Compiled by Marian Head


The basic rules of becoming financially free are really quite simple
and can be learned by anyone, but it’s the implementation of these
rules week after week, year after year that is the challenging part.
—Kristine Geimure

It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune,
and when you have it, it requires ten times as much skill to keep it.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination. Imagination is the
workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
—Napoleon Hill

They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable,
but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
—Princess Diana

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
—Henry David Thoreau

It is the heart that makes a man rich.
He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
—Henry Ward Beecher

The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth
if you lost all your money.

Profits are better than wages.
Wages will make you a living; profits can make you a fortune.
—Jim Rohn

Today the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears.
—Brian Tracy

Success is not to be measured by how much material wealth is possessed,
but whether you are able to create at will what you need.
—Paramhansa Yogananda

The first step in finding financial freedom is to realize that financial freedom has
absolutely nothing to do with how much money you have or make…
[it’s] more about our attitudes toward money than about the amount of money.
—Chris Widener

What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate
on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference,
not only in your own life, but in other people’s lives.
—Oprah Winfrey

Life begets life. Energy becomes energy.
It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.
—Sarah Bernhardt

Not what we have but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.
—John Petit-Senn

Money isn’t everything…but it ranks right up there with oxygen.
—Rita Davenport

Money won’t make you happy…but everybody wants to find that out for themselves.
—Zig Ziglar

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
—Woody Allen

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

Having more money does not insure happiness. People with ten million
dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars.
—Hobart Brown

Do not value money for any more nor any less than it’s worth;
it is a good servant but a bad master.
—Alexandre Dumas

Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches,
but they mean the riches possessed by others.
—Charles Caleb Colton

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to
administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
—Andrew Carnegie