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77 Awesome Money Quotes To Help You Build Wealth

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I’m always looking for ways to get better at managing my money. This often leads me to come across fantastic money quotes from thought leaders past and present.

With that said, here are some of my all-time favorite quotes about money.

9 Quotes About Being Content

1) There is nothing wrong with [people] possessing riches. The wrong comes from riches possessing [people]. – Billy Graham

2) “My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.” – Steve Jobs

3) “The greatest wealth is to live content with little.” -Plato

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4) ”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

5) “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.” – George Lorimer

6) “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

7) 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

8) “When it comes to money, you can’t win. If you focus on making it, you’re materialistic. If you try to but don’t make any, you’re a loser. If you make a lot and keep it, you’re a miser. If you make it and spend it, you’re a spendthrift. If you don’t care about making it, you’re unambitious. If you make a lot and still have it when you die, you’re a fool–for trying to take it with you. The only way to really win with money is to hold it loosely–and be generous with it to accomplish things of value.” – John C. Maxwell

9) “Reject the basic assumptions of civilization, especially the importance of material possessions.” -Chuck Palahniuk

10 Quotes About Earning Money

1) “Many folks think they aren’t good at earning money, when what they don’t know is how to use it.” – Frank A. Clark

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2) “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” – Henry Ford

3) “Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.” -Miguel de Cervantes

4) “Never depend on single income. Make investments to create a second source.” – Warren Buffett

5) “Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.” – Ken Hakuta

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6) “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

7) “It’s simple arithmetic: Your income can grow only to the extent that you do.” – T. Harv Eker

8) “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” — Jim Rohn

9) “If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.” Benjamin Franklin

10)There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.” Marlene Dietrich

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1) “People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made.”  -Joan Rivers

2) “I don’t know why people say “I don’t know how to thank you” like they’ve never heard of money. -Unknown

3) “The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket” -Will Rogers

4) “Money can’t buy happiness, but poverty can’t buy anything” -Unknown

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

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

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7) “A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.” –Bob Hope

8) “Car sickness is the feeling you get when the monthly payment is due.” –Author Unknown

9) “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore” -Yogi Berra

10) We live by the Golden Rule. Those who have the gold make the rules. –Buzzie Bavasi

11) All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.” –Spike Milligan

12) “I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.” -Jackie Mason

13) “If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves.” -Lane Kirkland

14) “Money can’t buy happiness, but it will certainly get you a better class of memories.” – Ronald Reagan

5 Quotes About Budgeting

1) “Either gain control over your money or the lack of it will control you.” – Dave Ramsey

2) Play broke or stay broke. -Michael Lacy

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3) “The person who doesn’t know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn’t know where his last dollar went.” -Unknown

4) “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

5) “A budget is more than just a series of numbers on a page; it is an embodiment of our values.” -Barack Obama

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5 Quotes About Debt/Borrowing

1) “Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.” —Nathan W. Morris

2) “Debt creates stress and stress creates behaviours that don’t lead to happiness.” -Seth Godin

3) “Debt is sacrificing future needs for present desires” -Anonymous

4) “You can’t get out of debt while keeping the same lifestyle that got you there” -Dave Ramsey

5) “A lot of people go into debt keeping up with those who already are.” -Unknown

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7 Financial Quotes About Saving

1) “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” -Will Rogers

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2) “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.” – Aristotle

3) “A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.” Joe Moore

4) “If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.” -Ben Franklin

5) “Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing.” –Carrie Fisher

6) “I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.” -Benjamin Disraeli

7) Always plan ahead:  it wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” –Richard Cushing

5 Money and Marriage/Family Quotes

1) “Don’t fight about money because after you’ve said mean things to each other, the amount of money in the bank will be the same.” – Anonymous

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2) All good men and women must take responsibility to create legacies that will take the next generation to a level we could only imagine.” -Jim Rohn

3) “Happiness is not based on money. And the best proof of that is our family.” – Christina Onassis

4) “Lack of finances is seldom the issue [in marriage]. The root problem seems to be an unrealistic and immature view of money.” – David Augsburge

5) “No amount of money or success can take the place of time spent with your family.” -Unknown

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17 Quotes About Wealth/Investing

1) “Timing, perseverance, and 10 years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” -Biz Stone

2) “Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.” –Epictetus

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

4) “If you have trouble imagining a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn’t be in stocks.” – John Bogle

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5) “Money is multiplied in practical value depending on the number of W’s you control in your life: what you do, when you do it, where you do it, and with whom you do it.” – Tim Ferriss

6) “Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for ten years.” –Warren Buffett

7) “If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.” -Edmund Burke

8) “Buy land. They’re not making it anymore.” –Mark Twain

9) “Your parents aren’t your emergency fund; your kids aren’t your retirement fund. Build your own wealth.” -Michael Lacy

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10) “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.” —Paul Samuelson

11) “It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.” — Margaret Thatcher

12) “Both poverty and riches are the offspring of thought.” — Napoleon Hill

13) “Don’t look for the needle in the haystack. Just buy the haystack.” -Jack Bogle

14) “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.” Aristotle

15) “Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.” — Margaret Bonnano

16) “The trouble for most people is they don’t decide to get wealthy, they just dream about it.” – Michael Masters

17) “Before you can become a millionaire, you must learn to think like one. You must learn how to motivate yourself to counter fear with courage.” —Thomas J. Stanley

4 Scriptures About Money

1) Some who are poor pretend to be rich; others who are rich pretend to be poor.  -Proverbs 13:7

2) Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think that wealth brings true happiness! –Ecclesiastes 5:10

3) Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren, but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly. – Proverbs 13:22

4) The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:6-7

What are some of your favorite quotes about money? Let me know!

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