Money Quotes (1,000+ quotes)
“Praxagora: I want all to have a share of everything and all property to be in common; there will no longer be either rich or poor; I shall begin by making land, money, everything that is private property, common to all.
Blepyrus: But who will till the soil?
Praxagora: The slaves.”
Ecclesiazusae, line 590-591 & 597-598 & 651 - Ecclesiazusae (392 BC)
“Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.”
Cree Indian Proverb
Walden, Or, Life in the Woods (1854)
“You know it's funny when it rains it pours They got money for wars, but can't feed the poor.”
Keep Ya Head Up (song)
“[Of lobbyists and California legislators:] If you can't take their money, drink their booze, screw their women, and look them in the eye and vote against them, you don't belong here.”
―Jesse M. Unruh
As quoted in: Neal Peirce, The Paciﬁc States of America (1972)
“Never ask of money spent
Where the spender thinks it went.
Nobody was ever meant
To remember or invent
What he did with every cent.”
The Hardship of Accounting
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“Philebus was saying that enjoyment and pleasure and delight, and the class of feelings akin to them, are a good to every living being, whereas I contend, that not these, but wisdom and intelligence and memory, and their kindred, right opinion and true reasoning, are better and more desirable than pleasure for all who are able to partake of them, and that to all such who are or ever will be they are the most advantageous of all things.”