Money Quotes for Bankers and Finance Types
From poetry to proverbs to pop culture, it seems that money is just as fun to talk about as it is to spend. For those with thin wallets and empty pockets, the savory sounds of money talk may be sweetest all of.
Here we present a collection of money quotes and banking sayings for those with a lust for money in the vault of their hearts. Lookin' to see your 2 cents on our list? If you're famous and your quote's appeared in life's ledger, write heidi (at) happyworker (dot) com.
Money as sweet as honey
“The best things in life are free but you can tell me 'bout the birds and bees. Now gimme money”—The Beatles
Bed of roses? Better make it a bed of money
“Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.”—Helen Gurley Brown
Love don’t cost a thing…
“For I don’t care too much for money, for money can’t buy me love.”—The Beatles
Hey, wanna lend me a million?
“Don't marry for money. You can borrow it cheaper.”—Scotts Proverb
You know how much I love you?
“Money isn’t everything but it sure keeps you in touch with your children”—J. Paul Getty
Happiness? Money? Happiness? Money?
“Money will not make you happy, and happy will not make you money.”—Groucho Marx
Why so sad?
“Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.”—Bill Vaughan
Two mill, two shmill
“Money doesn’t make you happy. I have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million.”—Arnold Schwarzenegger
Pick up those coppers!
“A penny saved is a penny earned.”—Benjamin Franklin
The apple doesn't fall far from the money tree
“Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income- which he then spends sending his son to college.”—Bill Vaughan
Three cents, a half eaten gummy worm and a button…
“If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.”—Paul Getty
The new mega-automatic supersonic, one of a kind…
“A bargain is something you can't use at a price you can't resist.”—Franklin Jones
How about The Special?
“I try to do the right thing with money. Save a dollar here and there, clip some coupons. Buy ten gold chains instead of 20. Four summer homes instead of eight.”—LL Cool J
But I saved us one penny!
A Worthy Prize
Ladies, turn away
“Get your money for nothin' get your chicks for free”—Dire Straights
It’s not me...it’s you
“Money and women are the most sought after and the least known about of any two things we have.”—Will Rogers
May contain trace amounts of peanuts
“If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.”—James Goldsmith
When I was just a little Oscar…
“When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old, I know it is.”—Oscar Wilde
For what it's worth
"There are so many men who can figure costs, and so few who can measure values" - Author Unknown
That’s a lotta' coffee…
“I don't wake up for less than $10,000 a day.”—Linda Evangelista
One dose of money, please
“Money is a headache, and money is the cure.”—Everett Mámor
...and a pony, and a…
“Money isn't the most important thing in life, but it's reasonably close to oxygen on the “gotta have it” scale.”—Zig Ziglar
One trip to happyville…
“Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping.”—Bo Derek
Pay back time
Fun Financial Advising
“Borrow money from a pessimist – they don’t expect it back.”—Anonymous
Umbrella, ella ella, eh, eh…
“A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it rains.”—Robert Frost
Requiem for a dollar
“Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.”—George Burns
I pitty 'da fool's gold
“I believe in the golden rule — the man with the gold… rules!”—Mr. T
Overdraft? Yes please!
“If you owe the bank $100 that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s problem.”—J. Paul Getty
Gettin' your money's worth...sorta
“Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.”—Sam Ewing
“Business is the art of extracting money from another man’s pocket without resorting to violence.”—Max Amsterdam
You speak my language?
Got rich by writing cheques?
"I don't pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages." - Robert Bosch
Thowing Your Money Around
Do I smell money?
“Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.”—J. Paul Getty
I'll show you mine if you show me yours...
“Show me the money!”—Tom Cruise
Let the cash bash begin
“You throw money around like it was money”—Robert Rossen
You mean the yellow brick road?
“Follow the money”—William Goldman, All the President's Men
Dance for cash
“Shake Your Moneymaker”—James Elmore
Money makes the world go 'round
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