Meaningful Quotes about Money
The love of money is the root of all evil.—1 Timothy 6:10.
Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return.—H.W. Shaw.
Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.
Hundreds would never have known want if they had not first known waste.—Spurgeon.
Economy is half the battle of life; it is not so hard to earn money as to spend it well.—Spurgeon.
Poverty wants some, luxury many, and avarice all things.—Cowley.
It is surely very narrow policy that supposes money to be the chief good.—Johnson.
Poverty is in want of much, but avarice of everything.—Publius Syrus.
No man is rich whose expenditures exceed his means; and no one is poor whose incomings exceed his outgoings.—Haliburton.
There are two considerations which always imbitter the heart of an avaricious man—the one is a perpetual thirst after more riches, the other the prospect of leaving what he has already acquired.—Fielding.
O cursed lust of gold: when for thy sake
The fool throws up his interest in both worlds,
First starved in this, then damn'd in that to come.
Many have been ruined by their fortunes; many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune. To obtain it, the great have become little, and the little great.—Zimmermann.
Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.—Wesley.
What a dignity it gives an old lady, that balance at the bankers! How tenderly we look at her faults if she is a relative; what a kind, good-natured old creature we find her!—Thackeray.
Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of its filling a vacuum, it makes one. If it satisfies one want, it doubles and trebles that want another way. That was a true proverb of the wise man, rely upon it: "Better is little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasure, and trouble therewith."—Franklin.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.—Swift.
Money is a good servant, but a dangerous master.—Bouhours.