Quotes about Financial Management

"Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."

William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers (November 4, 1879 – August 15, 1935) was an American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer and actor and one of the best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s.


"Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either."

Evan Esar (1899 - 1995) was an American humorist who wrote Esar's Comic Dictionary 1943 and 20,000 Quips and Quotes in 1968.


"It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference."

Thomas John "Tom" Brokaw (born February 6, 1940) is an American television journalist and author best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004.


"It's not your salary that makes you rich, it's your spending habits."

Charles Jaffe (circa 1879, Dubrouna, Belarus – 12 July 1941, Brooklyn,) was a Belarusian-American chess master, of virtually Grandmaster strength at his peak in the 1910s, when he was one of the world's top players. Jaffe was also a chess writer.


"Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart."

Scott Raymond Adams (born June 8, 1957) is the American creator of the Dilbert comic strip and the author of several nonfiction worksof satire, commentary, business, and general speculation.


"As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money."

Martin Cruz Smith (born Martin William Smith in 1942) is an American mystery novelist.


"It's not the having, it's the getting."

Charles Haddon (C.H.) Spurgeon (June 19, 1834 – January 31, 1892) was a British Particular Baptist preacher who remains highly influential among Christians of different denominations, among whom he is still known as the "Prince of Preachers".


"Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased."

Adam Smith (baptised 16 June 1723 – died 17 July 1790) a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneer of political economics.


"Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without."

Joseph Wood Krutch (1893-1970) American author, editor, and teacher. Highly regarded as a social and literary critic.


"Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come."

Greer Garson (September 29, 1904 – April 6, 1996) was a British-born actress who was very popular during World War II.