51 Best Wealth Quotes To Motivate You

Some wealth is an obligation for a happy life. But that obligation starts in your mind and not in your wallet. Here is a  collection of some of The Best Wealth Quotes by Wisdom Times.

51 Best Wealth Quotes

Wealth quotes

Wealth is but dung; useful only when spread. — Chinese Proverb (Tweet this)

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. — Ben Franklin (Tweet this)

Being rich doesn’t always mean having money, It means being happy with the amount you have. — Unknown (Tweet this)

Wealth is the ability to fully experience. — Henry David Thoreau (Tweet this)

The real measure of your wealth is how much you would be worth if you lost all your money. — Unknown (Tweet this)

Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (Tweet this)

Wealth is the product of man’s capacity to think. — Alexander Pope/Ayn Rand (Tweet this)

Wealth is not a material gain, but a state of mind. — Jerry Gillies (Tweet this)

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. — Epictetus (Tweet this)

It is health that is the real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. — Mohandas Gandhi (Tweet this)

Wealth is not about having a lot of money. It is about having a lot of options. — Unknown (Tweet this)

Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity. — Mahatma Gandhi (Tweet this)

Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool — Seneca (Tweet this)

Wealth should not let you go off your humbleness.

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 (Tweet this)

Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become, and the same is true of fame — Arthur Schopenhauer (Tweet this)

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Wealth, my son, should never be your goal in life. Your words are eloquent but they are mere words. True wealth is of the heart, not of the purse — Og Mandino (Tweet this)

No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself — Plato (Tweet this)

If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed — Edmund Burke (Tweet this)

Our heart is a treasury; if you pour out all its wealth at once, you are bankrupt — Honoré de Balzac (Tweet this)

Where people are really attached, poverty itself is wealth — Jane Austen (Tweet this)

This wise man observed that wealth is a tool of freedom. But the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery — Frank Herbert (Tweet this)

There is only one true wealth in all the universe–living time — Frank Herbert (Tweet this)

Wealth is nothing more or less than a tool to do things with. It is like the fuel that runs the furnace or the belt that runs the wheel — only a means to an end. — Henry Ford (Tweet this)

Being wealthy when no one else is is like being the only one at the party with a drink. ― TIM ALLEN (Tweet this)

A healthy desire for wealth is not greed, it’s a desire for life. — Jen Sincero (Tweet this)

In every well-governed state, wealth is a sacred thing; in democracies, it is the only sacred thing. — Anatole France (Tweet this)

Wealth quotes

Our wealth is often a snare to ourselves, and always a temptation to others. — Charles Caleb Colton (Tweet this)

For having wealth and wherewithal to do good, if you do it not, talk not of faith, for you have no faith in you. — Lancelot Andrewes (Tweet this)

Wealth is clearly not the absolute good of which we are in search, for it is a utility, and only desirable as a means. — Aristotle (Tweet this)

Wealth makes an ugly person beautiful to look on and an incoherent speech eloquent; and wealth alone can enjoy pleasure even in sickness and can conceal its miseries. — Sophocles (Tweet this)

Wealth held by a class and used ambitiously becomes as despotic as an absolute monarchy, and has in its hands manners, customs, laws, institutions, and governments themselves. — Henry Ward Beecher (Tweet this)

Wealth is power, and power is the only thing about which contemporary culture cares. — Dean Koontz (Tweet this)

Wealth is a tool of freedom. But the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery. — Frank Herbert (Tweet this)

This one’s my favorite!

Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind, like poverty. The pauper who has made his pile may flaunt his spoils but cannot wear them plausibly. — Jean Coctea (Tweet this)

Wealth is the Conjurer’s Devil, Whom, when he thinks he hath, the Devil hath him. — George Herbert (Tweet this)

Wealth is a tide which flows into one place by ebbing from another. — Austin O’Malley (Tweet this)

Wealth hath never given happiness, but often hastened misery. — Martin Tarquhar Tupper (Tweet this)

Wealth in activity–capital with all its friction–is far safer than invested wealth lying dead. — Henry Ward Beecher (Tweet this)

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Great wealth and great poverty will disintegrate a nation in about the same time. — Lewis F. Korns (Tweet this)

Wealth is an engine that can be used for power if you are an engineer; but to be tied to the fly wheel of an engine is rather a misfortune. — Elbert Hubbard (Tweet this)

As water collected in a tank gets pure by filtration, so accumulated wealth is preserved by being employed in charity. — Chanakya (Tweet this)

Wealth has never the value to its possessor as it is supposed to have by an avaricious admirer. — Anthony Lisle (Tweet this)

We never get far from wealth and all of its masks when we deal with power. — Frank Herbert (Tweet this)

Wealth is useless on the day of wrath, but virtue saves from death. — Proverb (Tweet this)

Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent. — Plato (Tweet this)

Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth. — Rex Stout (Tweet this)

The life of money-making is one undertaken under compulsion, and wealth is evidently not the good we are seeking; for it is merely useful and for the sake of something else. — Aristotle (Tweet this)

Small aid is wealth for daily gladness; once a man be done with hunger, rich and poor are all as one. — Euripides (Tweet this)

When Wealth walks in at the Door, the Press Agent comes in through the Window. — George Ade (Tweet this)

Wealth is the ability to consume, nothing more and nothing less. — Tim Worstall (Tweet this)

Wealth sticks out in our society because to have wealth is to use it. Just piling up numbers in an account doesn’t do anyone any good. To have money is to spend money. — Michael Swickard (Tweet this)

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Long term wealth is built brick by brick from the decisions you make every day. — Dawn Ridler (Tweet this)

Building long-term, sustainable wealth is a process that takes dedication and consistency, just like building muscle. — David Osborn & Paul Morris (Tweet this)


By the age of 4, children start understanding concepts of spending and saving and by the time they are 7, their monetary habits will start to take off and even before when they are teens-to-be, the concepts of budgeting their finance would have taken a place in their minds. If the need and art of money saving is inculcated into children at their tender age, that could be one the best things you will be doing to keep their future secure.

Please go through Wisdom Times’ article on ‘How To Teach Kids About Money‘ to get a better understanding on some of the practical ideas to teach your kids about money saving.

We hope these 51 best wealth quotes gave you a vague idea on how to accumulate wealth, how to grow it and how to save it.

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