Ready money is Aladdin's lamp. - Lord Byron


Money Quotations

Enough is better than too much.
French Proverb

Money should be mastered, not served.
Syrus, Maxims

Soon gotten, soon spent; ill gotten, ill spent.
John Heywood

A man's true wealth is the good he does in this world.

I want the whole of Europe to have one currency; it will make trading much easier.
Napoleon I

Men do not understand how great a revenue is economy.

Poverty is a blessing hated by all men.
Italian Proverb

Money is for food and clothing and the occasional splurge at the flea market when you find some nice, sustainable furniture.
Fionia, About a Boy (the TV show)

The company in which you will improve most, will be the least expensive to you.
George Washington

The urge to spend all you make is called consumer mentality. Try to get investment mentality instead.
Edward H. Romney

Money is an opportunity for happiness, but it is an opportunity that people routinely squander because the things they think will make them happy often don't.
Elizabeth Dunn, Daniel Gilbert and Timothy D. Wilson, If Money Doesn't Make You Happy Then You Probably Aren't Spending it Right

The thing I should wish to obtain from money would be leisure with security.
Bertrand Russell

Before you make any purchase, ask yourself if you really need it. In most cases your life won't be any less full or rich without it, and every dollar you save will reduce your ecological footprint.
Kim McKay and Jenny Bonin, True Green

Lots of people know how to make money, but are not gifted in the art of preserving it. Frequently the same risk that was involved in making you rich is the same risk that can make you poor again.
Fred J. Young

If your riches are yours, why don't you take them with you to t'other world?
Ben Franklin

Americans spend all or most of their income on things that have little or no lasting value.
Thomas Stanley, author of The Millionaire Next Door

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to leave alone.
Henry David Thoreau

It's good to have money and the things 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 Horace Lorimer

Have the courage to set down every penny you spend, and add it up weekly.
Josephus Nelson Larned

Freedom is low overhead.
Various Attributions

Once you really accept that spending money doesn't equal happiness, you have half the battle won.
Ernest Callenbach, as quoted in Get a Life:You Don't Need a Million to Retire Well

When you are tempted to buy some novelty item - such as a towel roll with a music box in it - visualize it in a pile of junk at a yard sale with a 50 cent price tag on it.
Edward H. Romney

When you have money, think of the time when you had none.
Japanese Proverb

Man must choose to be rich in things or the freedom to use them.
Ivan Illich

Love does much, but money does all.
French Proverb

The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion throughout our land.
Washington Irving

A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
Ecclesiastes 10:19

Money alone sets all the world in motion.
Publilius Syrus

Seek rather a man without money than money without a man.

Put not your trust in money,
but put your money in trust.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Henry David Thoreau

If money go before, all ways do lie open.
William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor

Money amassed either serves us or rules us.

Money is valueless, except as it will satisfy wants.
Edwin T. Freedley

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

If we fasten our attention on what we have, rather than what we lack, a very little wealth is sufficient.
Francis Johnson

You must learn to save first and spend afterwards.
John Poole

A full purse is not as good as an empty one is bad.
Yiddish Proverb

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