145 Inspiring Short Money Quotes You Should Know

admin August 1, 2023
Updated 2023/08/01 at 1:41 PM
Short Money Quotes

Sometimes it takes just a sentence to make a whole difference in a person’s life, that is the reason I have in this post documented 145 inspiring short money quotes that can steer you up in your journey to success.

  1. The rich invest in time, the poor invest in money ~ Warren Buffett
  2. The more you learn, the more you earn. ~ Warren Buffett
  3. If you make meaning, you’ll make money. ~  Guy Kawasaki
  4. Rich people believe “I create my life”. Poor people believe “Life happens to me”.  ~ T. Harv Eker
  5. Earn with your mind, not your time.  ~ Naval Ravikant
  6. Trade money for time, not time for money. You’re going to run out of time first ~ Naval Ravikant
  7. Stop buying things you don’t need, to impress people you don’t even like.  ~ Suze Orman
  8. If it’s only about money we are hopeless. If it’s about people we are hopeful. ~ Maxime Lagacé
  9. There are people who have money and people who are rich. ~ Coco Chanel
  10. I make myself rich by making my wants few. ~  Henry David Thoreau
  11. The money you have gives you freedom; the money you pursue enslaves you. ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  12. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money. ~  Alan Watts
  13. Money is a great servant but a bad master. ~ Francis Bacon
  14. Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy. ~  Haruki Murakami
  15. I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer. ~  Jim Carrey
  16. All the money you made Will never buy back your soul. ~ Bob Dylan Click to tweet
  17. When I had money everyone called me brother.  ~ Polish proverb
  18. I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money. ~  Pablo Picasso
  19. 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
  20. Money moves from those who do not manage it to those who do.  ~ Dave Ramsey
  21. Taking drugs and thinking that you are happy is like taking a loan and thinking you have money.  ~ Thibaut
  22. That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.  ~ Henry David Thoreau
  23. Invest in as much of yourself as you can, you are your own biggest asset by far.  ~ Warren Buffett
  24. Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it’s about having a lot of options  ~ Chris Rock
  25. The ultimate purpose of money is so that you do not have to be in a specific place at a specific time doing anything you don’t want to do ~ Naval Ravikant
  26. Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much ~ Erich Fromm
  27. “It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. ~ Seneca
  28. “Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver. ~ Ayn Rand
  29. “Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shuts down for ten years.” ~ Warren Buffett
  30. “Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” ~ Jim Rohn
  31. “The person who doesn’t know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn’t know where his last dollar went.” ~ Unknown
  32. “Money does not buy you happiness, but lack of money certainly buys you misery.” ~ Daniel Kahneman
  33. “Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  34. “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
  35. “I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.”~ Robert Bosch
  36. “Making money is common sense. It’s not rocket science. But unfortunately, when it comes to money, common sense is uncommon.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  37. “Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man.” ~ Kahlil Gibran
  38. “It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.” ~ Albert Camus
  39. “Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  40. “Money is like muck—not good unless it is spread.” ~ Francis Bacon
  41. Whoever loves money will never have enough ~  Ecclesiastes 5:10
  42. “It’s not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It’s the customer who pays the wages.” ~ Henry Ford
  43. “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
  44. “If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.” ~ Ben Franklin
  45. “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
  46. “Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.” ~ Gandhi
  47. “If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.” ~ Edmund Burke
  48. “When a fellow says it ain’t the money but the principle of the thing, it’s the money.” ~ Artemus Ward
  49. “Wealth is like seawater; the more we drink, the thirstier we become, and the same is true of fame.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer
  50. “The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.” ~ Unknown
  51. “He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith loses all.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  52. “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
  53. “To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art.” ~ Berthold Auerbach
  54. “Money is good for nothing unless you know the value of it by experience.” ~ P.T Barnum
  55. “Never spend your money before you have earned it.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  56. “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
  57. “Money may not buy happiness, but I’d rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus.” ~ Françoise Sagan
  58. “Many folks think they aren’t good at earning money when what they don’t know is how to use it.” ~ Frank A. Clark
  59. “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
  60. “Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes
  61. “I pity that man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth shall starve in the process.” ~ Benjamin Harrison
  62. “Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  63. “Money often costs too much” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  64. “If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice of how he acts when he loses money.” ~ Simone Weil
  65. “A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.” ~ Jonathan Swift
  66. “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
  67. “Know what you own, and know why you own it.” ~ Peter Lynch
  68. “Money isn’t everything…but it ranks right up there with oxygen.” ~ Rita Davenport
  69. “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
  70. “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
  71. “It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  72. “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” ~ Jim Rohn
  73. “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
  74. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  75. “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
  76. “Everyone wants 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
  77. “Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.” ~ Nathan W. Morris
  78. “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
  79. “Success is not the result of making money; earning money is the result of success – and success is in direct proportion to our service.” ~ Earl Nightingale
  80. “The stock market is designed to transfer money from the active to the patient.” ~ Warren Buffett
  81. “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
  82. “If you want to get rich, remember that the way to do it is via equity, not salary.” ~ Sam Altman
  83. “No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself.” ~ Plato
  84. Seek wealth, not money or status. Wealth is having assets that earn while you sleep. Money is how we transfer time and wealth. Status is your place in the social hierarchy. ~ Naval Ravikant
  85. Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end ~ Bob Marley
  86. The best way to become a billionaire is to help a billion people ~  Peter Diamandis
  87. The rich invest their money and spend what is left; the poor spend their money and invest what is left. ~ Jim Rohn
  88. Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled ~ Barack Obama
  89. You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity. ~ Thomas Wolfe
  90. We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies ~ Walt Disney
  91. If you can get paid for doing what you love, every paycheck is a bonus ~ Oprah Winfrey
  92. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise ~ Benjamin Franklin
  93. Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will ~ Nelson Mandela
  94. The rich cannot accumulate wealth without the cooperation of the poor in society ~  Mahatma Gandhi
  95. Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money ~  Johnny Cash
  96. We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like ~  Tyler Durden
  97. When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion. ~ Voltaire
  98. Rich people are committed to being rich. Poor people want to be rich ~  T. Harv Eker
  99. Be your money’s master, not its slave ~  Publilius Syrus
  100. Rich people focus on opportunities. Poor people focus on obstacles ~  T. Harv Eker
  101. A man in debt is so far a slave ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  102. Money may be spent but never squandered ~  Li Ka Shing
  103. Some people are so poor, that all they have is money ~ Unknown
  104. Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells ~ J. Paul Getty
  105. It does not take money to make money ~  Robert T. Kiyosaki
  106. “It’s simple arithmetic: “Your income can grow only to the extent you do”. ~  T. Harv Eker
  107. “99% of all problems can be solved by money — and for the other 1% there’s alcohol.” ~ Quentin R. Bufogle
  108. “The fools in life want things fast and easy — money, success, attention.” ~ Robert Greene
  109. “It’s amazing how fast later comes when you buy now.” ~ Milton Berle
  110. “Remember that the only purpose of money is to get you what you want, so think hard about what you value and put it above money.” ~ Ray Dalio
  111. “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
  112. “A sign of wealth: No longer needing an alarm clock to wake up.” ~ Greg Isenberg
  113. “Within certain limits, it is actually true that the less money you have, the less you worry.” ~ George Orwell
  114. “Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.” ~ Epictetus
  115. “Money grows on the tree of persistence.”~ Japanese proverb
  116. “Real wealth is not about money. Real wealth is: not having to go to meetings, not having to spend time with jerks, not being locked into status games, not feeling like you have to say “yes”, and not worrying about others claiming your time and energy. Real wealth is about freedom.” ~ James Clear
  117. “Try to save something while your salary is small; it’s impossible to save after you begin to earn more.” ~ Jack Benny
  118. “Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.” ~ Epictetus
  119. “How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? ~ Robert G. Allen
  120. “So many people of wealth understand much more about making and saving money than about using and enjoying it. They fail to live because they are always preparing to live.” ~ Alan Watts
  121. “Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  122. “It’s easy to say you don’t care about money when you have plenty of it.” ~ Ransom Riggs
  123. “In the Middle Ages, the rich spent their money carelessly on extravagant luxuries, whereas peasants lived frugally minding every penny. Today, the tables have turned. The rich take great care managing their assets and investments while the less well go into debt buying cars and televisions they don’t really need.” ~ Yuval Noah Harari
  124. “If you cannot control your emotions, you cannot control your money.” ~ Warren Buffett
  125. “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
  126. Money is a way of measuring wealth but is not wealth in itself. ~ Alan Watts
  127. Making money is not a thing that you do – it’s a skill that you learn ~ Naval Ravikant
  128. Money doesn’t change people. It unmasks them ~ Unknown
  129. Money is the best deodorant ~ Elizabeth Taylor
  130. Life is a game. Money is how we keep score  ~ Ted Turner
  131. Rich people think big. Poor people think small. ~ T. Harv Eker
  132. Rich people play the money game to win. Poor people play the money game to not lose ~ T. Harv Eker
  133. Money, like vodka, turns a person into an eccentric ~ Anton Chekhov
  134. Money has no grey areas. You either make it or you lose it. ~  Kevin O’Leary
  135. Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. ~ Oscar Wilde
  136. I find out what the world needs. Then, I go ahead and invent it. ~  Thomas A. Edison
  137. There is gold everywhere. Most people are not trained to see it. ~ Robert T. Kiyosaki
  138. Once you’ve achieved success, you’re free to do whatever you like. ~ Kevin O’Leary
  139. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~  Thomas Edison
  140. If your goal is to be comfortable, chances are you’ll never get rich. But if your goal is to be rich, chances are you’ll end up mighty comfortable. ~  T. Harv Eker
  141. Rich people choose to get paid based on results. Poor people choose to get paid based on time. ~  T. Harv Eker
  142. Where the determination is, the way can be found. ~  George S. Clason (The Richest Man in Babylon)
  143. Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared. ~ George S. Clason (The Richest Man in Babylon)
  144. Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. ~ Warren Buffett
  145. If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die. ~ Warren Buffett



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