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The character which results from wealth is that of a prosperous fool.

- Aristotle, c. 322 BC

Mammon, n. The god of the world’s leading religion. His chief temple is in the holy city of New York. 

- Ambrose Bierce, 1911

It costs a lot of money to be rich.

- Peter Boyle, 2002

Whoever expects to walk peacefully in the world must be money’s guest.

- Norman O. Brown, 1959

Oligopoly, plutocracy, kleptocracy: All things that are good for a shareholder. 

- James J. Cramer, 2006

Business? Why, it’s very simple; business is other people’s money.

- Alexandre Dumas, 1857

Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.

- J. Paul Getty,

Only the little people pay taxes.

- Leona Helmsley, 1989

Much money makes a country poor, for it sets a dearer price on every thing.

- George Herbert, 1640

The populace may hiss me, but when I go home and think of my money, I applaud myself.

- Horace, c. 25 BC

Nobody works as hard for his money as the man who marries it.

- Kin Hubbard,

Money, not morality, is the principle of commercial nations.

- Thomas Jefferson,

No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.

- Samuel Johnson, 1776