101 Best Money Quotes About Wealth and Success


Money is a great inspiration for some of us. It prompts them to work harder, motivates their feelings, and makes them achieve the target within the stipulated time.

We need cash to meet the basic necessities of life. It is required to pay for food, travel, medicines, a good home, and others. But I can’t agree that funds are everything in our life. There are several things that are more valuable than a high bank balance, especially if you found the true meaning of love. Do you agree?

In this post,  you will see 101 best inspirational or motivational quotes about money and wealth.

1. 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

2. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

— Mahatma Gandhi

3. Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it.

— Steve Jobs

4. Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.
— Jim Rohn

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

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

7. Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.

— Satchel Paige

8. If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.

— Henry Ford

9. The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.

— Billy Graham

10. I’m only rich because I know when I’m wrong. I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes.

— George Soros

11. Finance is not merely about making money. It’s about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It’s about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving a good society.

— Robert J. Shiller

12. Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become, and the same is true of fame.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

13. Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.

— Donald Trump

14. 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

15. Making money is a happiness. And that’s a great incentive. Making other people happy is a super-happiness.

— Muhammad Yunus

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

— Plato

17. If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.

— Ray Kroc

18. Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important.

— Keanu Reeves

19. Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.
— Mother Teresa

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

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

22. Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.

— Marlon Brando

23. Money has to serve, not to rule.

— Pope Francis

24. He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

25. My parents survived the Great Depression and brought me up to live within my means, save some for tomorrow, share and don’t be greedy, work hard for the necessities in life knowing that money does not make you better or more important than anyone else. So, extravagance has been bred out of my DNA.

— David Suzuki

26. Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.

— Woody Allen

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

— Robert G. Allen

28. A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.
— Joe Moore

29. The lack of money is the root of all evil.

— Mark Twain

30. As long as you understand that you find happiness through family, friends, and love, then money is just a nice bonus.

— Ioan Gruffudd

31. While money can’t buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery.
— Groucho Marx

32. 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

33. Anything that you learn becomes your wealth, a wealth that cannot be taken away from you; whether you learn it in a building called school or in the school of life. To learn something new is a timeless pleasure and a valuable treasure. And not all things that you learn are taught to you, but many things that you learn you realize you have taught yourself.

— Robert Bosch

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

— Edmund Burke

35. The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
— Albert Einstein

36. Don’t think money does everything or you are going to end up doing everything for money.
— Voltaire

37. 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

38. What good is money if it can’t buy happiness?
— Agatha Christie

39. Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.
— Bob Marley

40. For after all, what is there behind, except money? Money for the right kind of education, money for influential friends, money for leisure and peace of mind, money for trips to Italy. Money writes books, money sells them. Give me not righteousness, O Lord, give me money, only money.
— George Orwell

41. A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.

— Robert Frost

42. I say money has no value; it’s just the way you spend it.
— William Faulkner

43. The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.
— George Bernard Shaw

44. Why do we need money beyond a point? If we are free of ill health, enmity, and debt, is that not enough? Too much money only leads to less peace.
— Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

45. I also need to honor myself for working so hard, and that means treating the money I earn with respect.
— Ashley Graham

46. When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.

— Voltaire

47. A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.

— Jonathan Swift

48. If money helps a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better.

— Swami Vivekananda

49. I always was a rich person because money’s not related to happiness.

— Paulo Coelho

50. Money without brains is always dangerous.

— Napoleon Hill

51. If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.

— Aristotle Onassis

52. Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

— Buddha

53. Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.
—  Bob Marley

54. I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
—  Emma Goldman

55. The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.

— Charles Kuralt

56. Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.

— Anne Frank

57. I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, but it hasn’t changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoes.
— Oprah Winfrey

58. When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.

— Billy Graham

59. No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.

— Euripides

60. The key to wealth is that it doesn’t matter. Once you’ve had it, you don’t think anything of it; you can wear cheap watches.

— Nassim Nicholas Taleb

61. I think when you spread the wealth around it’s good for everybody.

— Barack Obama

62. Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.

— Benjamin Franklin

63. The very first step to building wealth is to spend less than you make.

— Brian Koslow

64. I have no riches but my thoughts,
Yet these are wealth enough for me.

— Sara Teasdale

65. Oh! if the good hearts had the fat purses, how much better everything would go!
— Victor Hugo

66. With wealth, one is in a position of responsibility. You must try to help others. It is as simple as that.

— Arpad Busson

67. Happiness is the legal tender of the soul. Joy is wealth.

— Robert Green Ingersoll

68. It took me thirty years to find myself,
I had little wealth,
But I had my health.
— Charmaine J Forde

69. Of the five most important things in life, health is first, education or knowledge is second, and wealth is third. I forget the other two.

— Chuck Berry

70. Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.

— Henry David Thoreau

71. The most valuable wealth of a man is his knowledge, which cannot be destroyed; all other riches that he has gained are not considered to be wealth at all.

— Thiruvalluvar

72. Ability is a poor man’s wealth.

—  John Wooden

73. Ask nothing from your running, and you’ll get more than you ever imagined!
— Christopher McDougall

74. She discovered, when it was too late, that she had mistaken the means for the end—that riches, rightly used, are instruments of happiness, but are not in themselves happiness.
— Thomas Love Peacock

75. If somebody has an extreme amount of wealth and is not using it for some good purpose, only for their own enjoyment or satisfaction, then clearly there’s a moral failing in the world in which we live.

— Peter Singer

76. We need to invest in healthcare, in education, in the sciences. And in so doing, we will tackle one of the most intractable problems we face, which is gross wealth inequality. We can’t fight climate change without dealing with inequality in our countries and between our countries.

— Naomi Klein

77. The day is not far distant when the man who dies leaving behind him millions of available wealth, which was free for him to administer during life, will pass away unwept, unhonored, and unsung, no matter to what uses he leaves the dross which he cannot take with him. Of such as these, the public verdict will then be: The man who dies thus rich dies disgraced. Such, in my opinion, is the true gospel concerning wealth, obedience to which is destined some day to solve the problem of the rich and the poor.
— Andrew Carnegie

78. Spend each day trying to be a little wiser than you were when you woke up. Day by day, and at the end of the day if you live long enough-like most people, you will get out of life what you deserve.
— Charlie Munger

79. Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.
— Brian Tracy

80. The only way to make real wealth is to get rid of your salary. In a salary, by definition, you are creating wealth for others, and you are creating a chain and handcuffs for yourself.
— James Altucher

81. As you begin to feel freer regarding the expenditure of time and money, doors will open, people will come to assist you, refreshing and productive ideas will occur to you and circumstances and events will unfold. As you change the way you feel, you access the Energy that creates worlds.
— Abraham Hicks

82. It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one’s dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
— W. Somerset Maugham

83. 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

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

— Jack Benny

85. You can’t have good health, prosperity, happiness, or peace of mind if you’re going to fear anything–even death, most of all. Personally, I’m looking forward to death with great anticipation. It’s going to be one of the most unusual interludes of my whole life.
— Napoleon Hill

86. 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

87. The key to wealth is not what we earn. It is in what is spent on us.
— Warren Farrell

88. Cherish your mistakes, and you won’t keep making them over and over again. It’s the same with heartbreaks and girls and everything else. Cherish them, and they’ll put some wealth in you.

— Quincy Jones

89. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all the wealth of the world was originally purchased.
— Adam Smith

90. 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

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

92. Marriage has been a way of attempting to ensure the replication of power and wealth from one generation of another, passing it down from men to men.
— Rebecca Traister

93. Money is the guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment, it ensures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises.— Aristotle

94. Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.

— Cervantes

95. Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.

— Benjamin Franklin

96. I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind by thinking rich thoughts.

— Edward Young

97. People who never do any more than they get paid for never get paid for any more than they do.
— Albert Hubbard

98. If you try to go beyond your interests just for the sake of pretensions or wealth, your art becomes less legitimate. — Vincent D’Onofrio

99. Where wealth accumulates, men decay.

— Oliver Goldsmith

100. You must learn to save first and spend afterward.

— John Poole

101. God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it.

— Austin O’Malley

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