Many people seem to think that opportunity means a chance to get money without earning it.
— Unknown

The darkest day of any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.
Horace Greeley earnings quote

It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
— Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Writing is the hardest way of earning a living, with the possible exception of wrestling alligators.
— Olin Miller

Many folks think they aren't good at earning money, when what they don't know is how to use it.
— Frank A. Clark