Funny Money: Priceless Quotations from Billionaires to Bankrupts

Overview

Are you the kind of person who studies the register receipt when you return home from the supermarket? Or are you the kind of person who tips freely and has box seats at the ballgame? Whatever type you are, there’s lots to keep you amused in Funny Money. As you’ ll see from this collection, much has been said on the subject—from Bob Hope’s all-too-truism that “A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove you don’t need it” to J. Paul Getty’s jaundiced observation that “Money is like manure: you ...

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Overview

Are you the kind of person who studies the register receipt when you return home from the supermarket? Or are you the kind of person who tips freely and has box seats at the ballgame? Whatever type you are, there’s lots to keep you amused in Funny Money. As you’ ll see from this collection, much has been said on the subject—from Bob Hope’s all-too-truism that “A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove you don’t need it” to J. Paul Getty’s jaundiced observation that “Money is like manure: you have to spread it around or it smells.” So throw down those boring bank statements and pick up a book that will make you laugh—or grimace—with recognition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853755033
  • Publisher: Prion
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 4.60 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

A
Arts 9
B
Bankruptcy 12
Banks and Bankers 14
Business 21
C
Capitalism and Communism 26
Charity 36
Children 44
Class 46
Crime and Corruption 48
D
Death 54
Debt and Credit 57
E
Economics 66
The Euro 72
F
Flaunting It 75
Freedom 79
G
Gambling 83
God 90
Gold 94
Greed 96
H
Happiness 103
Have Nots 117
Haves 134
Hope 145
I
Inflation 147
Investing 151
L
Love 156
M
Making It 159
N
Now You See It ... 175
P
Politics and Politicians 178
Power 184
S
Saving 191
Sex and Marriage 195
Spending It 200
T
Take It Or Leave It 209
Taxes 213
W
Wages 223
War 225
What's It Worth? 228
Women 235
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