Economics & Money--The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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Economics & Money—The Ultimate Quotation Collection


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159 Page Quotation Collection on Economics & Money

This 159 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Economics & Money. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Economics & Money, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

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Sample Quotes on Economics & Money:

It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing.

--Helen Keller

We were poor back then. Not living in a cardboard carton poor, not ‘we might have to eat the dog’ poor, but still poor. Poor like, no insurance poor, and going to McDonald’s was a really big excitement poor, wearing socks for gloves in the winter poor, and collecting nickels and dimes from the washing machine because we never got allowance, that kind of poor… poor enough to be nostalgic about poverty.

—Rebecca McNutt

The Golden Rule: He who has the gold makes the rules.

--Johnny Hart

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.

--Charles Dickens

It’s a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

--Albert Camus

The only thing that hurts more than paying an income tax is not having to pay an income tax.

--Lord Thomas R. Duwar

The only people who claim that money is not important are people who have enough money so that they are relieved of the ugly burden of thinking about it.

--Joyce Carol Oates

Men do not realize how great an income thrift is.


I’m proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.

--Arthur Godfrey

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness didn’t know where to shop.

--Gertrude Stein

Behind every great fortune there is a crime.

--Honoré de Balzac

The world at large does not judge us by who we are and what we know; it judges us by what we have.

—Dr. Joyce Brothers

The present tax structure is a disgrace to this country. It’s just a welfare program for the rich.

--Jimmy Carter

I am indeed rich since my income is superior to my expense, and my expense is equal to my wishes.

--Edward Gibbon

All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.

--Spike Milligan

There are two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other’s habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets; who are formed by a different breeding, are fed by a different food, are ordered by different manners, and are not governed by the same laws...THE RICH AND THE POOR.

--Benjamin Disraeli

The only people in this country who worry more about money than the poor are the very wealthy. They worry about losing it, they worry about how it’s invested, they worry about the effect it’s going to have. And as the zeros increase, the dilemmas get bigger.

--Robert A. Kenny

It’s not your salary that makes you rich, it’s your spending habits.

—Charles A. Jaffe

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.

—Lana Turner

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