Money Part 2 (100+)

Money Sayings
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  1. Mom stands for mother, NOT Made OF Money!

  2. Money builds the house, but it takes love to make it a home.

  3. Money can buy the perfect dog, but only love can make his tail wag.

  4. Money can buy you anything but happiness and can take you anywhere but heaven!

  5. Money can’t buy love.  But it can rent a very close imitation.

  6. Money can't buy friends, but you get a better class of enemy.

  7. Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy you the kind of misery you prefer. 

  8. Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with!

  9. Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.

  10. Money can't buy love. But it can help you look for it in comfort!

  11. Money doesn't always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars.

  12. Money doesn't bring you happiness, but it enables you to look for it in more places.

  13. Money doesn't buy happiness, but it helps pay for the illusion.

  14. Money doesn't talk, but it seems to be the universal language everyone understands.   

  15. Money doesn't talk, it swears. 

  16. Money is a lousy way of keeping score.     

  17. Money is an excellent servant, but a horrible master.

  18. Money is like unspreadable butter, you try and spread it but it all lumps together at one end of the bread.

  19. Money is not everything, usually it is not even enough.

  20. Money is the stuff you use when all of your credit cards are maxxed-out.

  21. Money isn't everything, but it sure keeps the children in touch.

  22. Money isn't everything. There's credit cards, money orders, and travelers checks.

  23. Money may not grow on trees but it's the root of all evil.

  24. Money never made the man. Man made the money.

  25. Money often costs too much. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  26. Money talks, but it doesn't listen

  27. Money talks, I'll not deny. I heard it once. It said good-bye.

  28. Money:  Parents make it.  Kids take it.

  29. Most women shop all their lives and still have nothing to wear.        

  30. My credit line is my life line.

  31. My husband says if I go near the mall again he's leaving.  I'll miss that man!

  32. My husband says if I go shopping one more time, he's going to leave.  I sure am going to miss him!

  33. My husband says if I go to one more yard sale, he's going to leave.  I sure am going to miss him!

  34. My tastes are simple.  I only like the best.

  35. My yearnings exceed my earnings.

  36. Never spend your money before you have it.  -  Thomas Jefferson

  37. No horse can go as fast as the money you bet on him.

  38. No matter how long you shop for an item, after you've bought it, it will be on sale cheaper the next day.

  39. Nothing seems to bring on an emergency faster than putting money aside for one.

  40. On Cupid, On Donder, On Blitzen, On VISA!

  41. Overdrawn?  But I still have checks left!

  42. Penny smart, pound foolish.  That's why I'm fat broke!

  43. People say that lots of germs are passed around on dollar bills, but I don't see how. Nothing could live on a dollar.

  44. People will buy anything that is "one to a customer."

  45. PMS Symptoms:  Blistered feet, broke and frazzled.  (aka Perpetual Mall Shopping)

  46. Shop like a bull.  Charge everything.

  47. Shop 'til you drop and spend to the end!

  48. Shopping charges me up.

  49. Shopping Fact:  The other line always moves faster.

  50. Shopping forever.  Housework whenever.

  51. Shopping is a woman thing. It's a contact sport like football. Women enjoy the scrimmage, the noisy crowds, the danger of being trampled to death, and the ecstasy of the purchase. -- Erma Bombeck

  52. Shopping is better than sex. If you're not satisfied after shopping you can make an exchange for something you really like.

  53. Shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist.

  54. Shopping is my life.

  55. Shopping is my only extravagance.

  56. Shopping:  The fine art of getting things you don't need, with money you don't have, to impress people you don't like.

  57. So many garage sales... so little time!

  58. So many malls.  So little time.

  59. So many men, so few who can afford me.

  60. So many shops, so little time.

  61. So many yard sales.  So little time!

  62. So much stuff, so little money.

  63. Some folks say that money talks; and that I can't deny. I know, with utmost certainty, my money says "Good-bye"!

  64. Some people think they are worth a lot of money just because they have it.

  65. Spring has sprung.  The grass is riz.  I'm off to find where the next yard sale is!

  66. Stop me before I shop again.

  67. Taxation with representation isn't so hot, either.

  68. The best thing to make you forget a passing fancy is something fancier. 

  69. The best way to get back on your feet is to miss a couple of payments.

  70. The best way to keep loyalty in a man's heart is to keep money in his wallet.

  71. The big print giveth and the small print taketh away.

  72. The buck doesn't even slow down here!

  73. The love of money is the root of all evil and every woman needs roots.

  74. The man who has no money is poor.  The man who has nothing but money is poorer still.

  75. The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one. --  Erma Bombec

  76. The ones who say, "Money isn't everything", usually have a lot of it.

  77. The only problems that money can solve are money problems.

  78. The quickest way to double your money, is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.

  79. The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money.

  80. The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food. -- Russian proverb

  81. The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

  82. The trick isn't getting what you want....The trick is wanting it after you get it.

  83. There are people who have money and people who are rich.

  84. There are three dimensions to credit cards. . . length, width and debt.

  85. There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune.  Just go there with a large one.

  86. There once was a seamstress named Flo who worked all the time, don't you know. She made lots of money but neglected her honey who called her an old sew and sew.

  87. There's no place like the mall.

  88. They call it "take-home pay" because there is no other place you can afford to go with it.

  89. This little piggy went to market and maxxed out all her credit cards.

  90. Those who think money will do everything sometimes will do anything for money.

  91. To feel rich, count the things you have that money can't buy.

  92. To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over labor, to be given a chance to create is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.

  93. To really get to know a woman, go shopping with her.

  94. To shop or not to shop?  That is a silly question.

  95. Veni, Vedi, Visa.  I came. I saw. I charged.

  96. Veni, Vedi, Visa.  I came. I saw. I shopped.

  97. We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs. 

  98. Wealth is thought at a time.

  99. Wealth is not what we have but what we are.

  100. Wealth may buy leisure but not wisdom.      

  101. What came first the woman or the department store?  (sub mall, jewelry store, etc.)

  102. What many mistake for the high cost of living is really the cost of living high.

  103. When a habit begins to cost money, it is called a hobby.

  104. When I die, bury me near the hardware store so my husband will visit.

  105. When I die, bury me near the mall so my wife will visit.

  106. When I die, bury me near Wal Mart so my wife will visit.

  107. When I get tired of shopping, I sit down and try on new shoes.

  108. When money talks, ain't nobody worrying about the grammar.    

  109. When the going gets tough, the tough get shopping.

  110. When women are depressed they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country.  I think I'll go shopping!

  111. Where there are friends, there is wealth.  --  Titus Maccius Plautus 250-184 BC   

  112. Who needs Santa.  I have Visa.

  113. Who needs Visa.  I have Santa!

  114. Who says you can't be both rich and good looking?

  115. Who stopped payment on my reality check?

  116. Whoever said money doesn't buy happiness didn't know where to shop.

  117. You aren't wealthy until you have something money can't buy.  -- Garth Brooks

  118. You might as well give money to a friend or relative rather than lend it -- it costs about the same either way.

  119. Your husband called and said to buy anything you want!

  120. Your wife called and said to buy any tools you like!

  121. Part One of Money Sayings

This category overlaps the "Shopping Sayings".