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When a man tells you he got rich through hard work, ask him: "Whose?"
Don Marquis

A full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Money will not make you happy, and happy will not make you money.
Groucho Marx

Money, it turned out, was just like sex. You thought of nothing else if you didn't have it, and thought of other things if you did.
James Baldwin

Everytime Europe looks across the Atlantic to see the American Eagle, it observes only the rear end of an ostrich.
H.G. Wells

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Benjamin Franklin

Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man but it would deteriorate the cat.
Mark Twain

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

[Old age:] It's the only disease you don't look forward to being cured of.
Herman J. Mankiewicz & Orson Welles

He wanted to be the bride at every wedding and the corpse at every funeral.
Nicholas Roosevelt

Convict # 9653 for President

An honest politician is one who when he's bought stays bought.
Simon Cameron

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
Samuel Goldwyn

Lawyer: The only man in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Elbert Hubbard

If I owned Texas and Hell, I would rent out Texas and live in Hell.
Philip H Sheridan

Figures won't lie, but liars will figure.
Charles H. Grosvenor

Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes it.
Benjamin Franklin

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin

My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should be able to find the time in my face.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is the reason he makes so many of them.
Abraham Lincoln

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear-not absence of fear.
Mark Twain

If work was a good thing the rich would have it all and not let you do it.
Elmore Leonard

The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights.
J. Paul Getty

Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking.
H.L. Mencken

A congressman's first obligation is to get elected, his second is to get reelected.
Russell Long

Capitalism, it is said, is a system wherein man exploits man. And communism is-vice versa.
Danile Bell

One thing I had in my mind, I'm never going to be the richest person in the cemetery.
Frances L. Loeb

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