Mammon quotes:

  • Antichrist is Mammon's son. -- John Milton
  • Mammon is the largest slave-holder in the world. -- Arthur Frederick Saunders
  • Renunciation means that none can serve both God and Mammon. -- Swami Vivekananda
  • Die Erotik des Erfolgs interessiert mich mehr als der schnöde Mammon. -- Gottschalk, Thomas
  • The Muses inspire art and pretend not to notice when Mammon buys it. -- Mason Cooley
  • God the Compassionate and the Merciful, Tolerance incarnate, allows Mammon to have his nine days' wonder. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • A man cannot serve God and Mammon, nor be "temperate and furious" at the same time. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there is no God. -- Logan Pearsall Smith
  • Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there isn't a God. -- Logan Pearsall Smith
  • What treasures here do Mammon's sons behold! Yet know that all that which glitters is not gold. -- Francis Quarles
  • Maidens, like moths, are ever caught, by glare, And Mammon wins his way where seraphs might despair. -- Lord Byron
  • The worship of Mammon may be vulgar or immoral, but it persists while other religions falter and disappear. -- Mason Cooley
  • The Cathedrals were built to the glory of God; New York was built to the glory of Mammon. -- Kenneth Clark
  • Moloch merely shovels babies into the fire of productive capitalism. Mammon hooks them on the dead heroin of envy. -- Hakim Bey
  • Did evangelical Christians mistake Donald Trump's hairpiece for a halo, while ignoring the obvious signs that he worships Mammon? -- Michael R. Burch
  • Every child was taught from his cradle that money was Mammon, the chief agent of the flesh and the devil. -- Rebecca Harding Davis
  • Poetry, and the principle of Self, of which money is the visible incarnation, are the God and the Mammon of the world. -- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Cursed Mammon be, when he with treasures To restless action spurs our fate! Cursed when for soft, indulgent leisures, He lays for us the pillows straight. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • It is the system, rather than individuals, that is the source of pollution and degradation. My prison-house environment is but another manifestation of the Midas-hand, whose cursed touch turns everything to the brutal service of Mammon. -- Alexander Berkman
  • There are hardly half a dozen writers in England today who have not sold out to the enemy. Even when their good work has been a success, Mammon grips them and whispers: More money for more work. -- Aleister Crowley
  • Catholics are necessarily at war with this age. That we are not more conscious of the fact, that we so often endeavor to make an impossible peace with it -- that is the tragedy. You cannot serve God and Mammon. -- Eric Gill
  • Mammon, the least erected spirit that fell >From heaven; for ev'n in heaven his looks and thoughts Were always downward bent, admiring more The riches of heaven's pavement, trodden gold, Than aught divine or holy else enjoy'd In vision beatific. -- John Milton
  • A sharp difference should exist between general education and specialized knowledge. As particularly today the latter threatens more and more to sink into the service of pure Mammon, general education, at least in its more ideal attitude, must be retained as a counterweight. -- Adolf Hitler
  • Every child was taught from his cradle that money was Mammon, the chief agent of the flesh and the devil. As he grew up it was his duty as a Christian and a gentleman to appear to despise filthy lucre, whatever his secret opinion of it might be. -- Rebecca Harding Davis
  • I moved to New England partly because it has a real literary past. The ghosts of Hawthorne and Melville still sit on those green hills. The worship of Mammon is also somewhat lessened there by the spirit of irony. I don't get hay fever in New England either. -- John Updike
  • The age is dull and mean. Men creep, Not walk; with blood too pale and tame To pay the debt they owe to shame; Buy cheap, sell dear; eat. drink, and sleep down-pillowed, deaf to moaning want; Pay tithes for soul-insurance; keep Six days to Mammon, one to Cant -- John Greenleaf Whittier
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  • Ye cannot serve God and mammon. -- Matthew McConaughey
  • Better authentic mammon than a bogus god. -- Louis MacNeice
  • You cannot serve god and mammon. You have to make a choice. -- Billy Graham
  • MAMMON, n. The god of the world's leading religion. The chief temple is in the holy city of New York. -- Ambrose Bierce
  • High thinking is inconsistent with a complicated material life based on high speed and imposed on us by mammon worship. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • God requires you individually to come up to the point, to make an entire surrender. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. -- Ellen G. White
  • The way to God is the opposite to that of the world. And to few, very few, are given to have God and mammon at the same time. -- Swami Vivekananda