14 inspiring quotes that will change the way you think about money

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We've already clued you in on books that will change the way you think about money.

If those don't fit in your busy schedule, we've rounded up some of our favorite quotes from these books in bite-sized chunks of wisdom - plus a few from self-made millionaires and similarly successful people.

Read on if you're looking for some inspiration.

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Getting rich takes focus, courage, knowledge, expertise, 100% of your effort, a never-give-up attitude, and of course a rich mindset. If you are not fully, totally, and truly committed to creating wealth, chances are you won't.

Getting rich takes focus, courage, knowledge, expertise, 100% of your effort, a never-give-up attitude, and of course a rich mindset. If you are not fully, totally, and truly committed to creating wealth, chances are you won't.

Source: "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," by T. Harv Eker

There are two types of people in the world: those who try to fit their lifestyles into their wages and those who create their own lifestyle by setting their own wages. Unfortunately, more than 90% of the people in the world work for money. They let money control their lives and tell them what to do.

There are two types of people in the world: those who try to fit their lifestyles into their wages and those who create their own lifestyle by setting their own wages. Unfortunately, more than 90% of the people in the world work for money. They let money control their lives and tell them what to do.

Source: Daniel Ally via Business Insider

Lose the fear and scarcity mindset and start seeing money for all the good things: freedom, opportunity, possibility, and abundance.

Lose the fear and scarcity mindset and start seeing money for all the good things: freedom, opportunity, possibility, and abundance.

Source: Steve Siebold via Business Insider

We learn by making mistakes. We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk. The same is true for learning to ride a bike ... The same is true for getting rich ... Failure is part of the process of success.

We learn by making mistakes. We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk. The same is true for learning to ride a bike ... The same is true for getting rich ... Failure is part of the process of success.

Source: "Rich Dad Poor Dad," by Robert Kiyosaki

Good luck can be enticed by accepting opportunity ... Action will lead thee forward to the successes thou dost desire.

Good luck can be enticed by accepting opportunity ... Action will lead thee forward to the successes thou dost desire.

Source: "The Richest Man in Babylon," by George S. Clason

You have to believe that you are the one who creates your success, that you are the one who creates your mediocrity, and that you are the one creating your struggles around money and success. Consciously or unconsciously, it's still you.

You have to believe that you are the one who creates your success, that you are the one who creates your mediocrity, and that you are the one creating your struggles around money and success. Consciously or unconsciously, it's still you.

Source: "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," by T. Harv Eker

In today's economic environment you cannot save your way to millionaire status. The first step is to focus on increasing your income in increments and repeating that.

In today's economic environment you cannot save your way to millionaire status. The first step is to focus on increasing your income in increments and repeating that.

Source: Grant Cardone via Entrepreneur

When riches take the place of poverty, the change is usually brought about through well conceived and carefully executed plans. Poverty needs no plan. It needs no one to aid it, because it is bold and ruthless. Riches are shy and timid. They have to be 'attracted.'

When riches take the place of poverty, the change is usually brought about through well conceived and carefully executed plans. Poverty needs no plan. It needs no one to aid it, because it is bold and ruthless. Riches are shy and timid. They have to be 'attracted.'

Source: "Think and Grow Rich," by Napoleon Hill

The financial world offers an odd juxtaposition. The financial products we use in our day-to-day lives — credit cards, mutual funds, mortgages — are often quite complicated. But that doesn't mean the way we lead our financial lives needs to be equally complicated ... The correct advice for most people fits on a three-by-five-inch index card and is available for free at the library.

The financial world offers an odd juxtaposition. The financial products we use in our day-to-day lives — credit cards, mutual funds, mortgages — are often quite complicated. But that doesn't mean the way we lead our financial lives needs to be equally complicated ... The correct advice for most people fits on a three-by-five-inch index card and is available for free at the library.

Source: "The Index Card," by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack

The typical worker expects a minimal increase in wages every year. In other words, if you made $50,000 this year, the next obvious step would be to aim for $55,000 next year. However, incremental growth won't make you a millionaire. Instead, you need to aim for explosive growth, like doubling or tripling your income every year.

The typical worker expects a minimal increase in wages every year. In other words, if you made $50,000 this year, the next obvious step would be to aim for $55,000 next year. However, incremental growth won't make you a millionaire. Instead, you need to aim for explosive growth, like doubling or tripling your income every year.

Source: Daniel Ally via Business Insider

Stop telling yourself that getting rich is outside of your control. The truth is that making money is an inside job.

Stop telling yourself that getting rich is outside of your control. The truth is that making money is an inside job.

Source: Steve Siebold via Business Insider

Money does not define success or happiness. In fact, if you are truly effective at what you enjoy, money usually follows your passion. Passion drives interest, which in turn drives focus and commitment. Both qualities are requirements for success.

Money does not define success or happiness. In fact, if you are truly effective at what you enjoy, money usually follows your passion. Passion drives interest, which in turn drives focus and commitment. Both qualities are requirements for success.

Source: Matt Maloney via Business Insider

The road to wealth is fraught with traps and pitfalls, and that's precisely why most people don't take it. They don't want the hassles, the headaches, and the responsibilities. In short, they don't want the problems.

The road to wealth is fraught with traps and pitfalls, and that's precisely why most people don't take it. They don't want the hassles, the headaches, and the responsibilities. In short, they don't want the problems.

Source: "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," by T. Harv Eker

The single biggest financial mistake I've made was not thinking big enough. I encourage you to go for more than a million. There is no shortage of money on this planet, only a shortage of people thinking big enough.

The single biggest financial mistake I've made was not thinking big enough. I encourage you to go for more than a million. There is no shortage of money on this planet, only a shortage of people thinking big enough.

Source: Grant Cardone via Entrepreneur

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