30 Quotes to Get You Started Saving

The hardest part of making a change in your life, is just getting started. Sometimes all you need is a good quote that “speaks” to you. Here are a list of my favorite money quotes that will hopefully inspire you to get started and keeping going on the track to financial freedom.

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

Nelson Mandela

1. Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. —George Herbert

2. Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. —Epictetus

3. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. —Og Mandino

4. 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

5. Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. —Tony Robbins

6. It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. —Confucius

Money quotes: Saying from Confucius

7. You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you. —Dave Ramsey

8. It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. —Seneca

9. Never spend your money before you have it. —Thomas Jefferson

10. 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

11. If you live for having it all, what you have is never enough. —Vicki Robin

12. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. —Mark Twain

13. There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich. —Marlene Dietrich

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

15. Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. —Helen Keller

16. By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. —Benjamin Franklin

17. A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some. —Joe Moore

18. Unless you control your money, making more won’t help.  You’ll just have bigger payments. —Dave Ramsey

19. 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

20. If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting. —Benjamin Franklin

21. I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money. —Pablo Picasso

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

23. Finance is not merely about making money. It’s about achieving our deep goals and protecting the fruits of our labor. It’s about stewardship and, therefore, about achieving the good society. —Robert J. Shiller

24. Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like. —Will Rogers

25. You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. —Rabindranath Tagore

26. If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher’s stone. —Benjamin Franklin

27. What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. —Ralph Marston

28. Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. —Jim Rohn

29. If you’re going through hell, keep going. —Winston Churchill

30. Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. —Kyle Chandler

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