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Quotes of the Day for 18 December 2000 – Money

I'm always broke in December. I suppose that if I wasn't broke in December I'd blow a wad on Christmas, and then I'd be broke in December. So for the benefit of all who are economically distressed, some perspective on the value and nature of the filthy lucre.

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The quotes:

If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.
     - Sir Francis Bacon

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
     - Henry Ford

Money can't buy friends, but you can get a better class of enemy.
     - Spike Milligan

Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.
     - Louisa May Alcott

If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
     - Dorothy Rothschild Parker


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