Investors have very short memories -Roman Abramovich

If inflation continues to soar, you’re going to have to work like a dog just to live like one. – George Gobel

If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion – George Bernard Shaw

Those who are unwilling to invest in the future haven’t earned one – H.W. Lewis,Technological Risk, 1990

Invest a few moments in thinking.  It will pay good interest – Author Unknown

More quotes from Twitter. Top ten money, saving and investment quotes for the week ending April 6. 2012 (On Storify)

Saving, Investment and Money Quotes from Twitter

This week we are experimenting with Storify by creating a list of quotes from Twitter.

Quotes From Twitter

It’s good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it’s good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven’t lost the things that money can’t buy – George Lorimer

Money is the barometer of a society’s virtue – Ayn Rand

A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts – Richard Branson

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over – Richard Branson

Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming – Richard Branson

He who marries for love without money has good nights and sorry days – Anonymous

Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil – Henry Fielding

Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy – Groucho Marx

Money will buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag its tail- Richard Friedman

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

If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys – James Goldsmith

Money is the best deodorant – Elizabeth Taylor

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination – Oscar Wilde

Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity. That’s how rich I want to be – Rita Rudner

Dogs have no money. Isn’t that amazing? They’re broke their entire lives. But they get through. You know why dogs have no money? .. No Pockets – Jerry Seinfeld

The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any – Katharine Whitehorn

The Humble Savers Pinterest Quotes Page – Updated


Optimism.. is the enemy of the rational buyer – Warren Buffett 

An investor’s worst enemy is not the stock market but his own emotions- Anon

The art is not in making money, but in keeping it. – Proverb

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game – Donald Trump

Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man – Kahlil Gibran


For this week’s quotes, we have used our Pinterest Board – Quotes. Updated with seven quotes ‘pinned’ to the board. Cheers

Pinterest: Humble Savers – Quotes


It’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong – George Soros

Stock market bubbles don’t grow out of thin air. They have a solid basis in reality, but reality as distorted by a misconception – George Soros

Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway – Warren Buffett

If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians – Warren Buffett

Money couldn’t buy friends, but you got a better class of enemy – Spike Milligan

Money is like a sixth sense – and you can’t make use of the other five without it –  William Somerset Maugham

It doesn’t matter if you’re black or white… the only color that really matters is green – Family Guy

If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting – Ben Franklin

What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more – Seneca

Money is usually attracted, not pursued – Jim Rohn

The four most dangerous words in investing are: ‘this time it’s different’ – Sir John Templeton

The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing – Phillip Fisher

In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable – Robert Arnott

Every once in a while, the market does something so stupid it takes your breath away – Jim Cramer, Host of CNBC Mad Money. He is also famous for losing his cool with this You Tube clip going viral at the start of the Global Financial Crisis

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas – Paul Samuelson

There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune:  go there with a large one – Jack Yelton

I cannot afford to waste my time making money – Louis Agassiz

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money – W.C. Fields

By the time I have money to burn, my fire will have burnt out – Author Unknown

Money and women.  They’re two of the strongest things in the world.  The things you do for a woman you wouldn’t do for anything else.  Same with money  – Satchel Paige

Inflation is the crabgrass in your savings – Robert Orben  (Crabgrass is a problem weed, prevalent in the US!)

Influence is like a savings account, the less you use it, the more you’ve got – Andrew Young

It’s never too early to encourage long term savings – Ron Lewis

Don’t emphasise money if you don’t have much; be happy – Dave Barry

For I don’t care too much for money, for money can’t buy me love. – The Beatles

Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort. – Helen Gurley Brown

Anything that we can do to raise personal savings is very much in the interest of this country – Alan Greenspan

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him – David Brinkley

Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil – J. Paul Getty

Nobody ever lost money taking a profit –  Bernard Baruch

No man’s credit is as good as his money –  Joe Moore

It’s difficult to save money when your neighbors keep buying things you can’t afford – Joe Moore

A slight change in the style of quotes after all the Christmas and New Year Quotes. The five quotes below are ‘motivational’ quotes and could come in handy if you are returning back to work!

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others – Ayn Rand

Always desire to learn something useful – Sophocles 

Begin to be now what you will be hereafter – William Jones

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you – Thomas Jefferson

Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward – Victor Kiam

New Year Quotes

Christmas Quotes

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest –  Commonly attributed to Benjamin Franklin

When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is – Oscar Wilde

By the time I have money to burn, my fire will have burnt out – Author Unknown

Those who are unwilling to invest in the future haven’t earned one  – H.W. Lewis,Technological Risk, 1990

Been sold a Pup! – Often said when you have been deceived by a salesperson.Follows on from ‘Never buy a pig in a poke (bag)’. In the old days, pigs were very valuable and often pigs would be swapped with pups and sold in a bag!

I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position – Mark Twain

Experience taught me a few things.  One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper.  The second is that you’re generally better off sticking with what you know.  And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make – Donald Trump

In the old days a man who saved money was a miser; nowadays he’s a wonder – Author Unknown

October:  This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks.  The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February – Mark Twain

Wealth – is  any income that is at least one hundred dollars more a year than the income of one’s wife’s sister’s husband  – H.L. Mencken

I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries – Jules Renard

Never invest in any idea you can’t illustrate with a crayon – Peter Lynch

Money is like manure.  You have to spread it around or it smells – J. Paul Getty

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America.  If I’m not there, I go to work – Robert Orben

The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters – Jean-Paul Kauffmann

I hate weekends because there is no stock market – Rene Rivkin

If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion – George Bernard Shaw

When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is-  Oscar Wilde

If a business does well, the stock eventually follows – Warren Buffett

Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for ten years  – Warren Buffett

So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money? – Ayn Rand

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake – Margaret Thatcher, former UK Prime Minister

It’s not your salary that makes you rich, it’s your spending habits –  Charles A Jaffe  – Former Chess Grand Master

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

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination” – Nelson Mandela

A mistake is simply another way of doing things – Katherine Graham

A prudent question is one half of wisdom – Francis Bacon

Beware of geeks bearing formulas – Warren Buffett

In the business world, the rear view mirror is always clearer than the windshield – Warren Buffett

The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights – J Paul Getty

“Money costs too much – Ross McDonald

Love lasteth as long as the money endureth – William Caxton

Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem – Bill Vaughan

Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man’s lifetime income – which he then spends sending his son to college – Bill Vaughan

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money – Benjamin Franklin

To be clever enough to get all the money, one must be stupid enough to want it – Gilbert K Chesterton

Someone stole all my credit cards, but I won’t be reporting it. The thief spends less than my wife did – Henry Youngman‎”

Never buy a pig in a poke” An old English saying. Poke is a ‘bag’ and you shouldn’t buy anything without seeing it with your own eyes.

Ever notice how it’s a penny for your thoughts, yet you put in your two-cents? Someone is making a penny on the deal! – Steven Wright

Ever wonder about those people who spend $2 apiece on those little bottles of Evian water? Try spelling Evian backward” – George Carlin

All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy –  Spike Milligan

If you have to ask, you can’t afford it! –  J. Pierpont

I’m tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok – Shaquille O’Neil

I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I squandered – George Best (Manchester United football great)

If all the rich people in the world divided up their money among themselves, there wouldn’t be enough to around” – Christina Stead

My problem lies with reconciling my gross habits with my net income – Erroll Flynn

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness didn’t know where to shop – Gertrude Stein

If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments –  Anonymous

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it rains –  Robert Frost

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed –  Kin Hubbard

If you lend someone $20.00 and you never see that person again; it was probably worth it! – Anonymous

The greatest good we can do for others is not just to share our riches with them, but to reveal theirs – Zig Zigler

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

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets – John D. Rockefeller

The simple truth about buying a shares – After all your research that convinces you to buy shares in a certain company, for you to buy the shares, you need someone to be just as convinced that it is time to sell those shares! 

Do you know, the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in – John D. Rockefeller.

Prevention is better than the cure – Understand the financial risks of all contracts and make sure these risks are protected before you sign. This can often mean getting an expert to advise you on the risks.

Be fearful when others are greedy and be greedy when others are fearful – Warren Buffett

To many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like – Will Smith

Formal education will make you a living; self education will make you a fortune – Jim Rohn, American speaker and author.


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