W. Somerset Maugham Quotes
Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs the motions of its puppets.
W. Somerset Maugham
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I suppose Spotify is a good thing. The ads are quite annoying, but a lot of people seem to like it and use it. I don't myself, but it seems like a good idea, and the labels are getting a huge amount of money off it, but the artists aren't, so that must be good for them... but not us.
Strange things blow in through my window on the wings of the night wind and I don't worry about my destiny.
We could have gone with much bigger labels and more money, but we wanted to go with a company that is LA based, all in the same building, and really understands what the artists want.
The government forces you to give your money to things you don't believe in, to have your money go to projects that might be inherently immoral.
I don't want to make money; I want to make a difference.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
The American school system's a little warped, so anyone can get a degree if they have a little 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.
The air is dirty because of the electricity monopolists. They have powerful money lobbyists.
Radio stinks. The stations are making a lot of money, but they just aren't taking chances.
But I don't need to use politics as a way of making money.
Without this tremendous passion for power, influence, and advantage which money gives, how could nature develop the highest type of man? Without this infinite longing, whence would come the discipline which industry, perseverance, tact, sagacity, and frugality give?
Orison Swett Marden
Unless you are completely retired, earning money is the best form of wealth preservation.
Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.
People understand what is good for them in the long run. In the long run, what is good for people is that India's economy continues to grow at clipping pace, 8% and above, that itself brings host of benefits to the people. It brings better roads, it brings better schools, brings more money to the communities, it brings more jobs.
For artists, the majority of the money we make comes from us being on the road and touring.
Muzaffarnagar is 40 kilometers from my village. So I used to see films if I was able to save money and on special occasions like Eid, Diwali.
We need more transparency and accountability in government so that people know how their money is being spent. That means putting budgets online, putting legislation online.
A fan sent me a letter and a $10 bill. It's a short letter - all she said was, 'Hey, since it's harder for you to go out these days without getting photographed, here $10 for a pizza.' I was like, 'Aww, she sent me money for a pizza so I could eat at home!'