Money Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old money quotes, money sayings, and money proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice of how he acts when he loses money. Simone Weil
Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand. Aphra Behn
It is my opinion that a man's soul may be buried and perish under a dung-heap, or in a furrow field, just as well as under a pile of money. Nathaniel Hawthorne
It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money. Albert Camus
There are people who have money and people who are rich. Coco Chanel
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
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort. Helen Gurley Brown
Money is not the most important thing in the world. Love is. Fortunately, I love money. Jackie Mason
The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any. Katharine Whitehorn
Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy. Groucho Marx
Money grows on the tree of persistence. Japanese Proverb
Do what you love and the money will follow. Marsha Sinetar
The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money. Anonymous
Money is usually attracted, not pursued. Jim Rohn
Never spend your money before you have it. Thomas Jefferson
The person who doesn't know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn't know where his last dollar went. Unknown Author
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
Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Money is the best deodorant. Elizabeth Taylor
Money often costs too much. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never spend your money before you have earned it. Thomas Jefferson
There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich. Marlene Dietrich
A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some. Joe Moore
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
Many folks think they aren’t good at earning money, when what they don’t know is how to use it. Frank A. Clark
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver. Ayn Rand
Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant. P.T. Barnum
You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you. Dave Ramsey
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
A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart. Jonathan Swift