So why not look to those who have been there, done that for inspiration?
From investor Warren Buffett and entrepreneur Mark Cuban to tech mogul Jeff Bezos and media maven Oprah Winfrey, Business Insider rounded up quotations about money from self-made billionaires that will shift your perspective on business, investing, and success.
Many of their perspectives share a commonality: They don’t measure success by the amount of money they make. Money isn’t the end goal and it doesn’t define them, but it’s important to invest it wisely if you want to build more wealth down the road.
Here’s what some of the world’s richest men and women have to say about money.
Emmie Martin contributed to an earlier version of this post.