Quotes about Financial Management

"My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income."

Errol Leslie Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) was an Australian born American actor. He was known for his romantic swashbuckler roles in Hollywood films and his flamboyant lifestyle.


"Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep the score. The real excitement is playing the game"

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American business magnate, socialite, author and television personality. He is the Chairman and CEO of the Trump Organization, a US-based real-estate developer. Trump is also the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts, which operates numerous casinos and hotels across the world.


"Sudden money is going from zero to two hundred dollars a week. The rest doesn't count."

Neil Simon (born July 4, 1927) is an American playwright and screenwriter. His numerous Broadway successes have led to his work being among the most regularly performed in the world.


"So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of money."

Ayn Rand (February 2 [O.S. January 20] 1905 – March 6, 1982) was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her two best-selling novels and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism.


"Money often costs too much."

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American philosopher, lecturer, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.


"It's not whether you're wright or wrong, that's important, but how much money you make when you're right and how much money you lose when you're wrong."

Stanley Druckenmiller (born 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is the President, CEO and Chairman of Duquesne Capital, which he founded in 1981. The fund is reported to have more than $10 billion in assets. He managed money for George Soros from 1988 to 2000 as the lead portfolio manager for Quantum Fund. With an estimated current net worth of around $3.5 billion, he is ranked by Forbes as the 91st-richest person in America. He is reported to have made $260 million in 2008.


"I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position."

Mark Twain (born:Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910) was an American author and humorist. Twain is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), which has been called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). Twain was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.


"The person that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money."

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [January 6, 1705 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity.


"Money couldn't buy friends, but you get a better class of enemy."

Terence Alan Patrick Seán Milligan (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002) known as Spike Milligan, was an Irish comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright and actor; the majority of his working life was spent in the United Kingdom.


"Acquaintance: a person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to."

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 – after 1913) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist.