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❝My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
Monty Python

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A budget is just a method of worrying before you spend money, as well as afterward.

A man's grasp rarely exceeds his greed.

A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.

About the time we make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

All I ask is a chance to prove that money can't make me happy.

Better to be nouveau than never to have been riche at all.

Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.
Herbert Hoover (1874-1964)

By the time we've made it we've had it.
Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990)

Canada Bill Jones' Motto: It's morally wrong to allow suckers to keep their money.
Supplement: A .44 magnum beats four aces.

Common Lies no.4: It's not the money that matters, it's the principle.

Common Lies no.6: Money isn't everything.

Don't count your cheques before they're cashed.

Don't give your money to the church; they should be giving their money to you.
George Carlin (1937-2008)

Don't marry for money; it's cheaper to borrow it.

Drive-in banks were established so that cars could see their real owners.
E. Joseph Cossman (1918-2002)

Happiness can't buy you money.

I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
E.E. Cummings (1894-1962)

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
Aristotle Onassis (1906-1975)

If you owe the bank $100, that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.
John Paul Getty (1892-1976)

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
Kehlog Albran

It is the wretchedness of being rich to have to live with rich people.
Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946)

It's true that money talks. It usually says 'Goodbye'.

Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.

Money doesn't buy happiness; it rents it.

Money is just the poor man's credit card.
Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980)

Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Money is paper blood.
Emerson, Lake and Palmer (1970- )

Money is the root of all good and the fruit of all evil.

Money is truthful. If a man speaks of his honour, make him pay cash.
Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988)

Money isn't everything. If it were, what would we buy with it?

Money talks, and we are always listening.

Much will have more.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
Errol Flynn (1909-1959)

My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions, but in the fewness of my wants.
J. Brotherton

Never call a man a fool. Borrow from him.

No one appreciates thrift like an heir.

No one can earn a million dollars honestly.
William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925)

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Robin Hood only robbed the rich because the poor had no money.

The Golden Rule: He who has the gold makes the rules.

The way to make a small fortune in the commodities market is to start with a large fortune.

There are three dimensions to credit cards: length, width and debt.

There is no money in poetry, but then there is no poetry in money, either.
Robert Graves (1895-1985)

To turn $100 into $110 is work. To turn $100 million into $110 million is inevitable.
Edgar Bronfman (1929-2013)

Virtue has never been as respectable as money.
Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?
John Barrymore (1882-1942)

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