Thoughts on money

Published: Mar 18, 2018 06:21:16 AM IST
Updated: Mar 16, 2018 03:02:44 PM IST

g_104263_bo_derek_280x210.jpgWhoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping.
—Bo Derek

The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
—Kin Hubbard

To get rich, you have to be making money while you’re asleep.
—David Bailey

If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion.
—George Bernard Shaw

The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples’ money.
—Margaret Thatcher

The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.

g_104269_warren_buffett_280x210.jpgI never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for ten years.
—Warren Buffett

Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money.
—Johnny Cash

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
—Jim Rohn

Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
—Kinky  Friedman

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
—Thomas Edison

g_104273_barack_obama_280x210.jpgMoney is not the only answer, but it makes  a difference.
—Barack Obama

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
 —PJ O’Rourke

Image: Bo Derek: Lee Celano / Reuters; Margaret Thatcher: Stephen Hird / Reuters; Kinky Friedman: Peter Silva / Reuters; Barack Obama: Shutterstock; Warren Buffett: Kevin Lamarque / Reuters; David Bailey: Shutterstock

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