Top 20 Money Quotes of All Time

Money is a subject that we are all faced with, and something that can often be a cause of many of our anxieties. Here are 20 famous quotes to help guide you on how to think about money in your own life.


1. “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 Buffet


2. “Money often costs too much.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

4. “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

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


6. “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


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


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


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


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


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


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


13. “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


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


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


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


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


18. “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

19. “If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice of how he acts when he loses money.” – Simone Weil


20. “Unexpected money is a delight. The same sum is a bitterness when you expected more.” – Mark Twain

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