The best quotes about saving money

You have this huge challenge called Saving Money which most people would say should be a habit.  There was nothing habitual I was doing in my early years about saving money.  Then, of course, in my twenties, all the financial crisis emerged. Saving money was my forever challenge until I pushed through it and just told myself, “No, this is not as hard as you think it is.”  When big things get smaller, even mentally, they seem more accomplishable. Quotes are my number one mental block revivers.  Anytime I needed some inspiration or a quick reminder of something that I already know.  I would search for a quote. 

Here is a list of some of the most inspirational quotes about saving money. They will help you get the instant spark to continue pushing through the challenges.

List of Quotes:

Saving Money Quotes while Spending

  • The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten. – Benjamin Franklin 
  • Shopping second-hand 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
  • Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. —Epictetus
  • 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
  • Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying. That’s not just a catchy slogan. It’s the very essence of successful investing. —J. Paul Getty
Quotes about saving money
  • Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs. —Zig Ziglar
  • My old father used to have a saying:  If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter. —Abraham Lincoln
  • It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. —Eleanor Roosevelt
  • A bargain is something you can’t use at a price you can’t resist. –Franklin Jones
  • A bargain ain’t a bargain unless it’s something you need. –Sidney Carroll
  • Never buy what you do not need because it is cheap; it will be dear to you. –Thomas Jefferson

Being a smart shopper is the first step to getting rich. –Mark Cuban Click To Tweet

Quotes about being Frugal

  • It is great wealth to a soul to live frugally with a contented mind. –Lucretius
  • Being frugal does not mean being cheap! It means being economical and avoiding waste.- Catherine Pulsifer 
  • Frugality is founded on the principle that all riches have limits.- Edmund Burke
  • Frugality includes all the other virtues. –Cicero
  • Financial peace isn’t the acquisition of stuff. It’s learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can’t win until you do this. —Dave Ramsey
  • I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money. —Pablo Picasso
  • Enough is better than too much. –Dutch Proverb
  • Thrift is the best means of thriving. –Charles J. Hare
  • Money should be mastered, not served. –Publilius Syrus
  • Once you really accept that spending money doesn’t equal happiness, you have half the battle won. –Ernest Callenbach
  • The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means. –Sir Henry Taylor
  • A treasure is to be valued for its own sake and not for what it will buy. –Graham Greene
Saving money quotes
  • Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things. –Elise Boulding     
  • There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living within your means. –Calvin Coolidge   
  • I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living.  –John D. Rockefeller             
  • Frugality may be termed the daughter of Prudence, the sister of Temperance, and the parent of Liberty.  –Samuel Johnson

The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket. —Will Rogers Click To Tweet

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Quotes about looking on the bright side of Saving Money

  • Everyday is a bank account, and time is our currency. No one is rich, no one is poor, we’ve got 24 hours each. –-Christopher Rice
  • 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. —Benjamin Franklin
  • Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver. —Ayn Rand
  • 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
  • Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. —Benjamin Franklin
  • It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for. —Robert Kiyosaki
  • Rich people stay rich by living like they’re broke. Broke people stay broke by living like they’re rich. –Unknown

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. –Seneca Click To Tweet

Saving Money is hard work quotes

  • Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant. —P.T. Barnum
  • Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. –Thomas Edison
  • I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. —Thomas Jefferson
  • You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you. —Dave Ramsey
  • Never spend your money before you have it.Thomas Jefferson
  • Don’t tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.” —Joe Biden
  • A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. —David Brinkley
  • If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it! —Jonathan Winters
  • If plan A fails, remember there are 25 more letters. —Chris Guillebeau
  • If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed. —Edmund Burke
  • The best way to save money is not to lose it. –Les Williams

The art is not in making money, but in keeping it. –Proverb Click To Tweet

When defining why you need to Save money quotes

  • Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. –Thomas Edison
  • Money often costs too much. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • It’s how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success. —David Feherty
  • He who loses money loses much; He who loses a friend loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all. —Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. —Norman Vincent Peale
  • 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
  • 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

It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for.—Robert Kiyosaki Click To Tweet

Money saving quotes

Why it’s wiser to Save Money quotes

  • 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
  • Too many people spend money they earned..to buy things they don’t want to impress people that they don’t like. —Will Rogers
  • A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart. —Jonathan Swift
  • An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. —Benjamin Franklin
  • Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. —Henry David Thoreau
  • Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self. —Nathan W. Morris
  • A man who both spends and saves money is the happiest man because he has both enjoyments. –Samuel Johnson
  • Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises. –Aristotle
  • Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. –Benjamin Franklin
  • If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting. —Benjamin Franklin
  • 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
  • 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
  • Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving. – Warren Buffett

Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving. – Warren Buffett Click To Tweet

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