Billionaire Sayings and Quotes

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


Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.     

Warren Buffett

The smartest billionaires I know never finished high school. I got my degree and my doctorate on the street and an advanced degree in jail.     

Tommy Chong

One of the many qualities that separate self-made billionaires from the rest of us is their ability to ask the right questions.     

Justine Musk

I never wanted to be on any billionaires list. I never define myself by net worth. I always try to define myself by my values.     

Howard Schultz

I find the fact that billionaires are quoted as if the fact that they are billionaires gives them some kind of wisdom is outrageous.     

Ben Elton

The death of a billionaire is worth more to the media than the lives of a billion poor people.     

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Billionaires’ working hours are twenty-four seven. They don’t wait till Monday.     

Sophie Page

Billionaires should never be responsible for solving problems, because they're not the government.     

Bill Gates

Millionaires don't use astrology...the billionaires do.     

J. P. Morgan

The best way to become a billionaire is to help a billion people.     

Peter Diamandis

The billionaire who sits on his money and doesn't do anything for the common good - I'm not interested in that person.     

Arpad Busson

I'm not a paranoid deranged millionaire. Goddamit, I'm a billionaire.     

Howard Hughes

It doesn't matter who you vote for. It's still the same billionaires that run the world.     

Geezer Butler

When billionaire car dealers or manufacturers pay for ambassadorships, at least they pay with money earned by selling something of value.     

Elizabeth Warren

Look at all the billionaires. If I know 15 billionaires, I know 13 unhappy people.     

Russell Simmons

Some billionaires like cars, yachts and private jets. Others like newspapers.     

Andrew Ross Sorkin

When you look at billionaires, many of them share one characteristic: They were not born billionaires.     

Sergio Ermotti

Ever wonder why billionaires always need more and more money? It's a power trip.     

Sebastian Roche

You can't become a billionaire stepping over children sleeping on the street.     

Bernie Sanders

Unless you're one of the five billionaires out there who don't have to worry about anything, every aspect of everything is stressful, no matter what your job is.     

Peter Gallagher

Billionaire investors know they're going to be wrong, so they have a plan to protect against wrong.     

Tony Robbins