Money Quotes

Money is a legal tender of value that can be exchanged for goods and resources. Money can provide us with choices and freedom. Money is important in life as much as food is to our bodies.

Read what a number of experts as well as working class folks have said about money. These money quotes range from saving and investing and to money causing families to break apart, money and greed, and much more. Find money quotes, get money quotes, making money quotes, saving money quotes,  funny money quotes, money motivation quotes and much more

 

Marlon Brando- Refusing money in Hollywood

“The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money.” -Marlon Brando
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Scottish Proverb on Marriage and Money

Don't marry for money; you can borrow it cheaper. Scottish Proverb  A marriage that isn't true will often bring miseries and unhappiness. If a person is marrying for money, they are wasting precious years of their lives in a meaningless relationship with someone whom they do not love. As these wise Scottish words are communicating, it is better to borrow money than to marry for it. You cannot get back the wasted years, spend your life with someone who you genuinely
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Ron Paul- Gold is honest money

Because gold is honest money it is disliked by dishonest men.      Ron Paul
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Publilius Syrus -Fortune is like glass

Fortune is like glass - the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken. Publilius Syrus
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Benjamin Franklin-Money never made a man happy

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. Benjamin Franklin
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Marvin J. Ashton – Financial peace of mind

Financial peace of mind is not determined by how much we make, but is dependent upon how much we spend! Marvin J. Ashton
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Warren Buffet- Do not save what is left after spending

Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving. Warren Buffet
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Nathan W. Morris- Every time you borrow money

Every time you borrow money, you're robbing your future self. Nathan W. Morris
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Jonathan Swift- Keeping Money in Your Head

A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart. Jonathan Swift
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Will Rogers- Spending Money To Impress People

Too many people spend money they earned to buy things they don't want to impress people that they don't like. Will Rogers
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Ernest Hemingway- Try Not To Borrow

I try not to borrow, first you borrow then you beg. Ernest Hemingway
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A fool and his money are quickly parted– J. Bridges (1587)

A fool and his money are quickly parted.        J. Bridges (1587)
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Money is an excellent servant and terrible master- P. T. Barnum

Money is in some respects life's fire: it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master. P. T. Barnum Browse All Quote Topics
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The first consideration for all- Ihara Saikaku

The first consideration for all, throughout life, is the earning of a living.      Ihara Saikaku
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Your clock cannot buy you more time- Matshona Dhliwayo

Your clock cannot buy you more time, your bed cannot get you more sleep, your titles cannot acquire you more influence, your fame cannot gain you more honor, and your money cannot earn you more happiness.      Matshona Dhliwayo
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Don’t cling to fame-Sonny Bono

Don't cling to fame. You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.      Sonny Bono
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Christianity is art and not money- William Blake

Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse.      William Blake
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Dirty Money From Slave Labor-Michael Parenti

One finds fortunes built on slave labor, indentured labor, prison labor, immigrant labor, female labor, child labor, and scab labor backed by the lethal force of gun thugs and militia. ‘Old money' is often little more than dirty money laundered by several generations of possession      Michael Parenti
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People Chasing After Money- Gary Vaynerchuk

People are chasing cash, not happiness. When you chase money, you're going to lose. You're just going to. Even if you get the money, you're not going to be happy. Gary Vaynerchuk
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Chasing money to please society- Pallav Gautam

Chasing money to please society. Pallav Gautam
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Marcus Tullius Cicero- Castle Overthrown By Money

There is no castle so strong that it cannot be overthrown by money. Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Michael Leboeuf- Wasting Money and Time

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
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Alexa Von Tobel- Manage your spending

Manage your spending by creating and sticking to a budget. Alexa Von Tobel
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Dave Ramsey- A budget is telling your money where to go

A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went. Dave Ramsey
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Frank Hubbard-Doubling Money In Pocket

The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. Frank Hubbard
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Mason Cooley- A budget takes the fun out of money

A budget takes the fun out of money. Mason Cooley
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Mark Twain-The lack of money is the root of all evil

The lack of money is the root of all evil.      Mark Twain
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Casey Stengel- Learning To Make Living

You have to go broke three times to learn how to make a living. Casey Stengel
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Haile Gebrselassie- Planning To Make Money

If you're planning only to make money and nothing else, you'll be broke. Haile Gebrselassie
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Mike Todd- Being Broke is Temporary

Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind. Mike Todd
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Robert Kiyosaki- There is a Difference Between Being Poor and Being Broke

There is a difference between being poor and being broke. Broke is temporary, and poor is eternal. Robert Kiyosaki
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Mark Cuban-It’s not about money or connections

It’s not about money or connections—it’s the willingness to out work and outlearn everyone...And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time.      Mark Cuban
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Chris Brown- With Fame, You Can’t Trust Everybody

With fame, you can't trust everybody. You can't depend on them being there for you as a person. They will only be there because of what you've got you as a person. They will only be there because of what you've got and what you can bring to their life. It's not a relationship-it's a leech.      Chris Brown
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Gucci Mane- Making All The Money I Missed

I believe I can make all the money I've missed. But I can't regain the time with fans and family. Gucci Mane Source: www.billboard.com
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J. Cole- You Cannot Reverse Fame

You can't reverse fame. You can lose all the money, but you'll never lose people knowing you. J. Cole
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J.Cole- If Money Talks

I'm already hot, you could say I'm pre-heated. If money talks, mine's telling your's to 'be seated J. Cole
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J. Cole- Time Is Money

They say time is money but really it's not If we ever go broke, then time is all we got And we can't make that back, no you can't make that back J. Cole
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Lana Turner On Successful Men and Women

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.       Lana Turner
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Oscar Wilde- Borrowing Money From a Pessimist

Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.      Oscar Wilde
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Amit Ray- Making A Positive Difference

It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters. Amit Ray
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Oprah Winfrey- Being there during hard times

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. Oprah Winfrey
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Katherine Hepburn On Supporting Yourself

Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around.- Katherine Hepburn
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Bob Dylan Quote on Work and Money

What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. —Bob Dylan
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Kinky Friedman

Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
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Satchel Paige- On Positivity

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.- Satchel Paige We might experience some events in our lives that are difficult to overcome. We tend to carry over all the negative experiences with us, and it prevents us from enjoying new events. Satchel Paige advice here is to "work like you don't need the money," sometimes we might feel overwhelmed and stress about the bills, rent, and other upcoming expenses we have.
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Yiddish Proverb On Money

With money in your pocket, you are wise, handsome, and you sing well too. Yiddish Proverb This humorous Yiddish proverb is expressing how money can make you a more likable person.  Sadly, we live in a superficial society, where people would much rather be friends with a wealthy person, in contrast to a poor, genuine person without money.  A wealthy person with money has power and therefore has control over other people. They can make people do things for them,
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Yiddish Proverb On Saving

"If you eat your bagel you will have nothing in your pocket but the hole."
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Scottish Proverb On Doing Business

"You never know a man till you do business with him."
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Scottish Proverb On Work, Saving and Wealth

"Get what you can and keep what you have; that's the way you get rich."
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Scandinavian Proverb On Money

"A man without money is like a boat without sails."
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Russian Proverb On Money and Friends

"If you don't have a hundred roubles, make sure you have a hundred friends."
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Irish Proverb On Money

"It is sweet to drink but bitter to pay for."
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Marya Mannes On American

"If American men are obsessed with money, American women are obsessed with weight." Original Source: More in Anger (1958)
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Dutch Proverb on Spending and Money

"Set your expense according to your trade."
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Dutch Proverb on Money and Friendship

The rich have many friends. Dutch Proverb Wealthy people do have a larger social circle than a person with an average income or middle class. This famous Dutch Proverb is referring to fake friends.  People only want to associate themselves with rich people, because of their status, money, and power. On the other hand, their relationship and friendship are not genuine. There are also recent studies indicating how successful people are more isolated and lonely. The reason for this is because
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Dutch Proverb on Money and Power

"A man without money is like a ship without sails."
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Biblical Proverb on Hard work and Money( Book of Luke)

The laborer is worthy of his hire. "workers deserve their wages"
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Biblical Proverb on Money and Debt

The borrower is servant to the lender.
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Samuel Butler Quote On Comparing Friendship and Money

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.   Samuel Butler   
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Yiddish (on money)

Money buys everything but good sense.
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Sharon Law Tucker

Whoever controls the money controls you.
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Winston Churchill Quote On Making a Living

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.      Winston Churchill
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Harland Sanders

I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me. And I have done that ever since, and I win by it. I know.
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Ted Turner

Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.
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Randall G Leighton

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching.
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Benjamin Franklin- Knowledge is the Best Investment

If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin
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Sir Thomas More- A Penny For Your Thoughts

A penny for your thoughts. Sir Thomas More    Source: A Treatyce upon the last thynges, circa 1535
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Russian (on money)

When money speaks, truth keeps silent.     
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Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

Dally not with other folk's spouses or money.      
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Reba McEntire

All the money in the world can't buy you back good health.
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Anne Wilson Schaef- Good Health is Valuable to Savings Account

Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account. Anne Wilson Schae
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Anne Bronte

It is not money my aunt thinks about. She knows better than to value worldly wealth above its price.
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Helen Fielding

It's amazing how much time and money can be saved in the world of dating by close attention to detail. A white sock here, a pair of red braces there, a gray slip-on shoe, a swastika, are as often as not all one needs to tell you there's no point in writing down phone numbers and forking out for expensive lunches because it's never going to be a runner.
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Roberto Cavalli

Money is the most corrosive aspect of life today because it means that all attention to detail is forgotten.     
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Emil Zatopek

An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.
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Will Smith

Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.
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Sam Simon

One of the things about animal rights, which is not the only thing that I care about in this world, is that your money can bring success. I see results.      
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Louis Sabin

No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich.     
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Martin Scorsese

Alcohol decimated the working class and so many people.
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Sir John Lubbock

Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.     
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Thomas Jefferson

The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time.     
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Victor Hugo On Being Broke

Nothing makes a man so adventurous as an empty pocket. Victor Hugo
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Robert Kiyosaki

The word accounting comes from the word accountability. If you are going to be rich, you need to be accountable for your money.     
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Norma Mccorvey

I don't think there is a good reason for an abortion, but Dr. Jasper made me really realize it was just a racket. He was just doing it for the money. He didn't care about the women.
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Paz De La Huerta

It's amazing that no matter how much money you have, you can make some bad decisions, and in five months you're on the street, begging.
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William Feather- A Budget Tells Us What We Can’t Afford

A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it. William Feather
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John Naisbitt

The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many. 
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Charles M. Schwab – Working For The Love of Money

The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is likely to neither make money nor find much fun in life. Charles M. Schwab
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John Egan

The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers. 
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Magic Johnson

Being able to touch so many people through my businesses, and make money while doing it, is a huge blessing. 
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Muhammad Yunus, father of microfinance

"Making money is a happiness; making other people happy is a super-happiness."
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Stephen Schwarzman, cofounder Blackstone

"Nobody's job was to say, 'I think it's wonderful.' Instead, I insisted on everyone coming together to analyze potential problems that could lose investor money." 
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Larry Gagosian, the Picasso of art dealers

"And Si [Newhouse], who is a billionaire, said, "No, I'm not going to write a check for $1 million. Let's pay them $100,000 a month." And when I asked him why, he said, "I don't want them to think that money comes that easily
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Carl Icahn, founder, Icahn Enterprises

"Sometimes the best way to make money is when most people say you are wrong and nuts." 
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Benjamin Franklin – Quotation on value of money

If you would like to know the value of money, try to borrow some. We think Mr. Franklin is saying go ask to borrow some money and see what reaction you get! This will show how much people value the cash they have.
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Harold Geneen

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
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Robert Bosch

I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.
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Ray Kroc

 If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours. 
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Henry Ford

 A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. 
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Jim Rohn Quote On Salary and Economy

Your income is directly related to your philosophy, NOT the economy. Jim Rohn
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John Naisbitt

The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many.
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Walt Disney On Business and Family

A man should never neglect his family for business. Walt Disney
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Seth Godin Quote On Buying Material Goods

People rarely buy what they need. They buy what they want. Seth Godin
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Jim Rohn On Poor and Rich People

Poor people have big TV. Rich people have big library. Jim Rohn
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Henry Ford

“Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.” 
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Jim Rohn Quote On Education

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn
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Harland Sanders, KFC founder

I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me. And I have done that ever since, and I win by it. I know.”
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Dave McClure, 500Startups co-founder

“A ‘startup’ is a company that is confused about – 1. What its product is. 2. Who its customers are. 3. How to make money.
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Noah Everett, Twitpic founder

Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.”
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Tony Hsieh,  Zappos CEO

Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.”
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Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO

“Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.”
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Tim O’Reilly, O’Reilly Media founder and CEO

“Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations.”
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Austin O’Malley- Book Repaying You Back

A book is very like a money-changer: it pays you back in another form what you bring to it. Austin O'Malley Source: Thoughts of a Recluse, 1898
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Erasmus- Buying Books First

When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes. Erasmus
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Charles Clark Munn

"Advice is like bogus money, everybody wants to pass it on ye; nobody wants to take it."
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Unknown

Never bet your money on another man's game." 
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William Shakespeare On Money

Neither a borrower nor a lender be. William Shakespeare
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William Caxton (1421-1491)

"Lend your money and lose your friend." 
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Yiddish

"Interest on debt grows without rain." 
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Scottish Proverb On Saving Money

A penny saved is a penny earned. Scottish Proverb
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Robert Brault

"The little money I have - that is my wealth, but the things i have for which I would not take money, that is my treasure."
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Charles Swindoll

"Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill."  
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Catherine Pulsifer- The Meaning of Success Changes With Age

When you are young success looks totally different to when you are middle age. And then in our senior years, when we have life experiences behind us, the meaning of success changes again. Catherine Pulsifer
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Edgar A Guest

"When an old man gets to thinking of the years he's traveled through, he hears again the laughter of the little ones he knew. He isn't counting money, and he isn't planning schemes; he's at home with friendly people in the shadow of his dreams."
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S. Truett Cathy- What Poverty Can Do

Like wealth, poverty also has the power to build us up and make us appreciate what we have, or it can break our spirits. S. Truett Cathy
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Philip Zaleski Quote On Passion and Income

Passion does not translate easily into good income. Philip Zalesk
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Pete Hamill- Books In Personal Library

There are 10,000 books in my library, and it will keep growing until I die. This has exasperated my daughters, amused my friends and baffled my accountant. If I had not picked up this habit in the library long ago, I would have more money in the bank today; I would not be richer. Pete Hamill
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Voltaire- The Benefits of Work

Work banishes those three great evils, boredom, vice, and poverty. Voltaire
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