"Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons."
"When a person with experience meets a person with money, the person with experience will get the money. And the person with the money will get some experience."
"If you are given a choice between money and sex appeal, take the money. As you get older, the money will become your sex appeal."
Katherine Hepburn, at age 87
"It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating."
"Money is to my social existence what health is to my body."
"When a fellow says it ain't the money but the principle of the thing, it's the money."
"A billion here, a billion there - pretty soon it adds up to real money."
Senator Everett Dirksen
"A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health."
"Sir, money, money, the most charming of all things; money, which will say more in one moment than the most elegant lover can in years. Perhaps you will say a man is not young; I answer he is rich. He is not genteel, handsome, witty, brave, good-humoured, but he is rich, rich, rich, rich, rich--that one word contradicts everything you can say against him."
"There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody."
"Money is only useful when you get rid of it. It is like the odd card in "Old Maid"; the player who is finally left with it has lost."
"You are a den of vipers and thieves! I intend to rout you out and, by the eternal God, I will rout you out!."
President Andrew Jackson, addressing the international banking monopoly when he refused to renew the central bank's charter.
"The love of money is the root of all evil."
Bible Timothy 6:10
"Gentlemen prefer bonds."
"Lack of money is the root of all evil."
George Bernard Shaw
"The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated."
H. L. Mencken
"Money often costs too much."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I've got all the money I'll ever need if I die by four o'clock this afternoon."
"To make a million, start with $900,000."
"Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination."
"A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist."
"Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work."
"Money is something you have to make in case you don't die."
"Any man who has $10,000 left when he dies is a failure."
"When I have nothing to do at night and can't think, I always iron my money."
Robert Mitchum in "His Kind of Woman."
"Money is the MOMENT to me. Money is my MOOD."
Andy Warhol, From A to B and Back Again, 1975
"What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do."
"Money isn't everything. It's just most everything."
"O Lord won't you buy me a Mercedes-Benz."
Janis Joplin Song