1- A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry; but money answereth all things.–Ecclesiastes 10:19
2- Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow — Proverbs 13:11
3- For the love of money is the root of all evil –1 Timothy 6:10
4- Make money your God, and it will plague you like the devil. –Henry Fielding
5- Whatever may be said in praise of poverty, the fact remains that it is not possible to live a really complete or successful life unless one is rich. No man can rise to his greatest possible height in talent or soul development unless he has plenty of money; for to unfold the soul and develop talent he must have many things to use, and he cannot have these things unless he has money to buy them with. –Wallace D. Wattles
6- There is nothing wrong in wanting to get rich. The desire for riches is really the desire for a richer, fuller, and more abundant life, and that desire is praise worthy. — Wallace D. Wattles
7- The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.–Anonymous
8- There are more important things in life than a little money, and one of them is a lot of money. –Anonymous
9- Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises.
10- To acquire money requires valour, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art. –Berthold Auerbach
11- Money is like muck, not good unless spread. –Francis Bacon
12- Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant. –P.T. Barnum
13- Try to save something while your salary is small; it’s impossible to save after you begin to earn more. –Jack Benny
14- Let us keep a firm grip upon our money, for without it the whole assembly of virtues are but as blades of grass. –Bhartrihari
15- Money: A blessing that is of no advantage excepting when we part with it. –Ambrose Bierce
16- The more men, generally speaking, will do for a Dollar when they make it, the more that Dollar will do for them when they spend it. –William J.H. Boetcker
17- When men are so busy making money that they have no time for anything else, then the day is not far off when they will have no money for anything else. –William J.H. Boetcker
18- Abstinence from enjoyment is the only source of capital. –Thomas Brassey
19- Gold has two significant shortcomings, being neither of much use nor procreative. –Warren Buffett
20- Money is the symbol of duty. It is the sacrament of having done for mankind that which mankind wanted. –Samuel Butler
21- They say that knowledge is power. I used to think so, but I now know that they meant money. Every guinea is a philosopher’s stone. –Lord Byron
22- Money never starts an idea; it is the idea that starts the money. –W.J. Cameron
23- Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn. –Miguel de Cervantes
24- Anywhere in the world salt is good to eat; anywhere in the world money is good to use. –Chinese Proverb
25- Frugality includes all the other virtues. –Cicero
26- It is a common observation that any fool can get money; but they are not wise that think so. –Charles Caleb Colton
27- There is no dignity quite so impressive and no independence quite so important as living within your means. –Calvin Coolidge
28- Liking money like I like it is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory. –Salvador Dali
29- One penny on land is better than ten on the sea. –Danish Proverb
30- As a general rule, nobody has money who ought to have it. –Benjamin Disraeli
31- What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. –Bob Dylan
32- Money, which represents the prose of life, and is hardly spoken of in parlors without apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
33- Spend, and God will send. –English Proverb
34- ’Tis money that begets money. –English Proverb
35- Money doesn’t change men, it merely unmasks them. If a man is naturally selfish or arrogant or greedy, the money brings that out, that is all. –Henry Ford
36- Money is like an arm or leg-use it or lose it. –Henry Ford
37- Old men are always advising young men to save money. That is bad advice. Don’t save every nickel. Invest in yourself. I never saved a dollar until I was forty years old. –Henry Ford
38- The cure for materialism is to have enough for everybody and to share. When people are sure of having what they need they cease to think about it. –Henry Ford
39- The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life. –Henry Ford
40- Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship. –Benjamin Franklin
41- He that is of opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money. –Benjamin Franklin
42- Money is of a prolific generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more. –Benjamin Franklin
43- Remember, that time is money…. Remember, that credit is money … Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature…. Remember, that six pounds a year is but a groat a day…. Remember this saying, “”The good prayer is lord of another man’s purse.”” He that is known to pay punctually and exactly to the time he promises, may at any time, and on any occasion, raise all the money his friends can spare…. In short, the way to wealth, if you desire it, is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality; that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. –Benjamin Franklin
44- The use of money is all the advantage there is in having money. –Benjamin Franklin
45- Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and it enlivens the other who turns it upon his fellow man. –Kahlil Gibran

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5 thoughts on “45 GOOD THOUGHTS ON MONEY”

  1. I just wrote (3/8/14)two examples where money was a positive end in a story. One was involving a homeless man and another, two teenagers who are ‘heroes!’ Smiles, Robin


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