Money Quotes (1,000+ quotes)
“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.”
―Martin Luther King, Jr.
Speech at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia (30 April 1967): "Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam"
“Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.”
“I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'.”
As quoted in: "The Reagan wit" by Bill Adler, Caroline House Publishers, 1981 - ISBN: 9780898030907
“The issue is Socialism versus Capitalism. I am for Socialism because I am for humanity. We have been cursed with the reign of gold long enough. Money constitutes no proper basis of civilization. The time has come to regenerate society — we are on the eve of universal change.”
―Eugene V. Debs
Open letter to the American Railway Union, Chicago Railway Times (1 January 1897)
“One of the greatest disservices you can do to a man is to lend him money that he can't pay back.”
―Jesse H. Jones
The New York Times Magazine, July 2, 1939
Sir Henry at Rawlinson End (1978)
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“The absence of romance in my history will, I fear, detract somewhat from its interest; but if it be judged useful by those inquirers who desire an exact interpretation of the future, which in the course of human things must resemble if it does not reflect it, I shall be content. In fine, I have written my work, not as an essay which is to win the applause of the moment, but as a possession for all time.”