89 Best Quotes about Money

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Health, money. That's what people worried about in the 14th century as much as today. I find it so much more interesting than the supposed activities of kings, queens, generals. - Peter Ackroyd, Author

I agree with Balzac and 19th-century writers, black and white, who say, 'I write for money.' Yes, I think everybody should be paid handsomely; I insist on it, and I pay people who work for me, or with me, handsomely. - Maya Angelou, Poet

Work Quotes, Writers Quotes

I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art, which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby since I hadn't made money with it. - Laurie Anderson, Musician

Art Quotes

We're kidding on that. One of the things I insisted upon when we went into this project was that we are full partners, going fifty-fifty, both on the money and on the say of what's going on with the books. - Robert Asprin, Author


After I saved some money, I quit work and went to a local college. - Lloyd Alexander , Writer

Work Quotes

A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands, and lease money was paid for that. So the state's collecting lease money because all of a sudden 'worthless' land now has an airport on it. - Neil Abercrombie, Politician

Worth Quotes

Every year of my working life, I have been fortunate enough to earn more money than I have spent. - Giles Andreae, Artist

Life Quotes, Work Quotes

Most of the money I make now comes from investments from CrunchFund. And the vast majority of that is what's called carried interest. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

It's not the money. It's not the fame. It's the influence. - Clay Aiken , Musician

Fame Quotes, Influence Quotes

Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter. - Ayn Rand, Russian Writer

Life Quotes, Evil Quotes

Money doesn't talk, it swears. - Bob Dylan, Musician

Character is greater than talent, genius, fame, money, friends - there is nothing to compare with it. A man may have all these and yet remain comparatively useless - be unhappy - and die a bankrupt in soul. - George Matthew Adams, Editor

Great Quotes, Character Quotes, Genius Quotes, Talent Quotes, Fame Quotes

So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money? - Ayn Rand, Russian Writer

Evil Quotes

Land in Hawaii is money. What I'm talking about here is ceded land - land that belonged to the kingdom and was ceded to the republic and then to the state when we achieved statehood. - Neil Abercrombie, Politician

After the $700 billion bailout, the trillion-dollar stimulus, and the massive budget bill with over 9,000 earmarks, many of you implored Washington to please stop spending money we don't have. But, instead of cutting, we saw an unprecedented explosion of government spending and debt, unlike anything we have seen in the history of our country. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

History Quotes

So as soon as the land was worth something and there was money in the bank, all of a sudden everybody got interested in non-discrimination, in who's really going to administer this stuff. - Neil Abercrombie, Politician

Banks Quotes, Worth Quotes

Whether rich people make money or lose money, they get no sympathy from the public. - Gary Ackerman, Politician

Sympathy Quotes, Rich Quotes

I personally think that money can do very little. And this has been my experience all across. - Mukesh Ambani, Businessman

Experience Quotes

There's way easier ways to make money, let's just put it that way. - Sebastian Bach, Musician

Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail. - Josh Billings, Comedian

I'd had my time in the charts and made loads of money. I was no longer hungry for success. - Rick Astley, Musician

Success Quotes, Time Quotes

There are too many African-Americans with too much money for us to have to go to anybody else for anything in terms of schools, in terms of scholarships, in terms of entrepreneurship, in terms of moving us along as a group to that place where we should be as a people. - James Avery, Actor

American Quotes

I thought, 'My God, I'm gonna make $15,000 a week for 13 weeks.' What would I do with that kind of money? You know, I had never seen anything like that before in my life. - Daniel Baldwin, Actor

Life Quotes, God Quotes, Thought Quotes

I made more money yesterday than I ever thought I'd make in an entire lifetime. But it's like somebody's going to take it all away from me and I'll be back in Texas, installing them damned irrigation wells. I didn't like that when I was sixteen. And I know I wouldn't like it when I'm eighty. - Jimmy Dean

Life Quotes, Thought Quotes

Well, we don't take money from people and then show the product. It has to be a product that we like anyway, and that's true for all five of us, which is one of the really nice things about the way we make the show. - Ted Allen , Entertainer

The music rights at the time cost me $12,000 in 1964 money, which is about double now or whatever. But I cleared everything. I had a lawyer in New York. And it was cleared for use in a short subject, not a feature. - Kenneth Anger, Author

Time Quotes, Music Quotes

The lack of money is the root of all evil. - Mark Twain

Evil Quotes

I wouldn't be in a legitimate business for all the money in the world. - Gennaro Angiulo, Criminal

Business Quotes

I've seen so many people in this business that made a fortune. They get old and broke and can't make any money. I tell you something... no one's going to play a benefit for . - Jimmy Dean

Business Quotes

When there wasn't any money involved, for all intents and purposes, nobody gave a damn. But now the land, supposedly worthless, is seen for what it really is: an incredibly valuable asset. - Neil Abercrombie, Politician

Purpose Quotes, Worth Quotes

You have to manage money. Particularly with market economies. You may have a great product, but if your bottom line goes bust, then that's it. - Mukesh Ambani, Businessman

Great Quotes

In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home. - Leslie Banks, Actor

Time Quotes, Honesty Quotes

You're talking serious money already in the bank, and millions of dollars coming in every year. - Neil Abercrombie, Politician

Banks Quotes

That first company I started made a lot of money for the venture capitalists - nearly $30 million - but next to nothing for the founders. The companies I started after that varied between failures and mediocre successes. But at no point did I ever consider getting a 'real job.' That felt like a black and white world, and I wanted Technicolor. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Success Quotes, Company Quotes, Failure Quotes

A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life - and I don't mean money. - William Baldwin, Actor

Life Quotes, Work Quotes, Community Quotes

I like to think that people who really know me understand I am the same person - and that is something I will always fight to maintain. Obviously the money is there, but I want to stay the same. At the same time, I want my son to enjoy what I didn't have. My father-in-law often looks at all the toys and games Benjamin has. - Sergio Aguero, Athlete

Time Quotes, Law Quotes

You know the great irony is that people think you have to have money to enjoy fine food, which is a shame. - Ted Allen , Entertainer

Food Quotes, Great Quotes

He wasn't, but producers are by definition annoying because they have a different agenda from you. They're trying to stop you spending money and you're trying to not spend money, but at the same time we're great artists. - Michael Apted , Director

Great Quotes, Time Quotes

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. - Oscar Wilde

Rich Quotes, Community Quotes

The payouts for starting a business are just terrible when you account for risk. A tiny minority of entrepreneurs ever get rich. And the majority of entrepreneurs would probably make far more money, and have more stable personal relationships, if they just worked for someone else. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Accounting Quotes, Business Quotes, Rich Quotes, Risk Quotes, Work Quotes, Relationship Quotes

There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise. - Mary Kay Ash , Businesswoman

Recognition Quotes, Praise Quotes

The present fashion system is too hard - there are too many collections. The designers have no time to think! Money is too important. Schedules are too crazy. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

Important Quotes, Time Quotes

I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table. - Paul Auster, Author

Food Quotes, Work Quotes, Poetry Quotes

Prospering just doesn't have to do with money. - Joel Osteen

You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete, no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life. - Barack Obama, American President

Education Quotes, Life Quotes, American Quotes, Opportunity Quotes, Skill Quotes, Future Quotes

God is on everyone's side... and in the last analysis, he is on the side with plenty of money and large armies. - Jean Anouilh , Playwright

The Fur Company may be called the exterminating medium of these wild and almost uninhabitable regions, which cupidity or the love of money alone would induce man to venture into. Where can I now go and find nature undisturbed? - John James Audubon, Scientist

Love Quotes, Company Quotes, Habit Quotes, Nature Quotes

As long as you enjoy investing, you'll be willing to do the homework and stay in the game. That's why I try to make the show so entertaining, because if you aren't interested, you'll either miss the opportunity to make money in the market or not pay enough attention and end up losing your shirt - Jim Cramer, Businessman

Investing Quotes, Opportunity Quotes, Work Quotes, Attention Quotes

Eradications are special. Zero is a magic number. You either do what it takes to get to zero and you're glad you did it; or you get close, give up and it goes back to where it was before, in which case you wasted all that credibility, activity, money that could have been applied to other things. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

One day a guy tried to rob me on the street, and I had no money. So I charged him. - Steven Wright , Comedian

I've lost tremendous amounts of money in various markets and I think that that's something that makes you better at my job, not worse - Jim Cramer, Businessman

6 Top quotes about Money by Zig Ziglar

Success must never be measured by how much money you have. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Success Quotes

Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Time Quotes, Vacation Quotes

Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Most people consider me an optimist because I laughingly state that I would take my last two dollars and buy a money belt. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Money isn't the most important thing in life, but it's reasonably close to oxygen on the 'gotta have it' scale. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Life Quotes, Important Quotes

Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Trust Quotes, Desire Quotes

9 Famous quotes about Money by Will Rogers

Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need. - Will Rogers, Actor

Advertising Quotes, Art Quotes

Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth. - Will Rogers, Actor

Work Quotes, Learning Quotes, Giving Quotes

A fool and his money are soon elected. - Will Rogers, Actor

Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like. - Will Rogers, Actor

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep - Will Rogers, Actor

Get Well Soon Quotes

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. - Will Rogers, Actor

Advertising Quotes

Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn't have to advertise it. - Will Rogers, Actor

Advertising Quotes

Money and women are the most sought after and the least known about of any two things we have. - Will Rogers, Actor

Women Quotes

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated. - Will Rogers, Actor

Politics Quotes

5 Popular quotes about Money by Warren Buffett

I would say the most satisfying thing actually is watching my three children each pick up on their own interests and work many more hours per week than most people that have jobs at trying to intelligently give away that money in fields that they particularly care about. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

Children Quotes, Work Quotes

The rich are always going to say that, you know, just give us more money and we'll go out and spend more and then it will all trickle down to the rest of you. But that has not worked the last 10 years, and I hope the American public is catching on. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

American Quotes, Rich Quotes, Work Quotes, Hope Quotes

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. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

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. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

Stock Market Quotes

11 Amazing quotes about Money by Samuel Butler

It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly. - Samuel Butler, Poet

Love Quotes, Evil Quotes

The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money, and his religious opinions. - Samuel Butler, Poet

Important Quotes, Opinion Quotes, Religious Quotes

We shall never get people whose time is money to take much interest in atoms. - Samuel Butler, Poet

Time Quotes

The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money. - Samuel Butler, Poet

Art Quotes, Literature Quotes, War Quotes

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. - Samuel Butler, Poet

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. - Samuel Butler, Poet

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. - Samuel Butler, Poet

Children Quotes

Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both. - Samuel Butler, Poet

Life Quotes, Women Quotes

The worst thing that can happen to a man is to lose his money, the next worst his health, the next worst his reputation. - Samuel Butler, Poet

Health Quotes, Reputation Quotes

The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion. - Samuel Butler, Poet

Health Quotes, Religion Quotes

The want of money is the root of all evil. - Samuel Butler, Poet

Evil Quotes

4 Awesome quotes about Money by Ray Bradbury

I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories. - Ray Bradbury, Writer

Education Quotes

First grade is very cheap. It's the later grades where you have to spend a lot of money if you don't do it right. - Ray Bradbury, Writer

I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. - Ray Bradbury, Writer

When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. - Ray Bradbury, Writer

4 Best quotes about Money by Peter Ackroyd

I love soap operas - the stories, the plots! And I love the game shows and the courtroom dramas and the detectives - Jessica Fletcher, 'Columbo,' 'Perry Mason,' 'L.A. Law.' Any sense of guilt appeals to me in a television program - a sense of guilt, or a sense of making a lot of money. - Peter Ackroyd, Author

Love Quotes, Guilt Quotes, Law Quotes, Vision Quotes

Health, money. That's what people worried about in the 14th century as much as today. I find it so much more interesting than the supposed activities of kings, queens, generals. - Peter Ackroyd, Author

Health Quotes

My great fear has always been complete and utter failure. Hence, you see, all the dispossessed people in my fiction, and why I try to earn as much money as I can. It's a defense. I don't enjoy it or do anything with it. - Peter Ackroyd, Author

Failure Quotes, Great Quotes, Fear Quotes

As a Londoner I was able to see how the world of power and money cast its shadow on those who failed. - Peter Ackroyd, Author

Power Quotes