Reading inspiring quotes about money can be an important part of your financial planning. Here's how: Wanting to have money can consume you day and night. You can’t eat, you can’t sleep; all you can do is think about money, or the lack of it. One of the reasons why it is so hard to save money is that things are costing more today.
Inflation is increasing, and there are many bills that you must pay just to stay afloat. Therefore, money is always on your mind. It might be comforting to know that many famous people also have thought about money at one time or another. Here are a few inspiring quotes about money that famous people have written:
1. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
“Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”
2. Billy Graham
“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.”
3. William A. Ward
“Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you pray, forgive. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.”
4. Henry Ford
“If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.”
5. Benjamin Franklin
“Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.”
6. Paul Johnson
“ My idea of being rich -or at least of feeling rich- is to have no debts, mortgage, or overdraft and to be able to pay all bills by return post. This may seem a fairly modest ambition, but if everyone in the West were in this position, our societies would indeed merit the term “affluent” and the world would be a much happier place.”
7. Norman Vincent Peale
“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty hearts can do that.”
8. William Somerset Maugham
Money is like a sixth sense -and you can’t make use of the other five without it.
Hopefully, these inspiring quotes about money will encourage you and help you better understand the concept of money. One last thing to keep in mind is a well-known quote from the great Benjamin Franklin, “A penny saved is a penny earned.”
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