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These powerful quotes motivate you to take positive actions on your budgeting and saving habits.   

But, Wait…

Being motivated and inspired to take action is only half of the task.

What is the key? Yes, you guessed it… TAKING ACTION is the key to keep moving forward. You can be motivated and pumped up to make changes, but if you don’t take any action at all, you’ll stay where you are now forever.

Wise Quotes about Money

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  1. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people that they don’t like.” – Will Rogers
  2. ”It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.” – Warren Buffett
  3. “Becoming rich is hard. Staying broke is hard. Choose your hard.” – Eric Worre
  4. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  5. ”If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.” – Edmund Burke
  6. “The slightest adjustments to your daily routines can dramatically alter the outcomes in your life.” – Darren Hardy
  7. ”Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford
  8. “It isn’t what you earn but how to spend it that fixes your class.” ― Sinclair Lewis
  9. “Budgets were originally designed as control mechanisms. As such they are traps …” ― Stephen Bungay
  10. “Overspending while trying to raise one’s status is a condition of economic materialism which hurts people financially, because it usually results in unnecessary debt. One does not raise social strata by buying things but instead by acquiring enough wealth to qualify for the next category of wealth.” ― Zachariah Renfro
  11. “It is in times of financial hardship that families must by necessity come closer together and reaffirm their love more frequently. Stress and hardship can destroy a family.” ― Zachariah Renfro
  12. “Remember that family is not just a feeling that people have towards each other but a series of duties and responsibilities that must be fulfilled.” ― Zachariah Renfro
  13. “When you buy a bigger house, another luxury car, or a fancy boat, you are showing people that you used to have money.” ― Christopher Manske
  14. “When you are extravagant, you can result in yourself facing a lot of debt and not adjust to the pursuit of happiness.” ― Saaif Alam
  15. “Every cent you own and every moment you spend is always an investment.” ― Natalie Pace
  16. “Most Americans and Canadians (& earthlings) can save thousands annually with smarter energy choices. That’s a lot of bucket list vacations while providing far better for your own future and living a richer life today.” ― Natalie Pace, The ABCs of Money
  17. “Shopping secondhand is like a treasure hunt. It takes time to learn how to bargain shop, but you can become a money-saving thrift store shopper by planning ahead and being prepared.”- Sara Noel
  18. “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.” – Benjamin Franklin
  19. “Being frugal does not mean being cheap! It means being economical and avoiding waste”.- Catherine Pulsifer
  20. “A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.” ― William Feather
  21. “Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  22. “Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” – Ayn Rand
  23. “We are not to judge thrift solely by the test of saving or spending.  If one spends what he should prudently save, that certainly is to be deplored.  But if one saves what he should prudently spend, that is not necessarily to be commended.  A wise balance between the two is the desired end.”  –Owen D. Young
  24. “The simplest definition of a budget is “telling your money where to go.” ― Tsh Oxenreider
  25. “A personal budget is a manifestation of your decision to grab your finances by the balls” ― Money Tree Man
  26. “Budgeting is not just for people who do not have enough money. It is for everyone who wants to ensure that their money is enough.” ― Rosette Mugidde Wamambe
  27. “Now public business takes up so much of my time that I must get time a Sundays or night to look after my own matters.” ― Samuel Pepys
  28. “Don’t tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.” ― Joe Biden
  29. “Economy is idealism in its most practical form.” ― Calvin Coolidge
  30. “A Debt Problem Is, At Its Core, a Budgeting Problem.” ― Natalie Pace
  31. “A budget is more than just a series of numbers on a page; it is an embodiment of our values.” – Barack Obama
  32. “The budget evolved from a management tool into an obstacle to management.” – Frank Carlucci
  33. “Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.” – P.T. Barnum
  34. “A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.” – Dave Ramsey
  35. “There are a handful of people whom money won’t spoil, and we count ourselves among them.” – Mignon McLaughlin
  36. “The budget should be balanced not by more taxes, but by reduction of follies.” – Herbert Hoover
  37. “The budget is not just a collection of numbers, but an expression of our values and aspirations.” – Jacob Lew
  38. “Manage your spending by creating and sticking to a budget.” – Alexa Von Tobel
  39. “Just because you can afford it doesn’t mean you should buy it.” –  Suze Orman
  40. “We can’t do everything with a budget, but we can put the country on much sounder financial footing.” – Jeff Sessions
  41. “The budget doesn’t have much control over the government. Then again, the government doesn’t have much control over the budget.” – P. J. O’Rourke
  42. “It’s good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it’s good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven’t lost the things that money can’t buy.” –  George Horace Lorimer
  43. “There are people who have money and people who are rich.” – Coco Chanel
  44. “Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life.” – Michael Leboeuf
  45. “Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both.” – Benjamin Franklin
  46. “Money is like water: insufficient volume, it erodes the bedrock of principle and cuts its own channel.” –  Dr. Idel Dreimer
  47. “A budget is defined as the formal expression of plans, goals, and objectives of management that covers all aspects of operations for a designated time period.” – Jae K. Shim
  48. “You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.” –Dave Ramsey
  49. “The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing.” – Phillip Fisher
  50. “Wealth after all is a relative thing since he that has little and wants less is richer than he that has much and wants more.” – Charles Caleb Colton
  51. “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – most often attributed to Albert Einstein
  52. “I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.” – Pablo Picasso
  53. “It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.” – Aesop
  54. “Money should be mastered, not served.” – Publilius Syrus
  55. “Once you really accept that spending money doesn’t equal happiness, you have half the battle won.” – Ernest Callenbach
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