Quotes of Currency

“ Words are the coins making up the currency of sentences, and there are always too many small coins. ”

- Jules Renard

“ Money never remains just coins and pieces of paper. Money can be translated into the beauty of living, a support in misfortune, an education, or future security. ”

- Sylvia Porter

“ If you cannot make money on one dollar, if you do not coax one dollar to work hard for you, you won't know how to make money out of one hundred thousand dollars. ”

- E. S. Kinnear

“ Making a million dollars is the simplest thing in the world. Just find a product that sells for $2000 and that you can buy at a cost of $1000, and sell a thousand of them. ”

- Jerry Gillies

“ Money doesn't always bring happiness. A man with ten million dollars is no happier than a man with nine million dollars. ”

- Unknown

“ Take a dollar from a thousand and it will be a thousand no more. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ Each of us, having received several hundred dollars, we passed the time gloriously, spending our money freely - never thinking that our lives were risked gaining it. ”

- Kit Carson

“ My definition of modernism took a while to develop. ”

- Peter Gay

“ Currency trading is unnecessary, unproductive and totally immoral. It should be stopped. ”

- Mohamad Mahathir

“ I don't buy argument. I was expecting more. That jumps right out. ”

- Chuck Jones

“ If there's a message, it's that the unlovable and unattractive parts of ourselves should be embraced. The only real currency between people is what happens when they're not cool. And I hope people feel OK about not being cool. ”

- Helen Hunt

“ Dollars! All their cares, hopes, joys, affections, virtues, and associations seemed to be melted down into dollars. Whatever the chance contributions that fell into the slow cauldron of their talk, they made the gruel thick and slab with dollars. Men were weighed by their dollars, measures were gauged by their dollars; life was auctioned, appraised, put up, and knocked down for its dollars… ”

- Charles Dickens

“ Modernity is the transitory, the fugitive, the contingent, which make up one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immutable. This transitory fugitive element, which is constantly changing, must not be despised or neglected. ”

- Charles Baudelaire

“ You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things - to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals. The intense effort, the giving of everything you've got, is a very pleasant bonus. ”

- Sir Edmund Hillary

“ Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears. ”

- Robert W. Sarnoff

“ A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud. ”

- George Santayana

“ For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice — no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service. ”

- John Burroughs

“ Information is the currency of democracy. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ Now that I am sixty, I see why the idea of elder wisdom has passed from currency. ”

- John Updike

“ Style is what gives value and currency to thoughts. ”

- Arthur Schopenhauer

“ The boundaries of altruism are not even limited to an infinite sum of currency. ”

- Jackie A. Strange

“ This legislation confronts the human truth that the need for clean water knows no borders, and proper management and intervention can be a currency for peace and international cooperation. ”

- Bill Frist

“ Sex in a woman's world has the same currency a penny has in a man's. Every penny saved is a penny earned in one world and in the next every sexual adventure is a literary experience. ”

- Harry Golden

“ The 1st panacea of a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the 2nd is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; a permanent ruin. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ I'm investing in a company that has patented wallet technology that will deodorize currency. That way people won't have to deal with money that smells funny. ”

- Moby

“ A weak currency is the sign of a weak economy, and a weak economy leads to a weak nation. ”

- Henry Ross Perot

“ Flattery is a kind of bad money, to which our vanity gives us currency. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ I get so tired listening to, 'One million dollars here. One million dollars there.' It's so petty. ”

- Imelda Marcos

“ The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned. ”

- Antonio Gramsci

“ In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. ”

- Harold Sydney Geneen
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