Quotes tagged with "money" (best)
Kisara: It's all over! Both of us, penniless? We can't keep living anymore! The only option is for both of us to take some medicine and head over to Heaven.
Kazutaka Hyōdō: For just that small sum of money before their eyes, people can endure a lot. The rich make use of that quality to lead comfortable lives, being waited upon by others. A king is not king on his own. If the poor unite and rebel, declaring that they don't need money, the king will be vanquished. But the poor pursue money in the hopes of becoming king. This strengthens the existence of the current king. As long you don't break out of that fruitless paradox of wanting money, you can never overthrow the king but be chained forever. The king too, tries to prevent revolt by giving everyone a relative sense of abundance and wealth.
Yang Wen-li: Everybody has to display a certain loyalty towards their paycheck. I was the same way. It isn't just a piece of paper, it's a chain that binds people.
Grandfather Bernadotte: Why do mercenaries kill? For money. The people we fought had goals based on principles and assertions, like overthrowing the establishment or maintaining the establishment. For aggression, defense, and one's homeland. For family, women, narcotics, food, and many other things. We don't understand stuff like that, but we know they're important. But I also think that you can do all those things without killing anyone. I mean, do you really need those reasons to pull the trigger?
Neko Majin: What kind of aliens are you that you don't even have 3000 yen?! You guys are the worst! You travelled all the way to Earth without so much as a penny?!
Sakamaki Izayoi: I'm bored. Really bored. If I could sell my boredom, I'm confident I could make a living.
Sverkel: Too much wealth brings disaster. When you increase your wealth, you fear losing it. To ease that fear, you spend money to make more of it. The idiot boy doesn't realize how empty it all is.
Chiaki Oogaki: Getting paid made me feel so powerful, I got carried away.
Askeladd: What a sight this is. A man, slave to gold, holds a whip and beats the slave he bought with that gold as if to claim he is the master. He just doesn't see it for himself. Every living human being is a slave to something.