Money Quotes

550 Wise and Powerful Money Quotes 2021

How to make more money? Let’s be honest, money can make anything go-around. And we all know we want it. But money can mean more if we truly understand what it really is.

Do you believe in the Law of Attraction? That we are capable of attracting whatever we can think and desire? Well, whether it’s true or not, there is no harm in trying. And besides, who wouldn’t want to attract more money?

Here are 550 wise and powerful money quotes to inspire you and attract more money. We have all kinds of money quotes for you to reflect on. From earning, spending to saving, and investing, we have it all here.

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  1. Motivating money quotes
  2. Quotes on borrowing money
  3. Saving money quotes
  4. Importance of money quotes
  5. Quotes on spending money
  6. Funny money quotes
  7. Famous Quotes from Warren Buffett
  8. More than money quotes
  9. Songs about money

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1. Motivating money quotes

People are so eager to earn money that money itself motivates us. And to keep us more inspired, here are motivating money quotes.

  • Successful people make money. It’s not that people who make money become successful, but successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do.
  • You can make a million excuses or you can make a million dollars
  • Become so financially secure that you forget that it’s payday.
  • “If you don’t get serious about your money you will never have serious money.” – Grant Cardone
  • Mind over matter. Money overall.

“The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket.” – Will Rogers

The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket

  • If you were born poor, it’s not your fault. But if you die poor, it’s your choice.
  • Money will not bring you happiness, but I would rather cry in a Mercedes than on a bus.
  • “They way to become rich is to make money, not to save it.” – Kate Chopin
  • Anything is possible with a dollar and a dream.
  • The one who has the most money will be able to own most assets.
  • “Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • Dreams don’t work unless you do.
  • “Making money is art and working is an art and good business is the best art.” – Andy Warhol
  • Do what you love and money will follow.
  • Rich people stay rich by living like they’re broke. Broke people stay broke by living like they’re rich.
  • 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.

“I make myself rich by making my wants few.” – Henry David Thoreau

I make myself rich by making my wants few

  • Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it.
  • “Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.” – George Burns
  • “A penny saved is a penny earned.” – Benjamin Franklin
  • “Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.” – Margaret Bonnand
  • “Making money isn’t hard in itself. What is hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting your life to.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • “Making money is a hobby that will complement any other hobbies you have beautifully.” – Scott Alexander
  • “Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it’s about having a lot of options.” – Chris Rock

“When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.” – Oscar Wilde

When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life


  • “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.” – Herman Cain
  • You must know how to handle the biggest of all drugs – money. Yes, it is a drug, the lack of it or its overdose can cause serious financial and emotional damage. The only way to properly handle the powerful drug of money and not get addicted is by acquiring sound financial knowledge – the understanding of how money functions.
  • If you want money, you must work to earn it.
  • Hustle until your haters ask if you’re hiring.
  • My body wants more sleep but my pocket wants more money.
  • “The poor and the middle-class work for money. The rich have money work for them.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  • “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
  • “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

“The goal isn’t more money, the goal is living your life on your own terms.” – Chris Brogan

The goal isn't more money, the goal is living your life on your own terms


  • If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.
  • If you don’t get serious about the money you will never have serious money.
  • “That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “Money is like muck—not good unless it is spread.” – Francis Bacon
  • “It’s not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It’s the customer who pays the wages.” – Henry Ford
  • “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
  • “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

“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


Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying

  • “There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.” – Marlene Dietrich
  • “If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.” – Edmund Burke
  • “Many folks think they aren’t good at earning money when what they don’t know is how to use it.” – Frank A. Clark
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.” – Epictetus
  • “It’s how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success.” – David Feherty
  • “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 is a terrible master but an excellent servant.” – P.T. Barnum

Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant


  • “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs
  • “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee
  • “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  • “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” – Steve Jobs
  • “A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them.” – Henry Kravis
  • “When buying shares, ask yourself, would you buy the whole company?” – Rene Rivkin
  • “My old father used to have a saying: If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter.” – Abraham Lincoln

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

I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money

  • “Rich people believe “I create my life”. Poor people believe “Life happens to me.” – T. Harv Eker
  • When I had money everyone called me brother. – Polish proverb
  • “Money moves from those who do not manage it to those who do.” – Dave Ramsey
  • “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 (Walmart)
  • “If you can get paid for doing what you love, every paycheck is a bonus.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • “Fortune sides with him who dares.” – Virgil
  • “Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men’s stupidity, but your talent to their reason.” – Ayn Rand

2. Quotes on borrowing money

Borrowing can be good but borrowing can also be bad at times. Let’s make sure we are just on the right track. Check out these amazing quotes on borrowing money.

  • “Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.” – Nathan W. Morris
  • I don’t save money. Save is a four-letter word. I like to borrow money because I can get richer faster on borrowed money. I have what is called retained earnings, so I don’t have to save money. If I need money, I will go out and borrow it.
  • Quick to borrow is always slow to pay.
  • If you lend your money either you lose the money or gain an enemy.
  • Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most. – American Proverb
  • People never pay you back with the same mood they use to borrow your money.
  • Just because someone will lend money to you doesn’t mean you should borrow it.

“Never lend money to a friend. It’s dangerous. It could damage his memory.” – Sam Levenson

Never lend money to a friend

  • I hate when people borrow money from you then get mad at you cause you want your money back.
  • Borrowing money is a temporary solution for a permanent problem.
  • “We Americans are not about to stop borrowing as long as they give us money for nothing.” – Kenneth Rogoff
  • The first step to taking control of your money is to stop borrowing.
  • When you borrow money, you should always think about how you’re going to pay it back.
  • “If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.” – Benjamin Franklin
  • When you borrow money from people, your first priority is to pay them back, even if it leaves you with no money, and if you don’t have money left. That’s your problem.
  • Don’t let friends borrow money unless you don’t mind getting it back.
  • People will borrow money from you with a smile but pay you back with an attitude.

“There is no practice more dangerous than that of borrowing money.” – George Washington

There is no practice more dangerous than that of borrowing money

  • When someone lends you money, it doesn’t mean they have a lot. It means they thought you needed it more than them. So learn to return people’s money with the same energy and smile you borrowed it with.
  • “I love lending people money and never getting paid back.” – said no one ever.
  • The money you borrowed 6 months ago, well I need it back now. You don’t have it? I am sure Facebook told me that you do when you “checked” into eating at 4 restaurants today!
  • When you owe money and don’t pay it back, do you know what that’s called? Stealing!
  • Oh dear, you can’t pay your bills and you need to borrow money? Why don’t you borrow some sense of responsibility?
  • “Taking drugs and thinking that you are happy is like taking a loan and thinking you have money.” – Thibaut
  • “A poet ought not to pick nature’s pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“A cash advance on a credit card is one of the worst types of borrowing because the interest rate is typically 21 percent or more.” – Suze Orman

A cash advance on a credit card is one of the worst types of borrowing

  • “As I have said for many years throughout this land, we’re borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.” – Al Gore
  • “I was broke from 19 to 26, borrowing money from my parents or my brothers or sisters every week to pay the bills.” – Chelsea Handler
  • “If you’re running a business for the long term, the last thing you should be doing is borrowing money to buy back stock.” – Stanley Druckenmiller
  • “Home life ceases to be free and beautiful as soon as it is founded on borrowing and debt.”- Henrik Ibsen
  • “If borrowing and spending all this money led to more jobs than we would be at full employment already.” – Paul Ryan
  • “Borrowing and spending is not the way to prosperity.” – Paul Ryan
  • “Let us not bankrupt our today by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and by borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow.” – Ralph W. Sockman
  • “Borrowing is not much better than begging; just as lending with interest is not much better than stealing.” – Doris Lessing

“Borrowing to pay for college used to be the exception; now it’s the rule.” – Arne Duncan