Money is a tricky thing. We all want more of it, but are told not to love it. The more we focus on it, the less we seem to have. The more we give away, the more comes in.
Here are fifteen quotes about money. Collected wisdom through the ages.
“Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man.” ~ Kahlil Gibran
“Dogs have no money. Isn’t that amazing? They’re broke their entire lives. But they get through. You know why dogs have no money? .. No Pockets.” ~ Jerry Seinfeld
“A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” ~ Yogi Berra
“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.” ~ Maya Angelou
“Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.” ~ James W. Frick
“Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” ~ Will Smith
“Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” ~ Jim Rohn
“Early to bed, early to rise, keeps you healthy, wealthy and wise.”
~ Benjamin Franklin
“Lend your friend $20, if he doesn’t pay you back then he’s not your friend. Money well spent” ~ Ted Nicolas
“Money never starts an idea; it is the idea that starts the money.” ~ W. J. Cameron
“Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
“Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying. That’s not just a catchy slogan. It’s the very essence of successful investing.”
~ J. Paul Getty
“The person who doesn’t know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn’t know where his last dollar went.” ~ Unknown
“Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.” ~ William A. Ward
Question: What is your favorite money quote?