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

—Dorothy Parker

Nobody works as hard for his money as the man who marries it.

—Kin Hubbard

Business? Why, it’s very simple; business is other people’s money.

—Alexandre Dumas, 1857

It costs a lot of money to be rich.

—Peter Boyle, 2002

Money, not morality, is the principle of commercial nations.

—Thomas Jefferson

No man will take counsel, but every man will take money: therefore money is better than counsel.

—Jonathan Swift, 1702

Oligopoly, plutocracy, kleptocracy: All things that are good for a shareholder. 

—James J. Cramer, 2006

No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.

—Samuel Johnson, 1776

Whoever expects to walk peacefully in the world must be money’s guest.

—Norman O. Brown, 1959

The populace may hiss me, but when I go home and think of my money, I applaud myself.

—Horace, c. 25 BC

The character which results from wealth is that of a prosperous fool.

—Aristotle, c. 322 BC

He that serves God for money will serve the Devil for better wages.

—Roger L’Estrange, 1692

Much money makes a country poor, for it sets a dearer price on every thing.

—George Herbert, 1640