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50 Motivational Quotes By Millionaires To Inspire Riches

I think that we would all love to be rich, or at least have enough money to live comfortably without stress. If not, how could a show like, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? been around since 1998 with various versions spread across 160 countries? Well, we can’t all suddenly get rich off of a game show, but you can work hard and fulfill your dreams, and here are several inspirational millionaire quotes to help.

These are not quotes about millionaires, but by them. What’s the key to success? How can you build a profitable business? The following sayings may help you figure out just that.

Motivational Millionaire Quotes

These millionaires’ quotes on money, business, success, and more are sure to inspire you to bring into existence your own wealth.

1. “If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.” – Elon Musk

2. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey Quote

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

4. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates

5. “Money makes your life easier. If you’re lucky to have it, you’re lucky.” – Al Pacino

6. “Whatever your dream is, every extra penny you have needs to be going to that.” – Will Smith

7. “I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.” – Pablo Picasso

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8. “A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.” – Bob Hope

9. “We’ve had three big ideas at Amazon that we’ve stuck with for 18 years, and they’re the reason we’re successful: Put the customer first. Invent. And be patient.” – Jeff Bezos

10. “Careers, like rockets, don’t always take off on time. The trick is to always keep the engine running.” – Gary Sinise

11. “The time making money should be greater than the time that you are spending money.” – Sophia Amoruso

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

13. “Making money is easy. It is. The difficult thing in life is not making it, it’s keeping it.” – John McAfee

John McAfee Quote

14. “I haven’t been as wild with my money as somebody like me might have been. I’ve been very safe, very conservative with investments. I don’t blow money. I don’t have a ton of houses. I know things can go away. I’ve already had that experience.” – Jim Carrey

15. “Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn’t that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.” – Marilyn Monroe

16. “Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.” – Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando Quote

17. “Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.” – Richard M. DeVos

18. “Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.” – David Frost

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19. “Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” – Ray Kroc

Ray Kroc Quote

20. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen

21. “Exceed your customer’s expectations. If you do, they’ll come back over and over. Give them what they want – and a little more.” – Sam Walton

22. “If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.” – J. Paul Getty

23. “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.” – W. C. Fields

24. “Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.” – Joyce Brothers

Joyce Brothers Quote

25. “My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.” – Steve Jobs

26. “Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.” – Ken Hakuta

27. “Failure is success if we learn from it.” – Malcolm Forbes

28. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

29. “I always invest my own money in the companies that I create. I don’t believe in the whole thing of just using other people’s money. I don’t think that’s right. I’m not going to ask other people to invest in something if I’m not prepared to do so myself.” – Elon Musk

30. “If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.” – John D. Rockefeller

31. “To me, the money is – it’s certainly a wonderful thing. But it is in direct proportion to how you’re able to bless yourself and bless others with it.” – Oprah Winfrey

32. “If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.” – Lawrence Welk

33. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates

Bill Gates Quote

34. “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” – Will Smith

35. “There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” – Sam Walton

36. “Look at what is broken in society, figure out how to make it better, and then, around that, formulate a business.” – Whitney Wolfe Herd

37. “I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.” – Jeff Bezos

38. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

Colin Powell Quote

39. “Just because you got money doesn’t mean you’re gonna be happy, and just ‘cuz you can buy everything in the world doesn’t mean you’re gonna find your purpose.” – Logic

40. “Success is not defined by money or status, necessarily, but by how many people you’ve impacted and how fulfilled you feel with your decisions. If you can garner all of these things, then more power and success to you, but all in all, you must feel happy and satisfied with what you personally have put out into the world.” – Kirstin Maldonado

41. “Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important.” – Keanu Reeves

42. “Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.” – George Burns

George Burns Quote

43. “Neither a borrower nor a lender be.” – William Shakespeare

44. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King

45. “Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” – Pablo Picasso

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

47. “Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.” – Madam C. J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker Quote

48. “Every time I am tempted to buy some dopey thing, I hear my late father’s voice: ‘Do you really need that?’ He was big on saving money and buying as much security as possible. He also encouraged charitable giving. So, I am responsible with currency.” – Bill O’Reilly

49. “The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.” – Thomas A. Edison

50. “Good things happen to those who hustle.” – Chuck Noll

Chuck Noll Quote