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There is only one thing for a man to do who is married to a woman who enjoys spending money, and that is to enjoy earning it.

There's another advantage in being poor. The doctor will cure you faster.

There's nothing an economist should fear so much as applause.

They make money the old-fashioned way. They inherit it.

To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.

To despise money is to dethrone a king.

To make money, buy some good stock, hold it until it goes up, and then sell it. If it doesn't go up, don't buy it.

To possess money is very well; it may be a most valuable servant; to be possessed by it, is to be possessed by a devil, and one of the meanest and worst kind of devils.

We were awfully poor. But we had a lot of things that money can't buy . . . like unpaid bills.

Wealth is a very dangerous inheritance, unless the inheritor is trained to active benevolence.

What some people mistake for the high cost of living is really the cost of living high.

When asked to borrow money: "I'll see what my lawyer says. . . . And if he says yes, I'll get another lawyer."

When asked what he would do if he found a million dollars: "I would try to find the person that lost it, and if he was poor - I'd give it back."

When I had money everyone called me brother.

When I was young, I thought money was the most important thing in life. Now, when I'm old, I know it is.

When it is a question of money, everyone is of the same religion.

When money represents so many things, not to love it would be to love nearly nothing. To forget true needs can be only a weak moderation; but to know the value of money and to sacrifice it always, maybe to duty, maybe even to delicacy, - that is real virtue.

When money speaks the truth is silent.

When you have told anyone you have left him a legacy, the only decent thing to do is die at once.

When you want really big money, you usually find yourself talking to people who didn't go to Eton.


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