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

—James J. Cramer, 2006

It costs a lot of money to be rich.

—Peter Boyle, 2002

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

—Kin Hubbard

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

—Norman O. Brown, 1959

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

—Samuel Johnson, 1776

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

—George Herbert, 1640

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

—Roger L’Estrange, 1692

Money is mourned with deeper sorrow than friends or kindred.

—Juvenal, 128

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

—Alexandre Dumas, 1857

It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

—The Bible

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

—Jonathan Swift, 1702

Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.

—J. Paul Getty

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

—Dorothy Parker