53 Cheque Quotes On Success In Life

These cheque quotes will inspire you. A cheque is a document that orders a bank to pay a specific amount of money from a person’s account to the person in whose name the cheque has been issued.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging cheque quotes, cheque sayings, and cheque proverbs.

Best Cheque Quotes

  1. “The Thriller album is still the biggest album of all time. That is still returning huge royalty cheques.” ~ Martin Bashir
  2. “The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that’s why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It’s not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible.” ~ Tom Cruise
  3. “With my first pay cheque I sent my parents to Jamaica, so they actually got passports! They’re pretty grounded; it wasn’t until they saw the trailer for ‘Battleship’ that they were like, ‘Ooh, this is a big movie, isn’t it?” ~ Brooklyn Decker
  4. “The ability to sign a cheque is the least reliable guide to a company’s fitness.” ~ David Plowright

  5. “I cannot do the piece-of-talking-meat thing, the ‘Here’s your money, wear a pretty dress and take the cheque.’ I’m not made that way. I have to be as good as I can be at whatever I do.” ~ Carol Vorderman
  6. “Hip-hop don’t have no fresh energy, none at all. It’s money-driven, everybody tryin’ to make that cheque, nobody putting art in their albums anymore.” ~ Andre Benjamin
  7. “As long as the cheques carry on coming in, and I’m enjoying my work, I shall continue acting.” ~ Ian McShane
  8. “I do wish I had brought my checkbook. I don’t believe in credit cards.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  9. “I don’t write cheques anymore because I end up signing them “with love, shan rukh”” ~ Shahrukh Khan

  10. “As for the largest-hearted of us, what is the word we write most often in our chequebooks? “Self.” ~ Eden Phillpotts
  11. “I do the best I can – I know my way around [Russian method acting pioneer] Stanislavski, but I can’t take myself seriously like that. I respect people who do it, of course. I just think I’m lucky to still be working at 73. You reach a point in life where you just think, “Show up, do your job, make sure the cheque’s on the way,” and that’s it. I’m not hungry to do anything more, really.” ~ Anthony Hopkins
  12. “When I ask President Marcos for two million dollars, at worst he wants to know whether he should bring the money straight away or whether I can wait for a cheque in the post.” ~ Florencio Campomanes
  13. “As long as countries wave checkbooks over our heads, we can never be equal.” ~ Louise Mushikiwabo

  14. “When you are facing the wilderness on your own, you have a totally different attitude to someone who works in government or who has a monthly cheque.” ~ Rick Santelli
  15. “I am indebted to the British welfare state; the very one that Mr Cameron would like to replace with charity handouts. When my life hit rock bottom, that safety net, threadbare though it had become under John Major’s Government, was there to break the fall. I cannot help feeling, therefore, that it would have been contemptible to scarper for the West Indies at the first sniff of a seven-figure royalty cheque. This, if you like, is my notion of patriotism.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  16. “It’s exotic for me to be given a script that’s already written, and be given a pay cheque, and asked to dress up and play, and that’s all.” ~ Tilda Swinton
  17. “My father was from Aberdeen, and a more generous man you couldn’t wish to meet. I have a gold watch that belonged to him. He sold it to me on his deathbed. I wrote him a cheque for it, post dated of course.” ~ Chic Murray
  18. “Now my only income is a few royalty cheques from my books.” ~ Bobby Fischer

  19. “The front of a cheque alone gives someone enough information to steal your identity.” ~ Frank Abagnale
  20. “The ones I like are ‘cheque’ and ‘enclosed.’” ~ Dorothy Parker
  21. “Almost everywhere else in Europe, the more military the state, the stronger the king – except in Britain. Here it was parliament, not the monarchy, who signed the cheques. The longer the war went on, the stronger parliament became, as the purse on which it sat grew bigger and bigger.” ~ Simon Schama
  22. “Largely this is a class thing – writers tend to be cosseted little middle-class kiddies who think that the world owes them a royalty cheque. But just doing it – being in your room for years on end, locked in your head, alone with invented ghosts – it weakens and softens the body. And I know I can’t just live in my head.” ~ Tony Parsons
  23. “As governor of Lagos, I never signed a cheque and never fixed contract prices.” ~ Babatunde Fashola

  24. “The turning point in my career was Jaws. It was a turning point because I was a director-for-hire before Jaws and because it was such a big hit I could do any movie I wanted and Hollywood just wrote me a cheque.” ~ Steven Spielberg
  25. “One of my proudest achievements is that when an authoritative book about Hungarian literature came out about a decade ago, there was a little article about me which said I was a Hungarian writer but pretending not to be. Bearing in mind I can hardly write a cheque in Hungarian, I was delighted to be included in the pantheon of Hungarian writers.” ~ Tibor Fischer
  26. “Secure web servers are the equivalent of heavily armored cars. The problem is, they are being used to transfer rolls of coins and cheques written in crayons by people on park benches to merchants doing business in cardboard boxes from beneath highway bridges. Further, the roads are subject to random detours, anyone with a screwdriver can control the traffic lights, and there are no police.” ~ Gene Spafford
  27. “I get up early and open my emails, write cheques and answer the phone; whatever needs to be done.” ~ Martin Parr

  28. “Well, it seems a bit silly, looking there,” said Will. “It’s not like Mortmain’s going to lodge a complaint against the Shadow-hunters through official channels. ‘Very upset Shadowhunters refused to all die when I wanted them to. Demand recompense. Please mail cheque to A. Mortmain, 18 Kensington Road—” ~ Cassandra Clare
  29. “Being responsible and taking care of your body is truly how you make your paycheque, how you excel and succeed in your lifelong goals, so for me, it’s just an everyday lifestyle.” ~ Hope Solo
  30. “I spent my entire first paycheque from Cracker, a TV show on ABC, on an Audi because my other car broke down and I needed to get to work.” ~ Josh Hartnett
  31. “Migration gives a blank cheque to put anything you don’t feel like addressing in the memory hold. No neighbors can go against the monster narrative of your family.” ~ Junot Diaz , Blank cheque quotes
  32. “I’ve written books on advertising-cheque books.” ~ Alan Sugar

  33. “I met Tom Baker doing a voice-over when David [Arabella’s friend, David Tennant] wasn’t at all well known. We were doing this voice-over together and I said to Tom, ‘Oh, my friend’s a really, really big Doctor Who fan,’ and he replied, ‘Wait!’ He got his checkbook out and asked, ‘What his name?’ I said ‘David Tennant’. He wrote, ‘To David Tennant, seventeen pounds forty-five’, signed it and I asked him what it meant. He said, ‘He’ll know'” ~ Arabella Weir
  34. “The promise of Western capitalism of ever-rising rates of pay has turned out to be the cheque that bounced” ~ Jeremy Paxman
  35. “Bond investors want growth much like equity investors, and to the extent that too much austerity leads to recession or stagnation then credit spreads widen out – even if a country can print its own currency and write its own cheques.” ~ Bill Gross
  36. “I want a regular pay cheque.” ~ Minnie Driver

  37. “The highest pay cheque my mother ever received funded the building of a nursery school in Shepherd’s Bush – the school cost well over three times the money she donated to the making of the film ‘The Palestinian.’ Unsurprisingly this always goes unmentioned in the press.” ~ Joely Richardson
  38. “I’d rather be an adviser. I don’t wanna become a trainer because I think with the knowledge and the business sense that I’ve accomplished through my career and have credibility, why would I reduce myself down to being in a gym with a bunch of training which is not a bad thing to give advice, but I can do that with a suit and tie on and also be there when the cheques are written. I don’t wanna be there when the cheques are handed down from 3 or 4 people’s hands and then it hits mine as a trainer because 9/10 times, deductions have come out of that.” ~ Bernard Hopkins
  39. “Thankfully, in my youth I had the best financial advisor a son could ask for: my dad Walter. When I got that first signing bonus in 1978, Dad took my cheque, announced, ‘This is what we’re going to do,’ and bought an annuity with it.” ~ Wayne Gretzky
  40. “Just as I am astonished that a bank clerk never eats a cheque, so too am I astonished that no painter before me ever thought of painting a soft watch.” ~ Salvador Dali

  41. “Nowadays, [young musicians] are so quick to be like, “OK, fine, I’ll take the cheque, or I’ll get the stamp from XYZ, and I’m expanding my brand,” rather than thinking, “I’m part of this space over here, and in order for it to grow, you can’t have it assimilated by this bigger bubble or corporate brand.”” ~ M.I.A.
  42. “Never let your campaigns write cheques that your website can’t cash.” ~ Avinash Kaushik
  43. “Once I opened up a fortune cookie and inside was the guy’s cheque next to me I said hey buddy I got your cheque he said thanks.” ~ Rodney Dangerfield
  44. “Most of the money given by rich people in “charity” is made up of conscience money, “ransom,” political bribery, and bids for titles…. One buys moral credit by signing a cheque, which is easier than turning a prayer wheel.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  45. “This evening, while signing my name on a painting, I was thinking I might stop signing my cheques.” ~ Robert Genn

  46. “I like my films to have a certain amount of realism – something that’s thought provoking and intelligently written. More than the amount on the pay cheque, I look for a level of respectability as an actor.” ~ Arjun Rampal
  47. “Every one, even the richest and most munificent of men, pays much by cheque more light-heartedly than he pays little in specie.” ~ Max Beerbohm
  48. “I wish I could Buy Time – just write a cheque, and a few days later a brown cardboard box would arrive at the door containing three months (along with an extra bonus sunny weekend for being a good customer).” ~ Neil Gaiman
  49. “I like money. That is, it is my preferred means of completing pecuniary transactions. I’m not particularly keen on handing over wads of currency of the realm, but at least one knows where one is, whereas the chequebook is a snare and a delusion, containing misleading numbers of blank cheques when none of the money that the bank contains is rightfully one’s own. … I think banks owe their customers a lot by way of compensation for the aggravation they cause them.” ~ Alice Thomas Ellis
  50. “Why not sit around a Beverly Hills pool collecting residual cheques? That is not the kind of life I want.” ~ Kevin Spacey

  51. “people only ever offer you a great deal of money for rubbish. The greater the number of noughts on the cheque, the greater the crapular content of the movie; the better the work, the less you’re paid.” ~ Glenda Jackson
  52. “Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil. They give us, now and then, some of those luxurious sterile emotions that have a certain charm for the weak…. They are simply cheques that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  53. “I’m thinking of when the Qatari representative was given five minutes with Bill Clinton for a million dollar cheque.” ~ Julian Assange

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