Top 50 Money Quotes

Top 50 Money Quotes

“Money is usually attracted, not pursued.” —Jim Rohn. Read more money quotes in this article

Money Quotes

Money has the value that we want to give to it. If we believe that it can make us happier, we will never be until we have a lot of money. However, if we try to learn to live with less and being more humble, we will find the true meaning of happiness. To learn the many sides of money and its influence in our lives, read these money quotes that will make you think.

1"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."

Benjamin Franklin

2“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.”

Maya Angelou

3“Money is usually attracted, not pursued.”

Jim Rohn

4"Too many people spend money they buy things they don't impress people that they don't like."

5“The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient.”

Warren Buffett

6"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."

Benjamin Franklin

7“There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.”

Marlene Dietrich

8“If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.”

Edmund Burke

9"A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart."

Jonathan Swift

10"It's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success."

David Feherty

11"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

12“A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.”

Joe Moore

13"Frugality includes all the other virtues."


14"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

15"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."

Yogi Berra

16"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."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

17“Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.”

James W. Frick

18“If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.”

Billy Graham

19“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.”

Henry Ford

20“A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.”

Dave Ramsey

21"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is."

Oscar Wilde

22"The lack of money is the root of all evil."

Mark Twain

23“Many folks think they aren’t good at earning money, when what they don’t know is how to use it.”

Frank A. Clark

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

Ayn Rand

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


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

Eleanor Roosevelt

27"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."

J. Paul Getty

28"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."

Steve Jobs

29"Every time you borrow money, you're robbing your future self."

Nathan W. Morris

30“Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.”

Erich Fromm

31“Few men have virtue enough to withstand the highest bidder.”

George Washington

32“Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.”

Jim Rohn

33“Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.”

Donald Trump

34“I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.”

Pablo Picasso

35“If you want your income to grow, you too must grow.”

Idowu Koyenikan

36“Just because you can afford it doesn’t mean you should buy it.”

Suze Orman

37"I make myself rich by making my wans few."

Henry David Thoreau

38“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.”

Henry Ford

39"Do what you love and the money will follow."

Marsha Sinetar

40"You can be young without money, but you can't be old without it."

Tennesse Williams

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

Malcolm Forbes

42"Money can't buy friends, but you can get a better class of enemy."

Spike Milligan

43"When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion."


44"They who are of the opinion that money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for money."

George Savile

45"Waste your money and you're only out of money, but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life."

Michael Leboeuf

46“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.”

T.T. Munger

47“Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises.”


48“The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket.”

Will Rogers

49“Money can’t buy happiness, but it will certainly get you a better class of memories.”

Ronald Reagan

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

Jack Benny