Money, Business, Greed

“Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.” — Epicurus, ancient Greek philosopher

“You are not what you own.” — Fugazi, 20th/21st-century American rock band

“I get so tired of listening to one million dollars here, one million dollars there. It’s so petty.” — Imelda Marcos, 20th-century Filipino First Lady (married to Ferdinand Marcos)

“When it is a question of money, everyone is of the same religion.” — Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire, 18th-century French author, wit and philosopher

“Virtue has never been as respectable as money.”— Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens), 19th- century American humorist, author and journalist

“God looks at the clean hands, not the full ones.” — Publilius Syrus

“It’s not how much you have that makes people look up to you, it’s who you are.” — Elvis Presley, 20th-century American celebrity singer

“Sharing money is what gives it its value.” — Elvis Presley, 20th-century American celebrity singer

“The quest for riches darkens the sense of right and wrong.” — Antiphanes, ancient Greek dramatist

“Don’t forget until too late that the business of life is not business but living.” — B.C. Forbes, early 20th-century American publisher, founder of Forbes magazine

“He is poor who does not feel content.” — Japanese proverb

“For greed, all nature is too little.” — Seneca, Roman statesman and author

“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” — Henry David Thoreau, 19th-century American essayist and nature writer

“Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold.” — Maurice Setter