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

Many folks think they aren't good at earning money, when what they don't know is how to use it.
Money is plentiful for those who understand the simple laws which govern its acquisition.
All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas -- not money.
A single idea -- the sudden flash of a thought -- may be worth a million dollars.
Our income are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and trip.
I don't even get an allowance.
There is a strange and mighty race of people called the Americans who are rapidly becoming the coldest in the world because of this cruel, man-eating idol, lucre.
Comparatively few people know what a million dollars actually is. To the majority it is a gaseous concept, swelling or decreasing as the occasion suggests. In the minds of politicians, perhaps more than anywhere, the notion of a million dollars has this accordion-like ability to expand or contract; if they are disposing of it, the million is a pleasing sum, reflecting warmly upon themselves; if somebody else wants it, it becomes a figure of inordinate size, not to be compassed by the rational mind.
In any country where talent and virtue produce no advancement, money will be the national god. Its inhabitants will either have to possess money or make others believe that they do. Wealth will be the highest virtue, poverty the greatest vice. Those who have money will display it in every imaginable way. If their ostentation does not exceed their fortune, all will be well. But if their ostentation does exceed their fortune they will ruin themselves. In such a country, the greatest fortunes will vanish in the twinkling of an eye. Those who don't have money will ruin themselves with vain efforts to conceal their poverty. That is one kind of affluence: the outward sign of wealth for a small number, the mask of poverty for the majority, and a source of corruption for all.
A billion here, a billion there, and soon you're talking about real money.
Money speaks, but it speaks with a male voice.
Money doesn't talk, it swears.
If your outgo exceeds your income, then your upkeep will be your downfall.
The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers.
The world is his who has money to go over it.
Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is so much warmth, so much bread.
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have it, it requires ten times as much skill to keep it.
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.
Money can't buy poverty.
Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
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-humored, but he is rich, rich, rich, rich, rich --that one word contradicts everything you can say against him.
Money will say more in one moment than the most eloquent lover can in years.
Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
Thought, not money, is the real business capital...
A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
Money is like an arm or leg -- use it or lose it.
It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
God makes, and apparel shapes; but it's money that finishes the man.
Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
Money is a singular thing. It ranks with love as man's greatest source of joy. And with death as his greatest source of anxiety. Over all history it has oppressed nearly all people in one of two ways: either it has been abundant and very unreliable, or reliable and very scarce.
Prosperity is living easily and happily in the real world, whether you have money or not.
But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out.
If you can actually count your money, then you're not a rich man.
Making a million dollars is the simplest thing in the world. Just find a product that sells for $2000 and that you can buy at a cost of $1000, and sell a thousand of them.
Take a dollar from a thousand and it will be a thousand no more.
Those who are of the opinion that money will do everything may reasonably be expected to do everything for money.
I just need enough to tide me over until I need more.