100 Financial Success Motivational Quotes

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Success comes with a price; achieving financial freedom is a dream for many of us but getting there can seem out of reach. Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. A financial success quotes might give you a head start, kill negative thoughts and instantly bring back confidence needed for financial freedom.

We have collections of over 100 financial motivational success quotes from many of the great philosophers, poets, authors, and famous businessmen and women throughout the ages. Mind you, some of these quotes are personal and I sincerely hope you find the right financial success quotes on this post.

 

Financial Success Motivational Quotes

The absence of knowledge of the truths about money leads to poverty and financial slavery.

— Sunday Adelaja

Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.

— Benjamin Franklin

It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.

— Albert Camus

Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.

— Jim Rohn

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

— Will Rogers

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.

— Epictetus

A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.

— Suze Orman

I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it’s possible.

— Milton Friedman

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.

— Donald Trump

I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.

— Honore de Balzac

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

As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.

— Bo Bennett

The poor don’t know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.

— Jean-Paul Sartre

Owning a home is a keystone of wealth – both financial affluence and emotional security.

— Suze Orman

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

— Andrew Carnegie

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

— John D. Rockefeller

The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.

— Adam Smith

Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.

— Alan Greenspan

In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.

— Alan Greenspan

It’s not the having, it’s the getting.

— Charles Spurgeon

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

Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.

— John Kenneth Galbraith

Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in.

— John D. Rockefeller

Money is to my social existence what health is to my body.

— Mason Cooley

All money is a matter of belief.

— Adam Smith

A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.

— Clarence Day

Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.

— J. Paul Getty

We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back.

— Lee Iacocca

Many people are in the dark when it comes to money, and I’m going to turn on the lights.

— Suze Orman

The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.

— Andrew Carnegie

For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.

— Charles Baudelaire

Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.

— Joseph Wood Krutch

Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come.

— Greer Garson

I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.

— Jules Renard

I don’t think about financial success as the measurement of my success.

— Christie Hefner

The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue: if each person thinks he has an inalienable right to welfare, no matter what happens to the world, that’s not equity, it’s just creating a society where you can’t ask anything of people.

— Jacques Delors

I made my money by selling too soon.

— Bernard Baruch

Poverty is unnecessary.

— Muhammad Yunus

It is incumbent upon each of us to improve spending and savings practices to ensure our own individual financial security and preserve the collective economic well-being of our great society.

— Ron Lewis

I’m involved in the stock market, which is fun and, sometimes, very painful.

— Regis Philbin

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.

— William Temple

The only way that we can reduce our financial dependence on the inflow of funds from the rest of the world is to reduce our trade deficit.

— Martin Feldstein

Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them.

— David Ricardo

There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.

— David Ricardo

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

— E. F. Schumacher

Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.

— Alfred Marshall

The price of every thing rises and falls from time to time and place to place and with every such change the purchasing power of money changes so far as that thing goes.

— Alfred Marshall

The economy is a very sensitive organism.

— Hjalmar Schacht

Money is the best rule of commerce.

— William Petty

Thirteen thousand dollars a year is not enough to raise a family. That’s not enough to pay your bills and save for their future. That’s barely enough to provide for even the most basic needs.

— Thomas Carper

To beat the market you’ll have to invest serious bucks to dig up information no one else has yet.

— Merton Miller

You only need to make one big score in finance to be a hero forever.

— Merton Miller

The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.

— Irving Fisher

It is bad policy to regulate everything… where things may better regulate themselves and can be better promoted by private exertions but it is no less bad policy to let those things alone which can only be promoted by interfering social power.

— Friedrich List

I wasn’t a financial pro, and I paid the price.

— Ruth Handler

I’ve always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.

— Barbara Feldon

The job of the Central Bank is to worry.

— Alice Rivlin

Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.

— George Reisman

As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.

— Martin Cruz Smith

Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.

— Alexander John Ellis

In almost every profession – whether it’s law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business – people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.

— Hillary Clinton

Every nation has to either be with us, or against us. Those who harbor terrorists, or who finance them, are going to pay a price.

— Hillary Clinton

If it isn’t the sheriff, it’s the finance company I’ve got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.

— John Barrymore

Finance, like time, devours its own children.

— Honore de Balzac

If you want to fight the evil you see in finance and industry, get to work reading the corporate filings, see if there has been fraud, and where you find it, report it to the SEC or write about it or blog about it.

— Ben Stein

Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.

— Mario Puzo

At this point, I don’t get hired a lot because people don’t think I could finance a movie.

— Martha Plimpton

There is a growing literature about the multitude of journalism’s problems, but most of it is concerned with the editorial side of the business, possibly because most people competent to write about journalism are not comfortable writing about finance.

— Russell Baker

We all know that Americans love their statistics – in sport, obviously. And in finance too.

— Evan Davis

I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there’s about 50 people with producer credits, so what’s the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance.

— Tim Roth

I worked with a group of people who argued day and night – professors, officials, the Minister of Finance – but there were decisions that I had to make.

— Shimon Peres

My real adversary has no name, no face, no party. It will never be elected, yet it governs – the adversary is the world of finance.

— Francois Hollande

My adversary is the world of finance.

— Francois Hollande

I don’t want euro bonds that serve to mutualize the entire debt of the countries in the euro zone. That can only work in the longer-term. I want euro bonds to be used to finance targeted investments in future-oriented growth projects. It isn’t the same thing. Let’s call them ‘project bonds’ instead of euro bonds.

— Francois Hollande

One of the things that’s great about New York is that it is not a one-industry town. It has education, academia, the service industry, arts, publishing, theater, politics, fashion, finance, as well as movie-making.

— Sarah Jessica Parker

These heroes of finance are like beads on a string when one slips off, all the rest follow.

— Henrik Ibsen

In 1973, women got 59 cents on the dollar now we are getting 74 cents on the dollar. In the area of finance and business, we are at 68 cents on the dollar.

— Billie Jean King

Qaddafi is hated because he is the leader of a small country that is rich, but he uses his money to finance liberation struggles.

— Louis Farrakhan

Small- and medium-sized businesses need access to a diverse range of finance options, including non-bank lending. These new forms of finance are still small in scale today but they should, over time, bring additional choice and greater competition to the lending market.

— Vince Cable

What we now call ‘finance’ is, I hold, an intellectual perversion of what began as warm human love.

— Robert Graves

You want to put out a TV show? If you have the money to do it on your own, by yourself, and you have a TV network, you can do it by yourself. But the nature of the beast is, art needs finance. That’s how this industry works. So until the Internet becomes our source of entertainment – and watch it, I believe it will – this is how things go.

— Nathan Fillion

I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education.

— Angela Merkel

The FHA’s success provides strong evidence that government can and should play a role in the nation’s mortgage finance system. It also demonstrates that although government intervention in the economy during the Great Recession was messy, things would have been a lot messier without it.

— Mark Zandi

The studios don’t finance anymore, they get outside funds.

— Robert Rodriguez

If you go back to the time of J.P. Morgan, the world of high finance was completely wholesale. The prestigious investment banks on Wall Street appealed exclusively to large corporations, governments, and to extremely wealthy individuals.

— Ron Chernow

But now, more and more, its society is concerned with economy and finance.

— Tadao Ando

Let’s not overlook, though, what we do know about the campaign finance scandal, and the fact the Chinese were involved in our presidential campaign and our congressional campaigns.

— Fred Thompson

I personally believe that there’s going to be a good case for the government preserving some type of guarantee to make sure that people have the ability to borrow to finance a house even in a very damaging recession. I think there’s going to be a good case for that.

— Timothy Geithner

I have a lot of trouble understanding all the detail of finance and administration – but if you combine intellectual and professional capacity with a social conscience, you can change things: countries, structures, economic models, colonial states.

— Evo Morales

I like eating out. I like buying beautiful paintings and being surrounded by beautiful things. I have to finance that life. I can barely afford a pension scheme because I don’t make enough money.

— Andrew Motion

I believe in capitalism for everybody, not necessarily high finance but capitalism that works for the working men and women of this country who are out there paddling alone in America right now.

— Rick Santorum

‘Survivor’ wouldn’t have happened had I not gone out there and helped CBS to sell sponsors to finance the first one. Part of my thinking on ‘Survivor’ was that it should have rewards that are corporate brands. A Big Mac, one thimble-full of Coca-Cola.

— Mark Burnett

As Michigan’s voice on the Senate Finance Committee and Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, I will continue working to make sure the next generation of advanced technologies and alternative fuel vehicles are made right here in America.

— Debbie Stabenow

People just want to hear some common sense… and I bring to bear the experience in local government and state government and national government – I was the first woman in history on the Senate Finance Committee – not to mention the diplomatic international experience.

— Carol Moseley Braun

The reason that minorities and women don’t have a better shot at getting elected to the Senate or to statewide office is because the campaign finance rules are so skewed as to make it very difficult for non-traditional candidates to raise the money necessary to get elected.

— Carol Moseley Braun

To finance this trade deficit, the U.S. has to borrow from the rest of the world or sell American assets like stocks, businesses, and real estate to the rest of the world.

— Martin Feldstein

But because we in the United States finance our current account deficit by borrowing in our own currency, we can move to a more competitive dollar without the adverse effects that followed currency declines in other countries.

— Martin Feldstein

And I think it’s a prudent, responsible way, given the scale of the emergency, the scale of the damage still facing America, that we finance these additional support for the unemployed as well as the support for small business. We think there’s a good case for doing it now. We want to do it in an overall fiscally responsible way.

— Timothy Geithner

Finance is critical. If sufficient investment is made in infrastructure and venture capital is made available, there will be a big improvement in the situation.

— Sanjay Kumar

Now both my films have been number one at the Australian box office and it took about two years just to get the finance for this film, so if it’s hard for me then God help everyone else.

— Yahoo Serious

Three years after starting, by physically doing everything from raising the finance to special effects, we’d finally cobbled together our low budget film.

— Yahoo Serious

I know what I don’t know. To this day, I don’t know technology, and I don’t know finance or accounting.

— Bernard Ebbers

The number one lobby that opposes campaign finance reform in the United States is the National Association of Broadcasters.

— Robert McChesney

But having said that, what’s happening with campaign finance reform and our political culture is devastating.

— Robert McChesney

There were a lot of people dreaming about making films, and they would finance maybe 6 films a year. Because they were funded by the government, the films sort-of had to deal with serious social issues – and, as a result, nobody went to see those films.

— Renny Harlin

The hope is they would like to bring it to Broadway next year, so we’ll see that’s to come in the end of the finance year and everybody else and also real estate and what theaters are available at the time but I would like to come back with it.

— Blair Underwood

Sharia has become an increasingly significant force in American capitalism, thanks to the embrace by Wall Street and the U.S. government of so-called Sharia-Compliant Finance. Indeed, this country’s taxpayers now own the largest purveyor of sharia-compliant insurance products in the world: AIG.

— Frank Gaffney

If the Indian people want stories written about themselves, how they want them told, they are going to have to make them, they’re going to have to finance them. If you let Hollywood do it, Hollywood is going to get it wrong most of the time.

— Ricky Schroder

It is a sound principle of finance, and a still sounder principle of government, that those who have the duty of expending the revenue of a country should also be saddled with the responsibility of levying and providing it.

— Wilfrid Laurier

In Australia, they set up a special fund to kick films off. It was quite an enlightened sort of move. You could go to this government bureau with scripts and and get finance for films.

— Bruce Beresford

I’ve learned there’s a big difference between a long-focused value investor and a good short-seller. That difference is psychological and I think it falls into the realm of behavioral finance.

— James Chanos

I got IRS records to finance what I wanted to do.

— Penelope Spheeris

Actually criminal sanctions that are given could be up to five years for violating the rules and regulations under the campaign finance reform. This is like the Alien and Sedition Act of years and years ago, decades ago.

— Jay Alan Sekulow

I only make movies to finance my fishing’.

— Lee Marvin

It is usually people in the money business, finance, and international trade that are really rich.

— Robin Leach

In the deregulated realm of US banking and finance, crime does occasionally pay for its foul deeds, not in prison time but by making modest rebates to the victims.

— William Greider

If US per capita income continues to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent a year, the country will have plenty of money to finance comfortable retirements and high-quality healthcare for all citizens, including those at the bottom of the wage ladder.

— William Greider

The art and culture that is New York, communications, finance, all these things help make up New York. The rest of the country should be happy that we are what we are.

— David Dinkins

Unfortunately, money in politics is an insidious thing – and a loophole in our campaign finance system was taken advantage of with money going to existing or new 527 groups with the sole purpose of influencing the election.

— Olympia Snowe

We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks, and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building.

— Sherrod Brown

In constant pursuit of money to finance campaigns, the political system is simply unable to function. Its deliberative powers are paralyzed.

— John Rawls

We’ll have a public power authority, which will also have the ability to build power or finance power. And more importantly, we’ll have more power than our economy provides. All of that will give us leverage we don’t have today.

— Gray Davis

There’s enormous progressive activism and, more often than not, success at the grassroots level – everything from living wage campaigns to efforts to finance our elections are having terrific success.

— Jim Hightower

In the long term, Germany didn’t need a finance minister who was absent during important negotiations in the European Council. But the chancellor strongly encouraged me to stay. And everything did work out for the best in the end.

— Wolfgang Schauble

What distinguishes the campaign finance issue from just about every other one being debated these days is that the two sides do not divide along conventional liberal/ conservative lines.

— James L. Buckley

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

— Tom Daschle

While neurological studies have tried to identify components responsible for fear and greed, the impact on finance is less clear.

— Andrew Lo

My expertise was in public finance, particularly corporate taxation, since I had worked at the US Treasury.

— Merton Miller

I had some of the students in my finance class actually do some empirical work on capital structures, to see if we could find any obvious patterns in the data, but we couldn’t see any.

— Merton Miller

Arbitrage proof has since been widely used throughout finance and economics.

— Merton Miller

We came from a family where we ran our own small business. Our dad made his own products. We made our own sausages, our own meatloafs, our own pickles. Dad had to do everything himself. He had to figure out how to finance his business.

— Marcy Kaptur

I was writing an earnest novel about cruises in the Caribbean and I just started writing ‘Bridget Jones’ to get some money, to finance this earnest work, and then I chucked it out.

— Helen Fielding

In fact, corporate and union moneys go overwhelmingly to incumbents, so limiting that money, as Congress did in the campaign finance law, may be the single most self-denying thing that Congress has ever done.

— Elena Kagan

Everyone knows in the industry that when these great roles come up, every two years, there’s a huge number of people up for them. I’m not one of those top five females that can personally finance any film.

— Joely Richardson

Europe is difficult to coordinate, and our main deficit may not even lie in this area of finance and economics, but in foreign and security policy. We have a leadership problem because we are still 27 different members who have still not decided on how to work with each other based on what we used to call a European constitution.

— Peer Steinbruck

I delivered lectures, and I was also a consultant for international companies in finance, both private equity and big venture capital funds.

— Ehud Barak

I turn up in Los Angeles every now and then, so I can get some big money films in order to finance my smaller money films.

— John Hurt

It’s very difficult to break into motion pictures, but it’s oddly easier for directors today because of independent films and cable, who have inherited for the most part those films of substance that the studios are reluctant to finance.

— Mark Rydell

As you know, Social Security functions under the premise that today’s workers will help finance benefits for retirees and that these workers will then be supported by the next generation of workers paying into the same system.

— Steve Israel

I now work for a finance company in Luxembourg with projects in South America and the Caribbean.

— Mathias Rust

I certainly want campaign finance reform. I just wish this would do it in a way that would stand up to a constitutional challenge.

— Ben Nelson

The more anxious, isolated and time-deprived we are, the more likely we are to turn to paid personal services. To finance these extra services, we work longer hours. This leaves less time to spend with family, friends and neighbors we become less likely to call on them for help, and they on us.

— Arlie Russell Hochschild

Large companies cannot finance political parties as their shareholders and employees have different political views.

— Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Masood Ahmed brings to the position of director of external relations extensive experience gained in a range of senior positions in international finance and development.

— Rodrigo Rato

Look, Congress has allocated more money to finance the upcoming Iraqi elections than it has for the American elections. There’s something wrong with that.

— Donna Brazile

Well, first let me say that I think health care reform is important. It has to be a priority. And our system is broken. The Finance Committee bill is the best effort yet, due in large measure to the efforts of my colleague, Olympia Snowe, but it’s not there yet. It falls short.

— Susan Collins

I don’t plan on going back to legal work. I wanted an international career, and finance seemed to be where some interesting career opportunities were.

— Nick Johnson

To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life. Every politician has lied about something because they are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections.

— Peter Schuyler

Our strength in finance has led us to set up an international financial centre with medium and long-term objectives, especially to develop Islamic financial and insurance services.

— Hassanal Bolkiah

Hats have been my thing pretty much my whole life but finance has not. I would go to the corner store and buy really cheap baseball style caps and wear those to school.

— Ne-Yo

I wanted to make Jerusalem as feature film. But we couldn’t finance it only through theatrical release, we couldn’t get all the money we needed. We had to get some money from television. So we said, ok, let’s do it both ways. So we did it in four parts.

— Bille August

Spain is finding it very difficult to finance itself with sovereign debt risk premium so high.

— Mariano Rajoy

Well, paycheck protection is an important ingredient for a successful campaign finance reform measure.

— Andrew Card

I’ve been writing a lot, I’ve a few projects I’m trying to finance, I do some acting, I do some directing… Apart from that, if I could get lower that a ten handicap on my golf game I’d be thrilled.

— Paul M. Glaser

Nobody wants campaign finance reform more than me. It would save me a fortune.

— Andrew Tobias

The confidence is really driven by the woman – whether she can have the confidence that there will be enough earning or income to finance all the domestic spending – but also by the middle-income class, which for many Asian countries has become the growth power for the economy.

— Sri Mulyani Indrawati

The war we are fighting today against terrorism is a multifaceted fight. We have to use every tool in our toolkit to wage this war – diplomacy, finance, intelligence, law enforcement, and of course, military power – and we are developing new tools as we go along.

— Richard Armitage

Many dotcoms recruited people from existing companies who were quite experienced in finance, marketing, distribution and other disciplines but not necessarily experienced in the Web culture.

— John Patrick

The Republican Party is not in the hands of the Jewish lobby in America as the Democratic Party must look quite often to Jewish money to finance candidates.

— Pete McCloskey

I understand that finance can be very complex.

— Kevin Harrington

The government is also looking at further benefits including enhanced capital allowances the use of Tax Incremental Finance and extra help from UK Trade and Investment on inward investment and trade opportunities.

— Andy Sawford

If I finance a bank and I know if the bank will get in trouble, I will be hit and I will lose money, I will put a price on that.

— Jeroen Dijsselbloem

Our goal is to make finance the servant, not the master, of the real economy.

— Alistair Darling

It starts with campaign finance reform.

— Zack Space

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

— Idowu Koyenikan

A huge mistake that many of us make is to work hard our entire life for money and not require money to work for us in return.

— Daniel Willey

The lesson of history is that you do not get a sustained economic recovery as long as the financial system is in crisis.

— Ben Bernanke

Here’s my gift-giving rule: Respect your current financial situation.

— Suze Orman

Time is a currency you can only spend once, so be careful how you spend it.

— Harmon Okinyo

After all it is not what you make, it is what you keep or pass on.

— Sean Novinson

For the wealthy, money is a tool. For the impoverished, it is the rule.

— T.F. Hodge

Saving is a great habit but without investing and tracking, it just sleeps

— Manoj Arora

You do pay a price for your Financial Freedom, but it is far lesser than what you pay for a Lifetime Slavery.

— Manoj Arora

You can make EXCUSES and earn SYMPATHY,ORYou can make MONEY and earn ADMIRATION.The choice is always yours…

— Manoj Arora

The ascent of money has been essential to the ascent of man.

— Niall Ferguson

In life’s journey, having the ability to predict the future gives us an unfair advantage. If we can understand the laws of cause and effect, anyone can predict the future. What we do today leads us to tomorrow’s destination.Why does this simple truth seem to be difficult for most people to understand?

— Celso Cukierkorn

Do what you can with all love and passion irrespective of whether it pays you well or not. Joy in the result lives longer than the joy in the reward.

— Israelmore Ayivor

There is no true freedom without time freedom. And there is no time freedom without financial freedom.

— Amah Lambert

Life is like one big blueprint, if you don’t make plans then your future will not be built

— Rea Hayman

God is looking for godly people to send to the world of finances to subdue it for him.

— Sunday Adelaja

Personal finances are like people’s personal health, crucial and tragic to the sufferer but tedious to the listener.

— Thomas Keneally

There is no romance without finance.

— John Fox

Ignorance is bliss, except when it hurts

— Paul Knott

The goal of retirement is to live off your assets-not on them

— Frank Eberhart

Thou shalt not forget that money is only money and not character or fame.

— Steven J. Lee

Money is a tool. Used properly it makes something beautiful- used wrong, it makes a mess!

— Bradley Vinson

In order to create something new, to invent a new product or idea, you need to anticipate where things are headed. That requires a mixture of certain habits of mind. You need to foster imagination, thoroughly understand the origins of past ideas, learn from others’ mistakes, talk to lots of people about ideas and test your hypotheses against people both alive and dead.

— Joshua Rogers

The art of investing is not about figuring out what has already happened. It’s about anticipating the futureand creating the future that others will read about in The Wall Street Journal.

— Joshua Rogers

There are no good or bad stocks. The company is either good or bad. Stocks are just stocks.

— Kenneth L

Smart Risk will shatter the emotional myths to investing and help Canadians see the opportunities in today’s volatile market.

— Maili Wong

True success and satisfaction in stock investments comes from owning both your failures and your successes.

— A K asnani

We’ve been sold a dream of savings and investing that had no basis in any history or reality. We were participants in a vast experiment, a hope that personal finance and investments would do it all for us. We now know that for all too many people, it did not.

— Helaine Olen

The dreams we had of finding meaning and fulfillment through our jobs have faded into the reality of professional politics, burnout, boredom and intense competition.

— Vicki Robin

We are programmed to succeed from birth but we deprogram ourselves with beliefs

— Daniel Marques

I will never not be poor, so what does it matter if I don’t pay a thing and a half this week instead of just one thing? It’s not like the sacrifice will result in improved circumstances; the thing holding me back isn’t that I blow five bucks at Wendy’s. It’s that now that I have proven that I am a Poor Person that is all that I am or ever will be. It is not worth it to me to live a bleak life devoid of small pleasures so that one day I can make a single large purchase. I will never have large pleasures to hold on to. There’s a certain pull to live what bits of life you can while there’s money in your pocket, because no matter how responsible you are you will be broke in three days anyway. When you never have enough money it ceases to have meaning. I imagine having a lot of it is the same thing.

— Linda Tirado

No man can always have adequate reasons for buying or selling stocks daily – or sufficient knowledge to make his play an intelligent play.

— Edwin Lefèvre

About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.

— Herbert Hoover

Women fake orgasms and men fake finances.

— Suze Orman

Wealth follows influence.

— Jelani Payne

Exploitation to finance a beach house in Hawaii was one thing. Doing it to feed your kids was another.

— Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

The secret to financial success is to be more familiar with your money and yourself than your own skin color.

— Sammy Coons

The first rule in making money is not to lose it.

— Steven J. Lee

Thy shalt not worship thy investment advisor, for if she were so smart she would be retired by now.

— Steven J. Lee

There are brains so smart in finance and unconsciously reject wealth.

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

If you’re perpetually broke, you should be working hard at overcoming stupidity and not getting rich.

— Taiwo Abraham

Cheap people often are not very happy because they love money more than they love their families

— Celso Cukierkorn

Success is relative. We shouldn’t compare the financial success between a person born into riches and the one born into abject poverty.

— Assegid Habtewold

Not a single person has died of boredom reading this book.

— Nicole Fende, How to be a Finance Rock Star

Many small businesses would rather face an angry barbarian horde than tackle their cash flow statement or price a new product.

— Nicole Fende, How to be a Finance Rock Star

I believe that the true definition of wealth is loving what you have rather than what you don’t have.

— Celso Cukierkorn

You don’t have to be like most people around you, because most people never become truly rich and wealthy.

— Manoj Arora

All through time, people have basically acted and reacted the same way in the market as a result of greed, fear, ignorance, and hope. That is why the numerical formations and patternsrecur on a constant basis. Over and over, with slight variations. Because markets are driven by humans and human nature never changes.

— Jesse Lauriston Livermore

I try not to borrow, first you borrow then you beg.

— Ernest Hemingway

Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.

— Benjamin Franklin

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

— Benjamin Franklin

The mutual fund industry has been built, in a sense, on witchcraft.

— John C. Bogle

Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears

— Robert Sarnoff

The rich take life one financial year at a time. The poor take life one meal at a time.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

To save your life from prodigal waste, you must have good ideas. God may give you an idea that he may send someone to pay for. Surely, if you hide that idea, you may not meet the person meant to finance it!

— Israelmore Ayivor

Money on its own is nothing but peace of paper, and a million kwacha’s today maybe worth only two bags of Irish potatoes in 10 years time due to inflation. Don’t keep your millions at the bank and boost that your rich, those are just papers, put them on the investments that covers for inflation as well.

— Ekari Mtewa

Enough is not in the volume of money owned or size of one’s account. It is in the needs that can be consistently met without having to work for money anymore

— Ola Barnabas

Neither poverty nor wealth is in the wallet. They are all in the mind.

— Ola Barnabas

How can someone vouch for your credit worthiness when you don’t borrow;not borrowing is one of the unhealthiest habit one can develop, borrowing is healthy & rewarding is it when you borrow to invest:leveraging is part of every yearning investors forte

— Ishmael Osolo

Having less worries is what allows me to talk to beggars in the street or tell jokes at waitresses and try to make them smile. I couldn’t do that before, when I had a job and was always worried about money.

— Robin Sacredfire

You will never learn to fly unless you jump!

— Weston L. Blai

Most times, bankrupted finances is a reflection of bankrupted souls.

— Orrin Woodward

Finances flow along the lines of relationships in the kingdom of God.

— Fred C. White

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.

— Woody Allen, Without Feathers

Balancing your money is the key to having enough.

— Elizabeth Warren

…when women gain control over spending, less family money is devoted to instant gratification and more for education and starting small businesses.

— Sheryl WuDunn

Time is key to building your financial security.

— Suze Orman

Derivatives are financial weapons of mass destruction.

— Warren Buffett

My feeling is that maintaining financial independence is also a healthy way to keep my feet on the ground.

— Valerie Trierweiler

Taking care of you��? doesn’t mean to award yourself with a new pair of shoes or spending beyond measure on a trip to Tahiti. It actually means to take care of your financial future.

— Kim Kiyosaki

Giving tithes alone is not enough for financial prosperity.

— Sunday Adelaja

Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They’re both important and schools are forgetting one of them.

— Robert Kiyosaki

Because financially capable consumers ultimately contribute to a stable economic and financial system as well as improve their own financial situations, it’s clear that the Federal Reserve has a significant stake in financial education.

— Ben Bernanke

The one thing that makes me feel super lucky about my financial success is that I have a housekeeper.

— Gwen Stefani

Across the country military families are facing dire financial circumstances due to longer than expected tours of duties. They are being penalized for their patriotism – no one should have to choose between doing right by their country and doing right by their families.

— Evan Bayh

Workshops and seminars are basically financial speed dating for clueless people.

— Douglas Coupland

A big part of being in a wedding is the financial obligation, and that’s something that people don’t really talk about, but if you’re asked to be in a wedding, you’re gonna have to fork over some cash.

— Kristen Wiig

Financial prosperity is impossible without constant planning and management of money.

— Sunday Adelaja

If medical doctors can be sued for malpractice, shouldn’t financial professionals practice under the same safeguard?

— Robert Kiyosaki

Like your home’s closets, your financial clutter needs an overhaul every now and again, and the payoff will go far beyond the psychic satisfaction of neatening up.

— Suze Orman

Owning a home is a keystone of wealth – both financial affluence and emotional security.

— Suze Orman

The foundation of a financial fresh start actually has nothing to do with money or specific financial dos and don’ts.

— Suze Orman

I don’t think about financial success as the measurement of my success.

— Christie Hefner

A person’s credit report is one of the most important tools consumers can use to maintain their financial security and credit rating, but for so long many did not know how to obtain one, or what to do with the information it provided.

— Ruben Hinojosa

Do not leave yourself or your family unprotected against financial storms… Build up savings.

— Ezra Taft Benson

Those who master money are free to serve others still mastered by it.

— Orrin Woodward

Long term thinking and planing enhances short term decision making. Make sure you have a plan of your life in your hand, and that includes the financial plan and your mission.

— Manoj Arora

Freedom and wealth is an outcome of “Time��?; the most precious asset that we all possess. Time however is a variable to each individual as our actions from our choices determine the longevity and returns from this asset. To maximize the return on this asset is determined by the energy that we put forth in developing our financial education, relationships and health.

— Scott Burton

You must tell your money how you want to live your life, and not the other way round.

— Manoj Arora

Money is like a river. It flows where the conditions are conducive to its flow.

— Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA

The Kingdom of God should be the main goal of our financial investments.

— Sunday Adelaja

People do not necessarily know what they are doing, because our ability to comprehend even matters that concern us directly is limited – or, in the jargon, we have ‘bounded rationality’. The world is very complex and our ability to deal with it is severely limited. Therefore, we need to, and usually do, deliberately restrict our freedom of choice in order to reduce the complexity of problems we have to face. Often, government regulation works, especially in complex areas like the modern financial market, not because the government has superior knowledge but because it restricts choices and thus the complexity of the problems at hand, thereby reducing the possibility that things may go wrong.

— Chang Ha-Joon
[God] wants you to go home, look at your bucket of seed, and determine in your heart how much you’d like to sow. He wants you to consider thoughtfully your current circumstances, your life, your potential, and your finances. He wants you to involve your family. He wants you to pray about it. And then He wants you to come up with a plan.

— Andy Stanley, Fields Of Gold

..the best strategy for giving is a two-fold approach: a basic plan combined with a willingness to consider spontaneous giving when unique opportunities arise.

— Andy Stanley, Fields Of Gold

Remember, buying something is not the problem. The problem comes when we believe, for that moment, that the object we’re buying is going to make us happy.

— Celso Cukierkorn, Secrets of Jewish Wealth Revealed!

There will always be businesses and companies, trying to make money from you, but that’s not the problem. The real problem is that you’re feeding the Beast. You’re allowing him to run free and overpower your Angel, and that is reflected in your financial life. It’s the reason your paycheck comes and goes, and it makes prosperity impossible.

— Celso Cukierkorn, Secrets of Jewish Wealth Revealed!

When the purse becomes empty, the mind becomes full of issues.

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Basically, financial reporting is this sinking hole at the centre of journalism. You start by swimming around it until finally, reluctantly, you can’t fight the pull anymore and you get sucked down the drain into the biz pages.

— Tom Rachman, The Imperfectionists

The absence of knowledge of the truths about money leads to poverty and financial slavery.

— Sunday Adelaja
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