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Top 10 Money Quotes

Posted on the 04 November 2011 by Badmoneyblog @badmoneyblog
Top 10 Money Quotes10. “Scared money don’t make no money” – Young Jeezy Sure, it is a double negative (it's tricky). However, in the world of the BIG MONEY hip-hop music industry, who are we to argue verbiage? 
9. “More money more problems” – Show me someone unhappy with the fact that they have lots of money and we will show you millions of people ready to step in and take that problem away.
8. “Are you running your money or is your money running you?” – That’s right, we said it. There is nothing more true. You have to make your money work for you and you not work for your money. If you aren’t having fun making your money, then you are in the wrong business. 
7. “Time is money” – Ben Franklin. In the rule of equality, money = time too. You can buy someone’s time with money. 
6. “Mo money mo problems” – Notorious B.I.G. Although the origin of this phrase is traced back to Pheraulas, who can put it more eloquently than Biggie Smalls?
5. “It takes money to make money” – Titus Maccius Plautus (loosely translated). There are people out there who will argue this idioms fact basis. All willing to argue should agree that it takes some money to make money. Take the internet for example. You have to have an internet connection to make money. Sure you can go to the library, but did you use gasoline to get there? Did you walk? Well you bought shoes didn’t you?
4. “Put your money where your mouth is” – Unknown. This is attributed to gambling quotes from around the 1930’s. It is as true today as it was then. 
3. “Money never sleeps” – Movie - Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Money doesn’t get tired. Money has no fear. Money will keep you awake at night. Money earns interest in a bank 24/7. 
2. “Money can't buy you love, but it can buy you chocolate” – Kristine Wolfe of So true for millions of people every year. More so with the holidays approaching.
1. “Show me the money!” – Rod Tidwell played by Cuba Gooding, Jr. in the Movie Jerry Maguire. Who can ever forget this most memorable quote and exchange between two characters? Like we said before, money can make you do strange things.
Now onto the Top Money Misquotes
“Mama always said that money is as money does” – Forrest Gump (well not really). If mama had said this, it would be true though. Money does strange things to people. If you throw enough money at something, you will likely have to throw more.
“Money is the root of evil” – Common usage phrase. Well, as it turns out, the root of all evil is… well, evil. The quote misquoted here is “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil” 1 Timothy 6:10 (The Bible)
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