Money & Wealth

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

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

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

“Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.”
Haruki Murakami

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

“Money grows on the tree of persistence.” Japanese proverb

Money often costs too much. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every day 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

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

I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got 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

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

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

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

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

“The more you learn, the more you earn.” Warren Buffett

“Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.” Benjamin Franklin

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

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. –Julia Cameron

“Money does not buy you happiness, but lack of money certainly buys you misery.” Daniel Kahneman

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. –Warren Buffett

A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore. –Yogi Berra

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

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

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

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

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. –Dave Ramsey

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

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

“Making money is a common sense. It’s not rocket science. But unfortunately, when it comes to money, common sense is uncommon.” Robert Kiyosaki

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

“That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.” Henry David Thoreau

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. –Franklin D. Roosevelt

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. –Norman Vincent Peale

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

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

“Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.” Henry David Thoreau

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

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

If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion. –George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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

Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant. –P.T. Barnum

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

“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

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. –Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

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

Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self. –Nathan W. Morris

Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs. –Zig Ziglar

Never spend your money before you have it. –Thomas Jefferson

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

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. –Benjamin Franklin

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. –Robert Kiyosaki

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. –Kim Garst

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

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

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

Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give. –William A. Ward

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. –Winston Churchill

Wealth after all is a relative thing since he that has little and wants less is richer than he that has much and wants more. –Charles Caleb Colton

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. –Albert Einstein

It is time for us to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenge and does something about it. –Vince Lombardi

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. –David Brinkley

Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his presents. –Roger Babson

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. –Mahatma Gandhi

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. –Mark Twain

It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. –J. K Rowling

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. –Bruce Lee

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. –Dale Carnegie

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. –Zig Ziglar

A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them. –Henry Kravis

As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big. –Donald Trump

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. –Vidal Sassoon

Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. –Winston Churchill

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. –Benjamin Franklin

If plan A fails, remember there are 25 more letters. –Chris Guillebeau

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. –Lao Tzu

“Money is good for nothing unless you know the value of it by experience.” P.T Barnum

Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it. –Oprah Winfrey

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. –Theodore Roosevelt

“He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all.” Eleanor Roosevelt

The Stock Market is designed to transfer money from the Active to the Patient. –Warren Buffett

I’m only rich because I know when I’m wrong…I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes. –George Soros

Persist – don’t take no for an answer. If you’re happy to sit at your desk and not take any risk, you’ll be sitting at your desk for the next 20 years. –David Rubenstein

If you took our top fifteen decisions out, we’d have a pretty average record. It wasn’t hyperactivity, but a hell of a lot of patience. You stuck to your principles and when opportunities came along, you pounced on them with vigor. –Charlie Munger

When buying shares, ask yourself, would you buy the whole company? –Rene Rivkin

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

My old father used to have a saying: If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter. –Abraham Lincoln

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. –Eleanor Roosevelt

The four most expensive words in the English language are, ‘This time it’s different.’ –Sir John Templeton

“Earn with your mind, not your time.” Naval Ravikant

I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money. –Pablo Picasso

Fortune sides with him who dares. –Virgil

Wealth is like sea water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become, and the same is true of fame. –Arthur Schopenhauer

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

If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed. –Edmund Burke

No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself. –Plato

“Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.” Benjamin Franklin

My formula for success is to rise early, work late, and strike oil. –JP Getty

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

“No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself.” Plato

The best thing money can buy is financial freedom. –Me