Enjoy a life that’s made rich not just by money, but also with meaning too.

No matter what stage you’re at with your finances, get inspired by these wise quotes about money and life.

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Quotes about money and life

“He who loses money, loses much;
He who loses a friend, loses much more;
He who loses faith, loses all.”

—Eleanor Roosevelt

Time is your most valuable asset. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.”
—Jim Rohn

“You will either tell your money what to do, or the lack of it will always manage you.”

—Dave Ramsey

What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us.”

—Julia Cameron

“Don’t chase love, money, or success. Become the best version of yourself and those things will chase you.”

—Tony A Gaskins Jr

“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

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

—Jonathan Swift

“It’s your life. Design it well.”
—Bobby Berk

“[Living debt-free] is an importance barometer and a call to action, guiding you to turn your attention, time, and cash toward what you love.”

—Joanneh Nagler

“I don’t want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.”

—Marilyn Monroe

Happiness is the new rich.
Inner peace is the new success.
Health is the new wealth.
Kindness is the new cool.”

—Unknown

“Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it. And others do just the same with their time.”

—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Money and success don’t change people. They merely amplify what is already there.”

—Will Smith

“With money you can buy a house, but not a home.
With money you can buy a clock, but not time.
With money you can a book, but not knowledge.”
—Unknown

“Don’t tell me what your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.”
—James W. Frick

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“Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like.”

—Will Rogers

“Find three hobbies you love: one to make you money, one to keep you in shape, and one to be creative.”

—Unknown

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

“Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life.”

—Michael Leboeuf

“My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”

—Steve Jobs

“Budgeting is people telling their money where to go instead of asking where it went.”

—John C. Maxwell

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

—Simone Weil

“Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.”

—P.T. Barnum

“Bad debt is sacrificing your future self needs for your present day desires.”
—Suze Orman

“You’ve got to tell your money what to do or it will leave.”

—Dave Ramsey

Living debt-free makes everything better: our relationships, our family lives, our work, our ethics, and our values. All of it comes into alignment when we live debt-free.”

—Joanneh Nagler

Conclusion

These quotes about life and money show that money has the power to change your life in both good ways and bad. Learn to use your money with purpose, to create a life made rich beyond just your financial status.

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