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Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
They were a people so primitive they did not know how to get money, except by working for it.
His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours.
In general, my children refused to eat anything that hadn't danced on TV.
I either want less corruption, or more chance to participate in it.
When a man throws an empty cigarette package from an automobile, he is liable to a fine of $50.
When a man throws a billboard across a view, he is richly rewarded.
In the business world an executive knows something about everything, a technician knows everything about something and the switchboard operator knows everything.
The higher the buildings, the lower the morals.
I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
We didn't actually overspend our budget. The allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
Traditionally most of Australia's imports come from overseas.
Former Australian cabinet minister Keppel Enderbery
There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers.
Money will not buy happiness, but it will let you be unhappy in nice places.
Any man who has $10,000 left when he dies is a failure.
My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
My formula for success is rise early, work late and strike oil.
If you owe the bank $100 that's your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that's the bank's problem.
I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everyone to tell me the truth--even if it costs him his job.
If you think your boss is stupid, remember you wouldn't have a job if he was smarter.
I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves.
The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have - and that is a moral problem, not an economic one.
Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the National Debt.
I'm not a paranoid deranged millionaire. Goddamit, I'm a billionaire.
It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive.
I have never been in a situation where having money made it worse.
A lot of people become pessimists from financing optimists.
Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and fancy women.
An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
Alfred A. Knopf
You can fool all of the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.
Joseph E. Levine
Be glad that you're greedy; the national economy would collapse if you weren't.
Gentlemen prefer bonds.
The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
H. L. Mencken
All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy.
If you don't want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.
More and more these days I find myself pondering how to reconcile my net income with my gross habits.
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don't need.
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
Laurence J. Peter
Part of the $10 million I spent on gambling, part on booze and part on women. The rest I spent foolishly.
Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn't have to advertise it.
Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty.
A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
There must be more to life than having everything!
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
To make a million, start with $900,000.
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
Give me a one-handed economist! All my economists say, 'on one hand... on the other.
Harry S. Truman
Buy land. They've stopped making it.
If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it.
Talk is cheap because the supply outweighs the demand.
Every day, self-proclaimed stock market "experts" tell us why the market just went up or down, as if they really knew.
So where were they yesterday?
A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well.
The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.
The large print giveth, and the small print taketh away.
The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
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