"Goddam money. It always ends up making you blue as hell."
"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."J. D. Salinger on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."J. D. Salinger 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."J. D. Salinger on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."J. D. Salinger on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."J. D. Salinger on Mark Twain
"I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody."
"It's funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to."
"I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect."
"I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy."
"I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are."