"Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep."
"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."Ray Davies on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Ray Davies 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."Ray Davies on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Ray Davies on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Ray Davies on Mark Twain
"When I wrote the song, I had the sea near Bombay in mind. We stayed at a hotel by the sea, and the fishermen come up at five in the morning and they were all chanting. And we went on the beach and we got chased by a mad dog - big as a donkey."