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Simone de Beauvoir on Cost of Generosity

Posted by admin on Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Simone de Beauvoir Money Quotation saying that offering everything you have seems like a trifle when it really matters to you. Simone de Beauvoir said:

That’s what I consider true generosity: you give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing
– Simone de Beauvoir

Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner: Human Wallets

Posted by admin on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner Money Quotation saying in their book ‘Think Like a Freak’ that most businesses see customers as containers of cash that need to be opened and emptied. Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner said:

To the average company, a customer is a human wallet from which the company attempts to extract as much money as possible
– Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner

Helen Gurley Brown: Power Before Recognition

Posted by admin on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Helen Gurley Brown Money Quotation saying she prefers influence of power and money over awards and praise. Helen Gurley Brown said:

You can have your titular recognition. I’ll take money and power — Helen Gurley Brown

George Washington: Cash Ruins Commerce

Posted by admin on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

George Washington Money Quotation saying his concerns over effects of paper money ruining business via fraud. George Washington said:

Paper money has had the effect in your state that it will ever have, to ruin commerce, oppress the honest, and open the door to every species of fraud and injustice

– George Washington

Johnny Carson on Freedom From Worry

Posted by admin on Saturday, August 9, 2014

Johnny Carson Money Quotation saying being wealthy means not having to worry about getting more money – and that is all it does. Johnny Carson said:

The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money

– Johnny Carson

John Ciardi on Gentility of Rich Ancestors

Posted by admin on Friday, August 1, 2014

John Ciardi Money Quotation saying definition of gentility is the quality remaining after the inheritance is gone. John Ciardi said:

Gentility is what is left over from rich ancestors after the money is gone

– John Ciardi

Peter Bogdanovich on Outrageous Amounts

Posted by admin on Friday, July 18, 2014

Peter Bogdanovich Money Quotation saying movie stars are paid too much by studios bowing to popularity. Peter Bogdanovich said:

The actors are in control, getting outrageous amounts of money

– Peter Bogdanovich

Shaun Alexander on Contract Negotiations

Posted by admin on Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Shaun Alexander Money Quotation saying it’s best to focus on the job, rather than how to get paid more. Shaun Alexander said:

For me, you’ve got to play football first. We’re not trying to be accountants. The money takes care of itself
– Shaun Alexander

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