Wealth Sayings and Quotes

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


Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.      

Chinese (on comparable worth)

Earth is dearer than gold.     

Estonian (on nature)

If the rich could hire people to die for them, the poor could make a nice living.      

Yiddish (on wealth and poverty)

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.      

Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

Save money and money will save you.      

Jamaican (on thrift)

The devil dances in empty pockets.      

Tudor (English)(on wealth and poverty)

Wealth is both an enemy and a friend.      

Nepalese (on wealth and poverty)

Wealth is but dung; useful only when spread.      

Chinese (on wealth and poverty)

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.      

Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

Who is rich? He that enjoys his portion.      

Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

Worldly prosperity is like writing on water.      

Telagu (Asian Indian)(on wealth and poverty)