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Finance Quotes, Sayings, Captions

Check out this carefully-selected collection of finance quotes, sayings, and captions.

Making money, managing money, and putting money to work have been part of our society for centuries. These insights on financial topics show you how notables from economic, literary, entertainment, and government have viewed money and finances.

We start with the ten best finance quotes our editorial panel has identified and conclude with some good finance quotes for Instagram. Take your time to review, and don’t hesitate to come back and re-read. Enjoy.

Ten Best Finance Quotes

1.) Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.
P.T. Barnum

2.) The desire for gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

3.) Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Zig Ziglar

4.) Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.
Warren Buffett

5.) Do one thing every day that scares you.
Eleanor Roosevelt

6.) Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.
George Carlin

7.) The stock market is designed to transfer money from the Active to the Patient.
Warren Buffett

8.) Wealth consists not in having great possessions but in having few wants.

9.) Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas Edison

10.) Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it’s just the opposite.
John Kenneth Galbraith

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Short Quotes on All Things Financial

Watch your finances like a hawk.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Fortune befriends the bold.
Emily Dickinson

Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.
Margaret Bonanno

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.
Nathan W. Morris

Money is the best rule of commerce.
William Petty

Frugality includes all the other virtues.

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
Henry David Thoreau

Don’t look for the needle in the haystack. Just buy the haystack.
Jack Bogle

When others are selling, buy. When others are buying, sell.
Jonathan Sacks

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P.St. Barnum quote on money.

Insightful Financial Quotations

Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.
Benjamin Franklin

Money poisons you when you’ve got it and starves you when you don’t.
D.H. Lawrence

It’s not the man who has too little but the man who craves more that is poor.

Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing.
Carrie Fisher

Money is like manure. You have to spread it around, or it smells.
J. Paul Getty

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butler

There can be no rise in the value of labor without a fall of profits.
David Ricardo

All money is a matter of belief.
Adam Smith

Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Benjamin Franklin

I try not to borrow. First, you borrow, then you beg.
Ernest Hemingway

Stay on top of your finances. Don’t leave that up to others.
Leif Garrett

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Ben Franklin quote on little expenses.

Good Finance Quotes

Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.
David Lee Roth

Don’t gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it doesn’t go up, don’t buy it.
Will Rogers

Money, like emotions, is something you must control to keep your life on the right track.
Natasha Munson

Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility.
E. F. Schumacher

You get diminishing returns when you are restricted to your comfort zone.
Sunday Adelaja

The four most dangerous words in investing are, it’s different this time.
Sir John Templeton

Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.
John Locke

It’s not how much money you make but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for.
Robert Kiyosaki

Don’t be too stereotyped, be ready to explore new opportunities.
Sunday Adelaja

Your comfort zone is a place where you keep yourself in a self-illusion, and nothing can grow there, but your potentiality can grow only when you can think and grow out of that zone.
Rashedur Ryan Rahman

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dream big quote.

Inspirational Finance Quotes

The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity.
Amelia Earhart

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.
Colin Powell

Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.
Jim Rohn

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney

When money realizes that it is in good hands, it wants to stay and multiply in those hands.
Idowu Koyenikan

You must always overcome your comfort zone.
Sunday Adelaja

When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.

A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.
Jonathan Swift

There is no passion to be found playing small—in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Nelson Mandela

The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.
Theodore Roosevelt

The only way you will ever permanently take control of your financial life is to dig deep and fix the root problem.
Suze Orman

If you’re in the luckiest one percent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 percent.
Warren Buffett

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Abraham Lincoln

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Famous Quotes About Finance

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
John D. Rockefeller

One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
William Feather

I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us.
Dave Ramsey

It’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong.
George Soros

In this world, nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin

You must gain control over your money, or the lack of it will forever control you.
Dave Ramsey

Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.
Biz Stone

The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything but the value of nothing.
Phillip Fisher

Bills travel through the mail at twice the speed of checks.
Steven Wright

Finance is not merely about making money. It’s about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It’s about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving a good society.
Robert J. Shiller

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill

Financial Sayings

The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.
Friedrich August von Hayek

A formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
Jim Rohn

Don’t stay in bed unless you can make money in bed.
George Burns

Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.
Warren Buffett

You can be young without money, but you can’t be old without it.
Tennessee Williams

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dale Carnegie

Courage taught me no matter how bad a crisis gets — any sound investment will eventually pay off.
Carlos Slim Helu

I’m only rich because I know when I’m wrong. I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes.
George Soros

Never spend your money before you have it.
Thomas Jefferson

All successful people, men, and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal, or purpose.
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

Too many people spend money they earn… to buy things they don’t want… to impress people that they don’t like.
Will Rogers

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Noteworthy Finance Quotes

To contract new debts is not the way to pay old ones.
George Washington

Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.
Warren Buffett

Money has never made a man happy, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.
Benjamin Franklin

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.
Paul Samuelson

Given a 10% chance of a 100 times payoff, you should take that bet every time.
Jeff Bezos

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Abraham Lincoln

I don’t look to jump over seven-foot bars; I look around for one-foot bars that I can step over.
Warren Buffett

Follow your passion; it will lead you to your purpose.
Oprah Winfrey

Forecasts may tell you a great deal about the forecaster; they tell you nothing about the future.
Warren Buffett

Belief in oneself and knowing who you are… that’s the foundation for everything great.

If there is one common theme to the vast range of the world’s financial crises, it is that excessive debt accumulation, whether by the government, banks, corporations, or consumers, often poses greater systemic risks than it seems during a boom.
Carmen Reinhart

Motivational Finance Quotes

Do the best you can, and don’t take life too seriously.
Will Rogers

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dale Carnegie

Don’t be too comfortable with employment; discover yourself and see what you can achieve for yourself.
Sunday Adelaja

How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.
Robert G. Allen

Basically, I think society functions thanks to how certain key industries work – government, finance, healthcare, education, and energy. Pretty much all of these have a huge impact on everything else.
Joe Lonsdale

The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator.
Ben Graham

As technology progresses, I believe that fintech will fundamentally change finance.
Taavet Hinrikus

You can take your life into your own hands in terms of directing. There are ways for you to finance yourself and to write and make a film.
Lee Grant

We need real campaign finance reform to loosen the grip of special interests on politics.
Tom Daschle

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
Robert Frost

Knowledge is not power. It’s only potential power. It only becomes power when we apply it; somebody who reads a book and doesn’t apply it they’re at no advantage over someone illiterate.
Jim Kwik

Finance Quotes FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about finance quotes.

What is the best quote about money?

The best quote about money is from P.T. Barnum, who said, “Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.”

Who said, “Time is money”?

Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Remember that time is money,” in an article titled “Advice to a Young Tradesman” in George Fisher’s 1748 book “The American Instructor: or Young Man’s Best Companion.”

Who said, “You must spend money to make money”?

Titus Maccius Plautus, commonly known as just Plautus, wrote, “You must spend money to make money.” Plautus was a Roman playwright noted for his Old Latin comedies.

Good Finance Captions

You can be your own boss!

Anything is possible with a dollar and a dream.

Hope is not a financial plan.

Spend like a beggar; invest like a king.

I hate math but love counting money.

Being in control of your finances is a great stress reliever!

Out of finances, grow miracles!

All I ask is a chance to prove money can’t make me happy.

Shut up and take my money.

The best thing money can buy is financial freedom.

People who don’t like scandals should not be in finance.

A man is not a financial plan.

Sometimes all you need is a million dollars.

Stay on top of your finances!

Never stop financing!

Take control of finances today, so you won’t be a victim of tomorrow!

A goal without finance is just a wish!

Financial Dreams Delivered!

Money Captions for Instagram

Money grows on the tree of persistence.

I’d like to live as a poor man only with tons of money.

Create the life you love in retirement.

Stuck between “YOLO” and “I need to save money.”

Experience the exceptional.

You never give me your money.

For the love of money.

More money, more problems.

Alining all your financial matters!

It’s all about the benjamins.

Can’t buy me love.

I’m one step away from being rich. All I need now is money.

My wallet is like an onion: opening it makes me cry.

No money, no honey.

She works hard for the money.

Even though we ain’t got money, I’m so in love with you honey.

A new financial attitude.

Take the money and run.

Bright future in sales.

Money talks.

Personal Finance Captions

A penny saved is a penny earned.

Every day I’m hustlin’.

Dad = Best Bank in the World.

Yes, money talks. But mine only says, “Goodbye!”

Money means freedom.

Financial power in your budget!

Be the financial fit.

Time is money.

Money is called dough because we all knead it.

The pain goes away on payday.

Enjoy an out-of-money experience.

Money changes everything.

If money doesn’t grow on trees, why do banks have branches?

You have to break some eggs to make a cake.

Money: That’s what I want.

Money for nothin’ and your chicks for free.

I have enough money to live comfortably for the rest of my life (if I die next Thursday).

The lack of money is the root of all evil. (Mark Twain)

If I had a million dollars…

Final Thoughts

There you have it. If reading the above quotes and captions doesn’t make you wealthier at the bank, we hope they’ve enriched your minds.

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is a writer and founder of Greeting Card Poet.


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