it's to try and survive and make a point.
Find something in life that you love doing. If you make a lot of money, that's a bonus, and if you don't, you still won't hate going to work.
The trouble with our people is as soon as they got out of slavery they didn't want to give the white man nothing else. But the fact is, you got to give em something. Either your money, your land, your woman or your ass.
The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
I don't understand it. Jack will spend any amount of money to buy votes but he balks at investing a thousand dollars in a beautiful painting.
Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt, but cannot be reduced to a common denominator.
The thing that differentiates man from animals is money.
People have taken time out of their day and spent their money to come sit down at a concert. And it's jazz music-it's not easy for them to get to it. I don't want them ever to feel that I'm taking their presence lightly.
I'm not really interested in making money.
I really don't like talking about money. All I can say is that the Good Lord must have wanted me to have it.
We need your help. I need your help. We need money for research. It may not save my life. It may save my children's life. It may save someone you love. And it's very important.
Don't cling to fame. You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.
You shouldn't have to have money to have a luxury fragrance.
Capitalism is using its money we socialists throw it away.
Opposites may attract, but I wouldn't put my money on a relationship of financial opposites.
The strongest bank in the United States will last only so long as the people will have sufficient confidence in it to keep their money there.
But human nature dictates that there will always be cheaters. That's inevitable. Where there's money involved and glory, there are going to be people that cheat, and there will always be ways to cheat.
New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.
The passion for money is never fickle.
To understand someone, find out how he spends his money.
If you can actually count your money, then you're not a rich man.
I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
I don't talk about money.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go.
Taxation is just a sophisticated way of demanding money with menaces.
If you are worried about job security and do not have an adequate emergency fund (ideally eight months' worth of living expenses stashed away in a federally insured bank or credit union), you need to focus more on saving money than paying down the balance on your credit cards.
No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.
If one man in the country could take all the money, what was the use of passing any bills about it?
I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake.
Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty.
As long as you have a system that is based on the rational that if you are making money you are thereby making a contribution to society, these financial rogue practices will continue.
A majority, perhaps as many as 75 percent, of abortion clinics are in areas with high minority populations. Abortion apologists will say this is because they want to serve the poor. You don't serve the poor, however, by taking their money to terminate their children.
I haven't got as much money as some folks, but I've got as much impudence as any of them, and that's the next thing to money.
It ain't often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
If we think we have ours and don't owe any time or money or effort to help those left behind, then we are a part of the problem rather than the solution to the fraying social fabric that threatens all Americans.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days! It blesses him that gives and him that takes.
I've always said money may buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag its tail.
I know why most people never get rich. They put the money ahead of the job. If you just think of the job, the money will automatically follow. This never fails.
Well, the chairman of Federal Reserve just made his move to rescue Barack Obama. We're gonna have QE3. We're gonna print some more money.
Why are people unemployed? Because there is no work. Why is there no work? Because people are not buying products and services. Why are people not buying products and services? Because they have no money. Why do people have no money? Because they are unemployed.
I don't want to make money I want to make a difference.
Look, we know we screwed up when we were in the majority. We fell in love with power. We spent way too much money - especially on earmarks. There was too much corruption when we ran this place. We were guilty. And that's why we lost.
People will always choose more money over more sex.
Almost the only persons who may be said to comprehend even approximately the significance, principles, and purposes of Socialism are the chief leaders of the extreme wings of the Socialistic forces, and perhaps a few of the money kings themselves.
Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
As they say around the Texas Legislature, if you can't drink their whiskey, screw their women, take their money, and vote against 'em anyway, you don't belong in office.
Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships the poor man everywhere lies low.
Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success they are interested in your money.
Look, I'm very much in favor of tax cuts, but not with borrowed money. And the problem that we've gotten into in recent years is spending programs with borrowed money, tax cuts with borrowed money, and at the end of the day that proves disastrous. And my view is I don't think we can play subtle policy here.
But there are too many people that make so much money at the cost of lives of other humans and for no reason but to make the money.
Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry.
Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time.
I decided to pursue music, so I dropped out of school and I told my parents I didn't want any money from them. I got three jobs and I just hit the ground running.
A lot of people in the media, and some everyday people, really aren't in search of the truth. They're in search of something worse than that. Money, yeah. I think the media's the kind of a thing where the truth doesn't win, because it's no fun. The truth's no fun.
I think money is due for some sort of collapse. People are going to realize that money has a half-life, like radioactive elements.
I am not a pig farmer. The pigs had a great time, but I didn't make any money.
Clearly this is a tough economic time, and a lot of families are hurting. So when we talk to parents, we talk about small changes for kids and things that don't cost extra money. Like adding water and eliminating sugary drinks and sodas. That's going to save money right there. Or adding a few more vegetables.
The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.
Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often focus on how much money or effort is spent, rather than whether the money or effort actually achieves the announced goal.
All I wanted to do was write - at the time, poems, and prose, too. I guess my ambition was simply to make money however I could to keep myself going in some modest way, and I didn't need much, I was unmarried at the time, no children.
No man's credit is as good as his money.
Victory is everything. You can spend the money but you can never spend the memories.
Of course, I do everything for money.
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.
We do not have a money problem in America. We have a values and priorities problem.
Some artists are working to buy the mansion or whatever the element of fame must bear, but I spend all my money on my show.
I don't care about money.
One argument goes that recessions are good for female artists because when money flies out the window, women are allowed in the house. The other claims that when money ebbs, so do prospects for women.
In the seventies, a group of American artists seized the means not of production but of reproduction. They tore apart visual culture at a time of no money, no market, and no one paying attention except other artists. Vietnam and Watergate had happened everything in America was being questioned.
The people of this country, not special interest big money, should be the source of all political power.
My Vegas act is how I make my money.
No woman marries for money they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
Now people look at 'The Scream' or Van Gogh's 'Irises' or a Picasso and see its new content: money. Auction houses inherently equate capital with value.
Take free money. No matter how in debt you are, if your employer offers a matching contribution on a 401(k) or other retirement vehicle, you must sign up and contribute enough to get the maximum company match each year. Think of it as a bonus.
But all the money in the world cannot make you happy either, so there has to be a balance.
Making a movie requires 20 to 500 people to make and a lot of money and the stakes are a lot higher.
Music has always been my back door to life. It is important for people to find something that excites them. I like the concept that if you do what excites you, you will be rewarded generously, whatever form reward takes, which is not necessarily money.
I definitely spend the most money on shoes, partly because vintage footwear can be a little funky - in a bad way. I like to keep things pretty simple up top and then go weird with the shoes.
If there is no hell, a good many preachers are obtaining money under false pretenses.
That's the real secret to job creation - not borrowing and spending more money in Washington.
We need to stop spending money we don't have.
What did the taxpayers get out of the Obama stimulus? More debt. That money wasn't just spent and wasted - it was borrowed, spent, and wasted.
I'm free of stress and worries now because if I don't like something I'm doing, I just find the fun in it instead of being miserable. Let me have fun with the people I work with, let me have fun making money - when I grew up so poor, ya know?
This is our commitment to users and the people who use our service, is that Facebook's a free service. It's free now. It will always be free. We make money through having advertisements and things like that.
Is it not odd that the only generous person I ever knew, who had money to be generous with, should be a stockbroker.
A development deal is where they're giving you recording time and money to record, but not promising that they'll put an album out.
I'm tired of love I'm still more tired of rhyme but money gives me pleasure all the time.
Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.
Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.
And of course I didn't make any money from stand up for years, so I had temp jobs. That was the way I made money.
Having money is rather like being a blond. It is more fun but not vital.
Money is in some respects life's fire: it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master.
They still have some money, and they have needs to supply. They must begin immediately to pool their earnings and organize industries to participate in supplying social and economic demands.
There are two kinds of power you have to fight. The first is the money, and that's just our system. The other is the people close around you, knowing when to accept their criticism, knowing when to say no.
Work isn't to make money you work to justify life.
If we pollute the air, water and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save us.
I pity the French Cinema because it has no money. I pity the American Cinema because it has no ideas.
If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time.
When you hire that first person, then you're a boss. You've got performance reviews. You've got complaints about not making enough money. You've got people who are just going to sell your story to the tabloids.
The only security men can have for their political liberty, consists in keeping their money in their own pockets.
It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn't end. There's other ways to make money, better jobs.
Money couldn't buy friends, but you got a better class of enemy.
I don't really care about money. I find money boring and accounting boring, so I'm probably not going to ever make a lot of money.
The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy.
Spare no expense to save money on this one.
The key to making money is to stay invested.
A fool and her money are soon courted.
France is a place where the money falls apart in your hands but you can't tear the toilet paper.
Divorce is one of the most financially traumatic things you can go through. Money spent on getting mad or getting even is money wasted.
And, we have no such thing as a budget anymore. Our manager freaks when we show him the bill. We're lavish to the bone, but all our money goes back into the product.
Labor was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things.
Money and fame made me believe I was entitled. I was wrong and foolish.
We are going as fast as we can as soon as we can. We're in a race against time, until we run out of money.
The only point in making money is, you can tell some big shot where to go.
I never left France for Hollywood nor stashed my money in Switzerland.
Countries have lost their culture because what they wanted was money. Money became the running theme in every country and culture was sacrificed.
My generation will actually be the first generation that is tamer than the one that came before it, and it will probably be poorer less fun and less money.
I felt that I had worked hard my entire life and deserved to enjoy all the temptations around me. I felt I was entitled, and thanks to money and fame, I didn't have to go far to find them.
One thing that people keep on saying to me is that the wealth and the fame must have made up for missing out on my childhood. But the idea of money - putting a price on your childhood - is ridiculous. You will never get those years back and you can't put a price on them.
I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.
People assume I'm out there having this great life, but money doesn't erase the pain. When you're young you barrel through life, making choices without thinking of repercussions. A few years down the line, you wake up in a certain place and wonder how the hell you got there.
It's our money, and we're free to spend it any way we please.
I don't know what to do with it. I'm very fortunate to have it, and it gives you room to maneuver. But the main thing about having money is it means you don't have to worry about it. And that for me is a lovely thing. It's not for fast cars and hookers.
I don't work very much, and I just sit here waiting for a script that I can't refuse - and I'm not talking about money.
I had some money, I made the best paintings ever. I was completely reclusive, worked a lot, took a lot of drugs. I was awful to people.
Only the elites despise earning money.
I've got my eye on a few things to spend my money on. I've got my own bank card but I am really good with money. I don't spend too much at all.
You have to spend a lot to make a lot. It's not like I'm sitting on top of a pile of money.
As kids we didn't complain about being poor we talked about how rich we were going to be and made moves to get the lifestyle we aspired to by any means we could. And as soon as we had a little money, we were eager to show it.
While money doesn't buy love, it puts you in a great bargaining position.
A rich man told me recently that a liberal is a man who tells other people what to do with their money.
Those carrying a credit card balance should scale back to making the minimum payment each month so they have more money to put into savings.
If you're not staying on top of your money, you are putting your financial well-being at risk.
Never, ever invest money that you will need prior to three to five years - minimum.
I became alienated from this religious upbringing, and started making music. I wanted to be a big star. All those things I saw in the films and on the media took hold of me, and perhaps I thought this was my god: the goal of making money.
France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper.
I think there's only one or two films where I've had all the financial support I needed. All the rest, I wish I'd had the money to shoot another ten days.
Young film makers should learn how to deal with the money and learn how to deal with the power structure. Because it is like a battle.
My body can't put anyone in jeopardy of not making money anymore - my body is just not on the table that way anymore.
I know a lot of celebrities who are perfectly happy to put their name to something and then leave it at that because the money is good, but I need to have complete control over how something is going to look if my name is going to be attached to it.
I turned down twelve films last year... Huge money films, but I had no respect for the writer or the work.
Arab leaders worry more about making money from the profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them. Their neighbours are being murdered, but they only make calculations for their own benefit.
At this point I have enough money to live 25 lifetimes. You couldn't spend the money I've accrued now.
You can't have bank holding companies acting as hedge funds. You can't have them taking a million-dollar pension plan for Joe Schmo the bus driver and treat it with the same risk appetite that you treat George Soros' pocket money. It's fundamentally ridiculous.
Everybody gets everything handed to them. The rich inherit it. I don't mean just inheritance of money. I mean what people take for granted among the middle and upper classes, which is nepotism, the old-boy network.
Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from pole to pole, So others may say when you are dead and gone. See what a vast estate he left his son.
It takes no compromising to give people their rights. It takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no survey to remove repressions.
Mitt Romney understands free enterprise, he has worked in it. He has seen companies succeed and he has seen them fail, too. He knows what people think about when they invest their money.
I have too much money invested in sweaters.
I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money.
Money is like hormones. It's just how you feel on any given day.
So many people of wealth understand much more about making and saving money than about using and enjoying it. They fail to live because they are always preparing to live.
It doesn't matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You're still left alone with yourself in the end.
It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.
You can make money or you can make sense. The two are mutually exclusive.
Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
Just because you can afford it doesn't mean you should buy it.
If you want to get rich, remember that the way to do it is via equity, not salary.
He that wants money, means, and content is without three good friends.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
You don't get rich by spending your time to save money. You get rich by saving your time to make money.
Change your focus from making money to serving more people. Serving people makes the money come in.
Success is not the result of making money; earning money is the result of success - and success is in direct proportion to our service.
Real wealth is not about money. Real wealth is: not having to go to meetings, not having to spend time with jerks, not being locked into status games, not feeling like you have to say yes, not worrying about others claiming your time and energy. Real wealth is about freedom.
Human beings are much bigger than just making money.
In the Middle Ages, the rich spent their money carelessly on extravagant luxuries, whereas peasants lived frugally minding every penny. Today, the tables have turned. The rich take great care managing their assets and investments while the less well go into debt buying cars and televisions they don't really need.
The supreme commandment of the rich is 'Invest! The supreme commandment of the rest of us is Buy!
Wealth does not make people happy, but positive increases in wealth may.
Do not spend what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.
To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art.
Without wisdom, gold is quickly lost by those who have it.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
It's good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven't lost the things that money can't buy.
By sowing frugality we reap liberty, a golden harvest.
Remember that the only purpose of money is to get you what you want, so think hard about what you value and put it above money.
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.
Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.
Not having money to spend doesn't mean we can't have well-spent moments every day.
No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself.
Don't go to work to make money; go to work to spread joy.
If you live for having it all, what you have is never enough.
Find something you love to do. If you don't make money at it, at least you love going to work.
If you weren't happy yesterday you won't be happy tomorrow. It's money. It's not happiness.
The more you stress over bills, the more difficult it is to focus on your goals.
Happiness starts with you. Not with your relationships, not with your job, not with your money, but with you.
If you want to feel rich, just count all the gifts you have that money can't buy.
I would like to do more meaningful deeds. I don't care how much money or how much energy it takes. I have very simple needs. With the blessings that I have received, I have no need for more wealth.
Life's value is lost when the pursuit of money becomes the goal as opposed to the pursuit of true happiness.
For me, the best things in life ” meaningful work, meaningful relationships, interesting experiences, good food, sleep, music, ideas, sex, and other basic needs and pleasures ” are not, past a certain point, materially improved upon by having a lot of money.
I can understand wanting to have millions of dollars, there's a certain freedom, meaningful freedom, that comes with that. But once you get much beyond that, I have to tell you, it's the same hamburger.
I'm not motivated by money or power or fame. In the end, it doesn't bring much happiness. The only thing that is driving me is self-satisfaction, self-validation.
It's easier to feel a little more spiritual with a couple of bucks in your pocket.
Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
Financial peace isn't the acquisition of stuff. It's learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can't win until you do this.
The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments. If you don't celebrate those, they can pass you by.
Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.
In a heart filled with gratitude, there is no room for discontentment.
Possessions make you rich? I don't have that type of richness. My richness is life, forever.
A man is rich in proportion to the things he can afford to let alone.
A good reputation is more valuable than money.
Save one-third, live on one-third, and give away one-third.
My principles are more important than the money or my title.
I pity that man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth shall starve in the process.
Never go into business purely to make money. If that's the motive you're better off doing nothing.
I am not impressed by money, social status or job title. I'm impressed by the way someone treats other human beings.
There are some things that money can't buy... like manners, morals and integrity.
The rich invest in time, the poor invest in money.
If you make meaning, you'll make money.
Rich people believe I create my life. Poor people believe Life happens to me.
Earn with your mind, not your time.
Trade money for time, not time for money. You're going to run out of time first.
Stop buying things you don't need, to impress people you don't even like.
If it's only about money we are hopeless. If it's about people we are hopeful.
There are people who have money and people who are rich.
I make myself rich by making my wants few.
When I had money everyone called me brother.
Don't just make money, make a difference.
Money moves from those who do not manage it to those who do.
There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it's only money.
My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.
Invest in as much of yourself as you can, you are your own biggest asset by far.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Money is a great servant but a bad master.
Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can't buy.
I don't want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.
The ultimate purpose of money is so that you do not have to be in a specific place at a specific time doing anything you don't want to do.
Seek wealth, not money or status. Wealth is having assets that earn while you sleep. Money is how we transfer time and wealth. Status is your place in the social hierarchy.
Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.
The best way to become a billionaire is to help a billion people.
The rich invest their money and spend what is left; the poor spend their money and invest what is left.
Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget Rule No. 1.
The more money you make the more problems you get.
We don't make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies.
Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.
Money can't buy happiness, but it will certainly get you a better class of memories.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
Simply put: we don't build services to make money; we make money to build better services. And we think this is a good way to build something.
I believe the power to make money is a gift of God.
There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.
If you can get paid for doing what you love, every paycheck is a bonus.
We have always believed that it's possible to make money without being evil.
We buy things we don't need with money we don't have to impress people we don't like.
Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money.
My formula for success is rise early, work late and strike oil.
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
All the money you made will never buy back your soul.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
I don't care too much for money, for money can't buy me love.
I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Rich people are committed to being rich. Poor people want to be rich.
Be your money's master, not its slave.
Rich people focus on opportunities. Poor people focus on obstacles.
It does not take money to make money.
All money is a matter of belief.
Money may be spent but never squandered.
A man in debt is so far a slave.
Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.
Money is a way of measuring wealth but is not wealth in itself.
Don't go broke trying to go rich.
Money doesn't change people. It unmasks them.
A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
Money is the best deodorant.
Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.
Rich people think big. Poor people think small.
Rich people play the money game to win. Poor people play the money game to not lose.
If money's where you find happiness, you'll always be poor.
If you cannot control your emotions, you cannot control your money.
Money, like vodka, turns a person into an eccentric.
Money has no grey areas. You either make it or you lose it.
Words are the money of fools.
The goal isn't more money. The goal is living life on your terms.
I find out what the world needs. Then, I go ahead and invent it.
Make your goal more than money. Make it about helping people and creating a better future.
It's not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for.
There is gold everywhere. Most people are not trained to see it.
Like Warren, I had a considerable passion to get rich, not because I wanted Ferraris - I wanted the independence. I desperately wanted it.
I'm hard working, frugal, steadfast, willing to learn and to build a credible name.
I have no idea how much money I've got.
You're right on the money with that. We're all like detectives in life. There's something at the end of the trail that we're all looking for.
I like my money right where I can see it... hanging in my closet.
That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole, and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom, but what he did with it.
Nothing that is God's is obtainable by money.
The companies that survive longest are the one's that work out what they uniquely can give to the world not just growth or money but their excellence, their respect for others, or their ability to make people happy. Some call those things a soul.
Money is just the poor man's credit card.
Money is a poor man's credit card.
If you really believe that you're making a difference and that you can leave a legacy of better schools and jobs and safer streets, why would you not spend the money? The objective is to improve the schools, bring down crime, build affordable housing, clean the streets - not to have a fair fight.
Hollywood is so fake and people need to realize that people are just people, and you, too, don't need to be born into something or have money or have whatever product someone is hawking on you.
I think that what went wrong with religion is the same thing that went wrong with politics. Is that it became too money based and too controlling. It's just a weakness that we human beings have for control - we want one thing and then we want more and then we want more.
What white man can say I never stole his land or a penny of his money? Yet they say that I am a thief.
Drug prohibition has caused gang warfare and other violent crimes by raising the prices of drugs so much that vicious criminals enter the market to make astronomical profits, and addicts rob and steal to get money to pay the inflated prices for their drugs.
People spend time worrying about things they think they have to have and lose perception of what they do have. You can have all the money and material things you want. If you aren't here to enjoy them, what good do they do?
The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.
I wanted to make a living, but I really was not interested in money at all. I was interested in being a great comedian.
I think that money spoils most things, once it becomes the primary motivating force.
I don't care half so much about making money as I do about making my point, and coming out ahead.
The less money you owe, the less income you'll need and the less you'll have to save for tomorrow.
Who would you want to be giving you advice? Somebody who doesn't have any money?
I still think of that guy I was without a wife or kids, and I still want to entertain that guy. The lonely guy, the frustrated guy, the guy with no money - this is the guy who needs to laugh.
The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it.
I think that lawyers are terrible at admitting that they're wrong. And not just admitting it also realizing it. Most lawyers are very successful, and they think that because they're making money and people think well of them, they must be doing everything right.
You got to have a courageous president to stand up and says, listen, if - if you send a bill to me that spends more money than what we've coming in, I'll veto it. I mean, I'm going to try to work with you the best I can, but I'm going to veto it.
If you wake up deciding what you want to give versus what you're going to get, you become a more successful person. In other words, if you want to make money, you have to help someone else make money.
Often people attempt to live their lives backwards they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier.
The foundation of a financial fresh start actually has nothing to do with money or specific financial dos and don'ts.
The first requisite of a sound monetary system is that it put the least possible power over the quantity or quality of money in the hands of the politicians.
Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it.
When I sent those scripts, that was the lowest point of my life. We'd just had our second son, and when I went to collect them from hospital, I went to the bank to try and get some money to buy some diapers, the screen showed I've got $26 left.
I don't like begging money from producers.
Expensive clothes are a waste of money.
Hussein has chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies.
Geez, all that money we waste on space exploration just think how many bombs that would buy!
I think when money starts to corrupt journalism, it undermines the journalism, and it undermines the credibility of the product, and you end up not succeeding.
What's my motto when it comes to money? Don't put so much emphasis on it!
As Americans, we realize that there is no taxpayer money that wasn't first earned through the sweat and toil of one of our citizens.
They got married, they got divorced, and half their money goes out the window.
I always say, 'People first, then money, then things.'
Your goal should be to pay off your credit card bills in full at the end of each month and set aside money toward your emergency savings.
As I have traveled throughout my Congressional district, the one thing I heard loud and clear was simply please stop spending money you do not have, rein in spending, live within a budget.
The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover.
Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn't thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I'm just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn't paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.
President Obama has outsourced a major portion of the U.S. space program to the Russians. That's national policy. Taxpayer money. So let's stop playing games with this outsourcing distortion and talk about the fact that when we need is a president that knows how to manage big enterprise and create jobs.
Money isn't a major motivating force in my life. Nor is my profession. There are other things that I care more about than being an actor.
From paying off friends' tax bills to rescuing stray dogs and stuffing £20 notes into the hands of homeless people, I can't get rid of my money fast enough.
We are used to female writers who use their private lives as unmitigated material being somewhat hormonal this somehow 'excuses' what might be seen as a highly unfeminine ability to turn their personal upsets into money.
The money I pay for my cultural experiences came willingly from my own pocket - they were not the result of bread being removed from the mouths of the poor so that Miss Thing here could mince off to the circus smelling of roses.
I grew up in a really small town with not a lot of money, and I liked singing, but it was just something that was a hobby.
I'm so touched that complete strangers will send me a script asking me to be in their film. That still amazes me - and sometimes for a lot of money too.
You can get rich making fun of me. I know. I've made lots of money making fun of me.
I hesitate to deposit money in a bank. I am afraid I shall never dare to take it out again. When you go to confession and entrust your sins to the safe-keeping of the priest, do you ever come back for them?
And also there wasn't much money in television in those days anyhow.
Money makes your life easier. If you're lucky to have it, you're lucky.
Preoccupation with money is the great test of small natures, but only a small test of great ones.
I have a lot of money stashed away, but I do live my life from day to day.
Always remember, money isn't everything - but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things.
False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.
I mean, Dodd-Frank is strangling small community banks. It doesn't make any difference what the interest rate is. They're not - they're not going to loan the money because they can't make any money for one thing plus the cost of compliance.
I admire directors so much, I find them incredible: they manage such a huge number of people of different characters, think of the money involved.
If you wait until your children are high school seniors to spring it on them that there's not a whole lot of money for school, they won't have too many options.
To make the most of your money, I recommend sticking with mutual funds that don't charge a commission when you buy or sell.
I have long been one of those tedious people who rails against the coronation of 'student-athletes.' I have heard the argument that big-time athletics bring in loads of money to universities. I don't believe the money goes anywhere other than back into the sports teams, but that's another story.
At one time there were voiceover artists, now there are celebrity voiceover artists. It's unfortunate because these people need the money less than the voiceover artist.
If there's something that can be formulated, regulated, give you security, then nobody would lose money. Every movie would be successful. And that's certainly not the case.
Sensitivity and money are like parallel lines. They don't meet.
What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money.
In my opinion MS is a lot better at making money than it is at making good operating systems.
I made a small fortune. I made a lot of money and I made a lot of other people wealthy.
The nice thing about the gallery shows is that without having to pay any money you can just go and see it.
Three groups spend other people's money: children, thieves, politicians. All three need supervision.
First and foremost I am a drummer. After that, I'm other things... But I didn't play drums to make money.
I don't want young people to think they can't make a difference because they don't have money.
Financially, I've lost money and made money, but I know my way around financially.
I don't think anybody cares about unwed mothers unless they're black or poor. The question is not morality, the question is money. That's what we're upset about.
There are probably several hundred thousand if we narrow the definition to include only those who in their search for money and power are ruthless and deceitful.
People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.
And I think the more money you put in people's hands, the more they will spend. And if they don't spend it, they invest it. And investing it is another way of creating jobs. It puts money into mutual funds or other kinds of banks that can go out and make loans, and we need to do that.
For my scale, how I grew up and live my life, I'm making plenty of money.
'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.
I never viewed money as being 'my money' I always saw it as 'the money.' It's a resource. If it pools up around me then it needs to be flushed back out into the system.
I've had people ask me in interviews what it's like to have money, but that's not how it is. I have a middle-class life. I have a room in London but not a house, nor a BMW.
The people who run a university are far more qualified and intelligent in handling people than someone who inherited his money and used it to buy a pro team.
For me the greatest source of income is still movies. Nothing - stocks, financial speculation, real estate speculation or businesses - makes more money for me than making movies.
I don't know what your childhood was like, but we didn't have much money. We'd go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book.
Banks are an almost irresistible attraction for that element of our society which seeks unearned money.
Selling out is doing something you don't really want to do for money. That's what selling out is.
Goddam money. It always ends up making you blue as hell.
Money just draws flies.
Money is a good thing and it's obviously useful, but to work only for money or fame would never interest me.
The only thing I like more than my wife is my money, and I'm not about to lose that to her and her lawyers, that's for damn sure.
Things are done according to money these days.
Our American friends offer us money, arms, and advice. We take the money, we take the arms, and we decline the advice.
If the money's right, I'll do a film.
For industry to settle in a country, you first need electricity for electricity, you need some trained workers for trained workers, you need some schools for schools you need some money for money, you need some industry.
A survey carried out across the U.S. between 2004 and 2006 showed that frequent church- or synagogue-goers are more likely to give money to charity.
You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless, or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course.
I sat with him for three hours and we did not exchange a single word. At the end he handed me, as he had done before, an envelope with money in it. It would have been much nicer if he had enclosed a greeting or a loving word. I would have been so pleased if he had.
You must spend money to make money.
I know where I'm putting my money.
Money, again, has often been a cause of the delusion of the multitudes. Sober nations have all at once become desperate gamblers, and risked almost their existence upon the turn of a piece of paper.
I don't even know what sound is, much less what it's for. It isn't to make money that's for sure. I've never made any.
To buy very good wine nowadays requires only money. To serve it to your guests is a sign of fatigue.
I've been very well remunerated for my talents over the years so I really don't need the public's money.
Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.
Money doesn't buy class.
I'm not broke. Like everybody else, I owe money.
I find it fascinating that a lot of business books that do well are from people who've never made any money in business.
There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.
That money talks, I'll not deny, I heard it once: It said, 'Goodbye'.
Well, I needed the work - that's the honest answer. I haven't worked for a while, a couple of years. So I thought it would be nice to get back to work and earn some money.
I want to sit with 80- and 90-year-old people more than anyone. They have played this game before. Not one of them has told me, 'I wish I had more money.'
Some people feel that what we're doing makes no sense, that it's just a waste of money. But it's working.
People don't have time to wait for somebody to paint their portraits anymore. The money is in photography.
If we had 3 million exhibitionists and only one voyeur, nobody could make any money.
I remember thinking that I'd way rather give my parents my money, and not have to like have them go to work anymore, you know what I mean. Because I'd way rather spend more time with them.
It's lovely to have money to give away - that's the bonus of winning the Nobel.
You want to give people a reason to hate my guts more? I'm making more money.
Don't make music for some vast, unseen audience or market or ratings share or even for something as tangible as money. Though it's crucial to make a living, that shouldn't be your inspiration. Do it for yourself.
People aren't going to throw the kind of money at certain people that they used to.
Organized labor, if they're doing a responsible job, is going to organize the pooling of small amounts of money to protect the interests of the people who are not rich.
I actually think that the economy has got some positives. It's got the market. It's got consumer confidence and it's got banks throwing - I mean central bankers throwing money at it around the world.
I don't make decisions based on money.
My story is the story of countless millions of children whose families and nations were torn apart for money in the name of Jesus Christ.
It's rather naive, apart from being ethically objectionable, to assume that our investigators travel around the country with bags of money trying to bribe witnesses to lie on the witness stand. We just don't operate that way.
People really feel that, when they go to the gas pump now, that the oil cartel is holding them by the legs and tipping them upside down and shaking money out of their pockets.
Our public school system is our country's biggest and most inefficient monopoly, yet it keeps demanding more and more money.
Let us face it: in the world today, money and economic strength remain more powerful arguments than the number of people you represent.
I'm not overly alarmist about it, but I do think there are some worrying signs, like the growing accumulation of wealth by a very small proportion of the population, plus elections in the US are much more dominated by money than anywhere else calling itself a democracy.
We have a new generation of very rich people who want to do more with their money than buy a lot of expensive toys. They want to live meaningful lives.
There is a basic lesson on financial crises that governments tend to wait too long, underestimate the risks, want to do too little. And it ultimately gets away from them, and they end up spending more money, causing much more damage to the economy.
Money changes all the iron rules into rubber bands.
Wouldn't it be great if you could only get AIDS by giving money to television preachers?
I give lectures for money, but all the money goes to charity. So, I make no money from it.
I don't believe that I personally have been changed by the money. The bad thing is people assume you've changed because now you have money.
I'm not sure about the selling part, but I've always found that the things I've worn on tour have moved over to what people wear every day. Sometimes the things I wore in the beginning before I had money were things I put together.
The truth was you can't continue to spend the kind of money our spending on all these entitlement programs. I think we need more people in public life who are willing to say, no, we can't afford certain things. No, we can't do certain things.
If we're going to spend a lot of money to deal with the problem of 200 million guns in the country owned by 65 million gun owners, we ought to have a system which will work and catch criminals.
If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States.
Any fool can make enough money to survive. It's another thing to keep yourself consistently entertained. It's a lot of work, and a lot of fun, to make a life.
When you try to find funding for a VVA function, it doesn't seem like it's any trouble at all. People come out of the woodwork with their money to help out because we went over and fought a war.
Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.
You know, if you look back in the 1930s, the money went to infrastructure. The bridges, the municipal buildings, the roads, those were all built with stimulus money spent on infrastructure. This stimulus bill has fundamentally gone, started out with a $500 rebate check, remember. That went to buy flat-screen TVs made in China.
If Warren Buffett made his money from ordinary income rather than capital gains, his tax rate would be a lot higher than his secretary's. In fact a very small percentage of people in this country pay a big chunk of the taxes.
Let's be honest, I have enough money to never have to work again.
I'd never had money growing up, and it's never been that important to me, except maybe to take our kids on a nice vacation or something like that.
There is a great difference between Christianity and religion at the south. If a man goes to the communion table, and pays money into the treasury of the church, no matter if it be the price of blood, he is called religious.
Animals, they are one of the most beautiful gifts we have and, you know, if there are people that have compassion, there are very few people that put their money into animal rescue organizations. And if there is someone that has that passion, animals need all the help they can get.
People look at me, and they go, 'You're white, you're smart, you must have went to college. You must have grown up with money.'
If anyone tells you it's impossible to be fabulous and smart and make a ton of money using math, well, they can just get in line behind you - and kiss your math.
Money for me today does not really matter.
I tend to make low-budget movies but, yeah, I make more money than I ever thought I would make.
Money isn't important, but you have to have enough, so you don't have to think about it. Thinking about money is a drag.
You need to do the work to bring the money in, but not compromise standards.
I had no idea that I would ever get involved with something like lending money to poor people, given the circumstances in which I was working in Bangladesh.
I don't come from money.
I went to the bank and proposed that they lend money to the poor people. The bankers almost fell over.
I could easily exist on less money, but I like the way I live now.
But, having a perfume and license, in general, is a financial necessity. A designer must, to reap back the money spent on prototypes and all that sort of thing.
I don't feel comfortable defending my clothes. But if you've got the money to afford them, then buy something from me. Just don't buy too much.
I'll come to any benefit if I see SCLC get all the money.
Money is everywhere but so is poetry. What we lack are the poets.
The GAO just released a report that said 22 percent of federal programs fail to meet their objectives. The truth is we don't know how taxpayer money is spent in Washington, D.C., which is why I think we ought to put every agency budget up on the Internet for everyone to see.
Well I think money has been going into political campaigns for a very long time.
Nobody wants to read about the honest lawyer down the street who does real estate loans and wills. If you want to sell books, you have to write about the interesting lawyers - the guys who steal all the money and take off. That's the fun stuff.
It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them.
The thing that fascinates me is that the way I came to film and television is extinct. Then there were gatekeepers, it was prohibitively expensive to make a film, to be a director you had to be an entrepreneur to raise money.
Big money is ruining the political system.
I mean, anything that money can be made off will never be a problem to make, no matter what it is.
Unlike my grandfather or my brother, I've actually been able to make some money at a racetrack.
In troubled times the last thing you want to do is to stick your money into a film. It's such a gamble.
I mean, being a child was being a child, was being a creature without power, without pocket money, without escape routes of any kind. So I didn't want to be a child.
Just put down 9/11... I think, on most things I'm liberal, except on defending ourselves and keeping half the money. Those things I'm kind of conservative on.
And we've got to ask ourselves some very serious questions as to whether or not certain religious leaders, in terms of raising money - I hate to bring this up - are pushing hot buttons.
Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.
Money is always on its way somewhere. What you do with it while it is in your keeping and the direction you send it in say much about you. Your treatment of and respect for money, how you make it, and how you spend it, reflect your character.
Hip-hop don't have no fresh energy, none at all. It's money driven, everybody tryin' to make that cheque, nobody putting art in their albums any more.
If I had been on 'Bowling for Dollars,' I'd wind up owing them money.
People may take a job for more money, but they often leave it for more recognition.
I was very fortunate that I saved my money and I still do.
There is nothing so habit-forming as money.
We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors, and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.
We had access to too much money, too much equipment, and little by little, we went insane.
If I feel strongly, I say it. I know I can do more good by being vocal than by staying quiet. I'd have a whole lot more money if I lied, but I wouldn't enjoy spending it.
As long as I can make lots of money in other businesses, I'll continue to subsidize my own work.
At the end of the day, money is just a proxy for votes. That is what makes politics so vulnerable to social media.
Time will take your money, but money won't buy time.
I was never sloppy with other people's money. Only my own. Because I figure, well, you can be.
To avoid ignorance and bullying, I've had to hide the fact that I'm a troll. You have no idea how much time and money I've spent on electrolysis and hair dye and reconstructive surgery so I can look like this.
Kids are meant to believe that their stepping stone to massive money is 'The X Factor.'
Nothing except the mint can make money without advertising.
Because I don't take money, I'll go anywhere and do a benefit concert with almost any orchestra.
The fellow that has no money is poor. The fellow that has nothing but money is poorer still.
I'm very unstable there's no stability in a musician's life at all. You live on a bus or on the road hand to mouth and you don't know where your money's coming from.
Photography is more about money now but then so are most things.
In New York, everyone's desperate for success, desperate for money and desperate to be accepted, but in London they're more laid back about things like that.
The inequalities are greater now than in '92. Some states have equalized per-pupil spending but they set the 'equal level' very low, so that wealthy districts simply raise extra money privately.
Neither money nor position can atone to me for low birth.
London changes because of money. It's real estate. If they can build some offices or expensive apartments they will, it's money that changes everything in a city.
What is there that money will not do?
When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance, my agent believed that getting big money was the way to establish real importance in our industry.
When it comes to money nobody should give up anything.
My recollection is - and I'd have to confirm this - but I don't recall paying any money to go to law school.
One thing I have clear is that I don't want to work for money anymore.
Money speaks, but it speaks with a male voice.
But it's a blessing to be so successful within a year it's the greatest feeling in the world, making money and doing the things that I'm doing, and I definitely trying to continue doing what I'm doing.
What counts in Hollywood is box office. It doesn't really matter what people think of you as an actor because, as long as you have been in a movie that has made money, you will always get another job.
Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money.
I could be making a lot more money now if I had chosen a different kind of movie, but none of that matters to me... I've done the parts I wanted to do.
Because bankers measure their self-worth in money, and pay themselves a lot of it, they think they're fine fellows and don't need to explain themselves.
To give money to a woman - and here I must speak as a man - is to deny her special quality, her irreplaceability, and reduce her unique amiability to a commodity. Money takes away her name, while transforming her lover into a nameless customer of a market of appetites.
I used to get my money at the end of the week, buy my mum something, or buy a record, and that was it.
I have no one to leave the money to. I'm a single man. I like spending my money.
Money does not guarantee success.
What most people don't seem to realize is that there is just as much money to be made out of the wreckage of a civilization as from the upbuilding of one.
The way the bankers have kind of toppled the way money is distributed, and taken most of it into their own hands, is as good as Stalin or Hitler.
I saw Deep Purple live once and I paid money for it and I thought, 'Geez, this is ridiculous.' You just see through all that sort of stuff. I never liked those Deep Purples or those sort of things. I always hated it. I always thought it was a poor man's Led Zeppelin.
Kids are meant to believe that their stepping stone to massive money is 'The X Factor.' Luck is great, but most of life is hard work. We do not celebrate people who have made success out of serious hard work.
I am open to receive wealth in many ways.
Money comes to me in miraculous ways.
The more I contribute for others. The more money I make.
Money now comes to me from unexpected sources.
I am deserving of abundance in my life.
Attracting money is easy.
Life is abundant and I am safe.
Every day in every way, I receive more and more money.
An avalanche of money is coming my way.
I can easily imagine myself having limitless abundance.
Money will be flowing into my life.
I am worthy of a wealthy life.
I am grateful for what I already have and for all that I receive now.
Ultimately, there's one investment that supersedes all others: Invest in yourself.
He who promises runs in debt.
Every time you borrow money, you're robbing your future self.
You will either tell your money what to do, or the lack of it will always manage you.
Who goeth a borrowing. Goeth a sorrowing.
Debt is the worst poverty.
Borrowing is the mother of trouble.
Live within your means, never be in debt, and by husbanding your money you can always lay it out well.
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
Rather go to bed supperless, than rise in debt.
The second vice is lying, the first is running in debt.
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Don't let your mouth write no check that your tail can't cash.
When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage.
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.
Promises make debts, and debts make promises, but promises never pay debts...
Every job from the heart is, ultimately, of equal value. The nurse injects the syringe; the writer slides the pen; the farmer plows the dirt; the comedian draws the laughter. Monetary income is the perfect deceiver of a man's true worth.
If you say that getting the money is the most important thing, you'll spend your life completely wasting your time. You'll be doing things you don't like doing in order to go on living, that is to go on doing thing you don't like doing, which is stupid.
Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice of how he acts when he loses money.
There are no get rich quick schemes. That's just someone else getting rich off you.
Make money your god, and it will plague you like the devil.
Your dream is to feel good; God's dream is for you to do good.
The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members.
True charity is the desire to be useful to others with no thought of recompense.
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
Is the rich world aware of how four billion of the six billion live? If we were aware, we would want to help out, we'd want to get involved.
Philanthropy is not about the money. It's about using whatever resources you have at your fingertips and applying them to improving the world.
The truth of the matter is: you can create a great legacy, and inspire others, by giving it to philanthropic organizations.
The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
I'm going to give away a lot more than half my money. I'd be happy to give that to the government if the government put together programs that were like I'm giving away to charity, in which I believe the money is effectively used to help people.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the creative light of altruism or the darkness of destructive selfishness. This is the judgement.
Philanthropy is not about money, it's about feeling the pain of others and caring enough about their needs to help.
Simple, genuine goodness is the best capital to found the business of this life upon. It lasts when fame and money fail, and is the only riches we can take out of this world with us.
Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.
My goal wasn't to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers.
I learned from my dad that change and experimentation are constants and important. You have to keep trying new things.
One day, I had asked my mother for a pair of sneakers. And the look on her face that she couldn't afford it - it just made me realize that I needed to step up as a man.
Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won't make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa - and it's about getting a balance.
As I started getting rich, I started thinking, what the hell am I going to do with all this money?. You have to learn to give.
How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
I would rather have it said, He lived usefully, than, He died rich.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Philanthropy is about solving problems.
Wealth is not to feed our egos, but to feed the hungry and to help people help themselves.
Giving is about more than donating money. It's about sharing your capabilities, content, and connections”and above all, giving others the chance to be heard, respected, and valued.
Making money and doing good in the world are not mutually exclusive.
The acquisition of wealth is no longer the driving force in our lives. We work to better ourselves and the rest of humanity.
Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good.
As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled.
I just sit in my office and read all day.
I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.
It's okay to have your eggs in one basket as long as you control what happens to that basket.
Starting and growing a business is as much about the innovation, drive and determination of the people who do it as it is about the product they sell.
There is no better catalyst to success than curiosity.
I started Dell with $1000 dollars. Now it's a billion dollar company. Impossible is nothing.
What should exist? To me, that's the most exciting question imaginable. What do we need that we don't have? How can we realise our potential?
Dream audaciously. Have the courage to fail forward. Act with urgency.
Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn't got money.
Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
I am happy to make money. I want to make more money, make more music, eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
Making money isn't the backbone of our guiding purpose; making money is the by-product of our guiding purpose. If you're doing something you love, you're more likely to put your all into it, and that generally equates to making money.
You aren't wealthy until you have something money can't buy.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
I have always enjoyed a simple lifestyle. I have very modest needs in terms of material comfort.
Winning at money is 80 percent behavior and 20 percent head knowledge. What to do isn't the problem; doing it is. Most of us know what to do, but we just don't do it. If I can control the guy in the mirror, I can be skinny and rich.
If you don't have integrity, you have nothing. You can't buy it. You can have all the money in the world, but if you are not a moral and ethical person, you really have nothing.
How you spend your money is how you vote on what exists in the world.
If you're chasing money, you'll always be lacking. Chase purpose and money will chase you.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Success is not just making money. Success is happiness. Success is fulfillment; it's the ability to give.
Enthusiasm is the greatest asset you can possess, for it can take you further than money, power or influence.
There are things that might bring in a lot of money but I wouldn't do. A person has to be able to look beyond money. As long as we can keep our dignity, life becomes more meaningful.
Understand that ethical wealth creation is possible. If you secretly despise wealth, it will elude you.
A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.
Time is money. Wasted time means wasted money means trouble.
Show me where a man spends his time and money, and I'll show you his god.
Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.
If you want to be wealthy, spend your time relaxing, or earning. Outsource or ignore everything else.
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Instead of buying stuff, buy time. Spending money to save time boosts happiness.
Waste your money and you're only out of money, but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life.
Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation.
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
Time is money.
Be selective with who you invest your time. Wasted time is worse than wasted money.
To say that time is money is a grotesque undervaluation of time. You can lose a fortune and make another one. Lost time is irretrievable. Do not trade time for trifles.
They say time is money, but that's not true. You can make your money back.
Time and money are mostly interchangeable.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Money and women. They're two of the strongest things in the world. The things you do for a woman you wouldn't do for anything else. Same with money.
What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us.
Both poverty and riches are the offspring of thought.
You can attract only that which you mentally become and feel yourself to be in reality.
The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.
Abundance is a mindset, not a dollar amount. Cultivate gratitude for the things you have now and everything that is added will feel like a bonus.
Like the air you breathe, abundance in all things is available to you. Your life will simply be as good as you allow it to be.
See yourself living in abundance and you will attract it. It always works, it works every time with every person.
The Law of Attraction states that whatever you focus on, think about, read about, and talk about intensely, you're going to attract more of into your life.
Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you; for everyone who asks, receives.
If you are feeling a shortage of time or money, your best effort would be to focus upon better-feeling thoughts, and do more things that make you feel good.
Everybody is like a magnet. You attract to yourself reflections of that which you are.
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.
Whatever your mind can conceive and believe it can achieve.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.
To bring anything into your life, imagine that it's already there.
What you focus on you create more of.
The daily practice of gratitude is one of the conduits by which your wealth will come to you.
Life isn't happening to you; life is responding to you.
A simple I love you means more than money.
He who marries for love without money has good nights and sorry days.
Love is the most expensive gift. Make sure you don't give it to someone that's cheap.
Love of money is the disease which makes men most groveling and pitiful.
Love is worth so much more than money. There are so many people who are filthy rich, but have nobody to genuinely love them. Unconditional love is priceless.
You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.
Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man.
A true lover always feels in debt to the one he loves.
Love is like money... hard to find easy to lose.
Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
You'd be surprised what people will do for money that they wouldn't do for love.
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
Money doesn't make people happy. People make people happy.
Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.
Money can't buy friends, but you can get a better class of enemy.
Making money is a happiness. And that's a great incentive. Making other people happy is a super-happiness.
Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
I think of my business and investments as extension of my family.
It doesn't take money to turn off the television and cultivate real bonding time.
The holy passion of friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring in nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
The rule is not to talk about money with people who have much more or much less than you.
I believe in giving my kids enough so they can do anything, but not so much that they can do nothing.
How much would you sell a good relationship for? There's not enough money in the world to get you to part with a valued relationship.
Remember that in great partnerships, consideration and generosity are more important than money.
Teaching kids about money is never just about money.
Rich people constantly learn and grow. Poor people think they already know.
Schools teach you how to work for money, but don't teach how to make money work for you.
Don't be addicted to money. Work to learn. don't work for money. Work for knowledge.
Don't be impressed by money, followers, degrees and titles. Be impressed by kindness, integrity, humility and generosity.
The habit of saving is itself an education; it fosters every virtue, teaches self-denial, cultivates the sense of order, trains to forethought, and so broadens the mind.
Be a lifelong student. The more you learn, the more you earn and the more self-confidence you will have.
What is important when you are young is to train yourself to get by with little money and make the most of your youthful energy.
Any titles, money, or privilege you inherit are actually hindrances. They delude you into believing you are owed respect.
Value learning over money.
There is no amount of money, time or energy too great to spend on our children. They are our angels, our future. In failing them, we are failing ourselves.
Study the biographies of those who have built great fortunes, and you will learn that money came to them after they had produced or discovered something.
Those who keep learning, will keep rising in life.
Profit or perish... There are only two ways to make money: increase sales and decrease costs.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
Don't tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I'll tell you what they are.
Chase the vision, not the money. The money will end up following you.
Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises.
Money is like manure; it's not worth a thing unless it's spread around encouraging young things to grow.
I like to take risks. That's how I make money. But they are calculated risks.
You get rich connecting with opportunities that can produce and multiply money. You don't get rich saving money... Missing opportunities is what costs people money.
Look at what caused people to make a lot of money and you will see that usually it is in proportion to their production of what the society wanted.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
If you don't find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.
If you don't get serious about your money you will never have serious money.
Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.
Does running out of money count as exercise?
Women and wine, game and deceit, make the wealth small and the wants great.
It's amazing how fast later comes when you buy now.
Taking drugs and thinking that you are happy is like taking a loan and thinking you have money.
A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.
Cocaine is God's way of telling you you are making too much money.
If you didn't get the deferred-gratification gene, you've got to work very hard to overcome that.
Men are like bank accounts. Without a lot of money they don't generate a lot of interest.
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
Inflation is taxation without legislation.
People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made.
Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.
I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too.
Money and women are the most sought after and the least known about of any two things we have.
The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket.
Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.
If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.
The funny thing is, the people who work really hard, they work really hard so they can sit on their ass - they just want to sit on their ass in nicer surroundings.
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
Someone asked me why women don't gamble as much as men do, and I gave the commonsensical reply that we don't have as much money. That was a true and incomplete answer. In fact, women's total instinct for gambling is satisfied by marriage.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
I refuse to apologize for my ability - I refuse to apologize for my success - I refuse to apologize for my money. If this is evil, make the most of it.
The way to stop financial joyriding is to arrest the chauffeur, not the automobile.
Money is multiplied in practical value depending on the number of W's you control in your life: what you do, when you do it, where you do it, and with whom you do it.
Making money is a common sense. It's not rocket science. But unfortunately, when it comes to money, common sense is uncommon.
You either make sense or you make money.
When you're finally wealthy, you'll realize that it wasn't what you were seeking in the first place.
He sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.
Rich people stay rich by living like they are broke. Broke people stay broke by living like they are rich.
You were not born to just pay bills and die.
There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.
When you know how to make money, you're obligated to.
It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
Money is the alienated essence of man's work and existence; this essence dominates him and he worships it.
Many folks think they aren't good at earning money, when what they don't know is how to use it.
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.