To make money

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To make money to gain or acquire money or property; to make a profit in dealings.
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Quotations

  • John D. Rockefeller
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    “I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build.”
  • Scott Alexander
    Scott Alexander
    “The best way to make happy money is to make money your hobby and not your god.”
  • Max Asnas
    Max Asnas
    “Money is something you got to make in case you don't die.”
  • George S. Clason
    George S. Clason
    “It is true that money cannot buy happiness but it does make it possible for you to enjoy the best that the world has to offer.”
  • Wayne Dyer
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    “Successful people make money. It's not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do.”
  • Henry Ford
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    “The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do to more for the betterment of life.”

Usage

In literature:

It is difficult for a young man without money, influential friends, or professional education to make his way in the world.
"Mary Wollstonecraft" by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
We're going to make money hand over fist.
"The Lady Doc" by Caroline Lockhart
Houses where pretty women live, and offices where men make the money for them to live on.
"Lady Betty Across the Water"
She's going to make money all right.
"The Man Next Door" by Emerson Hough
It was not much of a war, but it lasted long enough, as most wars do, for a few contractors to make much moneys.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8" by Elbert Hubbard
Captain Kemp isn't an American, and he'd do almost anything to make money.
"Ahead of the Army" by W. O. Stoddard
He intends to make money by the operation.
"The Coming Wave" by Oliver Optic
My business is to heal the sick, not merely to make money.
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
She would like to give at least half the money to Eugene, but she does not dare make the least proposal.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
I don't think you ought to try to make money that way.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
They had gone off without him, and he saw no chance to make any money with the information in his possession.
"Freaks of Fortune" by Oliver Optic
He would have seen that, whatever had happened to the boy, Mr Cripps's purpose was to make money by it.
"The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's" by Talbot Baines Reed
It was something to make one stare to see how our money had melted away.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
But I must go among them and watch them and learn how to make money.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
It's all I have to make a little money for de contribution-box, and ef I lose it I'm done ruinged.
"A Lieutenant at Eighteen" by Oliver Optic
If I had, I wouldn't have to be trying to make money by a skating-rink.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Paper was soon issued to make money plenty.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864" by Various
So I set out to make money.
"The Rider of Waroona" by Firth Scott
Tank broke every moral law; he invested his money wildly in his greed to make more money, until finally the bank failure came.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
No woman respects a man who can't make money; it's his everlasting business to make money, and she knows it.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol 31, No 2, June 1908" by Various
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In poetry:

"There is no God, or if there is,"
The tradesman thinks, "'twere funny
If He should take it ill in me
To make a little money."
"There Is No God, the Wicked Sayeth" by Arthur Hugh Clough
Poor virtues that he boasted so,
This test unable to endure;
Let Christ, and grace, and glory go,
To make his land and money sure!
"Hymn 23 part 2" by Isaac Watts
And as she went down for the third time
She thanked me for saving her life
And as soon as she's saved enough money
I'm NOT going to make her my wife.
"The Sailor Comes Home With The Washing" by T W Connor
My parents were poor and they could not dress me so,
For they had not got the money to spare,
And it may be better so, for I do not think fine clothes
Make a person any better than they are.
"Roll On Time, Roll On" by Julia A Moore
Then deceived by her plan he allowed her to leave the room,
Telling her to make haste and come back very soon,
Then to her master's bedroom she led the way,
And showed him the coffer where her master's money lay
"Hanchen, the Maid of the Mill" by William Topaz McGonagall
Oh! Think of the struggles of the poor to make a living,
Because the rich unto them seldom are giving;
Wereas they are told he that giveth to the poor lendeth unto the Lord,
But alas! they rather incline their money to hoard.
"An Autumn Reverie" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Where to make money in 2013.
WASHINGTON – Farmers stand to make more money than they will lose if Congress enacts legislation to limit the gases blamed for global warming, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the Agriculture Department.
Five Ways to Make Money Online From Home.
Director Matthew Cooke reveals how he came up with the idea for his documentary How to Make Money Selling Drugs.
This holiday season, shoppers will find that retailers are doing all kinds of things to make it easier for them to part with their money.
I'm just here trying to make money because people asked me to come out and sell hot dogs .
Alternative ways to make money.
SC businesses learn to make money using environmentally friendly practices.
File sharing firm BitTorrent and DJ Shadow team up to make money.
The sledding hill project at Mason City's "Georgia Hanford Park" is moving along, but is still in need of more money to make it come to life.
It was a couple weeks ago that Billy Corgan called out some of his peers in the music industry including Soundgarden for only wanting to make money with their reunion tours.
Such unauthorized phone solicitations seeks to profit by using the good name of a local organization, in order to make money for themselves.
They Have to Make Money Somehow .
Plan to try to make some money while you stay at home with the kids.
When the market is soaring, and everyone is pouring money in, it seems to make sense to be aggressive.
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In science:

Indeed, for infinitely many k , A (cid:22) Ik is an element of Sk , hence for some e we will be successful in the above sub-strategy, making an amount of money greater than 1 for infinitely many k , hence our capital tends to infinity throughout the game.
Separations of non-monotonic randomness notions
Continuing this line of thought, it is rather plausible that most PL companies – espe cially the deep-pocketed national corporations that were actually the first to fold – could have stayed, tried to adapt their Oregon business and continue making money from it, rather than shut it down so quickly.
Is There Statistical Evidence that the Oregon Payday-Loan Rate Cap Hurts Consumers?
Claim: Values for B can be chosen in In so that Me loses money if she makes a nonzero wager before the last L(e) positions of the interval and is the lowest-indexed martingale to do so.
How powerful are integer-valued martingales?
For example, maybe you should be able to make money from a non-random sequence, as you could for example from a sequence of more than half 1s by betting on 1 each time.
Maybe there's no such thing as a random sequence
In order to make money on a book, its author or publisher must make complete copies available to customers.
Icebergs in the Clouds: the Other Risks of Cloud Computing
The vendor of a traditional software application or digital document must, in order to make money, make essentially complete copies available to customers, and these customers can work in an arbitrarily decentralized fashion using their own resources to preserve digital works deemed worth saving.
Icebergs in the Clouds: the Other Risks of Cloud Computing
Therefore although the term exploitation generally means making money from your findings, the preferred route in FuturICT is to talk about gaining commercial benefit, particularly without exploiting any one, only the technology.
FuturICT
Making this identification in terminology is an attempt to capture the idea that an experimenter would need to expend an infinite amount of effort or money to work his way out to the boundary.
Information Tradeoff Relations for Finite-Strength Quantum Measurements
I contend that the money taxpayers contribute to scientific research in some sense obligates the researchers to make their work accessible to the public.
Computational Asteroseismology
The reason to do this is to try to understand the existence of money and prices as not given, but representing a solution to a problem of making efficient markets, which the market discovers and implements.
Time and symmetry in models of economic markets
But the fact that the slope is close to 1 means that the average fluctuation is zero, hence, that on average trades do not make money from the positions taken on new stocks.
Turnover, account value and diversification of real traders: evidence of collective portfolio optimizing behavior
Depending on the service, the impostor could order things to make the legitimate user pay money, transfer money from the user’s bank account, or get insight into personal information, such as the user’s electronic health record.
The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management
Typically the seller of the contract (who sells such contracts as a business) would want to charge more than the fair price, otherwise they could not expect to make money on average.
Weather forecasts, Weather derivatives, Black-Scholes, Feynmann-Kac and Fokker-Planck
These considerations lead to the observation that interest prohibition derives its significance from the fact that those who intend to comply with it expect to make use of the same money as those who do not have that intention.
Interest prohibition and financial product innovation
Ideal money is fairly accessible to anyone, it is insensitive to inflation or other forms of deprecation. A plausible way for it to have been distributed is by a state agency making sure that everyone gets sufficient means of existence.
Dialectical Roots for Interest Prohibition Theory
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