150 Motivational Money Quotes About Life, Happiness, Time

These money quotes will tell you the importance of it in today’s world.

There is no doubt money is one of the most important things to survive in today’s world. Even though money can’t buy everything as you will not die without money but you will definitely die without food which is purchased by money. So money is important.

People who have a lot of it say it is not important as it cannot buy happiness and love but they forget that money is powerful maybe not in emotional terms but definitely in social terms.

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People who don’t have the money work hard to gain more and who don’t even have to fulfill their daily needs know the importance of it.

So in short everyone talks about money. Some think they have more than enough, some run after it, or some are obsessed with it and in today’s world, everyone’s goal is to make a lot of money.

There are many pros and cons of money and we would not like to indulge in the debate. But life would be so much easier if there was no money or it is only used for the purpose it was made for like payment for goods and services but now, there are many things running because of money.

So to celebrate financial literacy and independence of money, here we are sharing a collection of money quotes about life, happiness, power, and love for money-minded people, or for those people money is everything.

Money Quotes

“Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.”
Henry David Thoreau

“Money is like muck—not good unless it be 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

“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

“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

“Having money is a way of being free of money”
― Albert Camus

“It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.”
― Seneca

“Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.”
― Jim Rohn

“The person who doesn’t know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn’t know where his last dollar went.”
― Unknown

“If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.”
Ben Franklin

Money Quotes About Life, Happiness, Relationship, Time

“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

“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

“They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.”
Kahlil Gibran

“It doesn’t matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You’re still left alone with yourself in the end.”
― Billy Idol

“Money does not buy you happiness, but lack of money certainly buys you misery.”
― Daniel Kahneman

“I say money has no value; it’s just the way you spend it.”
― William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury

“The human animal is a beast that dies and if he’s got money he buys and buys and buys and I think the reason he buys everything he can buy is that in the back of his mind he has the crazy hope that one of his purchases will be life everlasting!–Which it never can be….”
― Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

“There is no such thing as just enough money. Only two measures: No Money and Not Enough Money.”
― John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

“We no longer live life. We consume it.”
― Vicki Robin

“Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.”
― Ayn Rand

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

“A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.”
― Jonathan Swift

“If you want to make a million you don’t have to understand money, what you have to understand is people’s fears about money”
― William Gaddis, JR

“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

“You will realize one day that all the money in the world cannot buy you happiness. Nor can it make you a person of good character. ”
― Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, and Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

“I know money isn’t everything. but it certainly is something.”
― Thisuri Wanniarachchi, COLOMBO STREETS

“You can never have too much money.”
― Jess C. Scott, Poor Little Rich Dude

“Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it’s about having a lot of options.”
― Chris Rock

“That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.”
― Henry David Thoreau

“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

Money Is Not Everything Quotes

“It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.”
Oscar Wilde

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.”
― Jim Rohn

“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

“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”
Robert Kiyosaki

“I made my money the old-fashioned way. I was very nice to a wealthy relative right before he died.”
― Malcolm Forbes

“If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.”
Edmund Burke

“When a fellow says it ain’t the money but the principle of the thing, it’s the money.”
― Artemus Ward

“A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.”
― Joe Moore

“Know what you own, and know why you own it.”
― Peter Lynch

“Money isn’t everything…but it ranks right up there with oxygen.”
― Rita Davenport

Money Can’t Buy Happiness Quotes

“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

“Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.”
― Arthur Schopenhauer

“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

“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

“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

“Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.”
― Nathan W. Morris

“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

“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

“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

“The stock market is designed to transfer money from the active to the patient.”
― Warren Buffett

Money Is Everything Quotes

“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

“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

“It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.”
― Albert Camus

“The money you have gives you freedom; the money you pursue enslaves you.”
― Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.”
Zig Ziglar

“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

“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

“The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.”
Unknown

“He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

“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

Saving Money Quotes

“To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art.”
― Berthold Auerbach

“Making money is a common sense. It’s not rocket science. But unfortunately, when it comes to money, common sense is uncommon.”
Robert Kiyosaki

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

“Money is good for nothing unless you know the value of it by experience.”
― P.T Barnum

“Never spend your money before you have earned it.”
― Thomas Jefferson

“Many folks think they aren’t good at earning money, when what they don’t know is how to use it.”
― Frank A. Clark

“When I had money everyone called me brother.”
― Polish proverb

“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

“Is the rich world aware of how four billion of the six billion live? If we were aware, we would want to help out, we’d want to get involved.”
― Bill Gates 

“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

Funny Money Quotes

“If you want to get rich, remember that the way to do it is via equity, not salary.”
― Sam Altman

“No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself.”
Plato

“There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money.”
Alan Watts

“It’s simple arithmetic: “Your income can grow only to the extent you do”.
― T. Harv Eker

“The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator.”
― Ben Graham

“Wealth does not make people happy, but positive increases in wealth may.”
― Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“99% of all problems can be solved by money — and for the other 1% there’s alcohol.”
― Quentin R. Bufogle

“Spend your money on the things money can buy. Spend your time on the things money can’t buy.”
― Haruki Murakami

“If you have trouble imagining a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn’t be in stocks.”
― John Bogle

“Earn with your mind, not your time.”
― Naval Ravikant

Make Money Attitude Quotes

“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

“Money may not buy happiness, but I’d rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus.”
― Françoise Sagan

“Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.”
― Miguel de Cervantes

“Money is for doing things, my love. Don’t sit on it like a hen sits on an egg. It doesn’t hatch. I should know. I’ve made enough of it.”
― Maureen Johnson, The Last Little Blue Envelope

“I used to murder people for money, but these days it’s more of a survival technique.”
― Jennifer Estep, Widow’s Web

“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

“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.”
― Norman Vincent Peale

“Money often costs too much”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The fools in life want things fast and easy — money, success, attention.”
― Robert Greene

“It’s amazing how fast later comes when you buy now.”
― Milton Berle

Money Management Quotes

“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

“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

“For money you can have everything it is said. No, that is not true. You can buy food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; soft beds, but not sleep; knowledge but not intelligence; glitter, but not comfort; fun, but not pleasure; acquaintances, but not friendship; servants, but not faithfulness; grey hair, but not honor; quiet days, but not peace. The shell of all things you can get for money. But not the kernel. That cannot be had for money.”
― Arne Garborg

“Money alone cannot buy pleasure, though it can help. For enjoyment is an art and a skill for which we have little talent or energy.”
― Alan Watts, The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are

“Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it’s about having a lot of options.”
― Chris Rock

“When you have enough power and money, you can dictate the meanings of words.”
― Maureen Johnson, Truly Devious

“If you really want to be happy, don’t just go for the money. Go for the relationship that lasts. Go for things of greater value.”
― Tony Meloto (Your First Job by: N. Dy)

“In the end, therefore, money will be the one thing people will desire, which is moreover only representative, an abstraction. Nowadays a young man hardly envies anyone his gifts, his art, the love of a beautiful girl, or his fame; he only envies him his money. Give me money, he will say, and I am saved…He would die with nothing to reproach himself with, and under the impression that if only he had had the money he might really have lived and might even have achieved something great.”
― Soren Kierkegaard, Present Age & Of the Difference Between a Genius & an Apostle

“Money can’t buy happiness but it can buy a huge yacht that sails right next to it.”
― David Lee Roth

“Money to me had always been merely something the sheep used to show each other how wonderful they were.”
― Jeff Lindsay, Dexter Is Delicious

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“Money is the alienated essence of man’s labor and life; and this alien essence dominates him as he worships it.”
Karl Marx, Capital: A Critique of Political Economy, Volume 1

“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”, not worrying about others claiming your time and energy. Real wealth is about freedom.”
― James Clear

“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

“It’s easy to say you don’t care about money when you have plenty of it.”
― Ransom Riggs

“I have an income nearly sufficient for my wants (no one’s income is ever quite sufficient, you know).”
― Anthony Hope, The Prisoner of Zenda

“A farmer is a magician who produces money from the mud.”
― Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

“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

“Money moves from those who do not manage it to those who do.”
Dave Ramsey

“If you cannot control your emotions, you cannot control your money.”
― Warren Buffett

“Too many people spend money they earned..to buy things they don’t want..to impress people that they don’t like.”
Will Rogers

Money Matters Quotes

“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

“You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.”
― Dave Ramsey

“A sign of wealth: No longer needing an alarm clock to wake up.”
― Greg Isenberg

“Within certain limits, it is actually true that the less money you have, the less you worry.”
George Orwell

“The four most expensive words in the English language are, ‘This time it’s different.’”
― Sir John Templeton

“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

“Try to save something while your salary is small; it’s impossible to save after you begin to earn more.”
― Jack Benny

“Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.”
― Epictetus

“The rich invest their money and spend what is left; the poor spend their money and invest what is left.”
― Jim Rohn

“How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.”
― Robert G. Allen

Money Sayings And Quotations

“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

“Stop buying things you don’t need, to impress people you don’t even like.”
― Suze Orman

“Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.”
― Benjamin Franklin

“Money grows on the tree of persistence.”
― Japanese proverb

“Japanese people today think of money, just money: Where is our national spirit today? The Jieitai must be the soul of Japan. … The nation has no spiritual foundation. That is why you don’t agree with me. You will just be American mercenaries. There you are in your tiny world. You do nothing for Japan. … I salute the Emperor. Long live the emperor!”
― Yukio Mishima

“The more you learn, the more you earn.”
― Warren Buffett

“Why then should money be blamed for all the dirt and crimes it causes? For is love less filthy – love which creates life?”
― Émile Zola, L’Argent

“It started out as kind of a joke, and then it wasn’t funny anymore because money became involved. Deep down, nothing about money is funny.”
― Charles Willeford, The Shark-Infested Custard

“Do not work primarily for money; do your duty to patients first and let the money follow; our life is short, we don’t live twice; the whirlwind will pick up the leaves and spin them, but then it will drop them and they will form a pile.”
― John Hersey, Hiroshima

“Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.”
― Erich Fromm

Money Motivational Quotes About Love, Power

“You have to be objective about money to use it fairly. It doesn’t make you any better or any more useful than any other person. Even if you use your money to help people…that doesn’t make you better than somebody who has no money but is sympathetic and genuinely loving to fellow human beings.”
― Keith Haring, Keith Haring Journals

“I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.”
― Jackie Mason

“But neither money nor machines can create. They shuttle tokens of energy, but they do not transform. A civilization based on them puts people out of touch with their creative powers.”
― Lewis Hyde, Alcohol and Poetry: John Berryman and the Booze Talking

“God, how impossible life is without money. Nothing can ever overcome it, it’s everything when it’s anything. How can I write in peace with endless worries of money, money, money? (“Disappearing Act”)”
― Richard Matheson, Collected Stories, Vol. 1

“We are not poor. We just don’t have any money!”
― Maria Augusta Trapp, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers

“You attract poverty when you lack value for time”
― Sunday Adelaja

“This is so much money that it scares the shit out of me. I don’t know how to handle it. I don’t know the purpose of the company besides making more money. What’s all the money going to be used for?”
― Stieg Larsson, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

“Our income are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and trip.”
― Charles Caleb Colton

“Money and beauty are defenses against the sorrows of this world but neither can undo the past. Only time will conquer time. The way forward is the only way back to innocence and to peace.”
― Dean Koontz, Brother Odd

“If you care for money too much, it is only the money you see, everything else is in shadow.”
― Agatha Christie, Lord Edgware Dies

Money Changes People Quotes

“I willingly allow that money does not guarantee happiness; but it must also be allowed that it makes happiness a great deal easier to achieve.”
― Pierre A.F. Choderlos de Laclos, Les Liaisons dangereuses

“Money talks and walks, but it does not bark.”
― Tamora Pierce, Bloodhound

“I also got the impression that having a lot of money can turn a decent person into an asshole.”
― Susane Colasanti, Take Me There

“Money does not change the sickness, only the symptoms.”
― John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

“What is most vile and despicable about money is that it even confers talent. And it will do so until the end of the world.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be
generous.”
― George Gissing

“The really essential factors of success in any undertaking are money and opportunity, and as a rule, the man who can make the first can make the second.”
― Dorothy L. Sayers, Whose Body?

“Money is like fire. It is only good when there’s just the right amount of it, when it’s properly contained and under your control.”
― Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

“Knowledge, like money and muck (manure), serves us best when spread evenly.”
― Stuart Aken

“I sighed. ‘It doesn’t matter what we do. Money comes and goes.’ I shook my head. ‘It doesn’t matter and you know it doesn’t.”
― Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers

“To truly strip a man of everything, one must take away his money, community, and the core of his beliefs until he is bathed in the agony of isolation.”
― Leinad Eibam, Published Poet

“The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.”
― Katherine Whitehorn, Observations

Did these Money quotes inspire you?

The impact money has on our lives, no one can deny that. It has quite the authority on shaping our lives and behavior. the ones who have more than enough develop an ego and the ones who struggle to earn daily have low confidence. Money is the source of confidence in today’s world.

As money is so important that saving money should not be an option now, it should be a rule everyone should follow for their better future. It does not matter how much you earn, you should put aside at least 10% of your savings in your bank account.

Life is unpredictable and you never know what happens to you tomorrow so having some extra money in your account makes your feel secure and you do not have to beg someone when you are in need of money.

We hope you understand the importance of money and these money quotes about love, life, happiness, and power will inspire you to earn more.

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