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Charles Dickens: Scrooge Counting Christmas

Posted by admin on Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Charles Dickens Money Quotation saying in ‘A Christmas Carol’ that Ebenezer Scrooge had chosen one of the best days of the year to toil away counting pennies at Christmas time. Charles Dickens said:

Once upon a time — of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve — old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house
— Charles Dickens

O. Henry: Shadows of Words in Hunger

Posted by admin on Friday, September 26, 2014

O. Henry Money Quotation saying the finer things in life cannot be appreciated by those without basic necessities and food. O. Henry said:

Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man’s starving
— O. Henry

Orison Swett Marden on Poor With Money

Posted by admin on Friday, May 30, 2014

Orison Swett Marden Money Quotation saying being without is bad, but having only cash is a kind of poverty beyond. Orison Swett Marden said:

The man who has no money is poor, but one who has nothing but money is poorer
— Orison Swett Marden

Marshall McLuhan on Credit for the Poor

Posted by admin on Sunday, May 18, 2014

Marshall McLuhan Money Quotation saying cash represents purchasing power to a poor man, just as credit cards – although without the flexibility. Marshall McLuhan said:

Money is just the poor man’s credit card

— Marshall McLuhan

Henry Rollins on Blues is Loss

Posted by admin on Monday, April 21, 2014

Henry Rollins Money Quotation saying not enough cash to drink is cause for the blues after losing love. Henry Rollins said:

The blues is losing someone you love and not having enough money to immerse yourself in drink

— Henry Rollins

Henry Ward Beecher on Rich or Poor

Posted by admin on Friday, February 7, 2014

Henry Ward Beecher Money Quotation saying possessions don’t determine wealth, but character defines both rich and poor. Henry Ward Beecher said:

He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has

— Henry Ward Beecher

Muhammad Yunus on Lending to Poor

Posted by admin on Thursday, January 16, 2014

Muhammad Yunus Money Quotation saying Bangladeshi microcredit entrepreneur lends money to the poor because traditional credit fails. Muhammad Yunus said:

I went to the bank and proposed that they lend money to the poor people. The bankers almost fell over — Muhammad Yunus

Pope Francis on Obligations of Rich to Poor

Posted by admin on Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Pope Francis Money Quotation saying the wealthy must see it as a part of their role to help those in poverty overcome their burdens. Pope Francis said:

The Pope loves everyone, rich and poor alike, but he is obliged in the name of Christ to remind all that the rich must help, respect and promote the poor — Pope Francis

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