100 Inspirational Sayings About Success, Money and Wealth

Everyone needs money, wealth and all-round success in life which is why these top inspirational Sayings about success, Money and Wealth are so valuable. One common fact about Money, Wealth and Success is that they are all products of hard work and hustle over time. Hence, as long as you hunger for these three, you will always have the power within you to achieve it and to motivate you to push further to achieve your business goals, we have arranged these top inspirational sayings to guide you. Let’s go!

Inspirational Sayings About Success

1. In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” Nikos Kazantzakis

2. “Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.”Tony Hsieh

3. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

4. “Behind every successful man, there’s a lot of unsuccessful years.” Bob Brown

5. “If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success.”  Malcolm X

6. “Success is the child of audacity.” ― Benjamin Disraeli

7. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”  Winston Churchill

8. The true success is the person who invented himself. ― Al Goldstein

9. “The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow.” ― Anonymous

10. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” ― Bruce Lee

11. “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.” ― G. K. Chesterton

12. “The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.” ― Anonymous

13. “My secret for success? I don’t know what the hell success means.” ― Al Lewis

14. ” Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

15. Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember–the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.” Zig Ziglar

16. “People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.” Tony Robbins

17. “Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.”―Thomas J. Watson

18. “Find somebody to be successful for. Raise their hopes. Think of their needs.” — Barack Obama

19. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” — John D. Rockefeller

20. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”  Jim Rohn

21. “If you’re saving, you’re succeeding.” ― Steve Burkholder

22. “Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.” — Anonymous

23. “90% of your plans are going to fail no matter what you do. Get used to it.” — Mark Manson

24. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”Michael John Bobak

25. “The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything” — Warren Buffett

26. I don’t dwell on success. Maybe that’s one reason I’m successful. — Calvin Klein

27. “A minute’s success pays the failure of years.” — Robert Browning

28. “The key to success is to focus on goals, not obstacles.” — Anonymous

29. “The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.” — Criss Jami

30. “Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life; it’s about what you inspire others to do.” — Anonymous

31. “Success is leaving a good path, or even better, leaving no path at all.” — Maxime Lagacé

32. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” Thomas Alva Edison

33. “We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.”  — Samuel Smiles

34. Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” — Albert Schweitzer

35. “There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.” — Anthony Robbins

36. “If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right.” — Henry Ford

37. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson

38. Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. — Bill Gates

39. “I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come indirectly through accident, except the phonograph. No, when I have fully decided that a result is worth getting, I go about it, and make trial after trial, until it comes.” —  Thomas Edison

40. “He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who has left the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who has never lacked appreciation of earth’s beauty or failed to express it; who has always looked for the best in others and given them the best he had; whose life was an inspiration; whose memory a benediction.”— Bessie Stanley

Inspirational Sayings About Wealth and Money

41. “Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” Ayn Rand

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

43. “While money can’t buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery.” ― Groucho Marx

44. “Making money isn’t hard in itself… What’s hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one’s life too.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón

45. “Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.” William A. Ward

46. “The way to wealth depends on just two words, industry and frugality.”  —  Benjamin Franklin

47. “I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.” Robert Bosch

48. “Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man.” Kahlil Gibran

49. “Wealth is largely the result of habit.” – John Jacob Astor

50. “Money is a great servant but a bad master.” ― Francis Bacon

51. “Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shuts down for ten years.” Warren Buffett

52. “What’s keeping you from being rich? In most cases, it’s simply a lack of belief. In order to become rich, you must believe you can do it, and you must take the actions necessary to achieve your goal.” — Suze Orman

53. “One penny may seem to you a very insignificant thing, but it is the small seed from which fortunes spring.” — Orison Swett Marden

54. “If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.” — John D. Rockefeller

55. “Wealth is the product of man’s capacity to think.” Ayn Rand

56. “If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.” Edmund Burke

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

58. “He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith loses all.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

59. “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

60. “Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.” – Benjamin Franklin

61. “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

62. “Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it’s greedy or loving.” – Dan Millman

63. “Success is one-half working for money, and one-half working that money.” – Anonymous

64. “Invest in as much of yourself as you can, you are your own biggest asset by far.” – Warren Buffett

65. “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.” – Henry Ford

66. “The habit of saving is itself an education; it fosters every virtue, teaches self-denial, cultivates the sense of order, trains to forethought, and so broadens the mind.” – T.T. Munger

67. “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

68. “Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.” – Erich From

69. “I made my money the old-fashioned way. I was very nice to a wealthy relative right before he died.” – Malcolm Forbes

70. “Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations. You have to pay attention to money, but it shouldn’t be about the money.” – Tim O’Reilly

71. “The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.” ― Unknown

72. “When I had money everyone called me brother.” Polish proverb

73. “Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” – Norman Vincent Peale

74. “Save a part of your income and begin now, for the man with a surplus controls circumstances and the man without a surplus is controlled by circumstances.” – Henry Buckley

75. “Money problems can always be solved by a man not frightened by them.” ―  Robert Anson Heinlein

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

77. “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

78. “Beauty is a whore, I like money better.” ― Michael Cunningham

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

80. “Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.” ― James W. Frick

81. “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 Lorimer

82. “It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.”  ― Oscar Wilde

83. “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” ― Jim Rohn

84. “Don’t think money does everything or you are going to end up doing everything for money.” ― Voltaire

85. ” Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with basic goodness.” ― Anne Frank

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Funny Sayings about Money

Inspirational sayings about Success, money and Wealth

86. “Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.” ― Mae West

87.  “Money is like a sixth sense – and you can’t make use of the other five without it.” ― William Somerset Maugham

88. “Money is the opposite of the weather. Nobody talks about it, but everybody does something about it.” ― Rebecca Johnson

89.  “Cocaine is God’s way of saying you’re making too much money.” — Robin Williams

90. “Money and women are the most sought after and the least known about of any two things we have.” — Will Rogers

91. “Money is the best deodorant.” — Elizabeth Taylor

92. “Money often costs too much.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

93. “Business is the art of extracting money from another man’s pocket without resorting to violence.” — Max Amsterdam

94. ” I don’t like money, actually, but it quiets my nerves.” — Joe Louis

95. “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.” — Oscar Wilde

96. “Money is like manure. You have to spread it around or it smells.”  — J. Paul Getty

97. If women didn’t exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning. — Aristotle Onassis

98. If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion. — George Bernard Shaw

99. “The way to stop financial joyriding is to arrest the chauffeur, not the automobile.” — Woodrow Wilson

100. “Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex, you thought of nothing else if you didn’t have it and thought of other things if you did.” — James Arthur Baldwin.

Chika Udeh
Chika holds a B.A in English language/History and has over 5 years experience in content development and journalism. She loves playing with writing, wordsmiths, and storytelling in all its forms, and when she is not writing about famous people and events that matter, she is probably listening or dancing to some cool jams.


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