The Ultimate List of quotes about Wealth

Quotes are amazing. They sum up a very complex concept using the fewest amount of words. Below is a growing list of quotes about wealth which will be edited to show only the best and most useful sayings. If you have one that has moved you, please leave it in the comments section below.


“Only undertake what you can do in an excellent fashion. There are no prizes for average performance.” ~ Brian Tracy

“If you are willing to do only what’s easy, life will be hard. But if you are willing to do what’s hard, life will be easy.” ~ T. Harv Eker

“The two greatest fear busters are knowledge and action.” ~ Denis Waitley

“Inaction creates nothing. Action creates success.” ~ Stephen Richards


“Incorrect assumptions lie at the root of every failure. Have the courage to test your assumptions.” ~ Brian Tracy


“Perhaps the most important word in success and happiness is the word, ‘ask’.” ~ Brian Tracy

“Every decision you make takes you one step closer to being wealthy … or one step further away.” ~ Shay Olivarria


“Read an hour every day in your chosen field. This works out to about one book per week, 50 books per year, and will guarantee your success.” ~ Brian Tracy


“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

“Earn Nicely, spend wisely and you will live happily.” ~ Auliq Ice

Quotes About Wealth


“Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it’s about having a lot of options.” ~ Chris Rock

“I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, but it hasn’t changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoes.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

“Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.” ~ Epictetus

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool.” ~ Seneca

“Hold material goods and wealth on a flat palm and not in a clenched fist.” ~ Alistair Begg

“If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.” ~ Edmund Burke

“Share your love, share you happiness, care for others; your wealth will be endless.” ~ Debasish Mridha

“Wealth is a gift from God, and pride is bequeathed to us from the devil.” ~ Douglas Wilson

“wealth does not bring goodness, but goodness brings wealth and every other blessing, both to the individual and to the state” ~ Socrates

“… anyone can acquire wealth, the real art is giving it away.” ~ Daisy Goodwin

“I have no riches but my thoughts, Yet these are wealth enough for me” ~ Sara Teasdale

“People become wealthy when they become specific… when they know what that means to them, not only in terms of the objects and amounts involved – … but also in terms of how they want this wealth to make them feel.” ~ Kiki Theo

“I have come to discover that the reason why they are so wealthy and prosperous is not because they were lying on the couch all day.” ~ Sunday Adelaja


“Anything that you learn becomes your wealth, a wealth that cannot be taken away from you; whether you learn it in a building called school or in the school of life. To learn something new is a timeless pleasure and a valuable treasure. And not all things that you learn are taught to you, but many things that you learn you realize you have taught yourself.” ~ C. JoyBell C.


“Set peace of mind as your highest goal and organize your life around it.” ~ Brian Tracy

“Be a lifelong student. The more you learn, the more you earn and the more self-confidence you will have.” Brian Tracy


“Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” ~ Ayn Rand

“Thou shalt not forget that money is only money and not character or fame.” ~ Steven J. Lee

“No man should receive a dollar unless that dollar has been fairly earned.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

“People who advocate simplicity have money in the bank; the money came first, not the simplicity.” ~ Douglas Coupland

“I know money isn’t everything. but it certainly is something.” ~ Thisuri Wanniarachchi

“The first rule in making money is not to lose it.” ~ Steven J. Lee


“The world needs role models, instead of critics.” ~ Denis Waitley


“When you are able to shift your inner awareness to how you can serve others, and when you make this the central focus of your life, you will then be in a position to know true miracles in your progress toward prosperity.” ~ Wayne W. Dyer


“Being rich is not about how much money you have or how many homes you own; it’s the freedom to buy any book you want without looking at the price and wondering if you can afford it.” ~ John Waters

“Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.” ~ Zig Ziglar

“Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult. ” ~ Samuel Johnson


“Everyday is a bank account, and time is our currency. No one is rich, no one is poor, we’ve got 24 hours each.” ~ Christopher Rice

“An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth.” ~ Bonnie Friedman


“You are a masterpiece of creation” ~ Denis Waitley

“The foundation of lasting self-confidence and self-esteem is excellence, mastery of your work.” ~ Brian Tracy

“You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making.” ~ Stephen Richards

“The kindest thing you can do for the people you care about is to become a happy, joyous person.” ~ Brian Tracy

“You willed yourself to where you are today, so will yourself out of it.” ~ Stephen Richards

“Your income can grow only to the extent that you do.” ~ T. Harv Eker

“If I help you win, then I win too.” ~ Denis Waitley