Money Sayings and Quotes

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

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

Simone Weil

Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.     

Aphra Behn

It is my opinion that a man's soul may be buried and perish under a dung-heap, or in a furrow field, just as well as under a pile of money.     

Nathaniel Hawthorne

It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.     

Albert Camus

There are people who have money and people who are rich.     

Coco Chanel

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

Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.     

Helen Gurley Brown

Money is not the most important thing in the world. Love is. Fortunately, I love money.     

Jackie Mason

The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.     

Katharine Whitehorn

Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.     

Groucho Marx

Money grows on the tree of persistence.     

Japanese Proverb

Do what you love and the money will follow.     

Marsha Sinetar

The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money.     


Money is usually attracted, not pursued.     

Jim Rohn

Never spend your money before you have it.     

Thomas Jefferson

The person who doesn't know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn't know where his last dollar went.     

Unknown Author

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

Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Money is the best deodorant.     

Elizabeth Taylor

Money often costs too much.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson