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A work of love

Disneyland is a work of love. We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
Walt Disney

Being the richest man
Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's what matters to me.
Steve Jobs

Eccentric
Money, like vodka, turns a person into an eccentric.
Anton Chekhov

Economists
If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.
George Bernard Shaw

Fifty cents for your soul
Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents.
Marilyn Monroe

Giving away riches
To be able to give away riches is mandatory if you wish to possess them. This is the only way that you will be truly rich.
Muhammad Ali

Giving money
Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.
Mother Teresa

Honest business
It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business.
Mahatma Gandhi

Incessant business
I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.
Henry David Thoreau

It doesn't validate my intelligence
Bottom line is, I didn't return to Apple to make a fortune. I've been very lucky in my life and already have one. When I was 25, my net worth was $100 million or so. I decided then that I wasn't going to let it ruin my life. There's no way you could ever spend it all, and I don't view wealth as something that validates my intelligence.
Steve Jobs

key to success
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
Winston Churchill

Making money
I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.
Marilyn Monroe

Measuring values
There are so many men who can figure costs, and so few who can measure values.
Author Unknown

Modern business
In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
William Wordsworth

Money will do everything?
He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
Benjamin Franklin

Not the only coin
Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
Euripides

Nothing is certain
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin

Our madness
Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.
D. H. Lawrence

Poverty of ambition
Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it's only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.
Barack Obama

Property and money
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.
Roger Babson

Purchasing civility
The civility which money will purchase, is rarely extended to those who have none.
Charles Dickens

Real wealth
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
Epictetus

Success
Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.
Nelson Mandela

Superior man
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Confucius

Things we earn
How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it.
Mark Twain

Wealth and character
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Euripides

Without value?
Don't be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.
Arthur Miller

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