Money Quotes for Bankers and Finance Types

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Bag of Quotes for Money Lovers

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.

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Money Love
Every Penny Counts
A Worthy Prize
Fun Financial Advising
Throwing Your Money Around

Money Love

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I love to love money…

“Money is not the most important thing in the world. Love is. Fortunately, I love money.”—Anonymous

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

But I don’t want toooooo…
“Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.”—Groucho Marx

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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!
“There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune: go there with a large one.”—Jack Yelton

A Worthy Prize

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Ladies, turn away
“Get your money for nothin' get your chicks for free”—Dire Straights

It’s not’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
“She works hard for the money so you better treat her right”—Donna Summer

Fun Financial Advising

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I’ll pay you Back, I swear!
“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?
“Come on, come on, listen to the money (talk)”—AC/DC

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

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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
“Money money money must be funny in a rich man’s world”—Abba

*Know other high value quotes for bankers, finance types or money-lovers? Send your 2 cents to heidi (at) happyworker (dot) com

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