Yes, this is what we are talking about. Money or moolah. There is plutomania; people with obsessive preoccupation with pursuit of wealth Then there are folks who suffered from what they call “money-rexia“.

A person with this kind of disorder or money-rexia believes that one can never be rich enough and the irrational fear that one will become destitute.

famous money quotes

According to Lauren Cahn (Huffington Post) money-rexics are folks who have made enough wealth to live quite comfortably but who still having the fear of there will never be enough money to keep them from some unnamed, vague suffering that is yet to come. Scary, won’t you think so?

Luckily, I’m only obsessed with quotes about money or money quotes.

“Money is usually attracted, not pursued.” – Jim Rohn

“If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can’t buy” – Proverb

“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” – Norman Vincent Peale

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

“A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.” – Jonathan Swift

“When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion.” – Voltaire

“When a fellow says it ain’t the money but the principle of the thing, it’s the money.” – Kin Hubbard

“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 safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.” – Frank Hubbard

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

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

“If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.” – Benjamin Franklin

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

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

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

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

“The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash.” – Anonymous

“Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Money never starts an idea. It is always the idea that starts the money.” – Owen Laughlin

“A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

“Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” – Ayn Rand

“Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“It isn’t necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It’s only necessary to be rich.” – Alan Alda

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

“Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.” – William A. Ward

“It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.” – Seneca

“Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.” – Erich Fromm

“The person who doesn’t know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn’t know where his last dollar went.” – Unknown

“I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.” – Robert Bosch

“That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.” – Henry David Thoreau

“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

“It’s not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It’s the customer who pays the wages.” – Henry Ford

“Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed.” – Gandhi

“When a fellow says it ain’t the money but the principle of the thing, it’s the money.” – Artemus Ward

“He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Money is good for nothing unless you know the value of it by experience.” – P.T Barnum

“Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice of how he acts when he loses money.” – Simone Weil

“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 never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.” – Benjamin Franklin

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.” – Maya Angelou

“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

“Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying. That’s not just a catchy slogan. It’s the very essence of successful investing.” – J. Paul Getty

“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