Quotes about Money and Life

by Jo-Ann Downey

in Inspiration

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“Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it.  The more a man has, the more he wants.  Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.” Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

“Man…Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money.  Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.  And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.”  Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him about humanity

“Money often costs too much.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

“Money is only a tool.  It will take you wherever you wish, bit it will not replace you as the driver.” Ayn Rand (1905-1982)

“Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.”  Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

“The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.”  Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

“If money is your hope for independence you will never have it.  The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.”  Henry Ford (1863-1947)

“A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.”  W.C. Fields (1880-1946)

“Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go.”  Josh Billings (1818-1885)

“Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won’t buy the wag of his tail.” Josh Billings (1818-1885)

And for my 2 cents!
“Money often overpromises and underdelivers.” Jo-Ann Downey

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