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Taking it all in all, I find it is more trouble to watch after money than to get it.

The habit of saving is itself an education. It fosters every virtue, teaches self-denial, cultivates the sense of order, trains to forethought, and so broadens the mind.
The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks.
The basic principle of turning ideas into big money is to seize every money building idea and work with it until the idea fits your purpose, decide on the steps needed to make it work, and then proceed to do it as soon as possible.
Money is the sixth sense that makes it possible to enjoy the other five.
Never underestimate the value of cold cash.
If a man is after money, he's money mad; if he keeps it, he's a capitalist; if he spends it, he's a playboy; if he doesn't get it, he's a never-do-well; if he doesn't try to get it, he lacks ambition. If he gets it without working for it; he's a parasite; and if he accumulates it after a life time of hard work, people call him a fool who never got anything out of life.
God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it.
After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.
More than ever before, Americans are suffering from back problems, back taxes, back rent, back auto payments.
Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships, the poor man everywhere lies low.
Money will come to you when you are doing the right thing.
When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door.
Every man now worships gold, all other reverence being done away.
If you are poor, though you dwell in the busy marketplace, no one will inquire about you; if you are rich, though you dwell in the heart of the mountains, you will have distant relatives.
Where gold speaks every tongue is silent.
Getting money is like digging with a needle, spending it is like water soaking into sand.
If you have money, men think you are wise, handsome, and able to sing like a bird.
Good management is better than good income.
Money is flat and meant to be piled up.
If you want to know what God thinks of money, look at the people he gives it to.
Having money is rather like being a blond. It is more fun but not vital.
Money does not change men, it only unmasks them.
Many people make the mistake of thinking that all the challenges in their lives would dissipate if they just had enough money. Nothing could be further from the truth. Earning more money, in and of itself, rarely frees people. It's equally ridiculous to tell yourself that greater financial freedom and mastery of your finances would not offer your greater opportunities to expand, share, and create value for yourself and others.
God gave me my money. I believe the power to make money is a gift from God . to be developed and used to the best of our ability for the good of mankind. Having been endowed with the gift I possess, I believe it is my duty to make money and still more money and to use the money I make for the good of my fellow man according to the dictates of my conscience.
I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake.
Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany I have saved enough money in the last forty years on insurance premiums alone to buy a medium-sized castle in Tuscany.
I know at last what distinguishes man from animals; financial worries.
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
A fool and her money are soon courted.
There's no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can't do any business from there.
Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money.
You never suffer from a money problem, you always suffer from an idea problem.
But it is a pretty thing to see what money will do!
A great fortune is a great slavery.
Lack of money is the root of all evil.
Money is indeed the most important thing in the world; and all sound and successful personal and national morality should have this fact for its basis.
The universal regard for money is the one hopeful fact in our civilization. Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity and beauty. Not the least of its virtues is that it destroys base people as certainly as it fortifies and dignifies noble people.
All things are sold: the very light of heaven is venal; earth's unsparing gifts of love, the smallest and most despicable things that lurk in the abysses of the deep, all objects of our life, even life itself, and the poor pittance which the laws allow of liberty, the fellowship of man, those duties which his heart of human love should urge him to perform instinctively, are bought and sold as in a public mart of not disguising selfishness, that sets on each its price, the stamp-mark of her reign.

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