Compiled by Mia Inderbitzin
Financial education needs to become a part of our national curriculum and
systems, so that its not just the rich kids that learn about money, its all of us.
In all realms of life, it takes courage to stretch your limits,
power and fulfill your potential. Its no different in the financial realm.
Money talks but all mine ever says is goodbye.
To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation
in the basics of educationliteracy, both verbal and numericaland communication skills.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
People with low financial literacy standards are often unable
take their ideas and create assets out of them.
Im living so far beyond my income that we may almost be
said to be living apart.
E. E. Cummings
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six,
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty six, result misery.
Charles Dickens, David Copperfield
If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.
No mans credit is as good as his money.
Edgar Watson Howe
Buy land. They aint making any more of the stuff.
The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put
it in your pocket.
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest
in America. If Im not there, I go to work.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free;
if our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
If women didnt exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
If you must work for money, find a way to work and be happy.
That is financial intelligence.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
In most cases, when people make more money, they get deeper in debt.
This is why money alone does not make you rich.
Money isnt everything, but its right up there with oxygen.
My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
Quick riches are more dangerous than poverty.
Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty
is a great enemy
to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty; it makes some virtues
impracticable and others extremely difficult.
Most investors say, Dont take risks. The rich
investor takes risks.
Success in investing doesnt correlate with I.Q. once youre above the level
of twenty-five. Once you have ordinary intelligence, what you need is the
temperament to control the urges that get other people into trouble in investing.