Pengar- "Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game."

The love of money is the root of all evil.

Bible (1 Timothy, 6.10)

Lack of money is the root of all evil.

George Bernard Shaw

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

Inherited wealth is a big handicap to happiness. It is as certain death to ambition as cocaine is to morality

William Vanderbilt

Money can’t buy happiness, but neither can poverty.

Leo Rosten

Money can’t buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.

Spike Milligan

Money couldn’t buy friends, but you got a better class of enemy.

Spike Milligan

I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.

Mark Twain

My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire friendly Congress.

Warren Buffet

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.

Robert Orben

No one can earn a million dollars honestly.

William Jennings Bryan

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.

Mother Teresa

In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women.

Tony Montana (Scarface)

Remember that credit is money

Benjamin Franklin

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Kin Hubbard

The modern banking system manufactures money out of nothing. The process is perhaps the most astounding piece of sleight-of-hand that was ever invented. Banking was conceived in inequity and born in sin… But if you want to continue to be slaves of the bankers and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let the bankers continue to create money and control credit.

Josiah Charles Stamp

Time is money.

Benjamin Franklin

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.

Benjamin Franklin

If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.

Benjamin Franklin

Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.

Benjamin Franklin

I don’t like money, actually, but it quiets my nerves.

Joe Lewis

Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears.

Robert W Sarnoff

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.

Sam Ewing

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.

Donald Trump

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.

Charles Dickens (David Copperfield)

Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.


The more I see of the moneyed classes, the more I understand the guillotine.

George Bernard Shaw

He had heard people speak contemptuously of money: he wondered if they had ever tried to do without it.

W Somerset Maugham

Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.

Groucho Marx

A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.

Jonathan Swift

The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.

Katharine Whitehorn

Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.

Ken Hakuta

Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.

Henry Fielding

If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.

Paul Getty

Save a little money each month and at the end of the year you’ll be surprised at how little you have.

Ernest Haskins

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

Jackie Mason

When I was young I used to think that money was the most important thing in life. Now that I am old, I know it is.

Oscar Wilde

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

Errol Flynn

The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.

Edith Wharton

Be rich to yourself and poor to your friends.


If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

Dorothy Parker

Money is a poor man’s credit card.

Marshal McLuhan

A fool and his money are easily parted.


Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.

George Burns

Endless money forms the sinews of war.


The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.

Kin Hubbard

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.

Oscar Wilde

No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather.

Michael Pritchard

Buffett does enjoy being a billionaire, but in offbeat ways. As he put it, though money cannot change your health or how many people love you, it lets you be in more interesting environments.

Roger Lowenstein

The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.

Bertrand Russell