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Proverbs containing the word Money

Where there’s muck there’s brass

You can earn good money if you don't mind dirtying your hands. Another version of this proverb is Muck and money go together; 'bras ' is a... Read more →

Time is money

Time is as valuable as money. To waste time is as expensive as to waste money. Neither should be squandered.

Never spend your money before you have it

This proverb teaches prudence on money. If your father promises to give you 500 dollars on your twentieth birthday, which is in six months... Read more →

Muck and money go together

You can earn good money if you don't mind dirtying your hands.

Money talks

Here 'talks' means 'carries weight', in the sense that it is influential. It is possible to do much more with money than without it. 'Why did... Read more →

Money is the root of all evil

This is a misquotation. It is not money but the love of it that is the root of all evil. See The love of money is the root of all evil.

Money burns a hole in the pocket

Some people spend their money so quickly that it seems as if it burns a hole in the pocket and drops out.

Money begets money

The more money you make, the easier it becomes to make still more. Nothing succeeds like success.

The love of money is the root of all evil

All kinds of wickedness and tribulation spring from the desire to become rich. Note that it is the love of money that is the root of all evil,... Read more →

Little and often fills the purse

Small sums of money frequently received soon mount up.