Money Quotes – about money, love, savings and other money matters

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Money Quotes listed here will sometimes perplex you – because you will find that the wise people made so many types of comments about money.

For some of them it’s power and authority, for some it’s the key to breathe on this planet, and again for many, it’s nothing other than a dangerous evil.

Yea, for most of us it’s a necessity. Though at times we also find that it’s the main reason of a fuss being created.

But, we all admit that it’s a must for human beings. Now let’s start what the wise people said about money in their ‘quotes on money‘.

Money Quotes

Money is the seed of money and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.” — Rousseau

“Money makes money.” — T. Wilson

“Money makes the man.” — R. L. Greene

“Money answereth all things.” — Bible, Ecclesiastes 10:19

“Money begets money.” — “Money talks.” — Italian Proverbs

“Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand.” — Aphra Behn

“Money alone sets the world in motion.” — Publilius Syrus

“Money is power.” — Old proverb

Quotes on Money

Money is important, but there is another school of thought who presents their feelings about money a bit differently. Let’s check them out.

“Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.” — Thoreau

“Money often costs too much.” — Emerson

“It takes money to make money.” — Old proverb

“Money isn’t everything.” — E. O’Neill

“Money brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends.” — Ibsen

Money and Love Quotes

“Money doesn’t buy love.” — “Money doesn’t grow on trees.” — Old proverbs

“Money is like love, it kills slowly and painfully the man who withholds it, and it enlivens the other who turns it upon his fellow men.” — Kahlil Gibran

Quotes on Money, Love of money, use of Money, Lack of money – what is evil?

“Money as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil.” — Gandhi

“The love of money is the root of all evil.” — Bible, Timothy 6:11

“The lack of money is the root of all evil.” — “Money is indeed the most important thing in the world.” — Shaw

“Money is a good servant, but a dangerous master.” — Bonhours

“They do not own money whose money owns them.” — St. Cyprian

“You can’t take it with you when you go.” — Old proverb

“Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men’s stupidity, but your talent to their reason.” — Ayn Rand

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“Some men are masters of money, and some it’s slaves.” — Russian proverb

“There are men who are chained to gold and silver.” — The Talmud

Quotes About Money

“Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Where gold speaks, every tongue is silent.” — Italian proverb

“Life is short, and so is money.” — Bertolt Brecht

“It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.” — Oscar Wilde

“Ready money works great cures.” — French proverb

“Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.” — John Wesley

“A fool and his money are soon parted.” — “Who heeds not a penny shall never have any.” — Old proverbs

“A man that has a penny in his purse is worth a penny; have and you shall be esteemed.” — Petronius

“It’s a good thing to know how to satisfy your own conscience and make the cash register ring also.” — Arthur Brisbane

“Money is a handmaiden if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress if thou knowest not.” — Horace

“Money is not gained by losing time.” — Old proverb

“Money is like a sixth sense — and you can’t make use of the other five without it.” — Maugham

“Money is the wise man’s religion.” — Euripides

“To despise money is to dethrone a king.” — Sebastien Chamfort

Money Matters Quotes

“No man needs money so much as a man who despises it.” — Jean Richter

“Virtue has never been as respectable as money.” — “All worship money.” — Mark Twain

“When it is a matter of money, all men are of the same religion.” — Voltaire

“When every man worships gold, all other reverence is done away.” — Propertius

“Make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.” — Henry Fielding

“For money has a power above the stars and fate, to manage love.” — Butler

“Gold will buy the highest honors; and gold will purchase love.” — Ovid

“All love has something of blindness in it, but the love of money especially.” — Robert South

“There is no fortress so strong that money cannot take it.” — Cicero

“Gold goes in any gate except heaven’s.” — Old proverb

“He who has plenty of pepper can afford to season his cabbage well.” — Latin proverb

“I’d like to live like a poor man, only with lots of money.” — Picasso

“Do not work to make money for money’s sake.” — Buddha

“I find all this money a considerable burden.” — J. Paul Getty

“Money is like manure, it’s not worth anything unless you spread it around to help young beautiful things grow.” — Sir Francis Bacon

Saving money or making money vs Life

“Money answers all questions.” — “Money won, virtue gone.” — “A man who will pay has the say.” — “Money attracts money.” — “The longest road in the world is the one that leads to the pocket.” — “With money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome and you sing well, too.” — “Sooner ask a man for his life than for his money.” — “A penny is a lot of money — if you haven’t got a penny.” — Jewish proverbs

“Money is the sinew of love as well as of war.” — “Money never cometh out of season.” — “Muck and money go together.” — “So we get the chinks, we will bear the stinks.” — English Proverbs

“Money grows on the trees of patience.” — “When life is ruined for the sake of money’s preciousness, the ruined life cares nought for the money.” — Japanese Proverbs

“Money does all things for reward. Some are pious and honest as long as they thrive upon it, but if the devil himself gives better wages, they soon change their party.” — Seneca

“There is a vast difference in one’s respect for the man who has made himself, and the man who has only made his money.” — Dinah Mulock

“A penny saved is a penny gained.” — “A moneyless man goes fast through the market.” — “Take care of your pennies and your dollars will take care of themselves.” — Scottish proverbs


Here are a few more money quotes that will summarize the entire content of the post.

“Never spend your money before you have it.” — “Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.” — Thomas Jefferson

“A wise man should have money in his head, not in his heart.” — “No man will take counsel, but every man will take money. Therefore, money is better than counsel.” — “Money is the life blood of the nation.” — Swift

“Help me to money and I’ll help myself to friends.” — “If thou wouldst keep money, save money; If thou wouldst reap money, sow money.” — Thomas Fuller

“Only after the last tree has been cut down, Only after the last fish has been caught, Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.” — Cree Indian proverb

“The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.” — “Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of its filling a vacuum, it makes one.” — “If you would know the value of money, try and borrow some.” — “A man that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.” — Benjamin Franklin