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.      

Benjamin Franklin

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.      

Benjamin Franklin

Who is rich? He that enjoys his portion.      

Benjamin Franklin

Worldly prosperity is like writing on water.      

Telagu (Asian Indian)(on wealth and poverty)