Dave Ramsey Quotes

On this page you can find the TOP of Dave Ramsey's best quotes! We hope you will find some sayings from Author Dave Ramsey's in our collection, which will inspire you to new achievements! There are currently 157 quotes on this page collected since September 3, 1960! Share our collection of quotes with your friends on social media so that they can find something to inspire them!
  • The only reason to go into business is to make money. You have to work hard at it. If you're not passionate about it, you'll burn out so fast that it is incredible.

  • In order to be a great marketer, you have to be focused and intense and look at scarcity, urgency, activity and passion in the marketplace.

  • I'm a Christian. Years ago, I went broke, so I decided to run every part of my life according to the Bible. It sounds hokey, but it works. You run your marriage that way, and it works. It will work with business, too, and finances. Treat people like you want to be treated.

  • You have to teach children about money intentionally - create teachable moments.

  • Work - get paid; don't work - don't get paid. Everybody is on commission, .. Try not coming to work for six weeks. Work gets paid; don't work, don't get paid. When they earn those dollars, and when you're 4, and you clean up your room, it really means mom cleaned up the room and you did two toys. When you're 14, it means you cleaned up your room. But still, we got the money caused by work, and then, we have teachable moments on how to handle the money they earn.

  • If hard work, integrity, thrift, and perseverance have caused you to succeed, then you don't owe anyone an apology for winning.

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  • You can get anywhere if you simply go one step at a time.

    Dave Ramsey (2009). “The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness”, p.93, Thomas Nelson Inc
  • For your own good, for the good of your family and your future, grow a backbone. When something is wrong, stand up and say it is wrong, and don't back down.

    Dave Ramsey (2010). “The Money Answer Book: Quick Answers to Everyday Financial Questions”, p.64, Thomas Nelson Inc
  • If you help enough people, you don't have to worry about money.

    Twitter post from Jan 18, 2011
  • Enabling is the enemy of motivation.

  • Without a mission statement, you may get to the top of the ladder and then realize it was leaning against the wrong building!

    Twitter post from Mar 22, 2011
  • Financial winners don't run sprints, they run marathons. They don't rush. They do it step by step over time.

  • You cannot lead without passion. Passion causes things to move, and passion creates a force multiplier. Passion actually covers a multitude of sins. Real EntreLeaders care deeply, and that is basically what passion is. Passion is not yelling or being wild; it is simply caring deeply.

    Dave Ramsey (2011). “EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches”, p.19, Simon and Schuster
  • I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us.

    Dave Ramsey (2002). “Financial Peace Revisited: New Chapters on Marriage, Singles, Kids and Families”, p.19, Penguin
  • That stupid saying "What you don't know can't hurt you" is ridiculous. What you don't know can kill you. If you don't know that tractor trailer trucks hurt when hitting you, then you can play in the middle of the interstate with no fear - but that doesn't mean you won't get killed.

    Dave Ramsey (2002). “Financial Peace Revisited: New Chapters on Marriage, Singles, Kids and Families”, p.67, Penguin
  • The decision to go into debt alters the course and condition of your life. You no longer own it. You are owned.

    FaceBook post by Dave Ramsey from Sep 06, 2013
  • Pray like it all depends on God, but work like it all depends on you.

    FaceBook post by Dave Ramsey from Jul 01, 2009
  • Contentment may be the most powerful Financial Principle. You can give more, avoid debt, and live better.

    Twitter post from Feb 4, 2015
  • Money... is like a beautiful thoroughbred horse - very powerful & always in action, but unless this horse is trained when very young, it will be an out-of-control & dangerous animal when it grows to maturity.

    FaceBook post by Dave Ramsey from Nov 01, 2009
  • When you're trying to achieve a goal, negative people will just bring you down. Surround yourself with the positive.

  • After losing everything, I went on a quest to find out how money really works, how I could get control of it, and how I could have confidence in handling it.

    Dave Ramsey (2013). “The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness”, p.3, Thomas Nelson Inc
  • Earning a lot of money is not the key to prosperity. How you handle it is.

    FaceBook post by Dave Ramsey from Sep 25, 2009
  • Winning at money is 80 percent behavior and 20 percent head knowledge. What to do isn’t the problem; doing it is. Most of us know what to do, but we just don’t do it. If I can control the guy in the mirror, I can be skinny and rich.

    Dave Ramsey (2009). “The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness”, p.4, Thomas Nelson Inc
  • As you will it, so shall it be.

  • Being willing to delay pleasure for a greater result is a sign of maturity.

    Dave Ramsey (2009). “The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness”, p.17, Thomas Nelson Inc
  • Leadership responsibility: If you own a biz, you're the head of the org. Good or bad, your company will LOOK and ACT like you do.

  • Christmas is about giving. Be outrageously generous. Have fun, enjoy the process....then keep it up all year.

  • The first step in taking control of your money is to stop borrowing money. Start using cash today.

  • Broke people giving financial advice is like a shop teacher with missing fingers.

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  • We hope you have found the saying you were looking for in our collection! At the moment, we have collected 157 quotes from the Author Dave Ramsey, starting from September 3, 1960! We periodically replenish our collection so that visitors of our website can always find inspirational quotes by authors from all over the world! Come back to us again!