100 Rich Mindset Quotes To Motivate You

Inspirational Millionaire Mindset Quotes For Success

For many successful business people, getting rich is a state of mind. They had to remove their limiting beliefs and instead, take on a positive money mindset. If you desire to be wealthy, the following rich mindset quotes will motivate you to take action and set up your life so that you can succeed in business.


“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

“You don’t have to be like most people around you, because most people never become truly rich and wealthy.” -Manoj Arora

“To achieve what 1% of the world’s population has (Financial Freedom), you must be willing to do what only 1% dare to do..hard work and perseverance of highest order.” -Manoj Arora

“Money is just a consequence. I always say to my team, ‘Don’t worry too much about profitability. If you do your job well, the profitability will come.’” -Bernard Arnault

“Wealth is largely the result of habit.” -John Jacob Astor

“More people should learn to tell their dollars where to go instead of asking them where they went.” -Roger Babson

“To get rich, you have to be making money while you’re asleep.” -David Bailey

“Try to save something while your salary is small; it’s impossible to save after you begin to earn more.” -Jack Benny

“Because, you know, resilience – if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you’d be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn’t a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.” -Jeff Bezos

“I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” -Jeff Bezos

“My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed that week. If we didn’t have anything, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying.” -Sara Blakely 

“America is built around this premise that you can do it, and there are an awful lot of people who are unlikely to have done it who did.” -Michael Bloomberg

“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” -Richard Branson

“I feel there’s an existential angst among young people. I didn’t have that. They see enormous mountains, where I only saw one little hill to climb.” -Sergey Brin

“I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy.” -Warren Buffett

“I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for ten years.” -Warren Buffett

“All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there. All you have to do is go after it.” -Curtis Carlson

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” -Dale Carnegie

“Every pound is a seedling. Invest your seedlings to create a tree. Re-invest your seedlings to grow a forest.” -George Choy

“To Become Rich — You Must Value Saving More than Spending.” – George Choy

“The more you learn, the more you earn.” -Frank Clark

“All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas—not money.” -Robert Collier

“Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.” -Stephen Covey

“Instead, I have an abundance mentality: When people are genuinely happy at the successes of others, the pie gets larger.” -Stephen Covey

“Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.” -Walt Disney

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney 

“Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.” -Peter Drucker

“When you innovate, you’ve got to be prepared for everyone telling you you’re nuts.” -Larry Ellison

“Great achievers are driven, not so much by the pursuit of success, but by the fear of failure .” -Larry Ellison 

“It’s simple arithmetic: Your income can grow only to the extent that you do.” -T. Harv Eke

“So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is more important than working hard.” -Caterina Fake 

“Life-fulfilling work is never about the money. When you feel true passion for something, you instinctively find ways to nurture it.” -Eileen Fisher

“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

“I think that much of the advice given to young men about saving money is wrong. I never saved a cent until I was forty years old. I invested in myself – in study, in mastering my tools, in preparation. Many a man who is putting a few dollars a week into the bank would do much better to put it into himself.” -Henry Ford

“Whether you think you can, or think you can’t — you’re right.” -Henry Ford

“To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks.” Bill Gates

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” -Bill Gates

“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.” -Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson

“Becoming a millionaire is not the end goal; your growth and development en-route is what matters.” -Mark Victor Hansen

“Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle.” -Ken Hakuta

“Success isn’t supposed to feel comfortable” -Jordan Hoechlin

“The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.” – Reid Hoffman

“Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.” -Tony Hsieh

“Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” -Drew Houston 

“Fearlessness is not the absence of fear. It’s the mastery of fear. It’s about getting up one more time than we fall down.” -Arianna Huffington

“Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.” -Arianna Huffington

“The trick is to make sure you don’t die waiting for prosperity to come.” -Lee Iacocca

“It’s not your salary that makes you rich, it’s your spending habits.” -Charles Jaffe

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” -Steve Jobs,

“The only difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they use their time.” -Robert Kiyosaki 

“It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for.” -Robert Kiyosaki

“Relentlessly strive to come up with new and better products and produce them more efficiently than the alternatives.”-Charles Koch

“The money you make is a symbol of the value you create.” – Idowu Koyenikan

 “Know what you own, and know why you own it.” -Peter Lynch

“If you’re prepared to invest in a company, then you ought to be able to explain why in simple language that a fifth grader could understand, and quickly enough so the fifth grader won’t get bored.” -Peter Lynch

“Great investors need to have the right combination of intuition, business sense and investment talent.” -Andrew Wen-Chuan Lo

“One penny may seem to you a very insignificant thing, but it is the small seed from which fortunes spring.” -Orison Swett Marden

“Be so good they can’t ignore you.” -Steve Martin 

“The trouble for most people is they don’t decide to get wealthy, they just dream about it.” -Michael Masters

“A budget is telling your money where to go, instead of wondering where it went.” -John C. Maxwell

“The speed of your success is limited only by your dedication and what you’re willing to sacrifice” -Nathan W. Morris

“Work smartly, diligently and silently; One day your introduction will be “Google Me.”-Kayambila Mpulamasaka

“The single best piece of advice: Constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.” -Elon Musk 

“When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” -Elon Musk 

“Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don’t want to run out of gas on your trip, but you’re not doing a tour of gas stations. You have to pay attention to money, but it shouldn’t be about the money.” -Tim O’Reilly

“What’s keeping you from being rich? In most cases, it’s simply a lack of belief. In order to become rich, you must believe you can do it, and you must take the actions necessary to achieve your goal.” -Suze Orman

“If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning.” -Larry Page

“I got screwed over in some bad business deals, but as long as I focused on those past problems, I couldn’t move forward. I had to let all of that go and forgive everyone and everything first.” -Steve Pavlina

“You must assume 100% responsibility for your financial life. If you’re going to improve your situation, you have to put the full burden of doing so squarely on your own shoulders. First and foremost, you must hold yourself responsible.” -Steve Pavlina

“Financial peace isn’t the acquisition of stuff. It’s learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can’t win until you do this.” -Dave Ramsey

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

“Every day is a bank account, and time is our currency. No one is rich, no one is poor, we’ve got 24 hours each.” -Christopher Rice

“People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made.” -Joan Rivers

“God gave me my money. I believe the power to make money is a gift from God . . . to be developed and used to the best of our ability for the good of mankind. Having been endowed with the gift I possess, I believe it is my duty to make money and still more money and to use the money I make for the good of my fellow man according to the dictates of my conscience.” -John D. Rockefeller 

“If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.” – John D. Rockefeller

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

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire in the first place.” -Jim Rohn

“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

“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred with dust and sweat; who strives valiantly, who errs and may fall again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” -J.K. Rowling

“It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” -J.K. Rowling 

“Persist – don’t take no for an answer. If you’re happy to sit at your desk and not take any risk, you’ll be sitting at your desk for the next 20 years.” -David Rubenstein

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

“The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to neither make money nor find much fun in life.” -Charles M Schwab

“Firm and patient optimism always yields its rewards.” -Carlos Slim

“Before you can become a millionaire, you must learn to think like one. You must learn how to motivate yourself to counter fear with courage.” -Thomas J. Stanley

“I’m only rich because I know when I’m wrong…I basically have survived by recognizing my mistakes.” -George Soros

“Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” -Anne Sweeney 

“The only investors who shouldn’t diversify are those who are right 100% of the time.” -Sir John Templeton

“The money you attract is the exact measure of value of the ideas you have succeeded in externalizing.” -Elizabeth Towne

“You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar

“I learned from my dad that change and experimentation are constants and important. You have to keep trying new things.” -S. Robson Walton

“Ignore the conventional wisdom. If everybody else is doing it one way, there’s a good chance you can find your niche by going in exactly the opposite direction.” -Sam Walton

“The more you’re not taking action, the more money you’re losing.” -Carrie Wilkerson

“People respond well to those that are sure of what they want.” – Anna Wintour

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” -Oprah Winfrey

“What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.” -Oprah Winfrey 

“Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.” -Zig Ziglar

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk … In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” -Mark Zuckerberg 

 “I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.” -Mark Zuckerberg


Final Thoughts

One can’t help but get motivated when reading a list of rich mindset quotes from business people who have been there. Many of them have started from poverty and were able to pull themselves into the top 1% with their business savvy and acumen.

I hope these quotes have inspired you to take action on your dreams and move in the direction towards success.

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Steffa Mantilla

Budgeting & Debt Payoff Expert

Steffa is the founder behind Money Tamer. After paying off over $80,000 in debt through budgeting, she now teaches families how to get their own finances in order. Steffa’s background in operant conditioning and behavioral husbandry has given her an understanding of motivation and motivators. She uses this training to help people understand the reasons “why” behind their money behaviors and how to successfully change them. You can learn more about her here.

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