"These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert to fleece the people; and now that they have got into a quarrel with themselves, we are called upon to appropriate the people's money to settle the quarrel."
"A'Lelia Walker did not subsidize specific writers, but she provided a place for all kinds of people to gather. She was one of the few blacks who had the money to allow her to entertain in the large scale."
"The saying was that Madam Walker made the money, and her daughter - my great-grandmother - spent it."
"I don't remember ever stealing things, but I suppose I was endlessly borrowing money off people."
"Money has to be an explosion of excitement and opportunity, yet we already secretly know that it doesn't do what it promises. Nothing has ever given us as much pleasure as our pocket money when we were 12, or our first wage at the end of that first exhausting week, paid in folded cash."
"Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being."
"A writer wants something more than money for his work: he wants permanence."
"The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money."
"If the first requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite, the second is to put in your apprenticeship as a feeder when you have enough money to pay the check but not enough to produce indifference of the total."
"My mother insisted that I pursue music. I rented out my father's musical equipment and earned some money. As a child, I wasn't sure about a career goal, but I was always fascinated by electronic gadgets, specially musical equipment."