money quotes

Encapsulating big ideas in few words, we combined the best quotes on money, money making, and money spending by famous authors, financiers, historical figures... and people who had tons of it. They will change your general attitude towards money -- inspiring, encouraging and motivating you on your way to great success and self-improvement.


“Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou knowest not.”

“There are people who have money and people who are rich. ”

“Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs. ”

“The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money.”

“Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.”

“The sinews of war are infinite money.”

“I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors.”

“Nothing is so strongly fortified that it cannot be taken by money.”

“Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency.”

“Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.”

“Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.”

“If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time. ”

“Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low.”

Money quotes - For I can raise no money by vile means.

“For I can raise no money by vile means.”

“I don't know what your childhood was like, but we didn't have much money. We'd go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book.”

“Generally speaking, I went through that. I came to a place where I realised what true value was. It wasn't money. Money is a means to achieving an end, but it's not the end.”

Whereas money is a means to an end for a filmmaker, to the corporate mind money is the end. Right now, I think independent film is very confused, because there's excess pressure in the marketplace for entertainment to pay off.

“Don't give me any money, don't give me any people, but give freedom, and I'll give you a movie that looks gigantic.”

“Low budgets force you to be more creative. Sometimes, with too much money, time and equipment, you can over-think. My way, you can use your gut instinct. ”

“If you do a film with a studio, agents step in, they start saying, 'My actor has to get this amount of money', and it becomes about deals.”

“It's very important that every movie I do makes money because I want the people that had the faith in me to get their money back. ”

“I'm not really religious but very spiritual. I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God. ”

“My body can't put anyone in jeopardy of not making money anymore - my body is just not on the table that way anymore.”

“I know it's going to be the private sector that leads this country out of the current economic times we're in. You can spend your money better than the government can spend your money. ”

“That's the trouble with being me. At this point, nobody gives a damn what my problem is. I could literally have a tumor on the side of my head and they'd be like, 'Yeah, big deal. I'd eat a tumor every morning for the kinda money you're pulling down.' ”

“I refuse to feel guilty. I feel guilty about too much in my life but not about money. I went through periods when I had nothing, so somebody in my family has to get stinkin' wealthy. ”

“I haven't been as wild with my money as somebody like me might have been. I've been very safe, very conservative with investments. I don't blow money. I don't have a ton of houses. I know things can go away. I've already had that experience. ”

“The money can be a hindrance to someone like me because the danger is that you start thinking, 'Is that a $20 million take?' That kind of thing, and being self-critical. ”

“It is a fact that around the world the elites of every country are making money. ”

“We can't go to people who have lost their job at GM and say, 'Oh, by the way, we are going to pay money to build a road here or inoculate children there,' unless we can demonstrate that it is in America's interest. I happen to think it is. ”

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