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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Economic Quotes


Quotes about Money
  • In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from. Peter Drucker (1909 - 2005) 
  • There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers.   Richard Feynman (1918 - 1988) 
  • "It is better to give than to lend, and it costs about the same." – Sir Philip Gibbs
  • A budget is just a method of worrying before you spend money, as well as afterward.
  • Good manners will often take people where neither money nor education will take them. Fanny Jackson Coppin
  • I am opposed to millionaires... but it would be dangerous to offer me the position. Mark Twain
  • If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars. J. Paul Getty
  • If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice how he acts when he loses money. New England Proverb
  • If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to. Dorothy Parker
  • I've never met an ugly millionaire. They all look cute. No wonder I married 4 of them. Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • Kurt Vonnegut's self-written eulogy: Dear future generations: Please accept our apologies. We were roaring drunk on petroleum. Love, 2006 A.D. Kurt Vonnegut
  • Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle. Ken Hakuta (1950), US TV showman
  • Money is a singular thing. It ranks with love as man's greatest source of joy. And with death as his greatest source of anxiety. John Kenneth Galbraith
  • Never spend your money before you have it. Thomas Jefferson
  • Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come. Greer Garson (1904-1996) Actor
  • The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money. Bernard Meltzer (1914-) American Law Professor
  • Time and money spent in helping men do more for themselves is far better than mere giving. Henry Ford (1863-1947) American Industrialist
  • Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like. Will Rogers
  • What's the use of happiness? It can't buy you money. Henny Young man
  • Your input will determine your output, so guard what you put in and you won't be put out. Peter Sinclair 


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