Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.
Anyone may have diamonds: an heirloom is an ornament of quite a different kind.
Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.
I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
Never spend your money before you have it.
Getting money is not all a man’s business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
Make money, money by fair means if you can, if not, but any means money.
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.
Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.