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I have imbibed such a love for money that I keep some sequins in a drawer to count, and cry over them once a week.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Ready money is Aladdin's lamp.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Yes! Ready money is Aladdin's lamp.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Money never starts an idea; it is the idea that starts the money.

Author: W. J. Cameron


It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

Cash-payment never was, or could except for a few years be, the union-bond of man to man. Cash never yet paid one man fully his deserts to another; nor could it, nor can it, now or henceforth to the end of the world.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money.

Author: Johnny Carson (1925)

Profession: American TV Personality, Businessman

If money is all that a man makes, then he will be poor. Poor in happiness and poor in all that makes life worth living.

Author: Herbert N. Casson

Profession: American Author

Preoccupation with money is the great test of small natures, but only a small test of great ones.

Author: Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort (1741-1794)

Profession: French Writer, Journalist, Playwright

However toplofty and idealistic a man may be, he can always rationalize his right to earn money.

Author: Raymond Chandler (1888-1959)

Profession: American Author

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

Author: Coco Chanel (1883-1971)

Profession: French Couturier

I'm not into the money thing. You can only sleep in one bed at a time. You can only eat one meal at a time, or be in one car at a time. So I don't have to have millions of dollars to be happy. All I need are clothes on my back, a decent meal, and a little loving when I feel like it. That's the bottom line.

Author: Ray Charles (1930)

Profession: American Musician, Singer, Songwriter

There is no fortune so strong that money cannot take it.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

Modern man is frantically trying to earn enough to buy things he's too busy to enjoy.

Author: Frank A. Clark


The more you learn to live without, the more you'll have to live with.

Author: Frank A. Clark