66 Quotes on WEALTH from Successful Millionaires
Phrases from Millionaires on Wealth1. Poor people have a big television. Rich people have a great bookstore: Jim Rohn 2. Never rely on a single source of income. Invest for a second one: Warren Buffett 3. It doesn’t matter how you live. It doesn’t matter what car you drive. It doesn’t matter what kind of clothes or brand you wear. The more you stress on your account, the harder it will be to focus on your goals. The cheaper you can live, the more options you’ll have: Mark Cuban 4. Never do something to simply make money. If this is your motivation, you better not do it: Richard Branson 5. Have fun. The game is much more fun when you try to do more than just make money: Tony Hsieh 6. Be grateful for what you have, and you will end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, no matter what you achieve, it will never be enough: Oprah Winfrey 7. It’s not about how much money you make, but how much you have left, how hard you work for yourself and how many generations you will have left: Robert Kiyosaki 8. Don’t tell me how much you’re worth, show me your budget and I’ll tell you how much you’re worth: Joe Biden 9. Don’t think in terms of taking big risks to get big results. Think of the least amount of risk for that great result, and be disciplined about it: Tony Robbins 10. Know what you have, and understand why you have it: Peter Lynch 11. Stop buying things you don’t need to impress people you don’t care about: Suze Orman 12. The best reward for becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money you earn. It’s the kind of person you have to become to become one: Jim Rohn 13. Financial peace of mind isn’t about buying a lot of things. It’s about learning to live on less than what you earn, so you can help others and have something to invest in. You can’t win until you do this: Dave Ramsey 14. To win big, sometimes you’ll have to take big risks: Bill Gates 15. Save a third, live with a third and give a third: Angelina Jolie 17. I think of my business and investments as extensions of my family: Barbara Corcoran 18. If we were motivated by money, we would have sold Google and we would have been on the beach: Larry Page These initial millionaires’ phrases show that the richest people on the planet had to have very different thoughts the rest of humanity to reach the level of wealth in which they find themselves today. In conclusion, if your goal is to become rich, you will have to change your perspective on money and how you relate to it. These quotes from successful millionaires and entrepreneurs will help you achieve this. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook 19. My goal was never to start a business. Many people misunderstand this, as if it means that I don’t care about income or profitability. But for me, this isn’t the only thing – it’s also creating something that really impacts the world. What do you have to say about one of the most successful investors of all time and what are his favorite millionaire quotes? Warren Buffett. 20. I will tell you how to get rich: Close the doors. Be cautious when others are greedy, and be ambitious when others are afraid. Evan Spiegel, founder of Snapchat 21. There are very few people in this world who can create a business like this impact. I’m not interested in trading this for some short-term profit (regarding the possibility of selling Snapchat to Facebook). Oprah Winfrey 22. The reason why I have been able to be so successful financially is because my approach has never, not for a minute, been money. Michael Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg 23. I think the more money you put in people’s hands, the more money they will spend. And if they don’t spend it, they will invest it; and investing the money is another way to create jobs. Larry Page, co-founder of Google 24. If we were motivated by money, we would have sold Google and been on the beach by now. Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon 25. I think that simplicity leads to innovation, as do other kinds of restrictions. One of the only ways out of a safe is to invent a new way to do it. Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google 26. You always hear the phrase money doesn’t buy happiness…but I thought in the back of my mind, that a lot of money could buy some of it, when the reality is that it doesn’t. Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba 27. Making money today is very simple. Doing it responsibly with society and improving the world is when it becomes difficult. Ingvar Kamprad, founder of IKEA 28. I’m a little tied up with money, and what’s wrong with that? I think about the money I’m about to spend and wonder if IKEA customers can afford it…. I could travel first class, but… Michael Dell, founder of Dell 29. I think you have to understand the economics of a business before you have a strategy, and you have to understand the strategy before you have a structure. If you do this in a mess, you’ll most likely fail. 30. Life is too short to share with people who are not resourceful: Jeff Bezos 31. When you innovate, you have to be prepared for everyone to tell you you’re crazy: Larry Ellison 32. We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering: Bill Gates 33. When something is important enough, you do it even when the odds are not in your favor: Elon Musk 34. It is our choices that show what we really are, much more than our abilities: J. K. Rowling 35. What God intended for you goes far beyond what you can imagine: Oprah Winfrey 36. I told my son, You don’t have to be in the top three of your class. Being part of the average is fine, as long as your grades aren’t bad. Only such people have time to learn other skills: Jack Ma 37. I think a simple business rule is, if you make things easier first, then you can really make a lot of progress: Mark Zuckerberg 38. It’s simple arithmetic: Your income can only grow as much as you do: T. Harv Eker 39. Formal education will make you live; education will make you a fortune: Jim Rohn 40. The only difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they invest their time: Robert Kiyosaki 42. Before you can become a millionaire, you must learn to think like one. You must learn to motivate yourself to counteract fear with courage: Thomas J. Stanley 43. You can’t work three hours a week and earn $100,000. The mud pot mentality always defeats the microwave mentality: Dave Ramsey 44.The rich have small televisions and large libraries, and the poor have small libraries and large television sets: Zig Ziglar 45. I have come to the conclusion that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a state of mind of millions by having rich thoughts: Edward Young 46. All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas, not money: Robert Collier 47. Every day is a bank account, and time is our currency. No one is rich, no one is poor, we each have 24 hours: Christopher Rice 48. Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t create Disneyland just for the sake of making money: Walt Disney 49. What keeps you from being rich? In most cases it is simply a lack of belief. To get rich, you must believe you can do it, and you must take the actions necessary to reach your goal: Suze Orman 50. Wealth is largely the result of habit: John Jacob Astor 51. All achievements, all the riches gained, have their beginning in one idea: Napoleon Hill 52. Too many people spend the money they earn to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like: Will Rogers 53. Economic problems are not solved with money, they are solved with imagination. Anthony Robbins 54. The secret of my success was to surround myself with people who were smarter than me: Andrew Carnegie 55. Money will not make you successful. The freedom to win it yes: Nelson Mandela 56. I refuse to feel guilty. I feel guilty for too much in my life, but not for the money, I went through periods when I had nothing, so someone in my family has to become rich: Jim Carrey 57. Money cannot buy happiness, but it will certainly give you a better kind of memory: President Ronald Reagan 58. Don’t play games you don’t understand, even if you see a lot of people making money with them: Tony Hsieh 59. The road to wealth depends on only two words, industry and frugality: Benjamin Franklin 60. 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 61. Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it’s about having a lot of options: Chris Rock 62. If your only goal is to get rich, you will never make it: John D. Rockefeller 63. A budget tells your money where to go, rather than asking where it went: John C. Maxwell 64. Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, wins it; he who does not, pays for it: Albert Einstein 65. Lack of money is never a problem. Lack of money is simply a symptom of what is happening inside you: T. Harv Eker 66. All wealth comes from adding value, from producing more, better, cheaper, faster and easier than anyone else: Brian Tracy If you want to achieve financial independence, you’ll have to read these millionaires’ phrases several times and live by their principles. Wealth is something that takes time, so invest in yourself, your knowledge, resources and motivation. And there’s no better way to motivate yourself to achieve your financial goals than by being inspired by those successful millionaires.
This article has been written by Chandra Mehta.
Chandra is a seasoned banker with 35+ years of experience in banking and financial services industry. He’s a retired banker and has served as Chief Manager and Assistant Vice President in State Bank of India/or its subsidiaries.
He has authored many articles on this site (allonmoney.com).