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  • Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
    * Woody Allen

  • One must choose, in life, between making money and spending it. There's no time to do both.
    * Edouard Bourdet

  • Money has a power above
    The stars and fate, to manage love:
    Whose arrows, learned poets hold,
    That never miss, are tipped with gold.
    * Samuel Butler

  • Money is to my social existence what health is to my body.
    * Mason Cooley

  • A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.
    * Clarence Day

  • The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.
    * Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.
    * Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Of mortals there is no one who is happy.
    If wealth flows in upon one, one may be perhaps
    Luckier than one's neighbor, but still not happy.
    * Euripedes

  • Sir, money, money, the most charming of all things; money, which will say more in one moment than the most elegant lover can in years. Perhaps you will say a man is not young; I answer he is rich. He is not genteel, handsome, witty, brave, good-humoured, but he is rich, rich, rich, rich, rich--that one word contradicts everything you can say against him.
    * Henry Fielding

  • Never ask of money spent
    Where the spender thinks it went.
    Nobody was ever meant
    To remember or invent
    What he did with every cent.
    * Robert Frost

  • Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine; nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman.
    * George Gissing

  • If a man has money, it is usually a sign, too, that he knows how to take care of it; don't imagine his money is easy to get simply because he has plenty of it.
    * Edgar Watson Howe

  • With money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome and you sing well too.
    * Yiddish Proverb

  • There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.
    * Logan Pearsall Smith

  • There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
    * Adlai Stevenson

  • Money is only useful when you get rid of it. It is like the odd card in "Old Maid"; the player who is finally left with it has lost.
    * Evelyn Waugh

  • It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
    * Oscar Wilde