Money & Finance,  Professional Development

21 Quotes on Investing, Money & Life to Inspire You in 2021

Who couldn’t use a little bit of extra inspiration as we work towards our personal, professional, and financial goals in 2021? Here are 21 of The Ambitious Dollar’s favorite quotes on investing, money, and life.


“Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.”

– Benjamin Franklin


“You’ve got to tell your money what to do or it will leave.”

– Dave Ramsey


“It’s not your salary that makes you rich; it’s your spending habits.”

– Charles A. Jaffe


“Do not save what is left after spending. But spend what is left after saving.”

– Warren Buffett


“Something magical happens when you write down your goals. It changes the way you see your situation.”

– Dave Ramsey


“The thing I have discovered working with personal finance is that it is not rocket science. Personal finance is about 80% behavior. It is only about 20% head knowledge.”

– Dave Ramsey


“Personal finance, like most important aspects of life, is a never-ending quest. The competent investor never stops learning.”

– William J. Bernstein


“Too many people spend money they earned…to buy things they don’t want…to impress people that they don’t like.”

– Will Rogers


“You must gain control of your money or the lack of it will forever control you.”

– Dave Ramsey


“It’s not what you are that holds you back. It’s what you think you are not.”

– Denis Waitley


“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


“The single most powerful asset we have is our mind. If trained well, it can create enormous wealth.”

– Robert Kiyosaki


“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn’t, pays it.”

– Albert Einstein


“Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.”

– Henry David Thoreau


“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

– Warren Buffett


“The difference between successful pepole and really successful people is that really successful people say not to almost everything.”

– Warren Buffett


“It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.”

– Warren Buffett


“Long-term thinkers are the ones who win with money. Keep your eye on the future instead of your circumstances.”

– Dave Ramsey


“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.”

– Warren Buffett


“The more your money works for you, the less you have to work for money.”

– Idowu Koyenikan


“Fortune sides with him who dares.”

– Virgil

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