Sunday, April 25, 2010


Money can't buy everything--for example poverty.
Nelson Algren

Soon gotten, soon spent; ill gotten, ill spent.
John Heywood

A man's true wealth is the good he does in this world.

Wealth consists not in having great possessions but in having few wants.

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
Benjamin Franklin
from Quotations About Spending Money

I want the whole of Europe to have one currency; it will make trading much easier.
Napoleon I

Men do not understand how great a revenue is economy.

Poverty is a blessing hated by all men.
Italian Proverb

If your riches are yours, why don't you take them with you to t'other world?
Ben Franklin

The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land.
Washington Irving

Money alone sets all the world in motion.
Publius Syrus

Put not your trust in money,
but put your money in trust.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

If money go before, all ways do lie open.
William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor

Money amassed either serves us or rules us.

Money talks, but all it ever says is good-bye.
American Proverb

A full purse is not as good as an empty one is bad.
Yiddish Proverb

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