"Money is to my social existence what health is to my body."
"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."Mason Cooley on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Mason Cooley 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."Mason Cooley on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Mason Cooley on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Mason Cooley on Mark Twain
"The wisdom of age: don't stop walking."
"Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends."
"Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera."
"Middle age went by while I was mourning for my lost youth."
"The lonely become either thoughtful or empty."