100+ Top Money Quotes of All Time

“100+ Top Money Quotes of All Time” is a thought-provoking compilation of quotes from various thinkers and leaders, offering insights into the complex and influential role that money plays in our lives. With over a hundred quotes, this collection explores diverse perspectives on wealth, success, and financial wisdom. Whether you seek financial motivation, philosophical reflections, or simply want to gain a deeper understanding of the dynamics of money, this anthology provides a rich source of wisdom and inspiration from some of the greatest minds throughout history.

Money Quotes

Too many people spend money they earned..to buy things they don’t want..to impress people that they don’t like. –Will Rogers

A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart. –Jonathan Swift

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. –Epictetus

Money often costs too much. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyday is a bank account, and time is our currency. No one is rich, no one is poor, we’ve got 24 hours each. –Christopher Rice

It’s how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success. –David Feherty

Frugality includes all the other virtues. –Cicero

I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too. –Steve Martin

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. –Benjamin Franklin

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. –Charles Dickens

I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy. –Warren Buffett

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. –Charles Dickens

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us. 

I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for ten years.

A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.

Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one

Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.

Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.

Financial peace isn’t the acquisition of stuff. It’s learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can’t win until you do this.

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

It’s not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It’s the customer who pays the wages.

He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all. 

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

It’s good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it’s good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven’t lost the things that money can’t buy.

You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you. 

Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying. That’s not just a catchy slogan. It’s the very essence of successful investing. 

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.

If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion

How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case. 

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

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. 

The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.

Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant. 

Try to save something while your salary is small; it’s impossible to save after you begin to earn more. 

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.

The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator. 

I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. 

You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas. 

Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.

Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.

Never spend your money before you have it.

The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing.

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.

It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for.

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know & start charging for it.

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.

The habit of saving is itself an education; it fosters every virtue, teaches self-denial, cultivates the sense of order, trains to forethought, and so broadens the mind. 

Don’t tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.”

If you live for having it all, what you have is never enough.

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