Money Maxims to Brighten Your Day

With today’s economy being  as it is, you may often find yourself torn between laughing and crying. If this is you then take some time to read through these classic ,wise and witty quotes regarding money, taxes, shopping, and financial security.



  •  A fool may make money, but it takes a wise man to spend it.
  •  A friend in need is a friend who has been playing the stock market.
  •  A penny saved is a penny earned.
  •  A stock market investor is someone who is alert, informed, attuned to the economic heartbeat of America and cries a lot.
  •  A stockbroker is a person who is always willing to back his judgment with your last dollar.
  •  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
  •  A taxpayer is a person who has the government on his payroll.
  • Beware of little expenses: a small leak will sink a great ship.  Benjamin Franklin
  •  Everybody should pay their taxes with a smile. I tried it once, but they wanted cash.
  • For the first time in my life I have money to burn and let’s face it-it’s cheaper than fuel.
  • He that spends more than he is worth spins a rope for his own neck. French Proverb
  • He who buys what he needs not, sells what he needs. Japanese proverb
  •  He who lends to the poor gets his interest from God.
  • I won some stock in a company that pays quarterly dividends. Every three months they send me a quarter.
  • I won’t say that my wife is big spender, but Macy’s just opened a branch in our living room.
  • I’ll never understand the stock market. Some of my stocks just went from the financial page to the comics.
  • I’m putting all my money into taxes-it is the only thing sure to go up.
  • If a word is worth one shekel, silence is worth two. Hebrew proverb
  • Income is a small matter to me-especially after taxes.
  • It is easier to make money than to keep it. Yiddish proverb
  • Marrying for money is the hardest way to earn it.
  • Meeting your expenses is easy- in fact, it’s impossible to avoid them. 
  • Money talks- it says goodbye.
  • Money talks, but it doesn’t always make sense.
  • My neighbor accused his wife of spending like a drunken sailor. Is that any worse than spending like a sober congressman?
  • My wife found a way to save her money-she uses mine.
  • Never buy anything without a coupon.
  • No man’s credit is as good as his money. Ed Howe
  • People who play the market are often led astray by false profits.
  • The bucked stopped before it got to me.
  • The most expensive vehicle to operate, per mile, is the shopping cart.
  • The only difference between the current stock market and the Titanic is that the Titanic had a band.

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