02 March 2006

Money Quotes

"Economy is the science of avoiding unnecessary expenditure, or the art of managing our property with moderation." --- Seneca (40 A.D.)

"Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship." --- Benjamin Franklin (1758)

"Do not accustom yourself to consider debt only as an inconvenience. You will find it a calamity." --- Samuel Johnson (1758. Pretty good year for wise financial advice.)

"Never spend your money before you have it." --- Thomas Jefferson (1813)

"Almost every man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it." --- Henry David Thoreau (1854)

"You're worth what you saved, not the millions you made." --- John Boyle O'Reilly (1878)

"Thrift is the great fortune-maker. It draws the line between the savage and the civilized man." --- Andrew Carnegie (1900)

"I do want to get rich, but I don't want to do what there is to do to get rich." --- Gertrude Stein (1937)

"Remember when people worried about how much it took to buy something, instead of how long?" --- Earl Wilson (1962)

"The act of buying and consuming has become a compulsive, irrational aim, because it is an end in itself, with little relation in the use or pleasure in the things bought and consumed." --- Erich Fromm (1965)

"Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately, and it gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after." --- Dr. Joyce Brothers (1970)

"If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability." --- Henry Ford (1926)

The Jenius Has Quoted.

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