- "Crazy is a term of art; insane is…" Hunter S. Thompson OC
- "Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other." – Oscar Ameringer
- Sometimes the poor are praised for being thrifty… -Oscar Wilde
- if you shape your life according to nature you will never be poor; if according to peoples opinions, you will never be rich. : Epicurus
- "In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity."