Saving Money Sayings and Quotes

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

Never spend your money before you have earned it.     

Thomas Jefferson

All days are not same. Save for a rainy day. When you don't work, savings will work for you.     

M.K. Soni

A penny saved is a penny earned.     

Benjamin Franklin

Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises.     


If you cannot save money, the seeds of greatness are not in you.     

W. Clement Stone

A man who both spends and saves money is the happiest man, because he has both enjoyments.     

Samuel Johnson

You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.     

Lydia Sweatt

Saving comes too late when you get to the bottom.     


Money is multiplied in practical value depending on the number of W's you control in your life: what you do, when you do it, where you do it, and with whom you do it.     

Timothy Ferriss

Stop buying things you don't need to impress people you don't even like.     

Suze Orman

A man is rich in proportion to the things he can afford to let alone.     

Henry David Thoreau

Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.     

Benjamin Franklin

People suddenly know how to use money when there are none left.     

Bangambiki Habyarimana

Save one-third, live on one-third, and give away one-third.     

Angelina Jolie

Save money on the big, boring stuff so that you have something left over for life's little pleasures.     

Elisabeth Leam

Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving.     

Warren Buffet

If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.     

Benjamin Franklin

A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.     

Jonathan Swift

Money is usually attracted, not pursued.     

Jim Rohn

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

Frank A. Clark