Quotes of Note - Tuesday 1st August, 2006
Do you have a favourite money proverb? Perhaps it's one in our list. Or you may have one that we have included. Does it have a special meaning for you or act as a reminder to be wise with your money?
I'd love to know what it is, if you'd like to share it with me. Just send me an email and tell me what your favourite money proverb is and why it's your favourite.
I'll publish any new proverbs in the October edition of the Journal.
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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
A full cup must be carried steadily.
A moneyless man goes fast through the market.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
A wise man's day is worth a fool's life.
As the person who has health is young, so the person who owes nothing is rich.
Bad money drives out good.
Easy come, easy go.
Fools build houses and wise men live in them.
Forgetting a debt does not pay it.
Full cup, steady hand.
He who pays the piper calls the tune.
If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
If you don't speculate, you can't accumulate.
If you look after the pennies, the dollars will look after themselves.
If you won't work you shan't eat.
It is better to give than receive.
Keep a thing seven years...
Lend your money and lose your friend.
Let the buyer beware.
Money doesn't grow on trees.
Money isn't everything.
Money makes a man.
Money makes money.
Money makes the mare to go.
Much would have more.
Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Of the wealth of the world each has as much as they take.
Out of debt, out of danger.
Penny wise and pound foolish.
Spare well and have to spend.
The best things in life are free.
The more you get, the more you want.
The worth of a thing is what it will bring.
There's no such thing as a free lunch.
Thrift is a great revenue.
Time is money.
Waste not, want not.
What you have, hold.
You can have too much of a good thing.
You can't take it with you when you go.
You cannot lose what you never had.
You cannot serve God and Mammon.
You pays your money and you takes your choice.