50 Wise Quotes About Money from the Rich and Famous People

Here is a collection of wise quotes about money from the rich and famous people.

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

“Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.” NELSON MANDELA

“Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.” DONALD TRUMP

Wise Quotes About Money


“I do not like money, money is the reason we fight.” KARL MARX

“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” BOB MARLEY

“Everybody wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” OPRAH WINFREY

“I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.”  PICASSO

“Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled.” BARACK OBAMA

“Never go into business purely to get money. If that’s the motive, you’re better off doing nothing.” RICHARD BRANSON

“If you stop at general math, you’re only going to make general math money.” SNOOP DOGG

“Money makes your life easier. If you’re lucky to have it, you’re lucky.”  ROBERT DE NIRO

“Another good thing about being poor is that when you are seventy your children will not have you declared legally insane in order to gain control of your estate.” WOODY ALLEN

“It doesn’t matter about money; having it, not having it. Or having clothes, or not having them. You’re still left alone with yourself in the end.” BILLY IDOL

“Success is having to worry about everything in the world, except money.” JOHNNY CASH

“People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made.” JOAN RIVERS

“A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.” BOB HOPE

“What are you going to do if you have all the money in the world and all the things that you wanted to achieve in your business and you have no one to share it with? You come home alone at the end of the day. And then what?”  HEIDI KLUM

“I’ve been very lucky. All I wanted was to pay the rent. Then these characters took off and suddenly there were Hulk coffee mugs and Iron Man lunchboxes and The Avengers sweatshirts everywhere. Money’s okay, but what I really like is working.”  STAN LEE

“I’m scared to death of being poor. It’s like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside. I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside. It’s my pet paranoia.” SINGER CHER

“I refuse to feel guilty. I feel guilty about too much in my life, but not about money. I went through periods when I had nothing, so somebody in my family has to get stinkin’ wealthy.”  JIM CARREY

“I always try to be smart. I try to treat all the money I’m making like it’s the last time I’m going to make it.” EMINEM

“I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can’t help it. It’s the truth.”  CHARLIE CHAPLIN

“It doesn’t matter if you’re black or white… the only color that really matters is green.” PETER GRIFFIN

“When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.”  OSCAR WILDE

“Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.”  GROUCHO MARX

“Money can’t buy happiness, but it will certainly get you a better class of memories.” RONALD REAGAN

Wise Quotes About Money

“I have $100 billion… You realize I could spend $3 million a day, every day, for the next 100 years? And that’s if I don’t make another dime…” BILL GATES

“I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too.” STEVE MARTIN

“I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy.”  WARREN BUFFETT

“Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.” WALT DISNEY

“I’m so naive about finances. Once when my mother mentioned an amount and I realized I didn’t understand, she had to explain: ‘That’s like three Mercedes.’ Then I understood.” BROOKE SHIELDS

I’m the only person I know that’s lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year… It’s very character-building.” STEVE JOBS

“Whatever money you might have, self-worth really lies in finding out what you do best.”  J.K. ROWLING

“If you can fix a problem with money, it’s not really a problem.” KIM KARDASHIAN WEST

“Money is freedom. Money is a private plane. Money is no metal detection.”  50 CENT

“So many people talk about their investments or how much money they have but there’s so many rich people who spend a lot of that trying to buy a piece of happiness.” KANYE WEST

“I’m a millionaire, I’m a multi-millionaire. I’m filthy rich. You know why I’m a multi-millionaire? Cause multi-millions like what I do.” MICHAEL MOORE

“I have a lot of money stashed away, but I do live my life from day to day.” ELTON JOHN

“The way I grew up, I was always taught that it’s uncouth to talk about money, and that’s not what should inspire you.” JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

“I think not focusing on money makes you sane because in the long run it can probably drive you crazy.” KEVIN SYSTROM

“The only point in making money is, you can tell some big shot where to go.” HUMPHREY BOGART

“Money doesn’t talk; it swears.” BOB DYLAN

“If saving money is wrong, I don’t want to be right!” WILLIAM SHATNER

“Don’t chase the money. Even if you want to be a banker. Chase the passion. Chase the dream.” TYRA BANKS

“Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.” MOTHER TERESA

“Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” WILL SMITH

“Money is the best deodorant.” ELIZABETH TAYLOR

“I truly believe that women should be financially independent from their men. And let’s face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define value.” BEYONCÉ

“Money brings you security and choice. You can make decisions in a different way if you have a lot of money. But when you have nothing, you have a naiveté, and a more fearless attitude because you have nothing to lose.” SIMON COWELL

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