I didn't make any money from my writing until much later. I published about 80 stories for nothing. I spent on literature.

By : Naguib Mahfouz 0 Likes          


My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.

By : Michael Pollan

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Could a government dare to set out with happiness as its goal? Now that there are accepted scientific proofs, it would be easy to audit the progress of national happiness annually, just as we monitor money and GDP.

By : Polly Toynbee

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She seemed to mean what she said. She said pretty much this: I retained some lawyers, I have to move on with my life, I am divorcing you, and then she added, I need money.

By : Dennis Kozlowski

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The trouble with our people is as soon as they got out of slavery they didn't want to give the white man nothing else. But the fact is, you got to give em something. Either your money, your land, your woman or your ass.

By : Alice Walker

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Money isn't the most important thing in life, but it's reasonably close to oxygen on the "gotta have it" scale.

By : Zig Ziglar

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I think I'd like to contribute to society in some way. I don't know what that might be. Right now, I just sort of give bums money on the street.

By : Isabelle Kuprin

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It was one of the most exciting, perfect evenings of my life, my solo debut at Carnegie Hall. And knowing we were all there to raise money for Gay Men's Health Crisis made the evening an extraordinary experience.

By : Bernadette Peters

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Because of the fashion, the young people don't have any access to the history of music, unless people like me revive it. There are very few people to revive it, because you can't earn any money doing it.

By : Bill Wyman

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Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.

By : Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Making a movie requires 20 to 500 people to make and a lot of money and the stakes are a lot higher.

By : Alanis Morissette

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Nobody wants you to stop, obviously because you're a moneymaking machine. But you have to make the decision and you have to move forward. So I took time off to have babies and do all that.

By : Donna Summer

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I doing casual labor by the day. They wouldn't pay you until the next morning. There was a bar that would cash your check if you bought a beer first. A lot of guys never left until they'd drunk up all their money.

By : Fred Ward

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