The entire essence of America is the hope to first make money -- then make money with money -- then make lots of money with lots of money.
- Paul Erdman
If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will Lose its freedom and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that, too.
- W. Somerset Maugham
The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure.
- Hermann Hesse
It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. The want of money is so quite as truly.
- Samuel Butler, Erewhon (1872)
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar
When you see a person who has been given more than you in money and beauty, look to those, who have been given less.
- Prophet Mohammed
The three most important parts a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money and his religious beliefs.
- Samuel Butler
I am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker. The example of great and pure individuals is the only thing that can lead us to noble thoughts and deeds. Money only appeals to selfishness and irresistibly invites abuse. Can anyone imagine Moses, Jesus or Ghandi armed with the money-bags of Carnegie
- Albert Einstein