Making Money Quotes

Making Money Quotes by Iris DeMent, Thomas Bernhard, David Sklansky, Frederick Lenz, Killer Mike, Peter Jacobson and many others.

Turn off the TV and start digging around for information that’s not from a corporation trying to make money.
We publish only to satisfy out craving for fame; there’s no other motive except the even baser one of making money.
When we play, we must realize, before anything else, that we are out to make money.
The way our world is set up, a higher economic priority is given to things that bespeak a greater refinement. It is just a determination that was made, to make money.
The motivation to me is to make money and not be dependent upon the shallow pool called the entertainment world or the rap world or the hip-hop world.
You never get tired of making money, and you never get tired of a great acting gig, a same role that you can play for years, with wonderful writing and wonderful actors.
We didn’t make money but we never lost money. We’d sit around Times Square with fliers, walk around the Village and try and get people to come. Now you’d just tweet it, but that was the beginning of emails, or the beginning of me doing emails – I’m sure there were people in 1986 who were doing emails.
The experience we all share and the outcomes, which have been remarkable in a way I never could have predicted. Taking unmotivated people – maybe marginally motivated to get on TV and make money – and ending up with a group that values and is changed by the treatment process and wants to share it with other people.
Your talents are worth your devotion. Stop saying you don’t have time or it might not make money. Your talents are another form of oxygen you need to breathe in this lifetime.
Going from PayPal, I thought: ‘Well, what are some of the other problems that are likely to most affect the future of humanity?’ Not from the perspective, ‘What’s the best way to make money?’
Doing good business – being ethical, being transparent, being caring, implementing values in your business – makes a difference, and you make money at the same time.
When I first entered the corporate world, doing good and making money were seen as separate and contradictory threads. Challenging that notion set my career – and life – on a new course.
Everyday I wake up I’m fulfilling my dream. Every day my manager calls I’m fulfilling my dream. I know if my manager doesn’t call I’m not making money so when he does call I know I’m making money.
Yung Joc
If you’re planning only to make money and nothing else, you’ll be broke.
Most of this innovative new music doesn’t make money so it’s regarded as uninteresting for the business people and considered as “underground“.
I had to get into a place for myself of thinking what I would create for myself if I didn’t have to worry about making money.
The reality is that most companies are not about any values at all – they are about making money. It is extremely rare for a business to stand for anything because most businesses don’t want to alienate potential customers, and if you believe in anything you are going to alienate someone.
Everybody raps. We rap to make money. We do business. Ain’t no other record company out there that sold as many records as we did.
Sure, you make money writing on the coast … but that money is like so much compressed snow. It goes so fast it melts in your hand.
Many people don’t have the ability to be rich, because they’re too lazy or they don’t have the desire or the stick-to-itiveness. It’s a talent. Some people have a talent for piano. Some people have a talent for raising a family. Some people have a talent for golf. I just happen to have a talent for making money.
There isn’t any question that Hollywood is profit driven. Anybody that thinks it isn’t is a fool. It’s a business. Hollywood was never philanthropy. The only purpose it had was making money; the only purpose it still has is to make money.
I’m not averse to earning someone; in fact I’d love to earn some money. But also my choices of movies don’t tend to make money but I get to make interesting films. But it doesn’t mean I don’t want to earn shitloads of cash.
Making money is a happiness. And that’s a great incentive. Making other people happy is a super-happiness.
The more you worry about being applauded by others and making money, the less you’ll focus on doing the great work that will generate applause. And make you money.
Money is a kind of poetry.
If you’re not familiar with it, a college degree is a thing that we tell our kids to buy with money they don’t have, in hopes that it will help them make money they might earn, which will give them the ability to pay back the money they spent in order to make the money they’re paying it back with.
Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.
That one person that says “I heard your stuff and I really like this.” It really touches my heart because it’s what I love to do. I’d rather do it for the people than do it for a machine, a company that just wants to make money.
You can get rich making fun of me. I know. I’ve made lots of money making fun of me.
Make sure to save for the future and keep making money!
It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.
People should practice an art in order to make their souls grow and not to make money or become famous. Paint a picture. Write.
There is no quick way of making money. People come to you with tips for the races or offer the latest Ponzi scheme, but I can see them coming a mile off. I just go with the adage that if it sounds too good to be true it probably is.
I’ve just been a machine for making money. I seem to have spent my life in a golden tunnel looking for the outlet which would lead to happiness. But the tunnel kept going on. After my death there will be nothing left.
Most of my writing friends are working in academia. Most of my business school friends are always talking about bringing companies public, and money, and making money, and lots and lots of money. It’s just a different environment.
I am at a stage in my life where I want to only do thing that I love. I only want to do things that make me happy. Making money is important, but it’s not my ultimate driver.
My parents are from north London, and so it’s not like I’m some Yank who wants to make a profit out of football. I don’t care about making money. I just want to see Spurs succeed and, if I can help, that’s great.
At the time, I was making good money doing background work and demos.
Dee Dee Warwick
I’d like to do things to make money to save myself but right now I can’t do nothing. If they want to put me in jail, they can do that. It’s kind of tough.
Manute Bol
Never go into business purely to make money. If that’s the motive you’re better off doing nothing.
In the Machine Age, the company itself became a machine – a machine for making money.
It would be great to make a movie that had the style of a great ’30s film or a movie of David‘s Lynch or some other director I love that could also make money, because that would say to the corporation, “Yes, you can make money and still do art.” But it’s tricky.
Bulls make money and bears make money, but pigs seldom do. When a stock or mutual fund is up 30%, sell one-quarter of your position.
I once started a detective story to make moneyВ—but I couldn’t get the murder to take place! At the end of three chapters I was still describing the characters and the milieu, so I thought, this is not going to work. No corpse!
I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money.
Making money, getting yourself status in this world is not everything at all. But it has become everything in America. That you really have to get going and keep up with the Jones’. Get a house and a car and other things. And pretty soon you’re stymied. Things own you.
When men are so busy making money that they have no time for anything else, then the day is not far off when they will have no money for anything else.
It is a fact that around the world the elites of every country are making money.
Most of the music you hear on the radio today is developed for making money. It doesn’t feel true or honest. You can feel it in the music.
Everything changes, money rules. In my era, if you were successful, you were going to make money, but you never worried about it.
I will bring our energy companies back. They’ll be able to compete. They’ll make money. They’ll pay off our national debt. They’ll pay off our tremendous budget deficits, which are tremendous.
My philosophy has always been, do what you love and the money will follow.
We are members of a strange species that devotes its energies to climbing the ladder of success in order to make money to buy things we don’t like.
There are too many over-fed, under-motivated Christians hiding behind the excuse that God has not spoken to them. They are waiting to hear voices or see dreams – all the while living to make money, to provide for their future, to dress well and have fun.
In this day and age it’s really stupid to be stupid about financial matters. It doesn’t do you any good to make money if you don’t know what to do with it other than spend it.
I’m not looking to be an artist to make money. I’m looking to be an artist.
Once you start making money you have to put things into perspective.
Housewives‘ has shone a light on women of middle age, that you’re not out of the game, you’re not old, you’re not put out to pasture… You’re lively, you’re doing things, you’re aggressive, you’re making money, you’re recreating yourself.
Making money isn’t the backbone of our guiding purpose; it is the by-product of our guiding purpose.
People who decry the fact that businesses are in business “just to make money” seldom understand the implications of what they are saying. You make money by doing what other people want, not what you want.
But who said art has to cost money? And therefore, who says artists have to make money?
It’s about more than making money; it’s about connecting people in countries all around the world. Our social mission is to get people meeting each other, and we need people who align with that purpose.
Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
Money is misunderstood. The fact is if you want to be successful – the money will follow you. If you are a doctor, something else will follow you. If you are successful there is an accompaniment. If your goal is just to make money you won’t succeed. Money is a commodity to use, not to be dictated by.
There are a lot of people making money in NASCAR, so let’s help it be SAFER barriers where they should be – especially at these very very fast racetracks.
Well, there’s nothing I’ve done I’m not proud of. Making money was an interest, but it’s never been my god.
Whenever people say, ‘We mustn’t be sentimental,’ you can take it they are about to do something cruel. And if they add, ‘We must be realistic,’ they mean they are going to make money out of it.
The easiest way to make money is create something of such value that everybody wants and go out and give and create value, the money comes automatically.
Crafts make us feel rooted, give us a sense of belonging and connect us with our history. Our ancestors used to create these crafts out of necessity, and now we do them for fun, to make money and to express ourselves.
The only reason I’m able to do music is because I’m making money on ‘Community.’ If I wasn’t, I couldn’t pay for things.
I didn’t think that a career in theater was very realistic so I thought the only thing I could make money doing and still be somewhat artistic was, god help me, advertising.
Making money and making the world a better place are not contrary to one another.
Never knew how poor I was until I started making money.
I think writing really helps you heal yourself. I think if you write long enough, you will be a healthy person. That is, if you write what you need to write, as opposed to what will make money, or what will make fame.
The way we make money as a group is that we don’t pay a lot for anything, and most of the stocks we buy have low expectations.
The real risk is not
changing. I have to feel that I’m after something. If I make money, fine. But
I’d rather be striving. It’s the striving, man, it’s that I want.
I think in a way nobody doesn’t work anymore. Even moms who say, ‘I am out of the workforce.’ They may be writing mommy blogs with no expectation of making money, but they are building an onramp for when they do go back.
I don’t have any ego about it, but I find there’s not a great work ethic in show business. A lot of people are in it to make money, and coming from stand-up, you have to work so hard because almost nothing works, and if you lose the audience for three minutes, you’re dead.
Everybody was being decent, and when people are decent, thing work out for everybody. That has been my theory all through life. If you’re making money, let the other fellow make it too. If somebody‘s getting hurt, it’s bad, but if you can work a thing out so that everybody profits that’s the ideal business.
While there used to be one or two Pops orchestras, now there are all kinds of European orchestras that suddenly look upon this as a golden wand that can enable them to make money recording this music.
When we manage a restaurant, we start making money from the first day. When we own a place, it’s often five years before we earn the first penny that is clean of debt.
If God isn’t giving you money, He is giving you a way to make money All your circumstances are to empower you to increase your sense of wonder in God The more difficult the circumstance, the more brilliant the sense of wonder would be
I think that lawyers are terrible at admitting that they’re wrong. And not just admitting it; also realizing it. Most lawyers are very successful, and they think that because they’re making money and people think well of them, they must be doing everything right.
Some of the bigger companies seem to be copying only to make money, which creatively is very bad. I sometimes wonder if they have any respect.
Somebody said us artists have trouble with success because art is derived from struggle. I disagree with that, because truely doing your art is success, whether you make money from it or not.
Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
I try to find my way in the world you know, I try to be somebody instead of just, make money off of everybody.
There are only two things in a business that make money – innovation and marketing, everything else is cost.
The innovator creates a business where they are making money, even when they sleep.
From the very beginning I used sound business practices in everything I did. White businessman uses them to make money he’s a genius. Black businessman uses them he’s a crook. That’s the way it is.
I’ve never worked to make money. I understand we’ve got to eat and all that, but I never said I want to be a multimillionaire or a billionaire. To me, that’s of no significance. I work to have the accomplishment.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
You’re always hoping you can attract a bigger audience, but at the same time, I’d hate to give up what I write. If I could write Chick Lit or something like that and make money off it, that’d be great. But I just can’t do it.
I never went into business to make money.
The only reason to do business is to make money; that’s the only reason for doing business.
There are two things that create opportunities. One is being involved with something that makes money, and the other is winning awards. And the reason that winning the awards creates the opportunities is because it gives the people who are selling the picture the opportunity to make more money.
Today, professional football is about profit and making money. But it’s not about how much money you spend, it’s about how wisely you spend it.
If you are in the world of business, that means you are in the business of making money.
Human beings are much bigger than just making money.
Love makes money-grabbing seem contemptible; love makes class prejudice impossible; love makes selfish ambition a thing to be despised; love converts enemies into friends.
True divine guidance asks you to focus on service. False guidance is more ego-oriented, more about what’s in it for you – for example, more focused on making money for its own sake. True guidance may help you make money, but it won’t focus on that.
A job is how you make money. A career is how you make your mark. A calling is how you acknowledge a higher vision, whatever it may be.
The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.
My task is how I can learn to make money from that by giving first. I’m always constantly looking at how I can do more and more for less and less.
My commitment to stand behind Datsun gained the trust of dealers and sold cars. My motto was: Dealers make money first, and then we make money.
Yutaka Katayama
If a movie makes money, then it’s a success.
If there’s a recession, I’d buy stocks. That’s when you make money: when markets are spooked.
Money power cannot be separated from democratic power without miscarriage and ensuing frustration – political and economic. Democracy implies the sovereignty of man; and, since man cannot be sovereign without the money power, there can not be democracy under the political money system.
You know, it’s funny… when you’re making money, people don’t think you’re playing jazz. Now when you’re not making money, people think that you’re a good jazz musician.
Pete Fountain
If your income on films or whatever you’re producing using film drops below a certain level, then you don’t have enough money to stay in business. People like to say that this is all just about making money, but if you don’t make money, you don’t make anything.
Make Money a CENTRAL priority. В This has nothing to do with greed and consumption and everything to do with life force and power.
Anybody who follows me on Twitter or Facebook knows that I’m super into fantasy sports. I like to make money on my sports knowledge basically.
I had dropped out of school and was a runaway, so I didn’t have family to fall back on if I didn’t work. I didn’t have a lot of other options of making money other than modeling.
People showed me this way of dealing with music, writing songs, thinking about music and shows and our community and the fact that it doesn’t have to be about being popular or fashion or making money.
U.S. certainly are not warlike. We don’t want that. We want to make money, which I always thought was one of the most admirable things about Americans.
The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
If you don’t value your time, neither will others.
We have grown literally afraid to be poor. We despise anyone who elects to be poor in order to simplify and save his inner life. If he does not join the general scramble and pant with the money-making street, we deem him spiritless and lacking in ambition
HATE, even if it’s making money. is an underground movie, that’s how it was made. It’s a film about police brutality in the largest sense, it’s about the whole of society and not just about the hood.
It is said that anyone who does commercial cinema is not acting, and anyone who does an art film is acting. I don’t believe it. I feel whenever you are doing a film, you are acting. So you need to be applauded for that. I won’t do art house cinemas. I want to make commercial films. I want my films to make money.
So money is not the answer to problems; wealth mentality is.
If any one of us has had an ambition higher than that of making money; a motive better than that of expediency; a faith warmer than that of reasoning; a love purer than that of the self; he has been slow to express it; still slower to urge it.
It’s actually not unlike Google at that stage of development. They had an up-and-running site. It wasn’t losing very much money, it wasn’t making very much money, but it was growing.
In my era of wrestling, there were no guaranteed contracts, so it was inherent that you draw the crowd in to make money.
As a developer, it’s a great feeling knowing you have made an impact. There’s also a lot of responsibility that goes with that: you have to really put the city‘s needs first. It’s not all about making money.
Stephen M. Ross
Americans like to make money, Canadians like to count it.
The best way to make money is not to have money as your primary goal. I’ve seen great people come into the business world primarily motivated to make money. Almost without exception they failed.
If you make meaning, you’ll make money.
Millionaires are marrying their secretaries because they are so busy making money they haven‘t time to see other girls.
Doris Lilly
Success is in the journey, but the reward is the view from the top.
Larry Stevens
Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. It’s about getting up, getting well, and getting over. Getting happy, okay? Getting happy.
Republicans don’t want anyone having more fun than they do, and the Democrats don’t want anyone making more money than they do. Libertarians want you to make money and have fun.
Andre Marrou
My father thought sport was something fun – he didn’t know it was a way to make money. Then I won a Mercedes at the world championships and I gave it to him. From the moment it arrived my father said: ‘Good, you can support not just yourself but me too’.
No man can Become Rich without enriching others.
The thing most worth doing in this modern world [is to] create jobs that men can work at, and be proud of, and make money by their work.
Sales Cure All. Know how your company will make money and how you will actually make sales.
You know that first of all your films have to make money no matter who you are.
Find something you love to do. If you don’t make money at it, at least you love going to work.
Success makes success, like money makes money.
I really wish there was some big brother conspiracy theory. I just think it’s the ignorance of trying to make a dollar. That’s what the networks have done and will continue to do. If anyone doesn’t think that this is about making money, then they’re crazy.
A novelty in Polish filmmaking was that it was possible to find funds for a big production. However, at the same time, the state budget committed less and less money to filmmaking.
That’s what Walt Disney did, and Hewlett and Packard, and the people who built Intel. They created a company to last, not just to make money. That’s what I want Apple to be.
I have respect for those who make money at art and do it well and smartly, because that commercial aspect keeps the world going and running, in a sense.
Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings.
I think to find an escape route out of a music industry that is becoming more and more focused on making money.
It’s not easy making money as an actor. It’s just not an easy thing to do. There’s so many that want to do it and so few opportunities to do it that it’s not as easy as it would seem.
Simply put: we don’t build services to make money; we make money to build better services.
If private-equity firms are as good at remaking companies as they claim, they don’t need tax loopholes to make money.
I am proof that you can you make money in Italy and be honest.
Leonardo Del Vecchio
There will be losing years; but if the art of making money is not to lose it, then there should not be substantial losses.
Children are the ultimate investment of all of those that want to make money, to sell, to dominate. So there are two meanings. They are our ultimate investment for anyone who is honest and ethical and loving, but also for all the commerce.
I don’t think you can consistently be a winning trader if you’re banking on being right more than 50 percent of the time. You have to figure out how to make money being right only 20 to 30 percent of the time.
The first colony on Mars is not going to be built by a private company. How are you going to make money? You’re not.
Without market prices for capital goods, accounting is not possible. You don’t know if you are making money or losing money, saving resources or wasting them, doing the right thing or not doing the right thing.
The more I learnt about this cheeky – almost rebellious – company, the more it appealed to me, as it unapologetically pointed to an alternative in a complacent and creatively bankrupt industry. Apple stood for something and had reason for being that wasn’t just about making money.
Boxing is a business. I’m not going to say I would never work with people again because we have had disagreements in the past. So if it makes money it makes sense. That doesn’t mean we won’t agree again in the future.
Much work is merely a way to make money; much leisure is merely a way to spend it.
I’ve been buying real estate because it’s an asset I can control, that I could finance extremely cheaply if I chose to. I do not choose to; I buy my real estate in cash. I’m not interested in making money on it. I just want to keep my money safe.
As for movies, what’s great about comedy is that if your movie gets laughs and makes money, you have freedom.
We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs.
Economically, ISIS is making money every day on the black market with their oil fields. But they are also putting money in banks. We know where those banks are. We should go after the banks and the facilitators using them.
If you make money back from your record, you’re doing it smart. It’s an expensive hobby. I’m lucky enough to still make a living as a musician through live work and odd bits of royalties.
Not long ago, the term ‘business model‘ was not exactly on the tip of everyone‘s tongue. Then, in the early to mid-1990s, ‘business model‘ became a catchphrase that described how a company makes money or saves money.
I’m going to miss Blockbuster. I’m gonna miss being CEO and all that stuff. We had an atmosphere where everybody was happy. When people make money, they’re happy.
The only man who makes money following the races is one who does it with a broom and shovel.
The harder I work the more I live.
Hollywood is a business and movie studios are only going to do what’s going to make money. It’s not an altruistic thing. They are blatant grabs for money. Responsible studios want to make quality pictures, but at the same time nobody is going to make quality pictures they know aren’t going to make any money.
Your money, or your life. We know what to do when a burglar makes this demand of us, but not when God does.
And by the way it’s not about making money, it’s about taking money. Destroying the status quo because the status is not quo. The world is a mess and I just need to rule it.
the theater is the only money-making business I know in which haste apparently rules from first to last.
A person can no more make money suddenly and largely, and be unharmed by it, than one could suddenly grow from a child’s stature to an adult‘s without harm.
There are … other business societiesEngland, Holland, Belgium and France, for instance. But ours [the United States] is the only culture now extant in which business so completely dominates the national scene that sports, crime, sex, death, philanthropy and Easter Sunday are money-making propositions.
True Wealth is being able to do what I want, when I want. If I can do that, I am wealthy.
J.D. Roth
The only way to get money out of politics is to get politics out of money-making.
Richard Salsman
I’m not into fame. I’m not into making money, outside of financing my books. I’m not into status. My thing is basically about time – not wasting it.
I’ve never been good at the money thing. I have had a couple of really nice but inept managers, and a business accountant that ripped me off. But I cannot totally blame my money making lameness on them.
There are a million ways to make money in the markets. The irony is that they are all very difficult to find.
People have to be able to make money off their brains and their hearts. Or else we’re all going to starve, and it’s the machines that’ll get good.
Making money never was my incentive. I just want to fight big companies.
It makes it [work] a lot easier when you like what you do. It’s easy when you’re working and making money doing it. It’s hard when you’re not. That’s when that gets challenged.
I’m not here to make money, I’m here to make history.
Lenny Dykstra
There is only one way to make money at writing, and that is to marry a publisher‘s daughter.
I would recommend, definitely, developing a ‘day job‘ that you like – don’t expect to make money writing!
I didn’t dare to dream of making money. But now of course, I’ve made many thousands of dollars sharpening pencils.
I’m always dissing Ray and making fun of him, talking about his money.
The best way to make money in business is not to think too much about making it.
Bob Dole revealed he is one of the test subjects for Viagra. He said on Larry King, ‘I wish I had bought stock in it.’ Only a Republican would think the best part of Viagra is the fact that you could make money off of it.
I don’t want to jump off the roof or jump for joy depending on my movie reviews, or whether it makes money. I think the larger, more meaningful things are family and the people you love.
For me the greatest source of income is still movies. Nothing – stocks, financial speculation, real estate speculation or businesses – makes more money for me than making movies.
Because obviously the whole purpose of putting records out is purely and simply to make money.
I made my money the old-fashioned way, I inherited it.
Writing is not the easiest way to make a living. Your work long hours, usually all by yourself. It is not a way to make money.
I realized early on that I was pretty good at organizing. A lot of it was about control. While my friends were out getting hammered at concerts, I was making money. I am a control freak.
Does he council you better who bids you, Money, by right means, if you can: but by any means, make money ?
All business is basically about customers and marketing and making money and capitalism and winning and promoting it and having something someone really wants.
Making money is no fun. Contributing to and changing the world is a lot more fun.
Internet marketing entrepreneurs have truly opened my eyes to just how important a quick turnaround time can be. Often times, an interview they conduct with me today is online by the next morning. The interviewee is then able to start making money less than 24 hours after the initial interview.
You would be surprised how many people are in the market not to make money but for the thrill of it!
Making money and doing good in the world are not mutually exclusive.
Money, says the proverb, makes money. When you have got a little, it is often easy to get more.
I dream about having a house by the water and not doing anything, not feeling ambitious, nor having the need to make money.
In a way, I felt like I arrived before I was making money at it, because I’d established that I just wanted to act.
It would be foolish to say that betting does not happen. There is a list of 4-5,000 crore industry that happens on every match and it’s about time we legalize it and start taxing it, making money where we should.
But if I didn’t have to make money, I would still play my horn.
I lived in great poverty as a child and young woman, and I used to think of money and how to make money as a means to get away from the constant struggle to survive – as freedom. Now I know it isn’t freedom. It’s not a solution, but a new problem. It comes with its own challenges and tremendous obligations.
Getting an unsophisticated client was the golden prize. The quickest way to make money on Wall Street is to take the most sophisticated product and try to sell it to the least sophisticated client.
When someone succeeded in quickly making a lot of money in America, people said he had made his fortune.
I spent the first half of my life making money and the second half of my life giving it away to do the most good and the least harm.
Obviously businesses do not operate like an artists’ commune. Business involves deploying finite resources to achieve goals in a competitive environment to make money. That is something creative people understand.
Equity is compromised due to the privatisation of education. Education has become a commodity. Those who can afford to buy it, buy it, and those who can sell it make money out of it
Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.
One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you.
Floyd has done a lot for me financially and has taught me a lot about business. He did great in making money during his career and he tells me a lot of what he’s working on.
I think a lot of Hollywood is in retreat right now trying to figure out how to make money and make the safest bets.
I make money from touring and selling merchandise, and I honestly believe if you put effort into something and you execute properly, you don’t necessarily have to go through the traditional ways.
I’m free of stress and worries now because if I don’t like something I’m doing, I just find the fun in it instead of being miserable. Let me have fun with the people I work with, let me have fun making money – when I grew up so poor, ya know?
Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have to make money by writing about it. I detest them.
I know how to make money. That’s what I know. Not too many people know that, that well.
I get up every morning with a desire to do some creative work. This desire is made of the same stuff as the sexual desire, the desire to make money, or any other desire.
My father used to say, ‘You can spend a lot of time making money. The tough time comes when you have to give it away properly.’ How to give something back, that’s the tough part in life.
The primary goal of a vendor is to make money.
People can take your name and write a book about you and they make money off of it. How is the public supposed to know you’re not authorizing that book? As soon as you make a big stink about it it only makes the book sell more.
I keep thinking they’re gonna call me. I keep thinking they’re gonna crunch the numbers and think, oh, we can make money with this! And they don’t.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
Everyone has the brain power to make money in stocks. Not everyone has the stomach.
Spending money is much more difficult than making money.
I mean, I wasn’t stupid. I knew we’d make money and sell a lot of Dune books.
The greatest pleasure when I started making money was not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to have as many freshly typed drafts as possible.
I always feel like ‘as long as I’m doin’ what I love to do, the money’s naturally gonna come.’ When you start thinkin’ business and you start thinkin’ ‘What’s hot? What’s the wave? Who is hot? Let’s get at that person,’ it becomes a point where you’re tryin’ to strategize to make money. And that’s always a gamble.
Now, success is not the result of making money; making money is the result of success – and success is in direct proportion to our service. Most people have this law backwards. They believe that you’re successful if you earn a lot of money. The truth is that you can only earn money after you’re successful.
Successful people make money. It’s not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do.
Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art
Life started getting good when I started making money.
We pay a subsidy. Money coming over the border, they’re – there are so many ways that Mexico makes money with us, Bob. There are so many different ways, five in particular, that we will take it out of there.
People who make money often make mistakes, and even have major setbacks, but they believe they will eventually prosper, and they see every setback as a lesson to be applied in their move towards success.
I don’t even know what sound is, much less what it’s for. It isn’t to make money that’s for sure. I’ve never made any.
I always have awkward relationships with the ladies for whatever reason. I don’t know and so here we are. I was able to sort of take all of those terrible, terrible, terrible dates and turn them into a money making venture.
It is shameful and inhuman to treat men like chattels to make money by, or to regard them merely as so much muscle or physical power.
Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it. I don’t know of any other country where the accountant enjoys a higher social and moral status.
If you really want to be competitive in today’s market you have to be in movies that make money.
To be candid with you, free agency hurts all sports. It’s great for athletes making an enormous amount of money. But to say it helps the sports, I don’t believe that.
Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying. That’s not just a catchy slogan. It’s the very essence of successful investing.
I come from a generation in England that considered making money or trying to promote yourself to be morally suspect.
You know what? I’m sure drug dealers on the street, in some way, they are making money. That’s what I equate it to. Here is the thing: you have to understand, with psychiatry, there is no science behind it. And to pretend that there is a science behind it is criminal
I would not be well-known if I had just used my gift to make money for me. The moment I started to teach others – you teach people to fish – I think that’s why my book Rich Dad, Poor Dad became an international bestseller, and things like this.
It’s not a testosterone-driven industry any longer. Success is making money, not in the size of the airline.
Money can’t buy happiness—but it can buy beer.
Work isn’t to make money; you work to justify life.
If you make money, you might not make meaning.
The key to trading success is emotional discipline. If intelligence were the key, there would be a lot more people making money trading… I know this will sound like a clichГ©, but the single most important reason that people lose money in the financial markets is that they don’t cut their losses short.
For example, if I make money, I put it in real estate. I always did very well. Location, location, location.
My main purpose in life is to make money so I can afford to go on creating more inventions.
Making an investment decision is like formulating a scientific hypothesis and submitting it to a practical test. The main difference is that the hypothesis that underlies an investment decision is intended to make money and not to establish a universally valid generalization.
Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.
If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.
Our problem in money-making or government affairs is how to remain properly venturesome and experimental without making fools of ourselves.
I did have a very determined idea of making money. I was quite savvy about that. And that was my most basic lesson. You do have to understand the economics. It’s pointless putting in all that work and losing money. If you’re not making a profit you’re stuffed.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
I can’t help from making money, that is all.
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.
Good money management alone isn’t going to increase your edge at all. If your system isn’t any good, you’re still going to lose money, no matter how effective your money management rules are. But if you have an approach that makes money, then money management can make the difference between success and failure.
Monroe Trout
In my opinion MS is a lot better at making money than it is at making good operating systems.
Of course, bankers were always interested in making money. But when bankers had clients, they bore some responsibility for the clients’ welfare.
A good trader loves an active market, you don’t make money when the market is static.
Crime fiction makes money. It may be harder for writers to get published, but crime is doing better than most of what we like to call CanLit. It’s elementary, plot-driven, character-rich story-telling at its best.
It’s all about commerce. Movies are not made like paintings, where you can make them for free and put them at the side. Movies are supposed to make money.
The moment we put an end to speculation in land, we put an end to making money at the expense of our sons and daughters.
It’s the formulaic studio movies the make money, and when they do, the actors in them are automatically movie stars.
I lead a normal life and I don’t assume there is anything I can impart to people. The only reason to write a book would be to make money, and I don’t want to do that. To write a book would be going against how I’ve lived.
There is a secret to investing that cuts a path directly to the profits that you’re looking for. The secret is simplicity. The more elementary your investment style, the more confident you can be of making money in the long run.
Making a movie requires 20 to 500 people to make and a lot of money and the stakes are a lot higher.
If you only have the mind of, “We have to sell this music and I have to make money on this music,” then it’s not really about the music anymore; it’s about the money. I’m not saying I don’t want to make money, but I’m thinking a little more long-term than just making a buck today.
Anoop Desai
Unfortunately, the only meaning that society attributes to life today is an opportunity to make money.
I always felt that I had anxiety of survival in terms of livelihood even when I was making plenty of money.
The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor find much fun in life.
I was happiest, frankly, when I had a day job and then I went and was in my band that I never, ever had dreams of making money, ever.
Sasha Frere-Jones
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
I think, unfortunately or fortunately, the reality of Hollywood is that if your movie makes money, they’ll make another one.
Yes, green business is good business. But it’s not just about making money. It’s about being responsible.
Just selling through a movie theater is not ever going to be a viable way to make money back on a movie anymore.
Lucy Fisher
As long as you enjoy investing, you’ll be willing to do the homework and stay in the game. That’s why I try to make the show so entertaining, because if you aren’t interested, you’ll either miss the opportunity to make money in the market or not pay enough attention and end up losing your shirt.
Major labels didn’t start showing up really until they smelled money, and that’s all they’re ever going to be attracted to is money-that’s the business they’re in- making money.
Dont think money does everything or you are going to end up doing everything for money.
You can’t make money without selling something real. You can’t make something real without first imagination manifesting itself in your head. You can’t have imagination without surrendering yourself to an idea that you want to create something of value to other human beings.
The companies that I really admire the most are the ones that have a deep visceral understanding of why people use their service, and they figure out ways of making money that are completely consistent with how people are feeling and what they are doing at the time.
I’ve always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that’s the real test.
That money talks, I’ll not deny, I heard it once: It said, ‘Goodbye‘.
I like making money like anybody else, and I’m paid well, but I think there is a point at which you can out-price your audience or your base.
I look at being an actress as being like a mummy: You’re bandaged up and preserved as soon as you start making other people money.
People like comfort; that’s natural. But as for making money simply for the sake of making it, and giving yourself far more trouble and anxiety to gain it than you can ever get pleasure from it when it’s gained, why, as for me, I’d rather sit still and cross my arms.
I don’t want to make money; I want to make a difference.
When you struggle hard and lose money, you’re a hero. When you start making money you become a capitalist swine.
Even in junior high, I always knew I had a talent for music and I knew I could make money that way.
We reward people for making money off money, and moving money around and dividing up mortgages a thousand times over, selling it to China… and it becomes this shell game.
In a rising market, everyone makes money and a value philosophy is unnecessary. But because there is no certain way to predict what the market will do, one must follow a value philosophy at all times.
Being in business is not about making money. It is a way to become who you are.
But remember this, Japanese boy… airplanes are not tools for war. They are not for making money. Airplanes are beautiful dreams. Engineers turn dreams into reality.
I try to make things more interesting. I want to inject a little bit of excitement. I try to do the show for the sake of the show itself, not to make money. Fashion isn’t always about making money.
Gareth Pugh
Making money has always been pretty easy for me, but today I don’t need any more money. I still work, because money is important, but my work is more important than the money, now. And that’s a very big difference. I just work because I enjoy my work.
I don’t buy these rag magazines that feed off of stolen, you know, press. They’re basically stealing someone’s image in order to make money for themselves… They wait at the end of my street in their cars. Every time I exit my home, I have company.
Governments have supported airlines as if they were local football teams. But there are just too many of them. This is the only industry I know that has lost money consistently and makes money infrequently.
Richard L. Hanna
What people forget is that every movie that gets made keeps making money for somebody FOREVER.
With a philosophy education, one can infuriate his peers, intimidate his date, think of obscure, unreliable ways to make money, and never regret a thing.
I am not attracted to those politicians who are short on vision and only want to make money. I like those who have vision.
When you start out in the industry and things are tough, and you’re not really making money, you question yourself: should I give up?
I’m not interested in making money, or being wealthy enough to have a villa in Beverly Hills, because in Paris I don’t need that much money.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Well look, no one takes pleasure from people making money out of the misery of others, but that is a function of capitalist markets.
Don’t be afraid to spend money to make money. That’s one thing I’ve never been afraid of… to invest in myself.
I’m only rich because I know when I’m wrong…I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes.
I fell into playwriting accidentally, took some classes in it, and also took creative writing classes, but I really didn’t expect it to be a career because I didn’t believe there was a way to make money as a playwright without being lucky and I didn’t feel particularly lucky.
I have been very lucky to find something I am good at and can make money at… Playing with Bruce was the embodiment of everything that a little kid could dream about.
It was a lot of fun being a child actress. It suited me. I don’t think it suits everybody, but I was in it because I had a passion, not because my parents wanted me to make money. If other kids want to do it, and they really like acting, go for it.
American authors or scientists are prone to consider the wealthy businessman as a barbarian, as a man exclusively intent upon making money.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Today, making money is very simple. But making sustainable money while being responsible to the society and improving the world is very difficult.
The way to become rich is to make money, not to save it.
When you are doing a site that you understand is not making money, you kind of understand when times get challenging or there is a new economic climate, you will be scrutinized very closely.
The easiest way of making money is to stop losing it.
I live by ‘Earnin’ and burnin’.’ Meaning, I like to make money and spend it before I even have it. That’s the way I live my life.
You’re Mexican until you make money and then you’re Spanish.
When I moved to New York, I was dead broke and lost my mind, and my girlfriend dumped me and was with some banker making money. I wandered by Jane Curtin’s house, and she‘s like, ‘Come in here, dear. I’ll make you lunch. Tell me, what’s going on in your life?’
It’s never been about making money.
That just doesn’t make sense, that government should be making money off students.
. . . if I had been a man, self-respect, family pressure and the public opinion of my class would have pushed me into a money-making profession; as a mere woman I could carve out a career of disinterested research.
Now almost every artist outside of New York is connected with some school or some museum school, and even in New York the majority are. That’s an interesting fact when you take the idea of making money, making a living selling paintings. Only a dozen or two painters do that.
The environment on the sets of the movies I make, it’s usually all friends and people that know each other, because no one’s getting rich or making money, so it’s always about, hopefully, that everyone’s on the same page.
I’m making music that I love and I want to hear. At the same time, things like making money, making crazy money – you gotta find ways to reach to everybody but uplift everybody.
Rush Limbaugh makes money getting simpleminded people to feel good about their intellectually undernourished brain spasms. He’s very good at it, and I scarcely believe a fraction of what he says.
I’m not a writer because I want to make money. I’m a writer because I’m a very slow thinker, but I do care about thinking, and the only way I know how to think with any kind of finesse is by telling stories.
Getting out and staying out of debt is key. debt is the biggest barrier, a parasite to wealth.
Many people start a business only to make money. Just to make money is not a strong enough mission.
Normally I would not recommend a book that tells you how to make money in the stock market. Most of these books are aimed at gullible folk, and they usually make much more money for their authors than they do for the investing public.
When China sends over their people to negotiate, they pick their meanest, smartest, most vicious guy; and these guys, they don’t play games. They don’t laugh, they don’t cry, they have no emotion. They just want to make money, and they just want to rip our country to shreds.
I first started playing in piano bars for three reasons – to make money, to be in the company of my friends – and also to hook up with young girls. I always knew, even before I played in piano bars, about the effect of my voice.
A lot of people now make a living off of YouTube. It’s the world’s most popular video site by far, it’s a subsidiary by Google. Increasingly, Google seems to be letting politics dictate who is allowed to make money from the platform.
From the time I was very young, I was a professional, making money and assuming responsibilities. I didn’t live the life of a child. I was living the life of a 30-year-old.
Today, we see some “file sharingsites that rely on fans uploading cracked copies of ebooks, and which then make money off those books by charging for downloads (via cash subscriptions or advertising). Again: I take a dim view of this. They’re making money off the back of my work without paying me.
The monied interests are doing what they do best – making money. The rest of us need to do what we can do best – use our voices, our vigor, and our votes.
Money and women are the most sought after and the least known about of any two things we have.
The most important thing for workers to understand is that you have to make yourself indispensable. You must make money for your employer or make his life easier, preferably both. Also, you have to learn as much as you can about your chosen endeavor.
The easy way to make money is to get special political privilege. From the beginning of time, business has cozied up to government and gotten restrictions on competition and subsidies and stuff.
Wouldn’t it be great if the technology we used to take care of ourselves was as good as the technology we use to make money?
James Heywood
I learned at a very early age that life is a battle. My family was poor, my neighborhood was poor. The only way that I could get away from the awfulness of life, at that time, was at the movies. There I decided that my big aim was to make money. And it was there that I became a very determined woman.
I think it’s much more important to know the truth than it is to make money on it.
The film is not a success until it makes money. It’s only good when there’s a dollar figure attached to the box office.
I’m not financially insecure anymore either so I don’t have to sit there and get on the latest Poison tour just to make money, which is what a lot of them are doing.
I believe the power to make money is a gift from God…to be developed and used to the best of our ability for the good of mankind.
Any man of reasonable intelligence can make money if that’s what he wants. Mostly it’s women or clothes or admiration he really wants and they deflect him.
There are dozens of ways of failing to make money. It is one thing to fail to make money because your single talent happens to be a flair amounting to genius for translating the plays of Aristophanes. It is quite another thing to fail to make money because you are black, or a child, or a woman.
I could never release something on the label I didn’t personally love. The label’s really an extension of my own musical career, and I’m intensely involved with every aspect personally, so it’d be a betrayal to myself if I released something simply because I thought it would make money.
Despite their good intentions, today’s businesses are missing an opportunity to integrate social responsibility and day-to-day business objectives – to do good and make money simultaneously.
Being creative and making money in the theater is very challenging.
I have always looked on my businesses not just as money-making machines, but as adventures that can, I hope, make people better off.
‎In today’s materialistic world there is a risk of people becoming slaves to money, as though they were simply cogs in a huge money-making machine. This does nothing for human dignity, freedom, and genuine well-being. Wealth should serve humanity, and not the other way around.
We weren’t making money in the Yardbirds.
We don’t live to eat and make money. We eat and make money to be able to enjoy life. That is what life means, and that is what life is for.
You cannot do something just for the money. You have to do things you believe in and eventually you will make money.
Make money and the whole nation will conspire to call you a gentleman.
Making money is not gonna change anything about what I am, except I won’t answer the door.
Being able to touch so many people through my businesses and make money while doing it, is a huge blessing.
I wish it grew on trees, but it takes hard work to make money.
If conservatives get to call universal healthcare ‘socialized medicine,’ I get to call private, for-profit healthcare ‘soulless, vampire bastards making money off human pain.’
Everybody makes money when times are good. It’s when times are not so good that the groundwork is laid for the next generation.
The difference between capitalism and feudalism is that under capitalism, they make money directly through wages, manufacturing, and commerce and under feudalism, it’s directly through juro-political means.
Both of my parents were incredibly supportive of me being in any arts, because they were both in the arts. They weren’t the typical story of, “Oh, get a real job. You need to make money.” They basically said, “Yup, be an artist. You’ll be broke your whole life but you’ll be happy.”
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
I don’t know the numbers, but roughly half of the people who came through Ellis Island returned home. They came here to make money, not to make history.
Everyone has the brainpower to make money in stocks. Not everyone has the stomach. If you are susceptible to selling everything in a panic, you ought to avoid stocks and mutual funds altogether.
I’m pretty well-spoken guy, but I don’t have a college education. Me making money in other avenues is not going to be as easy as walking into the Octagon.
It would be easy to blame Hollywood to say that I was typed and forced to play the same role over and over. For a while, I did. But the truth is that I knew what I was doing. I was enjoying myself. I was making money.
It is very similar to companies like Google and other internet companies. When you go and search on Google you don’t pay for that. But sometimes you click on an advert and Google makes money on that.
I do not believe making money in order to consume goods is
mankind’s sole purpose on this planet. If you’re wondering
what I believe our purpose on this planet is, I’ll give you
a hint… it has to do with creating and sharing.
The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They’re about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover.
I am not merely satisfied in making money for myself, for I am endeavoring to provide employment for hundreds of women of my race. … I want to say to every Negro woman present, don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them!
People are only mean when they’re threatened, and that’s what our culture does…And when you get threatened, you start looking out only for yourself. You start making money a god. It is all part of this culture.
Later on when it became a routine it was not as exciting I’ll admit that. The first three years were wonderful, the rest were just money making and having fun.
When we first started we felt something changing in terms of work, and we felt it was a global shift. People were taking control of their future, not just in terms of making money. They wanted to control their own destiny.
I could not finance a movie on my own. Frankly, I could not even afford to take a year off. I, like most people in America, need to keep making money.
But it’s a blessing to be so successful within a year; it’s the greatest feeling in the world, making money and doing the things that I’m doing, and I definitely trying to continue doing what I’m doing.
You can’t make money on Broadway. You make nothing. You maybe make like $1,350 a week after you pay out all the producers.
Some men turn every quality or art into a means of making money; this they conceive to be the end, and to the promotion of the end all things must contribute.
It can be a machine. The machine tries to make money and forget about the heart and the art. Hollywood is more about making money.
Men and women both have an equal capacity to make money, but they want money for different reasons. Men want money for power and women want it for comfort, and usually not their own comfort, but the comfort of others in their lives.
I enjoy building something good and having a successful product and making money.
Success is not just making money. Success is happiness. Success is fulfillment; it’s the ability to give.
To make money, to gather knowledge, to learn a new skill, to explore new territory, even to get from A to B – for all these things you need time. For almost everything you need time, except for one thing: to embrace the present moment.
The only point in making money is, you can tell some big shot where to go.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.
If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents- start charging for it.
I made my money the old-fashioned way. I was very nice to a wealthy relative right before he died.
I don’t think I’m misunderstood, but there is definitely a certain side of me that the press focuses on – my body, my hair, or who I’m dating – which has never really served me as an actor. It’s served me in the commercial world, making money as a model, but the media perception has really hindered my acting career.
Why do some people act as if making money offended their delicate minds? I am out for a legitimate profit, and not ashamed of it; the fact that people will pay money for my goods and services shows that my work is useful.
Don’t tell me what you value. Show me your budget and I’ll tell you what you value.
The reason I wanted to be an actor is that I don’t want to play me for the rest of my life and make money out of that.
If you ask me to name the proudest distinction of Americans, I would choose . . . the fact that they were the people who created the phrase “to make money.” No other language or nation had ever used these words before. . . . Americans were the first to understand that wealth has to be created.
To foment grievance and to set men at variance is the trade by which agitators thrive and journalists make money.
Work is a surefire money-making scheme.
Whatever it is that you’re passionate about, whatever it is that you absolutely love, and whatever it is that you would get up out of bed every day and do for free, you should try to figure out a way to make money at it and give it a shot.
It’s not about making money for themselves or the company, but making a difference in the lives of others.
I’ve never written one note or word of music simply because I think it will make money.
I did not have a lot of spare time after I was about eleven because in my youth, young people used to try to find ways of making money after school. From about age eleven on, I either shined shoes or did something such.
Some guys said ‘Here’s bop!’ Wham! They said, ‘Here’s something we can make money on!’ Wham! ‘Here’s a comedian!’ Wham! Here’s a guy who talks funny talk!’
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
I cannot afford to waste my time making money.
I’m a performer. That’s what I do. That and making money – it’s the passion and the care factor for the people that support your passion, the people that support you, it’s the kind of people that go crazy and love your stuff.
The idea of caring is that someone is making money faster [than you are] is one of the deadly sins. Envy is a really stupid sin because it’s the only one you could never possibly have any fun at. There’s a lot of pain and no fun. Why would you want to get on that trolley?
All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.
There is an incredible love in creating art unless somebody is saying, ‘Hey, let’s just make money,’ because it doesn’t work when you do it that way. If you are aiming for that, forget it.
Too much money is as demoralizing as too little, and there’s no such thing as exactly enough.
I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.
One of the questions I’ve always hated answering is how do people make money in open source. And I think that Caldera and Red Hat – and there are a number of other Linux companies going public – basically show that yes, you can actually make money in the open-source area.
Every minute you spend looking through clutter, wondering where you put this or that, being unable to focus because you’re not organized costs you: time you could have spent with family or friends, time you could have been productive around the house, time you could have been making money.
Now, more then ever, we have the ability to make films for almost nothing and that’s broken down all barriers of entry. I think it’s a new golden age of film-making. With that, there needs to be the ability to recoup investment dollars, people need to make money.
When currying favor with Washington is seen as a much easier way to make money, businesses inevitably begin to compete with rivals in securing government largess, rather than in winning customers.
In the worst of our recession, bars were making money. Every bar can make money. If they’re failing, it’s not because of the president or Congress or Ukraine. It’s because of them. And if you own failure, then you’ll own success.
You have this idea that Hollywood is all about making money and is very impersonal. But ‘Love, Simon‘ is such a passion project for director Greg Berlanti.
The key to trading success is emotional discipline. If intelligence were the key, there would be a lot more people making money trading.
I don’t need to make money destroying my environment. Why don’t I just love it and figure out a way to be more sustainable?
Men who make money rarely saunter; men who save money rarely swagger.
Specificity is what makes good storytelling, and good storytelling is what makes money, and making money is then what encourages new producers to invest in different stories about Asians.
Many of the greatest creations of man have been inspired by the desire to make money…If Oxford undergraduates were paid for their work, I would have performed miracles of scholarship and become Regius Professor of Modern History.
One day we’ll have a system that includes the rights of the people to make money and keep it, rather than a system where you can vote for the fox or the wolf, but there’s no little box that endorses the chickens. Our time will come, you can be sure of that.
Hollywood expects you to experiment but on a film that makes money and if you don’t make money, you’re to blame. Your job is to make money.
Both Donald Trump and the Democrats have said terrible things about the healthcare companies. If healthcare companies think they can make money in the US, the rest of the world will go along for the ride. At the end of the day, we may not like the cost of healthcare, but it’s going to be pretty dang hard to contain it.
Wealth after all is a relative thing since he that has little and wants less is richer than he that has much and wants more.
Ideas that change business models and that can make money are the most threatening, outside actual religion.
John Day
I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news
I have ways of making money that you know nothing of.
The most important thing in making money is not letting your losses get out of hand.
Martin S. Schwartz
I think pride is more important sometimes than making money.
I just want choices. Its not about making money and having a lot of friends in Hollywood; thats the last thing I want.
You want to buy cars and houses and castles, all of that’s on you and how America has systematized your mind to be into materialism. Hip-hop ain’t got nothing to do with that. I’m glad that anybody making money has picked themselves up – I just want them to give some of it back to the community.
I don’t like people telling other people what to do. Sex work for a lot of women is really important, especially in countries where women don’t have a lot of power. Here we can have at least some form … of making money.
money-making is like a god possessing a priest. He never will leave you, until he has occupied you, wholly changed the order of your being, and seared you through and up and down. Then only would he eventually leave you, but nothing of you except an exhausted wreck, lying prone and wondering who are you.
The captains of industry do not keep on working for the sake of making money, but for the love of completing a job successfully.
When a capitalist looks at the river, all they can think about is, “How can I pollute this river and destroy it and make money from it?”
A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.
I can honestly say that I have never gone into any business purely to make money. If that is the sole motive then I believe you are better off not doing it. A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.
If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.
Diana, whatever her failings, was not into making money, or as Harry and Meghan put it, financial independence.
Those who fixate only on making money or winning elections will find it an unhappy existence much of the time.
Making money isn’t hard in itself… What’s hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one’s life to.
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do.
I think ‘crazy’ is a compliment. I think you make money with people who are crazy.
Being frugal, conscious of making money, is not a negative thing. That sensibility of creating value and finding value and reinvesting in those customers is what separates great restaurants from the average ones.
If you wake up deciding what you want to give versus what you’re going to get, you become a more successful person. In other words, if you want to make money, you have to help someone else make money.
I worked in a boutique after work, my second job, selling women’s clothes. And that was a way of not just making money but meeting women. That was very exciting job. I loved that job.
It’s immoral that people make money out of writing crap, but I try not to obsess about it. I don’t want to spend my life being angry.
Moneymaking was never anything to me. I was happy never making money; I just was happy doing things I liked. But I fell into the money thing. I now don’t feel guilty about it, but I am determined to give away the bulk of it and enjoy doing it.
With every story that TV covers, somebody – some corporation, some shareholders – are making money. That’s true whether covering Libya, Iraq, the tsunami in Japan, Osama bin Laden, whatever story there is. That day, the shareholders are making money off it. Every newspaper that’s sold, somebody’s making a dime.
I used to use business to make money. But I’ve learned that business is a tool. You can use it to support what you believe in.
Health can make money, but money cannot make health.
Nobody heeds danger when they’re making money.
War has been good to me from a financial standpoint but I don’t want to make money that way. I don’t want blood money.
Being horrible in a big film is a quicker nosedive than doing an obscure film and making no money.
I realized you can always make money; you just do a lot of things.
The Hank Williams Syndrome: Come to Nashville, write some good songs, cut some hit records, make money, take all the drugs you can and drink all you can, become a wild man and all of a sudden die.
I did it at night because I loved it. I never did it to make money, as a job. I just did it because I had to.
If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need.
It is easier to make money than to save it. One is exertion, the other, self-denial.
What’s wrong with hip-hop [is that] it became so one-dimensional; it became like a businessman thing. It’s run out of creativity. It went so far off about making money that now everyone can do it.
Once you define exactly what your purpose is you won’t even have to try to figure out how to make money. The ideas will flow freely as if someone was whispering in your ear. Everything will come together beautifully.
Of course we live in a world where we have to make money to eat so that’s always nice to be able to sing and make money but to do something I love and to be able to eat from…it’s great.
If you’ve got the money, you need people to make money with your money. And if you have the talent, you can always merchandise your talent to someone who’s got the money and make money. There’s two pieces to it: talent and money.
Making money, it seems, is all about the velocity of moving it around, so that it can exist in Hong Kong one moment and Wall Street a split second later.
It was all about flying round the world, working hard, being on the cover of Vogue, making money. It wasn’t fun. It was exhausting, but I was young and convinced I knew best.
I had a moment where I realised I could do silly voices, that lots of people I knew couldn’t do silly voices, and that thus I must be able to make money doing silly voices.
I reluctantly signed up for a journalism major, thinking I needed a fall-back way to make money should my career as a novelist fail to take off. As I started to try on journalism, including doing internships and working at the campus paper, I found I actually liked it. So I started to want to be a journalist.
I did what I did not to make money but to help prevent the defeat of a new system which had, at great cost, given ordinary people food and fares which they could afford, a good education and a health service.
Melita Norwood
Some people find an interest in making money, and though they appear to be slaving, many actually enjoy every minute of their work.
Pay me for my work, but I don’t do it for the money.
Don’t go to work to make money; go to work to spread joy.
People who say it takes money to make money are using the worst excuse ever. . . Create massive value for others by providing a solution where no other exists.
I did not come into football to make money. I had already made millions.
What better way to prove that you understand a subject than to make money out of it?
No one goes into standup to make money. The frustration and rejection are just too much.
From the age of seven, I knew I wanted to play football – I didn’t think about it in a professional sense in terms of making money from it; it was more about the social aspect of being with my friends and losing myself in the sport.
To make an embarrassing admission, I like video games. That’s what got me into software engineering when I was a kid. I wanted to make money so I could buy a better computer to play better video games. Nothing like saving the world.
If you’re good at the art and you wanna make money, then it’s fine. But if you’re just doing it because you know you’re gonna make money, then I don’t know. Some people do it just because they need the money, but it depends on a lot of things.
As an actor, you’re not a person; you’re a product, a commodity. It’s about money. Your job is about making money for other people. At some point, you learn how to be on the other side of that table. You write, direct, produce, and create opportunity for yourself. Then you start to make money for yourself.
You have to be in movies that make money to be offered work. Basically that’s the equation. There’s no real way around that. That said, you don’t ever make decisions solely for that reason.
Some people get rich studying artificial intelligence. Me, I make money studying natural stupidity.
My body is my art, and it’s also the tool that I use to make money.
Money won’t make you happy… but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
Every business is there to make money, and making a record is business. This tends to be forgotten by many.
People say that making money in the content-media game is hard, and that is just, like, not my experience. It’s super-confusing, ’cause everyone’s like, ‘Oh, how are you going to monetize?’ It’s easy: just start talking, and then money rolls in.
Long hair, short skirts, the girls like this image and try to make money with it. What they wear, how they behave, it’s all part of the business. Television and advertising have changed a great many things. In the old days, we used to make our money on the course. Now your market value is decided elsewhere.
If you’re making money, and you’ve hit your targets for five years, you don’t need to demand a new contract.
Most people are squeamish about saying how much they earn, but in medicine the situation seems especially fraught. Doctors aren’t supposed to be in it for the money, and the more concerned a doctor seems to be about making money the more suspicious people become about the care being provided.
I played with the Birmingham Black Barons. I was making 500 at 14. That was a lot of money in those days.
If you’re the kind of kid who thinks that all that’s important in life is making money, Wall Street is probably still the place to go, especially now that Trump’s elected.
The real key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them.
I’m all about making money. It’s the greatest thing, because it means you get money to spend.
There’s so much great TV and I always thought it would be such a fun little sideway to make money and then not have to worry about my films making a lot of money.
I went to work to make money, not because I was bored. It was money that I wanted.
There are hundreds of ways to make money using the Internet.
You can make money and you can make excuses, but you can never make money out of excuses
Today we are on the brink of another extraordinary revolution. The Information Age is already over and an exciting new epoch is taking its place. Remember, the key point is this: When wealth is derived from a new source – say information rather than industry – a new economic era is born.
If you start out to solely make money, you will attract the wrong kind of employees.
If we raise taxes on corporations, what incentive will they have to make money other than the fact that it’s the sole reason they exist.
Well, I thought the deal was, when you went to work for the government you weren’t supposed to make money!
I think Yandex is something in between two different cultures. One originated from the old Soviet culture of the scientific institute. It was a free atmosphere of scientists, maybe too free because nobody cared about making money. Another origin is something close to what you usually see in California startups.
Ninety nine per cent of the time, for anyone who wins or makes money, it makes them happy.
It is because my dad died suddenly that I became an actor. I thought, I’m going to make money doing this thing I enjoy.
Producers have stopped hiring Blacks just because of pressure. They see there’s a market out there. The name of the game is money, and we’re making money for them. That’s all.
When you know how to make money, you’re obligated to.
It is the experience of those who have tried it, that working from a sense of duty, working for the work’s sake, working as a service, instead of for a living, or to make money, or in order to hoard up wealth, brings blessings into the life.
Money is not the most important thing in the world. Love is. Fortunately, I love money.
If you get into business solely to make money, you won’t. If you try to make a real difference, you’ll find success.
I make money using my brains and lose money listening to my heart. But in the long run my books balance pretty well.
Kate Seredy
I invested in many companies, and I’m happy this one worked. This is capitalism. You invest in stock, it goes up, it goes down. You know, if you don’t like capitalism, you don’t like making money with stock, move to Cuba or China.
Modeling was something that fell into my lap. It was fun to travel and make money, but it always seemed like a hobby.
If you are making money writing, you are doing great. If you can support yourself writing, you are a success. I don’t care if you’re writing textbooks or Pulitzer Prize-winning articles for weighty publications of world renown: If you’re writing and it’s paying the bills, consider yourself a successful writer.
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
I’ve realized that although Valentine‘s Day can be a cheesy money making stint to most people, it’s a day of expressing love across the world. It doesn’t have to only be between lovers, but by telling a friend that you care, or even an old person that they are still appreciated.
The reason or motivation you have for making money or creating success is vital.
I’m not trying to make friends, I’m trying to make money.
I also learned that I love making money. Anyone who is not afraid of work will be happy with the money they make.
Everybody wants the quick fix, but it doesn’t happen overnight. You have to be willing to put it out there. I call it ‘the secret to being an overnight success,’ which means there really isn’t a such thing as an overnight success. ! The secret is you work really hard for 10 years, and then you become an overnight success.
Quoting Demosthenes, ‘For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.’ I would rather make money playing a piano in a whorehouse than arguing that no cost is incurred when employees are paid in stock options instead of cash. I am not kidding.
The time making money should be greater than the time that you are spending money.
I’ve had movies bomb with terrible reviews, I’ve had movies make a lot of money with terrible reviews, I’ve had movies get good reviews and make money. And I like it best when the movies do well and the reviewers like them.
There is a huge stigma around people who are online making money online.
You can make money two ways – make more, or spend less.
I work because I enjoy what I’m doing, and the fact that I make money at it – big money – is a fine-and-dandy side fact.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Arab leaders worry more about making money from the profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them. Their neighbours are being murdered, but they only make calculations for their own benefit.
Who cares about how many albums you’ve sold when you have sold out arenas and you’re making money?
Those who have easy, cheerful attitudes tend to be happier than those with less pleasant temperaments, regardless of money, making it, or success.
The only reason to go into business is to make money. You have to work hard at it. If you’re not passionate about it, you’ll burn out so fast that it is incredible.
It comes back to what Chief Jay Strongbow told us years ago, ‘In this business you can make friends or you can make money’. And I remember lookin at Kev and X-Pac and going, I already got some friends, I’d like the money.
Retiring isn’t even a word I’d understand. Taking what makes you feel alive, and everyone’s looking for ways of making them feel alive, in whatever they do – relationships, business or work – and not just being a voice for a money making business.
The four most expensive words in the English language are, ‘This time it’s different.’
Whether rich people make money or lose money, they get no sympathy from the public.
The bureaucratic nature of both capitalism and our government assures us that there are no checks and balances when it comes to justifying any and all behavior that either makes money and secures the supposed peace of the nation-state.
For people whose job it is to make sure we make money, there’s a lot of pressure.
Windows isn’t supposed to make sense, it’s supposed to make money.
Paul Lutus
There is more equity now in movies and TV, although I think its mostly because of changing demographics. It’s not a moral proposition. It’s good business. Shows about people of all colors are making money.
Money is not the root of all evil…ignorance is the root of all evil. People do cruel and foolish things for money because they feel oppressed by a sense of lack. If people knew their power to generate wealth, they would never fight or hurt each other over money.
The happiest I ever been was when I was a struggling actor. I’ve had big houses and small houses. I always had work available for most of my career. When I actually had to find jobs to make money, that’s when I was happy.
I have refused money sometimes for a film. I have refused films when I felt that it was not for me. When it was just a job or just about making money, I said no. I wanted to make every film count, and when you are true to yourself, this gives you a certain integrity and a certain reputation.
I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
I have no desire to make money off musicians. I just want to promote them because I want to share music.
I have a saying: ‘I’m good for three things: making fried bologna sandwiches, making money and picking out good movies.’
I like fashion. I like being in shape. I like to look nice and I like to make money, but I don’t think that’s the most, No. 1, important thing.
Large numbers of young people are waking up. And they are saying, “We are not here just to work for multinational corporations and make money for them. We are here to live. We have to find the meaning of life.”
It’s inconceivable to some people that that wouldn’t be the sexiest thing to do in the whole world: to be a movie star, and make money, and be pampered, and whatever.
Everyday is a bank account, and time is our currency. No one is rich, no one is poor, we’ve got 24 hours each.
I think one of the most immoral things is college football and basketball, where everybody is making money except the players.
If you’re making money people don’t think you’re playing Jazz. When you’re not making money they think you’re a great Jazz musician.
Pete Fountain
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
I have no interest in going on a tour to make money without making new product, new art.
It’s very important that every movie I do makes money because I want the people that had the faith in me to get their money back.
You want the film to be critically successful – you certainly want the film to be financially successful so that you can…well, because that’s how movies like this are made, you know, they need to make money. But as a director, you can only make the movie that you want to make.
One of the most ironic things about capitalism is that the capitalist will sell you the rope to hang himself with. Actually they will give you the money to make a movie that makes them look bad, if they believe they can make money off it.
I had a very active imagination as a kid, and I was constantly performing, whether I was making money doing it or not, whether it was on a stage in front of 1,000 people or in the living room in front of my family.
Man is a money-making animal, which propensity too often interferes with his benevolence.
The reason I do Shark Tank isn’t to try take make more money of the deals, even though every deal I want to make money off of and even more so I want the entrepreneurs to be very successful and make money, but Shark Tank sends a message to everybody that the American Dream is alive and well.
if companies are in business solely to make money, no consumer can fully trust what they do or say.
It always annoys me when stars grumble about fans coming up to them in the street. I love it. These young stars today with all their airs and graces, they need to remember it is an honour and a privilege to make money from acting. How hard is it?
We own a shopping center in Temecula that is occupied and making money. In Florida, I am doing a 500-home subdivision just north of Eglin Air Force Base.
College is expensive; I always knew that, and I wanted to make money, partially to spend a little of it here and there, but primarily for a college savings fund.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it
My restaurants are never opened on Thanksgiving; I want my staff to spend time with their family if they can. My feeling is, if I can’t figure out how to make money the rest of the year so that my workers can enjoy the holidays, then I don’t deserve to be an owner.
My wife gave me a year to start making money out of writing, and after six months, I’d made not a bean. Suddenly, the books took off, and the beans started coming in!
If I had a dollar for every time I said that, I’d be making money in a very weird way.
I go to Queens for queens to get the crew from Brooklyn,
Make money in Manhattan and never been tooken.
Go Uptown and the Bronx to boogie down,
Get strong on the Island, recoup, and lay around.
We developed microfinance to fight loan sharks – I was telling people don’t go to loan sharks – not trying to take advantage and make money for myself. I would be a junior loan shark if I did … It is not a panacea.
I don’t want to be in a position where I’m playing roles I’m comfortable with and making money, but doing it without feeling like I’m growing.
One percent of the equity, 1 percent of the profits, and 1 percent of the people go into The most important asset isn’t money, it’s people. One percent of the people means 60 or 70 of the smartest people in the world trying to solve some of the biggest problems in the world.
When I went out to shoot for the first time, I thought this was going to be about the prison industrial complex, purely about prison for profit and the ways in which there’s an industry making money and profiting off punishment.
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
A lot of artists just put on the people they can make money off of.
We need to shift from an economic organizing principle for human civilization, to a humanitarian organizing principle. Making money more important than your own children is a pathological way for an individual to run their affairs, and it’s a pathological way for a society to run its affairs.
Any skills that I have, I couldn’t really make money with them. I would like to think that maybe I would be doing something in psychology or something of that nature because I love that vein of medicine – the getting down and getting nitty – gritty.
I have a lot of difficulty in a business culture that is only interested in making money. I can’t see the point. What’s the point of spending ВЈ10,000 just to make ВЈ20,000? Why not just keep the ВЈ10,000?
Peter Saville
How can those who possess all knowledge, which must include knowledge of life that is worth living, be interested in using knowledge only for the insignificant aim of making money?
Rebecca Goldstein
The Bollywood distribution system is so corrupt that they have trouble making money off movies. So they sell shoes that an actress stepped in. If they turned up the amps some, maybe they could sell the actresses.
Man sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
If you have to become a filmmaker, find a story that takes you away, and tell that story. Don’t think about whether it’s going to sell, or whether it’s going to make money, or whether it’s going to appeal to distributors. Do something from the heart that really matters, and then you’ll do something good.
Anne Makepeace
What do you want your business to do? Make money, of course. To pay for people and supplies, to be able to grow.
It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for.
I don’t publish the books to make money, not at all.
Apple’s goal isn’t to make money. Our goal is to design and develop and bring to market good products.
Americans don’t like any form of art, man. All they like to do is make money. They don’t like me, Sammy Davis, or anybody else. They don’t like nothing. They just like Sammy because he can make ’em a lot of money.
I’m in the music business for one purpose – to make money.
Can’t say no one makes money from Twitter now. The NBA does.
I am essentially a hack, a commercial person. If I had a hobby, I would immediately make money on it or abandon it.
The purpose of VEVO is to continue the tradition of corporations preventing artists from making money on their art.
I don’t find a lot of people actually saying things through music any longer. They are not trying to say anything with their music, they just want to make money with it. I think it’s important to actually say something real, something meaningful, rather than just write some trash and try to sell it.
Germany has a very able and productive workforce. It has high-quality products that are valued all over the world. It has every opportunity to be a productive, growing state. It just has to give its entrepreneurs a chance. It has to let them make money, hire and fire, and act like entrepreneurs.
It is my belief that tax credits only go to people who are making money, and they generally keep it.
If you don’t educate yourself, you’ll never get out of the starting block because you’ll spend all your money making foolish decisions.
My father thought sport was something fun – he didn’t know it was a way to make money.
Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent.
A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
I didn’t want people to think I’m just in the movies, where you make money and wait around for 13 hours before you get to do 20 minutes of work.
You can only make money if you buy a product, whatever it is – maybe a currency, maybe wheat and maybe something else – at a relatively low price and sell it at a higher price than you buy it at. There’s no other way to make money.
I didn’t put Priest down. He was just trying to get out. His deeds weren’t noble ones, but he was making money, and he had intelligence. And he did survive. I mean, all this was reality.
Sometimes I think I should get another job, and do this only for its own purpose. It’s important to separate creative expression from making money.
If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
Luckily when you drive a cab there are two things: You don’t have a boss in the cab with you, and you are not facing the people that you are making money from.
Money makes money. And the money that makes money makes more money.
Financial peace isn’t the acquisition of stuff. It’s learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can’t win until you do this.
We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies.
I write from my imagination, not from what I’ve read in books or seen on TV or to make money. I wrote from an idea I was passionate about.
I’m so poor I can’t even pay attention.
Ron Kittle
Don’t worry about being famous or making money; the most important thing is being the best. You have to become a master of your craft, and everything else will come.
Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.
Independent film making is very collaborative. You feel like it’s you, the director and other actors and you really feel like you have the final say. When you do the bigger films, the studio has to give the final thumbs up and they’re usually not big on risk taking because they’re trying to make money.
I love doing voiceover work. I started doing voiceover work when I had just dropped out of school, and the first few professional jobs I got were plays, but then I started making money doing voice-overs.
I have no use for eight houses, 88 cars and 500 suits. I can’t eat but one steak at a time. I don’t want but one woman. It’s silly to have as one’s sole object in life just making money, accumulating wealth.
Everybody who’s making the movies needs to work hard to make sure they’re good. And if you don’t show up and see the movies and support them financially, no one is going to make them. It’s going to change unless it makes money. That’s the long and short of it. You have to give in to the fact that it’s a business.
When I met my wife, I was focused on making money but failing miserably.
A certain kind of rich man afflicted with the symptoms of moral dandyism sooner or later comes to the conclusion that it isn’t enough merely to make money. He feels obliged to hold views, to espouse causes and elect Presidents, to explain to a trembling world how and why the world went wrong.
Rock and roll seems to have had a mellowing in the business where it got harder to sell individual records and make money doing that.
Money is the measure of morality, and the success or failure of slavery as a money-making system, determines with many whether…it should be maintained or abolished.
What Wall Street is, they’re market makers. Wall Street’s business model is making money on velocity of money. They’re a click industry. That’s what Wall Street is. They make a lot of money when there’s a lot of turnover. And they make a lot of money when that velocity is fast.
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
In a couple of years, the Chinese will be seen as regular participants in international industry. Their companies have to report to shareholders as well as to the Chinese authorities. They need to make money, they have to be efficient.
The theater has fallen into the hands of real estate men and syndicates and those who have no love or interest in the stage or its life, but who have considered it principally as a means to make money.
I don’t want to take up literature in a money-making spirit, or be very anxious about making large profits, but selling it at a loss is another thing altogether, and an amusement I cannot well afford.
So when you do board, the first class people, they’re sitting there. A lot of them are working as your boarding. They have computers out and calculators. They’re looking up at you like, Hey, we’re making money right now!
Fashion is an industry to make money. It plays into human psychology. We want to belong, we want to be loved. I’m not trying to demonize the fashion industry – I love the fashion industry – but style is about taking the control out of the industry’s hand and having you decide what works for you.
I do not understand men. They spend their lives to use their health to make money and then they spend their money to restore their health.
I was always flattered, but I just want my movies to make money. I want to be commercial. I’m never the person who says, “I don’t care if people don’t see my movies.” I always want people to see my movies.
IPL is good for limelight and making money.
The whole point of having money, and working and making money, is to enjoy and spend it.
Irving Paul Lazar
I was somebody who was 14 years old and who got an opportunity to do a job where I could make money, and, most important, to go to school and to help my family financially. And luckily I was successful in my job, thank God. And there were a lot of people my age who didn’t have that freedom I had and I’m grateful.
Once Playboy came to me, all the preachers ran. I needed to pose in Playboy to make money.
Sure, it’s nice to win. But there’s only one thing that’s important to me and that’s the money we’re going to get, win or lose. . . . I don’t love baseball, I like it. And to me, baseball means money, and that’s all I care about.
I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.
If you spent one-tenth of the time you devoted to distractions like chasing women or making money to spiritual practice, you would be enlightened in a few years.
Society has a hyper emphasis on thin, and that trend comes from the consumers – it does not come from the fashion industry. The fashion industry needs to make money; that’s what we do. If people said, ‘We want a 300 pound purple person,’ the first industry to do it would be fashion.
When you enchant people, your goal is not to make money from them or to get them to do what you want, but to fill them with great delight.
Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.
So i say, change the base! If you change the base, anybody will be as tall as anybody else! My belief is poverty is not caused by poor ppl. Poverty is caused by the system. Poverty is caused by the policies that we pursue.
There are a handful of people whom money won’t spoil, and we all count ourselves among them.
I certainly would have regretted not getting into wrestling. It’s been very lucrative for me and I’ve been fortunate to get into it and make money and not do anything stupid where I invested in something that collapsed.
Business skills, when well applied, can do more than just make money. They can potentially make money and do some real good, which is immensely satisfying. To do that, it’s important to think outside the box, take risks, and be an entrepreneur.
I think Naomi Klein was very astute with her book ‘Shock Doctrine.’ We make money on disaster.
Go have fun and make money
Business is about making money but it is also about having fun, so get your character across.
The book ‘Do You!’ is about your inner voice. And when you connect to that voice then you – then the freedom comes. And we’re only here to be happy. So happy makes money. Money doesn’t make happy.
It was in Delhi when I started doing jingles and making money through music.
I come from a family of traders; my grandmother and my mother were very good at making money.
My aim was to make money for the bank. You lose track of the amounts involved when you are engaged in this kind of work.
If you can’t make money from attention, you should do something else for a living.
Do not think me mad. It is not to make money that I believe a Christian should live. The noblest thing a man can do is, just humbly to receive, and then go amongst others and give.
I would have been fired a hundred times at a company run by M.B.A.’s. But I never went into business to make money. I went into business so that I could do interesting things that hadn’t been done before.
There are many ways you can make money. Certain ways will make you happy, certain other ways will make other people happy. But if you go in because there’s money in there, you’re bound to fail, bound to fail!
Multinational corporations and a market economy have transformed human beings into instruments of making money. Human beings should be the end. And money should be the means to an end.
The root of great companies is make meaning vs. make money.
Everybody knows things are not the same. The people running the TV end of a major vertically integrated company know how much money a successful show can make.
Change your focus from making money to serving more people. Serving people makes the money come in.
I understand what rappers are talking about. I think rap is less about educating people about the black community and more about making money.
It’s easy to make money. You put up the sign Bank and someone walks in and hands you his money. The faГ§ade is everything.
So some guy may know how to make money in cocoa beans, but I don’t so I just let him have that. But it’s got to be something I understand. It’s got to be a business with fundamentally good economics. It’s got to be a management that I like and trust and admire. And it’s got to be a price that makes sense.
You need a prince to make a town in an intellectual sense. Developers want to make money. If they cared about architecture, they’d become architects. I’ve had so many projects that never came off because they had no sponsor, and not because they were utopian. I just want to build a town that’s normal.
A Christian making money fast is just a man in a cloud of dust, it will fill his eyes if he be not careful.
As we sit here and idly chat, there are woman, female human beings, rolling around in strange beds with strange men, and we are making money from that.
If we wanted to make money we would have become lawyers or doctors or stuff like that.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
There is an excellent correlation between giving society what it wants and making money, and almost no correlation between the desire to make money and how much money one makes.
At 19, I was in the streets making money. I was surviving.
In truth, money is not created until the instant it is borrowed. It is the act of borrowing which causes it to spring into existence. And, incidentally, it is the act of paying off the debt that causes it to vanish.
Poetry asks people to have values, form opinions, care about some other part of experience besides making money and being successful on the job.
Toi Derricotte
I can’t draw a stick person. I can’t play a musical instrument. But I’ve always had a knack for making money.
My goal isn’t to make money, it’s to try and survive and make a point.
Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.
I think we’re returning to more of the original vibration of music and creativity through the removal of this distortion called the music industry. That’s where we’re heading. And it’ll cut out a lot of music if people ever expected to make money.
The health insurance industry does not like to pay out claims, because they don’t make money. The only way they can make a profit is if they don’t pay for your operation. If they pay for your operation and your doctor’s appointment and your pharmaceuticals, they don’t make any money.
The act of being an entrepreneur is a theological act: it is a belief that God has given you the tools to go out, make money and take care of your family.
And of course most non-Catholics imagine that the Church is immensely rich, and that all Catholic institutions make money hand over fist, and that all the money is stored away somewhere to buy gold and silver dishes for the Pope and cigars for the College of Cardinals.
Never seek financial independence in independent cinema since independent cinema doesn’t make money.
Mitra Farahani
I definitely wanted to earn my freedom. But the primary motivation wasn’t making money, but making an impact.
The only source from which an entrepreneurs profits stem is his ability to anticipate better than other people the future demand of the consumers.
At a lot of companies founded on principles, the notion of making money is almost antithetical to the ethos of the place. From the very beginning, our business has existed to meet the needs and desires of multiple constituencies: customers, team members, vendors, shareholders, the community.
I think at the end of the day you can do both: make money and stay true to yourself. But a lot of young people look for that fame that some of these huge artists that they see on TV have, not knowing they can do what some of these underground artist are doing which is not selling their souls for a buck.
If we fix it so’s you can’t make money on war, we’ll all forget what we’re killing folks for.
Your job isn’t to make money. It’s to find a problem that needs solving.
I became alienated from this religious upbringing, and started making music. I wanted to be a big star. All those things I saw in the films and on the media took hold of me, and perhaps I thought this was my god: the goal of making money.
Corporations are not in business to be social-welfare organizations; they are there to make money.
I enjoy making money and I enjoy the work [acting]. I’m really into it and it’s really fun. As long as it goes for, I’m happy to keep going with it. It’s a good ride so far, and I hope the wheels stay on.
When I started making money, I immediately began buying property and fixing it up. I was always searching for the next neighborhood. The first place I bought when I was 19. I found a huge loft on the Lower East Side, almost 3,500 square feet. I did it up, turned it over, and sold it.
The people I used to have around me from Nashville was showing love to the Cash Money clique on the strength of Buck trying to make it; making sure Buck gets to where he gots to go.
My job is writing. I get paid to do it. When was the last time you heard someone challenge a doctor for making money off of cancer?
Women need to be less squeamish about making money.
In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.
I was thinking what happens if I break my leg today? What can I do to prevent me going back to the place of being poor? It led me to the world of venture capitalism. How are they making money? I decided I’m going to learn as much as I can.
The guys that I played with, Hollis Dixon and the Keynotes – just about all the great musicians from Muscle Shoals.We played fraternity parties and kids’ dances. They were called “lead outs” for kids in high school. We played wherever we could – in the down time when you weren’t recording, people had to make money.
We are not slaves of the market. Our human life has a greater meaning than making money, making profit, and working for the market or for multinational corporations.
New Yorkers are obsessed with youth and eternal youth and then their careers and making money.
Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it’s greedy or loving.
When buying shares, ask yourself, would you buy the whole company?
Rene Rivkin
Finance is not merely about making money. It’s about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It’s about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving the good society.
The man whose only pleasure in life is making money, weighs less on the moral scale than an angleworm.
The secret of my success is that I make other people money. And, never ever, ever, ever be ashamed about trying to earn as much as possible for yourself, if the person you’re working with is also making money. That’s life!
Current ethos in Silicon Valley is that if you build a website that people keep coming back to and is changing the lives of millions, you can eventually make money.
The way to make money in the stock market is to buy a stock. Then, when it goes up, sell it. If it’s not going to go up, don’t buy it!
I like the art of making money more than the money.
Going shopping all the time. Just making money, and competing with the niggas in other neighborhoods. And the whole competition with the girls – who had the prettiest girlfriend – and going partying. It was just on. It was fun!
To get rich, you have to be making money while you’re asleep.
There is a slight problem with being a conceptual artist these days: You won’t get paid. But this levels the field and takes the art of money out of the field of serious art. The only conceptual artists who would conceive of making money on the Internet are a lowbrow species known as hustlers.
While there may have once been a stigma to making money, high-earning women actually have an advantage in the dating-and-marriage market.
Nothing wrong with making money or doing what you need to do to sell, but I think it shows when you’re writing something to pay the bills and when you’re writing something because it’s really your version of the world.
With wrestling, I’m working all the time, I’m wrestling all the time, I’m performing all the time, and I’m making money all the time.
Never start a business just to ‘make money’. Start a business to make a difference.
Everybody makes money for a living, but most of us actually do something that has a point, in addition to just making money. We examine and treat patients, we teach students, we draw up contracts and wills, we write for newspapers, magazines, and web sites, we clean floors, or we serve meals.
I read a lot, and I think it’s important to stay current on the new health kicks. Some are out there just to make money, but some are really worth investigating and incorporating into our diets.
If all you want to do is make money, the very last thing you need is imagination.
I love doing voiceover work. I started doing voiceover work when I had just dropped out of school, and the first few professional jobs I got were plays, but then I started making money doing voiceovers.
Money, make money; by honest means if you can; if not, by any means make money.
[Lat., Rem facias rem, Recte si possis, si non, quocumque modo rem.]
When you leave a good job to go off on your own and don’t expect to make money for a while, you name the firm whatever your wife says you should.
When someone else is making money off of you and using your body, you need to step off the carousel.
We’re in an era where the demand is for immediate hits that are destined to become obsolescent. Six months later, everyone forgets the artist and the tune. It’s become like a con job. Producers, engineers, lawyers and accountants all make money, but the artists don’t.
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
A corporation’s primary goal is to make money. Government’s primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others.
There’s not a long career span because you can’t really make money doing drag for very long the way the system was set up for so many years.
Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.
If you are going to try to go to war, or to prepare for war, in a capitalist country, you have got to let business make money out of the process or business won’t work.
This is an extremely foolish and stupid and idiotic kind of attitude – to expect theatres to make money. Do the public schools make money? Do libraries make money? Does the zoo make money? D o the sewers make money? It’s a community service.
John Hirsch
Making money is a hobby that will complement any other hobbies you have, beautifully.
Scott Alexander
I hate the things they preach. They found a gimmick that sells. The fact that they’re making money off all these teenage kids who actually believe in their message is disgusting.
It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn’t end. There’s other ways to make money, better jobs.
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
I always knew I’d go back to school. Modeling was a means to an end, making money for graduate school.
The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.
I don’t feel like a different person. My motivation has always been to do technology apps and companies, not making money. Just because the money’s come, nothing’s changed.
If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.
The worst thing that ever happened to writing is that it became a business, The purpose of business is to make money, and to achieve that end it is necessary to please as many people as possible, to amuse them, to entertain them – in short, to do everything that will help increase the volume of sales.
Making money is easy. It is. The difficult thing in life is not making it, it’s keeping it.
Rather than making money I believe in making people happy, all other things are secondary. Money isn’t important, creative satisfaction is
I’m not prejudiced about what type of movies I’m in, what form they take or whether they’re studio or independent. I just want to make films that are going to be good. The main reason is not to make money, although at some points it’s really difficult when you’re broke.
You do things when the opportunities come along. I’ve had periods in my life when I’ve had a bundle of ideas come along, and I’ve had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I’ll do something. If not, I won’t do a damn thing.
If you have good wealth mentality…. you will generate wealth wherever you go. Even if you lose money temporarily, your wealth mentality will attract it again. If you have a lack mentality, no matter how much you receive or what financial opportunities come your way, wealth will evade you or, if it comes, it won’t last.
The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last.
I do not believe making money in order to consume goods is mankind’s sole purpose on this planet.
In the whole course of our work at the theatre we have been, I may say, drenched with advice by friendly people who for years gave us the reasons why we did not succeed… All their advice, or at least some of it, might have been good if we had wanted to make money, to make a common place of amusement.
I got a reputation for being sort of nuts and difficult, because I was at that point, so I wasn’t much in demand. And also, on the basic level, I’d made a lot of movies that didn’t make money. And if you make movies that don’t make money – I mean, it is a business, after all – you are not in demand.
I started off as a juggler. I used to do a half-hour show on the weekends to make money as a kid. Then I went to Cleveland, Ohio in 1983 to the international jugglers competition junior division and came second. So that was my first job, being a juggler
Typically, we make money when we buy things. We count the profits later, but we know we have captured them when we buy the bargain.
Yeah, we shot ourselves in the foot right out of the gate. The guy who ran it at first misled pretty much everybody about how much capital we had. He said we had enough to go three years without making money, and we had enough to go three weeks.
Google AdWords help with targeting people. Social media makes it easy to find people. A lot of people write blogs as a hobby. Others do it to make money. Instead of advertising on a blog, do a revenue share where you give them a 10-percent share for the business you receive.
Develop The Grit To be great.
Barrett Brooks
I worry when athletes are simply used by their universities to produce revenue, to make money for them, nothing to show at the back end. I grew up with a lot of players who had very, very tough lives after the ball started bouncing for them. And that’s why I’m going to continue to fight.
… I just want to remind the owners and the players: you guys make money because you have a whole bunch of fans out there who are working really hard. They buy tickets. They’re watching on TV. Ya’ll should be able to figure this out. Get this done.
A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
Use Time. Make it easy. Get your money to work for you. The key is to get in the market, as it is not about timing the market, but time in the market that matters.
The key to making money is to stay invested.
I look forward to the end of all this money-making part of the career, to be truthful.
Once you start making money, you can be an ass. But I am not an ass. I’m too lazy, that takes a lot of energy.
So many people of wealth understand much more about making and saving money than about using and enjoying it. They fail to live because they are always preparing to live.
Making money isn’t the backbone of our guiding purpose; making money is the by-product of our guiding purpose. If you’re doing something you love, you’re more likely to put your all into it, and that generally equates to making money
The reason laziness is rarely pushed as a lifestyle option is down to one simple reason: money. There are fortunes to be made out of active lifestyles. Gyms charge fees. But no one is going to make money out of sleep. It is free.
It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.
I’m fascinated with the attitude of younger rock bands, even ones that are making money at it. I don’t ever hear them talk about it as a “career.” It almost makes me think there isn’t even a music industry anymore, like an atom bomb fell and it was just eradicated forever.
Amateurs want to be right. Professionals want to make money.
My grandparents back in Kentucky owned a tobacco farm. So to make money in the summer we could cut and chop and top and house and strip the tobacco.
My grandchildren will be making money from the stories I write and sell as eBooks because they will continue to be making money.
Practice makes polish and polish makes money.
Publishers are in business to make money, and if your books do well they don’t care if you are male, female, or an elephant.
For 10 years, I’d been working as a freelance writer and editor, making money but not a living. It was a good arrangement family-wise, allowing me to stay home with our daughter, but not so great financially or, sometimes, ego-wise.
Will Allison
Make money, lose money – who cares? The idea is to enjoy it.
Money is usually attracted, not pursued.
Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
To this day, I am the least materialistic person I know, because my father didn’t raise me to just go out and buy this or that car. The only reason I wanted to make money as an actor was because I’m passionate about food!
In the bubble decade, making money as an end in itself boomed as a calling among students at elite universities like Harvard, siphoning off gifted undergraduates who might otherwise have been scientists, teachers, doctors, entrepreneurs, artists or inventors.
DSM-IV is the fabrication upon which psychiatry seeks acceptance by medicine in general. Insiders know it is more a political than scientific document… DSM-IV has become a bible and a money making bestseller—its major failings notwithstanding.
Loren Mosher
I felt really conflicted about making money off stuff that’s creatively satisfying.
If you borrow money to make money, you’ve done something magical. On the other hand, if you go into debt to pay your bills or buy something you want but don’t need, you’ve done something stupid. Stupid and short-sighted and ultimately life-changing for the worse.
These were in the days before anybody thought to criticize Congressmen, let alone first ladies, for making money on speeches. So Eleanor raked in quite a bit of cash that she may have put, for all I know, to good uses, or maybe not. I just don’t know. But I don’t think she was any great literary breakthrough.
If somebody had told me my method would not work I nevertheless would have tried it out to make sure for myself, for when I am wrong only one thing convinces me of it, and that is, to lose money. And I am only right when I make money. That is speculating.
I’m always asked how my husband is feeling about my success with a note of concern. He feels great. It’s not hard to feel good about your spouse making money.
The College Board is officially a non-profit. But all that means is that it doesn’t have shareholders and that their financial accountings must be available to the public; it certainly doesn’t mean that they’re not also into making money.
You have to be willing to be a live performer, if you want to make money as an independent.
Ben Rosenfield
When western culture developed, we became detached from nature, detached from our relationship with the animals. We saw animals perhaps as only the rhino horn, the elephant’s tusk, we saw it as making money.
Only sick music makes money today.
I don’t care half so much about making money as I do about making my point, and coming out ahead.
Making money ain’t nothing exciting to me. You might be able to buy a little better booze than the wino on the corner. But you get sick just like the next cat and when you die you’re just as graveyard dead as he is.
I wasn’t happy the way I completed ‘Asuran’ or abandoned the film as it isn’t complete. People are liking it and it’s making money and I’m glad but I’m not happy with how I had to finish it.
Thus, our national circulating medium is now at the mercy of loan transactions of banks, which lend, not money, but promises to supply money they do not possess
Movie is a near art form. It’s showbiz and people want to make money. And generally people are financing things because they think it will make money whether it’s a cable news show, a cable show, or a feature film, or whatever it is. So that’s the part of it that drives it, I think, is really the dollar.
I think space, architectural space, is my thing. It’s not about facade, elevation, making image, making money. My passion is creating space.
I’m a prize fighter. Titles don’t pay bills. I fight for money. I’m making money. They’re making money. Everybody’s making money. That’s what this is all about.
I am happy to make money. I want to make more money, make more music, eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
Zoroastrianism is about the opposition of good and evil. For the triumph of good, we have to make a choice. We can enlist on the side of good by prospering, making money and using our wealth to help others.
If something appeals, something appeals. I don’t think I’m particularly calculated about it. I know I have an alarm bell that goes off in my head where something feels like it has no creative integrity to it at all, and it’s just about making money.
So I became a publisher by mistake – well, not quite by mistake, because I wanted to be an editor but I had to make sure the magazine would survive. The point is this: Most businesses fail, so if you’re going to succeed, it has to be about more than making money.
Remember, if your business isn’t making money, then you and your employees aren’t, either.
Providing for one’s family as a good husband and father is a water-tight excuse for making money hand over fist.
In 1736, Franklin‘s Pennsylvania Gazette printed an apology for its irregular appearence because its printer was “with the Press, labouring for the publick Good, to make Money more plentiful.” The press was busy printing money.
I’m not producing movies to make money
I come from a family of craftsmen. We like to make things with our hands. Better than the pleasure of making money is the pleasure of making the product and saying, ‘Wow. I did that.’ I couldn’t see myself doing anything other than making good things to eat.
Music is a hobby, because I’m not making any money out of it, but I put just as much conviction into that as I do into my acting.
Law students have taken over Hollywood. To them it’s all about making money. They know people want to see what they’ve seen before. Also, remakes are places to showcase the new stars of tomorrow
I cannot afford to waste my time making money
The job of leadership today is not just to make money, it’s to make meaning.
You have to figure out some way of making money without relying on video ads or people paying to download.
Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like.
Make money. Make more money. Make others produce so as to make money… However you get them in or why, just do it.
I think movie and television companies are in the business of making money, and if you have a franchise, eventually you’ll want to exploit that franchise and revisit it. So I assume at some point someone will do another story in the ‘Lost’ world.
I met some people who showed me a path in music where they were like hey, look, while yes, it can have to do with being popular and making money, it DOESN’T have to be.
As readers, we sense when the game is being played for real and when something else is afoot: pride, showmanship, the pursuit of power, self-aggrandizement, revenge, making money. Not that there’s anything wrong with any of that, but I dislike closing a book with the sense that I’ve been had.
Stacey D’Erasmo
In any market, in any country, there are developers who make money. So I say all of this doom and gloom, but there will always be people who make money, because people always want homes.
As long as you have a system that is based on the rational that if you are making money you are thereby making a contribution to society, these financial rogue practices will continue.
My ambition is to have beautiful encounters, not to make money.
A man ought to get all he can earn. A man who knows he’s making money for other people ought to get some of the profit he brings in. Don’t make any difference if it’s baseball or a bank or a vaudeville show. It’s business, I tell you. There ain’t no sentiment to it. Forget that stuff.
It’s harder to make money when you’re not a machine in a massive apparatus designed only to make money, but artists will figure it out.
I don’t understand blogs. People used to write to make money, no? You didn’t give it away. I have nothing against blogs. I don’t have a problem with them. But it’s like, ‘What are you doing? Why aren’t you working?
Nothing wrong with making money.
Most managers in the rock n’ roll world… don’t care so much about who’s in the band as long as it’s making money.
I always hustled to make money and pay for school. I was never afraid of hard work.
To make money in New York, you have to add gigs when starting out, so while I was acting quite a bit, I would do modeling.
A lot of people would rather understand the market than make money
There is nothing wrong with making money, but that’s not particularly inspiring.
You know, I’ve always wanted this, to be playing music and making money and all. But, it is really weird.
He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
The music industry has completely restructured itself in the last couple of years because it hasn’t been making money. Labels are signing bands they trust as artistic entities, instead of cash cows. They’re signing bands because they believe that the bands have tastes beyond anything they could concoct themselves.
These days no one can make money on the goddamn airline business. The economics represent sheer hell.
C. R. Smith
How much there is I want to do! I always feel that I haven’t time to accomplish what I wish. I want to read much. I wanted to write a great deal. I want to make money.
I never worried about money, except that I knew that all I had to worry about was golf. As long as I could play, I was going to make money.