Money is serious business.

As Zig Ziglar said, it's not the most important thing in life but it's right up there with oxygen.

If we take ourselves - and our money (or lack of it) - too seriously, though, life isn't so fun. So here are some great quotes about money that will help lighten you up.

Enjoy!

“If you’re given a choice between money and sex appeal, take the money. As you get older, the money will become your sex appeal.” — Katherine Hepburn

“Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.” – Will Smith

“I made my money the old-fashioned way. I was very nice to a wealthy relative right before he died” — Malcolm Forbes

“The best way you hurt rich people is by turning them into poor people” – Billy Ray Valentine (Eddie Murphy) Trading Places

“If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” – Earl Wilson