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Wanting Money Quotes


"Politicians never accuse you of 'greed' for wanting other people's money - only for wanting to keep your own money." - Joseph Sobran

"I was sick of wanting money. I was sick of being without a goal." - Douglas Coupland

"It is not the money but the self-respect and wanting to create good music." - Barry Gibb

"Need' now means wanting someone else's money. 'Greed' means wanting to keep your own. 'Compassion' is when a politician arranges the transfer." - Joseph Sobran

"They that Marry for Money cannot have the true Satisfaction of Marriage; the requisite Means being wanting." - William Penn

"Of wanting to pay my own way. I never asked my parents for money. I preferred to steal from my parents than ask them for money." - Anjelica Huston

"I'm not afraid of wanting money at all. Money will give me more power to do things that are truer to my spirit than what I'm already doing." - Tyra Banks

"Tis money that begets money." - Thomas Fuller

"What happened under communism - and increasingly, is happening in America, as Joseph Sobran put it: 'Need' now means wanting someone else's money. 'Greed' means wanting to keep your own. 'Compassion' is when a politician arranges the transfer.'" - John Stossel

"We've become a culture where earning money doesn't entitle you to it, but wanting it does. That is the essence of redistribution." - Ken Blackwell

"From that moment on, the newspaper became a highly lucrative investment for those with a talent for making money or for publishers wanting to gain a fortune." - Ferdinand Lassalle

"It's easy to sit there and say you'd like to have more money. And I guess that's what I like about it. It's easy. Just sitting there, rocking back and forth, wanting that money." - Jack Handey

"The difference lies in the intention behind wanting money. Your reasons for why you want to create more money is typically why you're ambitious to get it. You're either genuinely ambitious or selfishly hungry." - Aeriel Miranda

"When money comes into play then that's all it's about wanting money, who's making the most who can get the most, me, me me... and in the end it screws up the person and the sport." - Alexis Arguello

"Wanting contact I'm wanting contact I'm wanting contact with you." - Peter Gabriel

"Relationships are complicated, but happiness in a relationship isn't: It's just wanting exactly what you have. Wanting something else is dispiriting." - Carolyn Hax

"Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting." - Benjamin Franklin

"I'm happy without money." - Heath Ledger

"You ca' win enough, you ca' have enough money, you ca' succeed enough. There is not enough. The only thing that will ever satiate that existential thirst is love. And I just remember that day I made the shift from wanting to be a winner to wanting to have the most powerful, deep, and beautiful relationships I could possibly have." - Will Smith

"You can't win enough, you can't have enough money, you can't succeed enough. There is not enough. The only thing that will ever satiate that existential thirst is love. And I just remember that day I made the shift from wanting to be a winner to wanting to have the most powerful, deep, and beautiful relationships I could possibly have." - Will Smith

"Typically, discussions of the safety net boil down to one side wanting to spend more in the name of compassion, and the other side wanting to spend less in the name of fiscal restraint. In both cases, money serves as a proxy for moral responsibility." - Todd Young

"We take care of our health; we lay up money; we make our roof tight, and our clothing sufficient; but who provides wisely that he shall not be wanting in the best property of all, -friends?" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Maturity is the ability to do a job whether you're supervised or not; finish a job once it's started; carry money without spending it; and the ability to bear an injustice without wanting to get even." - Abigail Van Buren

"Work was never about wanting fame or money. I never thought about that. I loved getting the job, going to rehearsal, playing someone else, hanging around with a bunch of actors. I needed that, the way you need water." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"I grew up wanting a guitar, my family was very poor. When I was fourteen my mother bought me a Gibson ES 125 thin body. That was a bunch of money in those days - $125.00." - Steve Young

"We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight and our clothing sufficient, but who provides wisely that he shall not be wanting the best property of all - friends?" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There's a big difference between wanting to work and having to work. And I had to learn that the hard way. Now money is very important to me, because I ain't got it." - James Caan

"[Gresham's Law]: Bad money drives out good money." - Thomas Gresham

"It's a new year, new year, new money, money!" - Rick Ross

"You will have money and all that money can buy." - Stephen Vincent Benet

"I don't need YouTube's money. I have my own money." - Jason Calacanis

"I make movies for money, exclusively for money." - Klaus Kinski

"Money is the best deodorant." - Elizabeth Taylor

"I hate money and Jews." - Karl Marx

"Water flows uphill towards money." - Anonymous

"Money is a human invention." - Vanna Bonta

"Me, I don't need money." - Marat Safin

"Nothing wrong with making money." - Adam Levine

"Money is always transitively valued. More money is supposedly always better than less money." - Gregory Bateson

"Our money is bait money, and bait money is not to be used." - Mike Tyson

"Faith means wanting God and wanting to want nothing else." - Brennan Manning

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns

"Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself." - Wayne Dyer

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"It's a curious, wanting thing." - Sarah Waters

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art." - Berthold Auerbach

"I give lectures for money, but all the money goes to charity. So, I make no money from it." - Bob Woodward

"Work to learn. Don't work for money." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Money is human happiness in the abstract." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"For after all, what is there behind, except money? Money for the right kind of education, money for influential friends, money for leisure and peace of mind, money for trips to Italy. Money writes books, money sells them. Give me not righteousness, O lord, give me money, only money." - George Orwell

"You can make money without doing evil." - Sergey Brin

"Money may talk, but chocolate sings." - Anonymous

"Money is the mother's milk of politics." - Jesse M. Unruh

"Without money, honor is a malady." - Jean Racine

"We were about ways to show money." - Robert Denning

"Crime, money, power, drugs - are all linked." - Matthew Vaughn

"I think everything depends on money." - Alan Bean

"Washington is dominated by big money." - Bernie Sanders

"The sinews of war are infinite money." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Money has to serve, not to rule." - Pope Francis

"A lot of people can raise money." - Andrew Mason

"Money is the best rule of commerce." - William Petty

"Money is a kind of poetry." - Wallace Stevens

"what is wanting to restore us to our station among our confederates? not more money from the people. enough has been raised by them, and appropriated to this very object. it is that it should be employed understandingly, and for their greatest good. that good requires that, while they are..." - Thomas Jefferson

"We used to talk about wanting to get some money, but that's when hip-hop was based on your dreams and your fantasy. The whole thing now is the dreams and fantasies were achieved, and you don't want to make it the focal point. You can't keep beating that dead horse." - Puff Daddy

"We were on Island Records for five or six years and we kinda just got tired of them always wanting to use our connections, all the time. It's like, they didn't really do much for us, I mean, they would give us money here and there and you know, do stuff like that but, I mean, overall, they didn't push us." - Jess Margera

"We all go through stages. Concerns about appearances, making good impressions, being popular, comparing yourself to others, having unbridled ambition, wanting to make money, striving to be recognized and noticed and trying to establish yourself, all fade as your responsibilities and character grow." - Stephen Covey

"On top of that, illegal immigration costs our country more than $113 billion a year. And this is what we get. For the money we are going to spend on illegal immigration over the next 10 years, we could provide 1 million at-risk students with a school voucher, which so many people are wanting." - Donald Trump

"The independent films are really where I kind of come from and where I feel comfortable. It's never been about the blockbusters and making a huge tonne of money. It's always been about wanting to do projects about the things that I think are important to be out there." - Mia Wasikowska

"I don't know where the money would come from, I don't have that answer, but I've been wanting to do something for music education for a long time as it's a big part of not only our band but my whole life." - Sean Mackin

"While teaching, I also worked undercover in the lower courts by saying I was a young law teacher wanting experience in criminal law. The judges were happy to assist me but what I learned was how corrupt the lower courts were. Judges were accepting money right in the courtroom." - Samuel Dash

"I love the energy of an independent film set. No one is there for the money. Everyone is there 'cause they really want to be there. It makes all the difference in the world. It's without ego and agenda, other than just wanting to fulfill a creative dream." - Mamie Gummer

"We used to talk about wanting to get some money, but that's when hip-hop was based on your dreams and your fantasy. The whole thing now is the dreams and fantasies were achieved, and you don't want to make it the focal point. You can't keep beating that dead horse." - Sean Combs

"People came at me with all sorts of offers, wanting to make me into a hard-core Cher. I had no desire for any amount of money to be reformed for someone's vision, because in the end, that's what you got: your clay in someone else's hands." - Patti Smith

"I seem to have been able to make a career out of doing what I feel like doing, so why not keep doing it? What's corrupting is wanting to be more important. You want to be more arty - you get your identity from that. Or you get your identity out of making more money." - Jane Campion

"I always had the urge to write. Not in the sense of wanting to be a writer, but just writing things down, getting words on a page. Graphomania, it's called. I've always had a definite love of stationary products - I used to spend all my pocket-money on pens and notepads. I still do, in a way." - Maggie O'Farrell

"Contentment is wanting what you have. Ambition is wanting what another has. Progress comes from wanting what nobody has." - Bob Lewis

"I think it was important that I learned to love to dance eventually for its own sake, as opposed to wanting to be a ballerina." - Suzanne Farrell

"Man is a perpetually wanting animal." - Abraham Maslow

"Wanting and needing are two different things." - Richelle Mead

"People ask without wanting to know." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Happiness is wanting what you have." - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

"Always wanting another man than your own." - Thomas Hardy

"He killed himself for wanting to live." - Markus Zusak

"Nothing wrong with wanting to go home." - Stephon Marbury

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is." - Catfish Hunter

"Wanting ... is something 'having' cannot cure." - Joe Fortenberry

"Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Wanting is the beginning of getting." - Rumer Godden

"Maybe I've been wanting the wrong things." - Adam Gidwitz

"Never stop wanting for your magic" - Therese Of Lisieux

"Love is wanting others to be happy." - Dalai Lama

"I started out wanting to coach football." - Lee Majors

"Winning isn't everything, but wanting it is." - Arnold Palmer

"Stupidity lies in wanting to draw conclusions." - Gustave Flaubert

"I was a very wanting child." - Loretta Young

"Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition." - Brenda Blethyn

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is." - Catfish Hunter

"Money is not the most important thing in the world. Love is. Fortunately, I love money." - Jackie Mason

"Of course we're doing it for the money. We've always done it for the money." - Mick Jagger

"Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Information about money has become almost as important as money itself." - Walter Wriston

"We the money team Fell asleep next to that cake and had a money dream" - King Louie

"The evidence unmistakably indicates that you have to spend money in order to make money." - Srully Blotnick

"Anyone who says that money cannot buy happiness has clearly never spent their money on pizza." - Andrew W.K.

"Use money and love people. Don't love money and use people." - Joseph Prince

"Money begets money." - John Ray

"I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money." - Shaquille Oneal

"Happiness isn't wanting what you can get, but wanting what you have." - Beverly Lewis

"There's a big difference, I discovered, between wanting to die and not wanting to live," - Marilyn Manson

"Maybe I'm sad about wanting you. I'm not too comfortable with wanting someone." - Craig Thompson

"Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think Im being too greedy." - Inbee Park

"[On men:] I'm torn between wanting to have one and wanting to be one." - Cathy Guisewite

"Our economy is based upon people wanting more; their happiness on wanting less." - Frank A Clark

"The establishment isn't new. The establishment not wanting outsiders, not wanting conservatives, isn't anything new." - Rush Limbaugh

"You can't criticize people for wanting to have a decent life or wanting to live decently." - Angela Davis

"Rock stars wanting to write is even worse than wanting to act in movies, right?" - Evan Dando

"Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think I'm being too greedy." - Inbee Park

"Wanting to be an actor and wanting to be famous are different." - Blake Lively

"Wanting to be a screenwriter is like wanting to be a co-pilot." - Marshall Brickman

"The same applies to the music and film industries. Until the heads of the labels start wanting to make money rather than creating controversy, tension, and excuses about why piracy is making the job so hard that no one could do it but them - and oh by the way, they need a raise to really focus in on the fight - the music industry is going to have a very tough time of it." - Mark Cuban

"I had a lot of jobs, because I wanted to be an actor, and I had this bad habit of wanting to eat regularly. So, I had to make some money somewhere. I was everything from a stock worker in an Alexander's department store to flower delivery person to a messenger to a grocery clerk to a gas station attendant. I even worked in Macy's dusting off fur coats for two weeks." - Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

"Now, many Americans fear that China might grow too strong ... I'm more worried that America might be getting too weak. It's not bad for the United States if other nations have a strong economy. One fewer hungry-mouthed country wanting us to take care of it and its people is great news. If they have money, maybe they will buy the things we innovate and make." - Mike Huckabee

"I wrote a post about wanting to buy a banjo - a $300 banjo, which is a lot of money, and I don't play instruments; I don't know anything about music. I like music, and I like banjos, and I think I probably heard Steve Martin playing, and I said, 'I could do that.' And I said to my husband, I said, 'Ben, can I buy a banjo?' And he's like, 'No.'" - Mena Grabowski Trott

"If you're not connected emotionally to a story, then you're dead. You're as a filmmaker really just opening the door for people to lose interest and their minds to wander, for them to start picking it apart. That's what people will do, people will naturally tear stuff apart because they're trapped with it, they paid money for it. And they came into it wanting to love it. So all you can really do is piss off the audience. Unless you do things right." - Paul Feig

"Money will come when you are doing the right thing." - Mike Phillips

"People who don't respect money don't have any." - J Paul Getty

"Men give their confidence at once, but never their money." - Tristan Bernard

"Fear - jealousy - money - revenge - and protecting someone you love." - Frederick Knott

"Money never prevented anyone from being happy or unhappy." - Eddie Barclay

"Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty." - Leo Rosten

"Money for me has only one sound: liberty." - Coco Chanel

"Nothing that is God's is obtainable by money" - Tertullian

"The rich invest in time, the poor invest in money." - Warren Buffett

"Money goes where money is, money yearns where money is." - Christina Stead

"Given the choice, I would spend my money on accessories." - Iris Apfel

"A fool and his money be soon at debate" - Thomas Tusser

"Lack of money is the root of of all evil." - George Bernard Shaw

"It is easy to be compassionate with other people's money" - John Atherton

"Why give you the cure when the disease makes money?" - Talib Kweli

"In retirement, only money and symptoms are consequential." - Mason Cooley

"If I got a missed call, there wasn't money involved" - Lil Debbie

"Make that money run like honey on your tongue." - Alice Cooper

"Money honey, if you want to get along with me." - Elvis Presley

"Money is like manure; it should be spread around" - Brooke Astor

"Today Christians spend more money on dog food then missions" - Leonard Ravenhill

"They can't collect legal taxes from illegal money." - Al Capone

"Hey, Ill be a pretty boy for money." - Brendon Urie

"When you walk out, the money walks in" - Ben Feldman



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