- Money is like a sixth sense, and you can't make use of the other five without it.
-- W. Somerset Maugham
- I'm tired of love, I'm still more tired of rhyme, but money gives me pleasure all the time.
-- Hilaire Belloc
- The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
-- Kin Hubbard
- The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
-- H. L. Mencken
- Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
-- Henry David Thoreau
- The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.
-- Benjamin Franklin
- Money does all things for reward. Some are pious and honest as long as they thrive upon it, but if the devil
himself gives better wages, they soon change their party.
- He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
-- Benjamin Franklin
- Never ask of money spent
Where the spender thinks it went.
Nobody was ever meant
To remember or invent
What he did with every cent.
-- Robert Frost
- Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes
- Money often costs too much.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
- The marble keeps merely a cold and sad memory of a man who would else be forgotten. No man who needs a monument ever ought to have one.
-- Nathaniel Hawthorne
- If I have done any deed worthy of remembrance, that deed will be my monument. If not, no monument can preserve my memory.
-- Agesilaus II
- Those only deserve a monument who do not need one.
-- William Hazlitt
- Tombs are the clothes of the dead; a grave is but a plain suit; a rich monument is an embroidered one.
-- Thomas Fuller
- Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another.
-- Joseph Joubert
- Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great.
-- John L. Motley
- So far, about morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
-- Ernest Hemingway
- Moralizing and morals are two entirely different things and are always found in entirely different people.
-- Don Herold
- Ethics, too, are nothing but reverence for life. That is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good ;consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil.
-- Albert Schweitzer
- Turning the other cheek is a kind of moral jiu-jitsu.
-- Gerald S. Lee
- Morality is the best of all devices for leading mankind by the nose.
-- Friedrich Nietzsche
- All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God.
- To denounce moralizing out of hand is to pronounce a moral judgment.
-- H.L. Mencken
- Morality is simply the attitude we adopt toward people whom we personally dislike.
-- Oscar Wilde
- God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.
-- Jewish Proverb
- The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.
-- W. S. Ross
- A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
-- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
- All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
-- Abraham Lincoln
- The mother's heart is the child's schoolroom.
-- Henry Ward Beecher
- All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us...they can't get away this time.
-- Chesty Puller (USMC, when surrounded by 8 enemy divisions during the Korean War.)
- The very emphasis of the commandment: Thou shalt not kill, makes it certain that we are descended from an endlessly long chain of generations of murderers, whose love of murder was in their blood as it is perhaps also in ours.
-- Sigmund Freud
- It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
- Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
-- Daniel Webster
- Criminals do not die by the hands of the law; they die by the hands of other men.
-- George Bernard Shaw
- I listened, motionless and still;
And, as I mounted up the hill,
The music in my heart I bore,
Long after it was heard no more.
-- William Wordsworth
- Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.
- After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
-- Aldous Huxley
- Composers should write tunes that chauffeurs and errand boys can whistle.
-- Thomas Beecham
- Music is the universal language of mankind.
-- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
-- Lord Erskine
- The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at.
- Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
-- Thomas Carlyle
- Classical music is the kind that we keep hoping will turn into a tune.
-- Kin Hubbard
- We consider that any man who can fiddle all through one of those Virginia Reels without losing his grip, may be depended upon in any kind of musical emergency.
-- Mark Twain
- Music, the greatest good that mortals know,
And all of heaven we have here below.
-- Joseph Addison, from A Song for St. Cecilia's Day
- Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice.
-- Samuel Johnson
- Music is a higher revelation than philosophy.
-- Ludwig van Beethoven
- When words leave off, music begins.
-- Heinrich Heine
- Music must rank as the highest of the arts -- more than any other, it ministers to human welfare.
-- Herbert Spencer
- Life without music would be a mistake.
-- Friedrich Nietzsche
- Wagner's music has some wonderful moments but awful half hours.
-- Gioacchino Rossini
- All music is what awakes from you when you are reminded by the instruments.
-- Walt Whitman, from Leaves of Grass
- Mystery is another name for our ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain.
-- Tryon Edwards
- What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end.
-- Jean Paul Richter
- Mystery is the wisdom of blockheads.
-- Horace Walpole
- It is hard to say whether the doctors of law or divinity have made the greater advances in the lucrative business of mystery.
-- Edmund Burke
- All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil.
-- Benjamin Disraeli
- Mystery and innocence are not akin.
-- Hosea Ballou
- The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
-- Albert Einstein
- It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.
-- Antoine Rivarol