Money is like muck - not good except it be spread. Sir Francis Bacon - English philosopher, politician and writer (1561-1626), from the essay "Of Seditions and Troubles" (1625), Quotations book 2015

Estimating correct

I have made my money by observing that people in general exaggerated the importance of events. David Ricardo - British investor and economist (1772-1823), Quotations book 2015


The eight Levels of Tzedakah: 1.Highest Level: Supporting a man who has fallen into poverty by giving him a present or a loan, entering into partnership with him, or finding him work so that his hand will be fortified so that he will not have to ask others. 2. Giving to the poor without knowing to whom he gave and without the poor person knowing from whom he received. 3. Giving when the giver...

Good tax

There is no such thing as a good tax. Some are better than others, some are worse. But there is no such thing as a good tax. All taxes are at best necessary evils and burdens. Thomas P. Gore - American senator, ralated to former US Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore (1870-1949)


As for property, it is a duty to make money, but only by honourable means; it is a duty also to save it and increase it by care and thrift. Res autem familiaris quaeri debet iis rebus, a quibus abest turpitudo, conservari autem diligentia et parsimonia, eisdem etiam rebus augeri. Marcus Tullius Cicero - Roman politician (106-43 B.C.), from "De officiis" (41...

External perception

When as a young and unknown man I started to be successful I was referred to as a gambler. My operations increased in scope and volume. Then I was known as a speculator. The sphere of my activities continued to expand and I am presently known as a banker. Actually I have been doing the same thing all the time. attributed to Sir Ernest Cassel - born in Cologne as Ernst Cassel, British...


Rather think an hour about money than work an hour for money. Proverb in finance

Income tax

The income tax has made more liars out of more Americans than golf has. William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers - American humorist (1879-1935)


We make our money the old fashioned way: we earn it. Business-Slogan - used by the Wall Street financial Service Smith Barney & Co.

Art of business

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Andy Warhol - American artist (1928-1987)

Free of depts

Neither a borrower or lender be, for loan oft(en) loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. William Shakespeare - English writer (1564-1616), in "Hamlet", 1st act, Scene 3 "Polonius"(1603), Zitateheft 2012


To give away money is an easy matter, and in any man"s power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man"s power, nor an easy matter. Hence it is that such excellence is rare, praiseworthy, and noble. Aristotle - Greek philosopher (384-322 B.C.), in "Nicomachean ethics" (350 B.C.), Quotations book 2011

Attraction of money

Money has an attraction for some people, but nobody can wear two pairs of shoes at one time. Charles Feeney - Irish-American businessman, co-founded the DFS Duty Free Shops chain and General Atlantic Partners (b. 1931), Quotations book 2010


It"s never too early to teach your children about the tool of money. Teach them how to work for it and they learn pride and self-respect. Teach them how to save it and they learn security and self-worth. Teach them how to be generous with it and they learn love. attributed to Judith Jamison - American dancer and choreographer (b. 1943), Quotations book 2010

Faithraising instead of fundraising

Saddleback doesn"t do fundraising. For us, it"s all about faithraising. Why? Because we believe GOD is primarily interested in growing our faith, not getting our money. We also believe that if the first happens, the second will naturally occur. Forrest Reinhard - pastor of the Saddleback Community Church, Lake Forest, California (b. 1958), Quotations book 2010

Attitude toward money

If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life. attributed to Billy Graham - born William Franklin Graham jr., American evangelist (1918-2018), Quotations book 2010


There are a thousand possibilities to "waste" money but only two ways to earn it: Either we work for it – or the money works for us. attributed to Bernard M. Baruch - American financier, adviser to several American presidents (1870-1965)

Health more important than money

Some people waste their lives in the constant pursuit of great wealth. As a commodity, let"s face it, money doesn"t rate as high as good health - and it certainly isn"t up there with great art. Roy R. Neuberger - American financier and art collector (1903-2010)

Money and character

Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930)

Price and value

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930)