32 Motivational Dave Ramsey Quotes About Success

Dave Ramsey is an American author, financial expert, business entrepreneur and radio host. He is best known for creating a business where he teaches people how to make their money grow and make good financial decisions.

Ramzi is a bestselling author and he has a successful team that creates innovative programs for online media. He is the co-founder of the Lampo Group which provides various web-based media solutions.

These motivational quotes from Dave Ramsey are perfect for helping you get to work on your goals in the morning.

32 Motivational Dave Ramsey Quotes About Success

No one wants to be broke, but if you are broke, then you really don’t want to spend even more money on something you really don’t need. You save that money for your future needs.

Execution is the most important part of any business or career. A person’s ideas are worthless without the work they do to implement them.

Living life with joy will give you joy in your day to day life.

You’re not in control of your finances, the economy is in control of you. The more debt you have, the less control you have over your financial life.

If you are working hard, you are giving back to your home, your family, and society. If you are working hard, you are increasing your wealth. If you are dishonest, you are losing your wealth and your future.

Make sure you have a plan. I’m not going to tell you how to do your homework, so don’t expect me to tell you how to do your life, either!

What happens when we try to follow the “rules” to the point where they become a hindrance to our own progress? The answer is quite simple. We end up hurting ourselves more than helping ourselves.

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I’m sick and tired of the “I’m broke because I got old” meme. I’m not against people having new cars. I’m against them having you. We spent a tremendous amount impressing somebody at the stoplight who we’ll never meet. It makes you broke and keeps you broke.


I know this is a difficult time for you, but there is a chance for a brighter future. Don’t waste any more time.

If you succeed, you failed ten times before you succeeded. If you fail, you failed ten times before you succeeded.

God provides all our needs and He is the source of all our wealth. We don’t work to be wealthy, God’s wealth provides for us.

“You can’t spend what you don’t have.”

The first thing you should do is establish a budget.

After losing everything, I decided to go on a quest to find out how money really worked.

13. Money. Money. And more money. As a freelance writer, I’m not paid every month. Sometimes I get a lump sum, other times the client will pay in installments.

My personal goal is to be financially free. By free, I mean being able to do stuff and not worry about money.

People will always want to live more of the life that they already have. The people who live with less than what they have are the ones who will be able to live what they want to live when they can no longer live the way they are now.

The goal of success is not achieved until you’ve mastered the habits that lead to prosperity. And the key to being successful in your future is to look at the past and learn from it.

When we allow our finances to get out of order it puts us in a position where we may have to work for the person with more money.

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I see a lot of people who make big goals but don’t do what it takes to accomplish it. They have their goal, but they just aren’t prepared to do anything about it.

It is easier to dream than it is to plan. If you are not careful, you will find yourself dreaming your lives away. It is never too late to get started on a plan to achieve your goals.


Credit cards are used to purchase things in a timely and efficient manner. Debt is used to pay for things on our behalf. Debt is just a way of life here in the US and as long as it remains in that form it will remain ingrained into our culture.

If you help enough people, you don’t have to worry about making money.

“Pray like it all depends on God, but work like it all depends on you.” This is just basic common sense.

In the past, parents typically had the option of financing their kids’ education, usually at lower cost.

Winning at money is 80% behavior and 20% head knowledge.

Winning at money is 80% behavior and 20% head knowledge.

If you don’t control your bank account, your money will leave without you having a say in it.

A budget is a tool that can help you spend your money the best way possible. The budget will let you know where your money is going and what you’re spending it on.

Change is painful. No one with courage should seek out change.

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

Wealth is not how much money we have. It’s how much money we could earn that we have. Wealth equals freedom.

A good thing is not the enemy of a good thing. A bad thing is not the enemy of a good thing.

Don’t worry about the things that go wrong. The best things are still going to happen. You just need to control the parts of yourself that are negative.

You never take money out of a 401(k) or IRA and put it in your checking account to pay off debt, unless you’ve lost your job, are being foreclosed on, or have declared bankruptcy.


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