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                      QUOTES ABOUT WEALTH AND MONEY
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Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and
the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.
-Cree Indian Proverb

I don't have a bank account, because I don't know my mother's maiden
name. -Paula Poundstone

Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history,
luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price. -Robert Orben

There are two ways to get enough; one is to continue to accumulate
more and more. The other is to desire less. -G.K. Chesterton 

The New Hampshire state motto is "Live free or die." It's often
interpreted as being a political statement, which is wrong. It's
really an economic statement. 

The taxpayer -- that's someone who works for the federal government
but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.
-Ronald Reagan

It is better to live rich than to die rich. -Samuel Johnson

I have enough money to last me the rest of my life unless I buy
something. -Jackie Mason

The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost
all your money.

Budget: A method for going broke methodically.

Bills travel through the mail at twice the speed of checks.

Money can't buy happiness but it can certainly rent it for a couple of
hours.

If you want to know what God thinks of money, look at the people he
gives it to. -New England saying 

Nothing makes your clothes go out of fashion faster than getting a
raise.

Men do not desire to be rich, but to be richer than other men.
-John Stuart Mill

There is nothing wrong with people possessing riches. The wrong comes
when riches possess people.

So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked
what is the root of all money? -Ayn Rand 

Happiness, wealth, and success are by-products of goal setting; they
cannot be the goal themselves. -Denis Waitley

A penny saved is a penny earned.

Better joy in a cottage than sorrow in a palace.

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.
-John Kenneth Galbraith

He who dies with the most toys is nonetheless dead.

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you
concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
-Oprah Winfrey

If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money
can't buy.

What one truly needs in life has a value; what one doesn't need in
life has a price.

People who never do any more than they get paid for never get paid for
any more than they do. -Albert Hubbard

The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can
never forget it. -Gilbert Keith Chesterton

He is the richest who is content with the least. -Socrates

In a country of free speech, why are there phone bills?

When money talks, nobody notices what grammar it uses.

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much. -Erich Fromm

There's always something to be thankful for. If you can't pay your
bills, you can be thankful you are not one of your creditors.
-E. C. McKenzie

A louse I used to know told me that millionaires and bums taste much
the same to him. -archie the cockroach - via don marquis

A bank is a place where you can lend money if you can prove you don't
need it.

Why do you need two coats when you have only one back? -Gypsy proverb

Taxes are the way the government has of artificially inducing the
rainy day everybody has been saving for.

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