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Money is usually attracted, not pursued.

- Rohn, Jim
2.

There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money.

- Johnson, Samuel
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Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind.

- Emerson, Ralph Waldo
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HOMILETICS, n. The science of adapting sermons to the spiritual needs, capacities and conditions of the congregation. So skilled the parson was in homiletics That all his normal purges and emetics To medicine the spirit were compounded With a most just discrimination founded Upon a rigorous examination Of tongue and pulse and heart and respiration. Then, having diagnosed each one's condition, His scriptural specifics this physician Administered -- his pills so efficacious And pukes of disposition so vivacious That souls afflicted with ten kinds of Adam Were convalescent ere they knew they had'em. But Slander's tongue -- itself all coated -- uttered Her bilious mind and scandalously muttered That in the case of patients having money The pills were sugar and the pukes were honey. _Biography of Bishop Potter_

- Ambrose Bierce
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It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.

- Juvenal
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Any man who married for money and got it. Earned it.

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I review novels to make money, because it is easier for a sluggard to write an article a fortnight than a book a year, because the writer is soothed by the opiate of action, the crank by posing as a good journalist, and having an air hole. I dislike it. I do it and I am always resolving to give it up.

- Connolly, Cyril
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The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted.

- George Bernard Shaw
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Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.

- Rogers, Will
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The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.

- H. L. Mencken
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I will never forget who this victory truly belongs to. It belongs to you. It belongs to you. I was never the likeliest candidate for this office. We didn't start with much money or many endorsements. Our campaign was not hatched in the halls of Washington. It began in the backyards of Des Moines and the living rooms of Concord and the front porches of Charleston. It was built by working men and women who dug into what little savings they had to give $5 and $10 and $20 to the cause.

- Barack Obama
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When money talks, nobody notices what grammar it uses.

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Money will come to you when you are doing the right thing.

- Phillips, Michael
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Be not penny-wise. Riches have wings. Sometimes they fly away of themselves, and sometimes they must be set flying to bring in more.

- Bacon, Francis
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Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships, the poor man everywhere lies low.

- Ovid
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Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgment will always be in demand under all conditions.

- Babson, Roger
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Money speaks, but it speaks with a male voice.

- Dworkin, Andrea
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Christians are to be taught that the pope would and should wish to give of his own money, even though he had to sell the basilica of St. Peter, to many of those from whom certain hawkers of indulgences cajole money.

- Luther, Martin
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If you would know the value of money try to borrow some.

- Franklin, Benjamin
20.

Thanks be to God. Since my leaving the drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.

- Pepys, Samuel


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