Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.
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.
Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.
Richard M. DeVos
Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Do what you love and the money will follow.
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people that they don’t like.
You can be young without money, but you can’t be old without it.
Don’t think money does everything or you are going to end up doing everything for money.
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
It’s good to have money and the things that 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.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
I made my money the old-fashioned way. I was very nice to a wealthy relative right before he died.
The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.
Money can’t buy friends, but you can get a better class of enemy.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
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.
Money is usually attracted, not pursued.
When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.
Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of all evil, the sum of blessings.
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.
The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
Never spend your money before you have it.
They who are of the opinion that Money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for Money.
When I have money, I get rid of it quickly, lest it find a way into my heart.
Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life.
The person who doesn’t know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn’t know where his last dollar went.
I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.
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.
When a fellow says it ain’t the money but the principle of the thing, it’s the money.
Money is good for nothing unless you know the value of it by experience.
If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice of how he acts when he loses money.
Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Money poisons you when you’ve got it, and starves you when you haven’t.
Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.
We teach children to save their money. As an attempt to counteract thoughtless and selfish expenditure, that has value. But it is not positive; it does not lead the child into the safe and useful avenues of self-expression or self-expenditure. To teach a child to invest and use is better than to teach him to save.
It is my opinion that a man’s soul may be buried and perish under a dung-heap, or in a furrow field, just as well as under a pile of money.
It’s a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
There are people who have money and people who are rich.
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.
Helen Gurley Brown
Money is not the most important thing in the world. Love is. Fortunately, I love money.
The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.
Money is the best deodorant.
Money often costs too much.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.
Money grows on the tree of persistence.