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“The more money you earn, the more you lose sense of its value. You get used to eating caviar, and at some point, it begins to taste as ordinary as everything else.” ‒ Former tennis superstar Boris Becker.
"Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and just give her a house." - actor Steven Seagal
"Ah, yes 'divorce' from the Latin word meaning 'to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet'." - comedian Robin Williams
"I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered." - former footballer George Best who went bankrupt in 1982
"Bankruptcy is like losing your virginity - it doesn't hurt the next time." - TV chef Clarissa Dickson Wright after going bankrupt for the third time
"Adults are just children who earn money." - actor Kenneth Branaugh
"money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery." - comic Spike Milligan
"money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons." - comic actor Woody Allen
"I rob banks because that's where the money is." - bank robber Willie Sutton.
"My formula for success is rise early, work late and strike oil." - rich man John Paul Getty
"If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars." - John Paul Getty
"No-one would remember the Good Samaritan if he'd only had good intentions. He had money as well." - the caring, sharing Margaret Thatcher
"Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping." ‒ Bo Derek
"Everybody would like to believe that money doesn't bring you happiness, but it does." - former high street jewellery retailer Gerald Ratner
"I don't want to make money. I just want to be wonderful" - Marilyn Monroe
"A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of." - author Jane Austen
"It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating." - the witty Oscar Wilde (in The Model Millionaire)
"Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience." - composer Ludwig van Beethoven
"I don't like gambling at all. I once gambled $50 and when i ran out I stopped. I felt sick. I thought, 'You could have brought something with the cash." - Claudia Schiffer
"I'm spending a year dead for tax reasons." - The late Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchikers' Guide to the Galaxy.
11/18/2005 12:52 pm
one of my favorites - "you can be happy on a lot less money than that." Donald Trump talking about Michael Milken, one of 1988's most intriguing people of the year and the brains behind the junk bond scandal at that time. If I remember correctly, he made something to the tune of $69,000 / hr. around the clock for the entire calendar year, and still refused to pay more than $20.00 for tennis shoes.|