Find thought-provoking quotations on money here, all from prominent African-Americans.

I think the rich are too rich and the poor are too poor. I don't think the black people are going to rise at all; I think most of them are going to die.
Nina Simone

I think the rich will eventually have to cave in too, because the economic situation around the world is not gonna tolerate the United States being on top forever.
Nina Simone, Nina Simone Interview

I've been poor and I've been rich, and rich is better.
Bessie Smith

It's much easier for me to make major life, multi-million dollar decisions, than it is to decide on a carpet for my front porch. That's the truth.
Oprah Winfrey

Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.
Will Smith

Money doesn't buy happiness. Some people say it's a heck of a down payment, though.
Denzel Washington

Money is my God. If you think God will help you then quit your job and see how much he cares.
Mike Tyson

Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.
Will Smith

We have become ninety-nine percent money mad. The method of living at home modestly and within our income, laying a little by systematically for the proverbial rainy day which is due to come, can almost be listed among the lost arts.
George Washington Carver