funny inspiring sayings about money

People love quoting famous people. Whether the celebrity in question is a genius or not, we love a good sound byte. We've collected quotes from presidents, movie stars, philosophers, athletes, and even Paris Hilton on everybody's favorite topic: money

1. "Early to bed, early to rise, keeps you healthy, wealthy and wise." - Benjamin Franklin

2. "For I don't care too much for money, for money can't buy me love." - The Beatles

3. "Money is like a sixth sense - and you can't make use of the other five without it." - William Somerset Maugham

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4. "A penny saved is a penny earned." - Benjamin Franklin

5. "Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time." - Jim Rohn

6. "Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves." - Albert Einstein

7. "Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort." - Helen Gurley Brown

8. "Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons." - Woody Allen

9. "Money is not the most important thing in the world. Love is. Fortunately, I love money." - Jackie Mason

10. "If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting." - Ben Franklin

11. "What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more." - Seneca

12. "If you want to know what God thinks about money, just look at the people He gives it to." - Dorothy Parker

13. "Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery." - Charles Dickens

14. "It doesn't matter if you're black or white... the only color that really matters is green." - Family Guy

15. "My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income." - Errol Flynn

16. "If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some." - Benjamin Franklin

17. "Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it." - Rebecca Johnson

18. "Lack of money is the root of all evil." - George Bernard Shaw

19. "The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last." - Evan Esar

20. "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

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21. "Money is usually attracted, not pursued." - Jim Rohn

22. "The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket." - Kin Hubbard

23. "Money will come when you are doing the right thing." - Mike Phillips

24. "The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated." - H. L. Mencken

25. "You use your money to buy privacy because during most of your life you aren't allowed to be normal." - Johnny Depp

26. "It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed." - Kin Hubbard

27. "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it." - Bob Hope

28. "What's a soup kitchen?" - Paris Hilton

29. "The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any." - Katharine Whitehorn

30. "The art is not in making money, but in keeping it." - Proverb

31. "Cocaine is God's way of saying you're making too much money." - Robin Williams

32. "Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears." - Robert W. Sarnoff

33. "Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like." - Will Smith

34. "Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game." - Donald Trump

35. "You don't have to die in order to make a living." - Lynn Johnston

36. "I used to have a drug problem, but now I have enough money." - David Lee Roth

37. "The trick is to stop thinking of it as 'your' money." - IRS auditor

38. "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

39. "So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?" - Ayn Rand

40. "Dogs have no money. Isn't that amazing? They're broke their entire lives. But they get through. You know why dogs have no money? .. No Pockets." - Jerry Seinfeld

41. "Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity. That's how rich I want to be." - Rita Rudner

42. "The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means." - Sir Henry Taylor

43. "Money is the best deodorant." - Elizabeth Taylor

44. "Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver." - Ayn Rand

45. "I was so poor growing up...if I wasn't a boy...I'd have nothing to play with." - Rodney Dangerfield

46. "A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart." - Jonathan Swift

47. "He who marries for love without money has good nights and sorry days." - Anonymous

48. "Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination." - Oscar Wilde

49. "A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore." - Yogi Berra

50. "Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil." - Henry Fielding

51. "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

52. "Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one." - Benjamin Franklin

53. "Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy." - Groucho Marx

54. "The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money." - Thomas Jefferson

55. "Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work." - Robert Orben

56. "Money often costs too much." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

57. "Money will buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag its tail" - Richard Friedman

58. "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

59. "If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments." - Earl Wilson

60. "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

61. "Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune." - Jim Rohn

62. "If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys." - James Goldsmith

63. "Money is the barometer of a society's virtue." - Ayn Rand

64. "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

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1 comment:

Timothy Arends said...

Nice collection of money quotes. I especially like the one by James Goldsmith.

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