Inspiration From 17 Timeless Money Quotes Sure to Make You Think

Inspiration From 17 Timeless Money Quotes Sure to Make You Think

From our country's founding fathers to today's iconic pop stars, people have made thought-provoking statements about money. Some are wise. Others are funny. A few are a little zany, but still spot-on.

For a shot of inspiration, engage your brain with these 17 quotes. Decide for yourself whether the authors' words are worth applying to your own life.

#1: "Lack of money is the root of all evil." - George Bernard Shaw

#2: "It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow." -Aesop

#3: "Ten million dollars after I'd become a star I was deeply in debt." -Sammy Davis, Jr.

#4. "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

#5: "Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken." -Warren Buffett

#6:"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

#7: "If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting." - Ben Franklin

#8: "Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value." - Albert Einstein

#9: "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

#10: "Price is what you pay. Value is what you get." - Warren Buffet

#11: "So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?" - Ayn Rand

#12: "It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket. A lot has happened since then." - Antonio Banderas

#13: "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

#14: "I call people rich when they're able to meet the requirements of their imagination."-Henry James

#15: "Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand." - Aphra Behn

#16: "Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work." - Robert Orben

#17: "If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours." — Ray Kroc

Which of these famous quotes is your favorite? Write it prominently on your bathroom mirror or stick a note on your dashboard so you can repeat it for ongoing inspiration. Share this article with friends, and tweet your own original quote to @CoosaValleyCU. If we like it, we'll retweet it to inspire others!

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