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Updated on July 21, 2010

:: Money and Wellness Quotations


• I can't afford to die; I'd lose too much money.

George Burns

• What's the use of happiness? It can't buy you money.

Henny Youngman

• All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy.

Spike Milligan

• Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.

Spike Milligan

• Money couldn't buy friends, but you got a better class of enemy.

Spike Milligan

• It was Public Art, defined as art that is purchased by experts who are not spending their own personal money.

Dave Barry

• Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won't make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa - and it's about getting a balance.

Richard Branson

• There is no class so pitiably wretched as that which possesses money and nothing else.

Andrew Carnegie

• When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.


•In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.


• I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.

Steve Martin

• Sex is one of the most wholesome, beautiful and natural experiences that money can buy.

Steve Martin

• I think it's too bad that everybody's decided to turn on drugs, I don't think drugs are the problem. Crime is the problem. Cops are the problem. Money's the problem. But drugs are just drugs.

Jerry Garcia

• I can't afford to die; I'd lose too much money.

George Burns

• New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.

Frank Lloyd Wright

• The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.

James Madison

• Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.

Steve Jobs

• I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.

John D. Rockefeller

• The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.

John D. Rockefeller

• I know of nothing more despicable and pathetic than a man who devotes all the hours of the waking day to the making of money for money's sake.

John D. Rockefeller

• Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

P. J. O'Rourke

• You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money.

P. J. O'Rourke

• This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.

Clint Eastwood

• Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory.

Salvador Dali

• Never ever discount the idea of marriage. Sure, someone might tell you that marriage is just a piece of paper. Well, so is money, and what's more life-affirming than cold, hard cash?

Dennis Miller

• Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.

Woody Allen

• Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can get the money to make it into a concept, and later turn it into an idea.

Woody Allen

• Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

• The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.

Jackie Kennedy

• Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

• The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.

Alexis de Tocqueville

• As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?

Alexis de Tocqueville

• The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it's only money... they don't know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.

Alan Watts

• To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.

Bette Davis

• I've got all the money I'll ever need, if I die by four o'clock.

Henny Youngman

• Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex, you thought of nothing else if you didn't have it and thought of other things if you did.

James A. Baldwin

• All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.

Robert Collier

• People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made.

Joan Rivers

• We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money.

George Bernard Shaw

• When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.

George Bernard Shaw

• There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It's really the first time I've thought about the future and what it could be.

Johnny Depp

• I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.

Charlie Chaplin

• I do not suppose I shall be remembered for anything. But I don't think about my work in those terms. It is just as vulgar to work for the sake of posterity as to work for the sake of money.

Orson Welles

• Criminals are never very amusing. It's because they're failures. Those who make real money aren't counted as criminals. This is a class distinction, not an ethical problem.

Orson Welles

• I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.

Paul Harvey

• There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.

Mary Kay Ash

• Financially, I've lost money and made money, but I know my way around financially.

Jack Nicholson

• It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

Albert Camus

• It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

Albert Camus

• We are going as fast as we can as soon as we can. We're in a race against time, until we run out of money.

Jack Nicholson

• Now, people when I say that look at me and say, 'What are you talking about, Joe? You're telling me we have to go spend money to keep from going bankrupt?'. The answer is yes, that's what I'm telling you.

Joe Biden

• A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.

Virginia Woolf

• Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have to make money by writing about it. I detest them.

Virginia Woolf

• You don't appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older. Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life.

Emo Philips

• It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

Margaret Thatcher

• No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions; he had money as well.

Margaret Thatcher

• One must beware of ministers who can do nothing without money, and those who want to do everything with money.

Indira Gandhi

• A system of capitalism presumes sound money, not fiat money manipulated by a central bank. Capitalism cherishes voluntary contracts and interest rates that are determined by savings, not credit creation by a central bank.

Ron Paul

• When the federal government spends more each year than it collects in tax revenues, it has three choices: It can raise taxes, print money, or borrow money. While these actions may benefit politicians, all three options are bad for average Americans.

Ron Paul

•If I win and get the money, then the Oakland Police department is going to buy a boys' home, me a house, my family a house, and a Stop Police Brutality Center.

Tupac Shakur

• A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money.

Everett Dirksen

• When you first get money, you buy all these things so no one thinks you're mean, and you spread it around. You get a chauffeur and you find yourself thrown around the back of this car and you think, I was happier when I had my own little car! I could drive myself!

Paul McCartney

• To keep the record straight, it wasn't always John and Yoko. We've all accused one another of various business things; we tend to be pretty paranoid by now, as you can imagine. There's a lot of money involved.

Paul McCartney


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    • marcofratelli profile image

      marcofratelli 7 years ago from Australia

      Money makes the world go round! :)

    • Artamia profile image

      Artamia 7 years ago from GTA, Canada


      • All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy :)

      -- Spike Milligan

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