Penny Sayings and Quotes

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


A penny saved is not a penny earned if at the end of the day you still owe a quarter.      

Mary Landrieu

Tough times call for tough choices and pinching every penny.      

John Hickenlooper

Be not penny-wise. Riches have wings. Sometimes they fly away of themselves, and sometimes they must be set flying to bring in more.     

Francis Bacon

A penny saved is two pence clear, A pin a day's a groat a year     

Benjamin Franklin

A penny saved is a penny to squander.     

Ambrose Bierce

It may be a penny for your thoughts, but it is now a quarter for your voice.     

Esther B. Fein

A penny is a lot of money, if you have not got a penny.     

Yiddish Proverb

A penny saved is a penny earned.     

Benjamin Franklin

Penny wise is often pound foolish.     

French Proverb

Geniuses sometimes end up very unhappy, without a penny.      

Anthony Mann

A penny saved is two pence clear.      

Benjamin Franklin

Money can't buy life.     

Bob Marley

The key to making money is to stay invested.     

Suze Orman

If you can actually count your money, then you're not a rich man.     

J. Paul Getty

You reach a point where you don't work for money.      

Walt Disney

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

Ayn Rand

Money and salary is not a particularly good motivator in the long term.      

Matt Mullenweg

Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.     

Thomas Jefferson

Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will.      

Nelson Mandela

Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.      

Warren Buffett

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 Theresa

Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!      

Freddie Mercury

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.      

Andy Warhol

There are some things that you can fulfil with money, but at the end of the day these are not the things that make you happy. It is the small things that make life good. 0     

Sebastian Vettel

Never spend your money before you have earned it.     

Thomas Jefferson

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

Many folks think they aren’t good at earning money, when what they don’t know is how to use it.     

Frank A. Clark

A penny saved is worthless     

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