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A miser and a liar bargain quickly. (Quote by - Greek proverb)

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. (Quote by - John Fitzgerald Kennedy)

Rich honesty dwells like a miser, sir, in a poor house; as your pearl in a foul oyster (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is 'never try'. (Quote by - Dan Castellaneta)

A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich. (Quote by - William Shenstone)

The devil lies brooding in the miser's chest. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

The miser robs himself. (Quote by - Johann Kaspar Lavater )

The miser, poor fool, not only starves his body, but also his own soul. (Quote by - Theodore Parker)

Of all the vices, avarice is the most generally detested; it is the effect of an avidity common to all men; it is because men hate those from whom they can expect nothing. The greedy misers rail at sordid misers. (Quote by - Claude Arien Helvetius)

The misers cheese is wholesomest (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it. (Quote by - Swedish Proverb)

A man's as miserable as he thinks he is. (Quote by - Seneca)

Why get married and make one man miserable when I can stay single and make thousands miserable? (Quote by - Carrie P. Snow)

A miser is sometimes a grand personification of fear. He has a fine horror of poverty; and he is not content to keep want from the door, or at arm's length, but he places it, by heaping wealth upon wealth, at a sublime distance! (Quote by - Charles Lamb)

We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. (Quote by - Carlos Casteneda)

Misers, as death approaches, are heaping up a chest of reasons to stand in more awe of him. (Quote by - William Shenstone)

The miser acquires, yet fears to use his gains. (Quote by - Horace )

I am begining to look more and more like my miserable imitators. (Quote by - Rudolph Valentino)

And were it not that they are loath to lay out money on a rope, they would be hanged forthwith, and sometimes die to save charges. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

The happiest miser on earth is the man who saves up every friend he can make. (Quote by - Robert Emmet Sherwood)

Through life's dark road his sordid way he wends; an incarnation of fat dividends. (Quote by - Charles Sprague)

Money never can be well managed if sought solely through the greed of money for its own sake. In all meanness there is a defect of intellect as well as of heart. And even the cleverness of avarice is but the cunning of imbecility. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer)

A thorough: miser must possess considerable strength of character to bear the self-denial imposed by his penuriousness. Equal sacrifices, endured voluntarily in a better cause, would make a saint or a martyr. (Quote by - William Benton Clulow)

History tells us of illustrious villains, but there never was an illustrious miser. (Quote by - Charles de Marguetel de Saint)

The miser is as much in want of that which he has, as of that which he has not. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)


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