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

—Roger L’Estrange, 1692

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

—Dorothy Parker

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

Money is mourned with deeper sorrow than friends or kindred.

—Juvenal, 128