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It is money, money, money!
by Robert Byrd

It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

Related topics: Money

To contemplate war is to think about the most horrible of human experiences.
- Robert Byrd

Is it any wonder, why the approval ratings of the Congress
go up every time we go into recess?
- Robert Byrd

This war is not necessary.
We are truly sleepwalking through history.
- Robert Byrd

 

One's family is the most important thing in life.
I look at it this way: One of these days I'll be over
in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me.
And the only people who'll be with me will be my family.
- Robert Byrd

Our ideals of freedom, set forth and realized in our Constitution,
are our greatest export to the world.
- Robert Byrd

I have never seen such extreme partisanship,
such bitter partisanship, and such forgetfulness of
the fate of our fathers and of the Constitution.
- Robert Byrd

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The money the president wants to borrow for Iraq will
come directly out of the American taxpayer wallets
in the form of Medicare and Social Security receipts.
That's your money.
- Robert Byrd

Mission accomplished? The mission in Iraq,
as laid out by President Bush and Vice President Cheney,
has failed.
- Robert Byrd

Congress is not an ATM.
- Robert Byrd

Hitler never abandoned the cloak of legality;
he recognized the enormous psychological value of having the law on his side.
Instead, he turned the law inside out and made illegality legal.
- Robert Byrd

That's what the Senate is about.
It's the last bastion of minority rights,
where a minority can be heard, where a minority can stand on its feet,
one individual if necessary, and speak until he falls into the dust.
- Robert Byrd

The ongoing strife in Iraq, and the billions of dollars
that the President is seeking to continue that war,
give me little comfort that this Administration has
learned from its mistakes in Iraq.
- Robert Byrd

It is the Constitution of the United States that has been undermined,
undercut, and is under attack.
It is the American people's liberties that is in jeopardy.
That is why I wrote 'Losing America.'
- Robert Byrd

To the American people I say, awaken to what is happening.
It is the duty of each citizen to be vigilant,
to protect liberty, to speak out, left and right and
disagree lest be trampled underfoot by misguided zealotry
and extreme partisanship.
- Robert Byrd

We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy,
have never stopped being a nation of laws,
not of men.
But witness how men with motives and a majority can
manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends.
- Robert Byrd

It was the separation of powers upon which the framers
placed their hopes for the preservation of the people's liberties.
Despite this heritage, the congress has been in too
many cases more than willing to walk away from its constitutional powers.
- Robert Byrd

I have been in Congress for more than a half century.
I have lived through times of fear and times of hope.
Of despair and of achievement.
I have seen our government at its best,
but today I fear that we see our government at its worst.
- Robert Byrd

And the president is all wrong when he maintains that
a nominee should have an up-or-down vote.
The Constitution doesn't say that.
The Constitution doesn't say that that nominee shall have any vote at all.
There doesn't have to even be a vote.
- Robert Byrd

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Do what you love and the money will follow.
- Marsha Sinetar

To have done anything just for money
is to have been truly idle.
- Henry David Thoreau

The glow of one warm thought
is to me worth more than money.
- Thomas Jefferson

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

My goal wasn't to make a ton of money.
It was to build good computers.
- Steve Wozniak

Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want -
the want of money.
- Johann Georg Zimmermann

Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
- Henry David Thoreau

A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time
to save money is when you have some.
- Joe Moore

Everyone needs a certain amount of money.
Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it.
We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
- Gregg Easterbrook

We've got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.
- Bill Gates

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth
more than a great deal of money.
- John Ruskin

Money is a mechanism for control.
- David Korten

It is more rewarding to watch money change the world
than watch it accumulate.
- Gloria Steinem

I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.
- Paul Harvey

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate,
and one size fits all.
- William Randolph Hearst

It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars
and get your money's worth.
- George M. Humphrey

Many folks think they aren't good at earning money,
when what they don't know is how to use it.
- Frank Howard Clark

All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy.
- Spike Milligan

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

Don't judge me.
I made a lot of money.
- Samantha Bee

Men make counterfeit money; in many more cases,
money makes counterfeit men.
- Sydney J. Harris

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser

So you think that money is the root of all evil.
Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
- Ayn Rand

What counts is what you do with your money,
not where it came from.
- Merton Miller

I don't think business news is just for old white men with money.
- Neil Cavuto

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
- J. Paul Getty

I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
- Pablo Picasso

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

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

Art for art's sake, money for God's sake.
- Simon Raven

If I have enough money to eat I'm good.
- Shia LaBeouf

If God has allowed me to earn so much money,
it is because He knows I give it all away.
- Edith Piaf

Anybody who thinks money will make you happy,
hasn't got money.
- David Geffen

I don't spend much money on clothes;
I never did.
- Lauren Hutton

Most men love money and security more,
and creation and construction less, as they get older.
- John Maynard Keynes

All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
- Ray Kroc

It is usually people in the money business,
finance, and international trade that are really rich.
- Robin Leach

I'd rather lose my own money than someone else's.
- Dean Kamen

Money is only a tool.
It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not
replace you as the driver.
- Ayn Rand

Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism.
Money is a glory.
- Salvador Dali

Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.
- David Herbert Lawrence

It doesn't matter about money; having it,
not having it.
Or having clothes, or not having them.
You're still left alone with yourself in the end.
- Billy Idol

Fame, I have already.
Now I need the money.
- Wilhelm Steinitz


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