Why is Money Like Manure?

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Motivational Power Quote

 

Why is Money Like Manure?

 

"Money is like manure,

it's not worth a thing unless it's

spread around encouraging

things to grow."

Thorton Wilder, playwright and novelist  

  

 

As I see it. . . . . . . .

Why is money like manure? 

Both have a purpose used  when used properly they make things grow.  

Manure doesn't smell very good. But used properly it provides a benefit of providing fertilizer. That fertilizer increases the yield of the crops.  

Money has very little value when it's not being used or invested with a purpose.  

Put your money to work for you. Set a little aside from every paid check into an investment account and over time the money will grow. 

Pay yourself first, and watch the money grow.

®2010, Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author

  

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Monique Hailer
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Lou ~ Another great post and so true.

Feb 20, 2010 12:47 AM #1
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Kat DeLong
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LOL... good one, Lou!

Feb 20, 2010 12:51 AM #2
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Jay Schmitt
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I like that one just as much as the quote from yesterday.

Feb 20, 2010 12:51 AM #3
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Money smells better Lou! ;)

Feb 20, 2010 01:22 AM #4
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Ok, we all should look closely at the meaning circulate the money. 

Feb 20, 2010 01:25 AM #5
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Terry Chenier
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Lou,

You should send this post to all the banks down in the States; they're not "getting it".

Feb 20, 2010 01:27 AM #6
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Diane Williams
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Lou, This is a great way to look at it.  Never thought to compare money with manure! LOL

Feb 20, 2010 02:00 AM #7
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Anthony Ebright - NMLSR ID #247647 Purchase and Refinance Mortgages
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Lou, this was an interesting analogy. Thanks!

Feb 20, 2010 02:16 AM #8
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Yolanda Hoversten
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I'll touch money all day, but I won't touch manure intentionally.  lol

Feb 20, 2010 03:13 AM #9
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Charles Stallions Real Estate Services
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I once heard that calling money HARD COLD CASH was wrong, it is nice, warm to the touch, while green it will go with anything that someone is wearing and or totiing. :0)

Feb 20, 2010 04:15 AM #10
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Richard Iarossi
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Lou,

I just wish someone would spread a little more my way.

Rich

Feb 20, 2010 05:27 AM #11
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Lou, How come money only stinks when you have a lack of it. Manure is quite the opposite. The more you have, the worse the smell =)

Feb 20, 2010 07:35 AM #12
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John Basila
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I've spread a lot around over the past year as I've built my business and figured out what worked!!

Feb 21, 2010 02:12 PM #13
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