"I'm tired of love I'm still more tired of rhyme but money gives me pleasure all the time."
"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."Hilaire Belloc on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Hilaire Belloc on John Ruskin
"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."Hilaire Belloc on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Hilaire Belloc on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Hilaire Belloc on Mark Twain
"Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone."
"Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun."
"When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly."
"When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read."
"All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men."