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108 Money Quotes That Will Inspire You to Think Rich

108 Money Quotes That Will Inspire You to Think Rich

Looking for some financial inspiration?

Quotes capture big ideas in small words. They inspire, motivate, makes us think and dream.

Here is a list of 108 quotes that will truly inspire you to start thinking rich…

  1. “Too many people spend money they buy things they don’t impress people that they don’t like” – Will Rogers
  2. “All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there. All you have to do is go after it” – Curtis Carlson
  3. “I think that much of the advice given to young men about saving money is wrong. I never saved a cent until I was forty years old. I invested in myself – in study, in mastering my tools, in preparation. Many a man who is putting a few dollars a week into the bank would do much better to put it into himself.” – Henry Ford
  4. “Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants” – Epictetus
  5. “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
  6. “It’s simple arithmetic: Your income can grow only to the extent that you do” – T. Harv Eker
  7. “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
  8. “Money is 80% behavior, 20% head knowledge. It’s what you do, not what you know” – Dave Ramsey
  9. “There are three things you must do in order to become wealthy. You must have the right mindset, discover your purpose in life, and find a business that expresses that purpose.” – Andy Fuehl
  10. “Money … is like a beautiful thoroughbred horse–very powerful & always in action, but unless this horse is trained when very young, it will be an out-of-control & dangerous animal when it grows to maturity” – Dave Ramsey
  11. “There is gold everywhere. Most people are not trained to see it.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki
  12. “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
  13. “The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.” – Henry Ford
  14. “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
  15. “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune” – Jim Rohn
  16. “To get rich, you have to be making money while you’re asleep” – David Bailey
  17. “You must assume 100% responsibility for your financial life. If you’re going to improve your situation, you have to put the full burden of doing so squarely on your own shoulders. First and foremost, you must hold yourself responsible.” – Steve Pavlina
  18. “Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs” – Zig Ziglar
  19. “Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.” – Haruki Murakami
  20. “Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver” – Ayn Rand
  21. “Like Warren, I had a considerable passion to get rich, not because I wanted Ferraris – I wanted the independence. I desperately wanted it.” – Charlie Munger
  22. “Trade money for time, not time for money. You’re going to run out of time first” – Naval Ravikant
  23. “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
  24. “Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget Rule No. 1.” – Warren Buffett
  25. “It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor” – Seneca
  26. “Fortune sides with him who dares” – Virgil
  27. “If you do not know how to care for money, money will stay away from you” – Robert Kiyosaki
  28. “The only difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they use their time” – Robert Kiyosaki
  29. “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
  30. “Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self” – Nathan W. Morris
  31. “How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case” – Robert G. Allen
  32. “The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing” – Phillip Fisher
  33. “If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed” – Edmund Burke
  34. “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
  35. “The more you learn, the more you earn” ― Frank Clark
  36. “The money you have gives you freedom; the money you pursue enslaves you.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  37. “Wealth is the ability to fully experience life” – Henry David Thoreau
  38. “Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant” – P.T. Barnum
  39. “Never spend your money before you have it” – Thomas Jefferson
  40. “When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it” – Mark Victor Hansen
  41. “Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art” – Andy Warhol
  42. “To attract money, you must focus on wealth. It is impossible to bring more money into your life when you are noticing you don’t have enough, because that means you are thinking thoughts that you do not have enough.” – Rhonda Byrne
  43. “Do what you love and the money will follow” – Marsha Sinetar
  44. “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
  45. “A man in debt is so far a slave” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  46. “The trouble for most people is they don’t decide to get wealthy, they just dream about it” – Michael Masters
  47. “Try to save something while your salary is small; it’s impossible to save after you begin to earn more” – Jack Benny
  48. “The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator” – Ben Graham
  49. “I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.” – Warren Buffett
  50. “Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.” – J. Paul Getty
  51. “What’s keeping you from being rich? In most cases it’s simply a lack of belief. In order to become rich, you must believe you can do it, and you must take the actions necessary to achieve your goal.” – Suze Orman
  52. “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
  53. “Having money is a way of being free of money” – Albert Camus
  54. “You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you” – Dave Ramsey
  55. “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
  56. “We have always believed that it’s possible to make money without being evil.” – Larry Page
  57. “Don’t let money run your life, let money help you run your life better” – John Rampton
  58. “People don’t like the idea of thinking long term. Many are desperately seeking short term answers because they have money problems to be solved today.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  59. “Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it” – Benjamin Franklin
  60. “Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle” – Ken Hakuta
  61. “There are people who have money and people who are rich.” – Coco Chanel
  62. “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
  63. “Don’t just make money, make a difference.” – Grant Cardone
  64. “Rich people believe “I create my life”. Poor people believe “Life happens to me”.” – T. Harv Eker
  65. “If you can get paid for doing what you love, every paycheck is a bonus.” – Oprah Winfrey
  66. “Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money.” – Johnny Cash
  67. “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
  68. “Money can’t buy happiness, but it will certainly get you a better class of memories.” – Ronald Reagan
  69. “Rich people focus on opportunities. Poor people focus on obstacles.” – T. Harv Eker
  70. “It all comes down to this: if your subconscious ‘financial blueprint’ is not ‘set’ for success’, nothing you learn, nothing you know, and nothing you do will make much of a difference” – T. Harv Eker
  71. “Don’t tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.” – Joe Biden
  72. “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
  73. “Money will come when you are doing the right thing” – Mike Phillips
  74. “Simply put: we don’t build services to make money; we make money to build better services. And we think this is a good way to build something.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  75. “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
  76. “Money has no grey areas. You either make it or you lose it.” – Kevin O’Leary
  77. “People say ‘I want to be rich.’ The question is, ‘Are you willing to do what it takes?” – Robert Kiyosaki
  78. “It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.” – Oscar Wilde
  79. “Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present” – Roger Babson
  80. “Money problems can always be solved by a man not frightened by them.” – Robert Anson Heinlein
  81. “I’m only rich because I know when I’m wrong…I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes” – George Soros
  82. “There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money.” – Alan Watts
  83. “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
  84. “The money you make is a symbol of the value you create” – Idowu Koyenikan
  85. “Wealth is largely the result of habit” – John Jacob Astor
  86. “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 Rubenstei
  87. “If you cannot control your emotions, you cannot control your money.” – Warren Buffett
  88. “Never depend on single income. Make investments to create a second source” – Warren Buffett
  89. “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
  90. “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” – Tim O’Reilly
  91. “There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” – Sam Walton
  92. “I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money” – Pablo Picasso
  93. “When buying shares, ask yourself, would you buy the whole company?” – Rene Rivkin
  94. “The Stock Market is designed to transfer money from the Active to the Patient” – Warren Buffett
  95. “Without wisdom, gold is quickly lost by those who have it.” – George S. Clason
  96. “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin
  97. “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
  98. “Broke is a temporary condition; poor is a state of mind” – Sir Richard Francis Burton
  99. “Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.” – Ted Turner
  100. “If you have trouble imagining a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn’t be in stocks” – John Bogle
  101. “Making money isn’t hard in itself… What’s hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one’s life to” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  102. “My old father used to have a saying: If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter” – Abraham Lincoln
  103. “Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame” – Arthur Schopenhauer
  104. “There is nothing wrong with [people] possessing riches. The wrong comes from riches possessing [people]” – Billy Graham
  105. “Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it’s greedy or loving” – Dan Millman
  106. “The more you chase money, the harder it is to catch it.” – Mike Tatum
  107. “If you make meaning, you’ll make money.” – Guy Kawasaki
  108. “The best way to become a billionaire is to help a billion people.” – Peter Diamandis