The Never-ending Fear of Finances

Wouldn’t it be great to live like the 1% of the American population and never have to worry about money? Unfortunately for most of us, that’s a luxury we will never afford. Most of us will always have to worry about our expenses, and many of us live paycheck to paycheck. There are a lot of great thoughts on the matter. After all, people have been worrying about their expenses since the invention of the bartering system. If you’re sick of worrying about your finances, these quotes on the nature of the dollar bill might make you feel better. Sadly, they won’t put more money in your pocket.

“Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.”
-Benjamin Franklin

“A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.”
-William Feather

“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.”
-Henry Ford

“About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.”
-Herbert Hoover

“I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.”
-Jules Renard

“The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.”
-John Maynard Keynes

“Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.”
-J. Paul Getty

“Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come.”
-Greer Garson

“We teach about how to drive in school, but not how to manage finances.”
-Andy Williams

“Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.”
-Joseph Wood Krutc

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