Frugality quotes: best frugality quotes

These quotes about frugality may chime with many of you like-minded people:

It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow. –Aesop

By sowing frugality we reap liberty, a golden harvest.  –Agesilaus II

I am strongly drawn to a frugal life and am often oppressively aware that I am engrossing an undue amount of the labour of my fellow men. – Albert Einstein

Money is a guarantee that we may have what we want in the future. Though we need nothing at the moment it insures the possibility of satisfying a new desire when it arises. –Aristotle

Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a big ship. – Benjamin Franklin

Be industrious and frugal and you will be rich. –Benjamin Franklin

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

A penny saved is a penny earned. –Benjamin Franklin

Industry, perseverance and frugality make fortune yield. –Benjamin Franklin

There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living within your means. –Calvin Coolidge

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen [pounds] nineteen [shillings] and six [pence], result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. –Charles Dickens

A small fortune comes via thrift and humility, big fortunes come from the heavens. –Chinese proverb

Frugality includes all the other virtues. –Cicero

He who will not economize will have to agonize. –Confucius

Frugality is founded on the principle that all riches have limits.- Edmund Burke

If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed. –Edmund Burke

Wealth consists in not having great possessions, but in having few wants.  –Epictetus

Frugality is a handsome income. – Desiderius Erasmus

A treasure is to be valued for its own sake and not for what it will buy. –Graham Greene

Money amassed either serves us or rules us. -Horace

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

The worst kind of shame is being ashamed of frugality or poverty. –Titus Livy

Were a man to order his life by the rules of true reason, a frugal substance joined to a contented mind is for him great riches; for never is there any lack of a little. – Lucretius

If all men were rich, all men would be poor. –Mark Twain

Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them. –Ogden Nash

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

Be your money’s master, not its slave. –Publilius Syrus

A man who both spends and saves money is the happiest man, because he has both enjoyments. –Samuel Johnson                  

Frugality may be termed the daughter of Prudence, the sister of Temperance, and the parent of Liberty.  –Samuel Johnson

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

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