Will Rogers Quote – Quit Spending Money

Will Rogers once said “Too many people spend money they earned… to buy things they don’t want… to impress people that they don’t like. Money doesn’t grow on trees. I love this Will Rogers quote on money. It’s hard to earn so why would we try and spend our hard earned money trying to impress […]

“Money. The ultimate motivation.” – Michael Connelly

“Money. The ultimate motivation. The ultimate way of keeping score.” – Michael Connelly Unlike all virtues worth pursuing in life, greed is quantifiable, and getting easier and easier to check: just pull up your bank balance. Google your net worth, if you’re the kind of person whose net worth can be Googled. Examine the company […]

I Want To Have Lived The Width Of It – Diane Ackerman

“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” – Diane Ackerman It is admirable to have lived a long life, but it is a burden to look back and tally up […]

Benjamin Franklin Quote – Money is a Vacuum

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one” Benjamin Franklin graced us with many witty and intellectual quotes, some proverbs of life, and others simple facts of life. This is one of those […]

Motivation Is What Gets You Started – Jim Ryun

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryun Making the decision to change your life for the better, whether it’s towards a post-holiday fitness goal or an attempt at a different career is admirable, but only the first step in a long journey. The best example of this […]

It’s Easy to Say You Don’t Care About Money… – Ransom Riggs

“It’s easy to say you don’t care about money when you have plenty of it.” – Ransom Riggs The problem with being on the other side of the income gap is that it’s hard to be convinced that there are fundamental flaws with the financial system. It’s hard, if you’re from a certain, widely acceptable […]

You Think Money Can Solve Any Problem – Ann Herendeen

You Think Money Can Solve Any Problem - Ann Herendeen

“You think money can solve any problem, but all it’s good for is buying the things it can, and leaving you free to pursue the things it can’t.” – Ann Herendeen Sometimes it’s necessary to remember that most of the important things in life can’t be bought (like love, happiness, world peace) – but some […]

I Spent A Lot of Money On Booze, Birds, And Fast Cars – George Best

I Spent A Lot of Money On Booze, Birds, And Fast Cars - George Best

“I spent a lot of money on booze, birds, and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.” – George Best George Best lived his life in extremes: one of the most promising soccer players to come out of Britain, he was Manchester United’s top goal-scorer for five consecutive years. Off the field, he lived large, […]

Making Money Isn’t Hard In Itself – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“Making money isn’t hard in itself, what’s hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting your life to.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón When people make their life about making $tack$ and getting paper, it means that they are lacking something substantial and clinging onto a prescription written out by our capitalist overlords. Finding a […]

Lack of Money Is The Root of All Evil – George Bernard Shaw

Lack of Money Is The Root of All Evil - George Bernard Shaw

“Lack of money is the root of all evil.” – George Bernard Shaw People can be pushed to their moral limits in pursuit of money. They can be pushed beyond them, forget their true values, and perform heinous, desperate acts out of fear of lack of money. Holding money above all else for as long […]