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Right now I have enough money to last me the rest of my life - unless I buy something.

Some people's money is merited and other people's is inherited.

Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.

The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land, seems to have no genuine devotees in these peculiar villages; and unless some of its missionaries penetrate there, and erect banking houses and other pious shrines, there is no knowing how long the inhabitants may remain in their present state of contented poverty.

The avaricious love of gain, which is so feelingly deplored, appears to us a principle which, in able hands, might be guided to the most salutary purposes. The object is to encourage the love of labor, which is best encouraged by the love of money.

The covetous man never has money; the prodigal will have none shortly.

The darkest hour in the history of any young man is when he sits down to study how to get money without honestly earning it.

The farmer's way of saving money: to be owed by someone he trusted.

The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.

The love of money is the root of all evil.

The man who invented slow-motion movies got his idea while watching a Scotsman reach for a check in a restaurant.

The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last.

The petty economies of the rich are just as amazing as the silly extravagances of the poor.

The philosophy which affects to teach us a contempt of money does not run very deep.

The rich aren't like us, they pay less taxes.

The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.

The value of a dollar is to buy just things; a dollar goes on increasing in value with all the genius and all the virtue of the world. A dollar in a university is worth more than a dollar in a jail; in a temperate, schooled, law-abiding community, than in some sink of crime, where dice, knives, and arsenic are in constant play.

The wretchedness of being rich is that you live with rich people.

There are plenty of good five-cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter. What the country really needs is a good five-cent nickle.

There is a vast difference in one's respect for the man who has made himself, and the man who has only made his money.


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