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Quote :: In Money We Trust

“We ought to change the legend on our money form “In God We Trust” to “In Money We Trust.” Because, as a nation, we’ve got far more faith in money these days that we do in God.” –Arthur Hoppe, Quoted in Way, June 1963

“Men may not get all they pay for in this world, but they must certainly pay for all they get.” –Frederick Douglass, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

 “Almost any man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it. If he had known so much as this, he would never have earned it.” –Henry David Thoreau, Journal

“For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.” –1 Timothy 6:10, NIV

“Money has become the grand test of virtue.” –George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London

“It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.” –John D. Rockafeller, Sr., Quoted in The Age of the Moguls

“Men make counterfeit money; in many more cases, money makes counterfeit men.” – Sydney J. Harris, Quoted in Reader’s Digest, April 1968

“When I have any money I get rid of it as quickly as possible, lest it find a way into my heart.” –John Wesley

“Money is an article which may be used as a universal passport to everywhere except heaven, and as a universal provider of everything except happiness.” –anonymous

“The soul of the covetous is far removed from God, as far as his memory, understanding and will are concerned. He forgets God as though He were not his God, owing to the fact that he has fashioned for himself a god of Mammon and of temporal possessions.” – St. John of the Cross, The Dark Night of the Soul

“Theirs is an endless road, a hopeless maze, who seek for goods before they seek God.” – St. Bernard of Clairvaux, On the Love of God

“It is not earthly riches which make us or our sons happy; for they must either be lost by us in our lifetime, or be possessed when we are dead, by whom we know not, or perhaps by whom we would not.” – St. Augustine, The City of God

 “All the money in the world will not buy you a kid who will do homework, or maturity for a kid who needs it. It may buy a kid who knows how to buy.” –Bill Cosby

“Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hop in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.” –1 Timothy 6:17, NIV


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