Money isn't everything...but it is undeniable that it certainly affects most things in our lives, careers, and business. We work hard for our earnings, but sometimes have no time to enjoy the fruits of our labor.

If you ever feel too caught up in the rat race but still want to keep your eyes on the financial prize, you are not alone. Check out below for some quotes about money and wealth that will keep you motivated and inspired.

1. "Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying. That's not just a catchy slogan. It's the very essence of successful investing." -- J. Paul Getty

2. "Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort." -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt

3. "You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don't make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can't take their eyes off you." -- Maya Angelou

4. "Know what you own and know why you own it." -- Peter Lynch

5. "I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy." -- Warren Buffett

6. "Many folks think they aren't good at earning money, when what they don't know is how to use it." -- Frank A. Clark

7. "It's good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven't lost the things that money can't buy." -- George Lorimer

8. "There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich." -- Marlene Dietrich

9. "A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart." -- Jonathan Swift

10. "Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes." Zig Ziglar

11. "The person who doesn't know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn't know where his last dollar went." -- Unknown

12. "It's not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for." -- Robert Kiyosaki

13. "Money is usually attracted, not pursued." -- Jim Rohn

14. "The habit of saving is itself an education; it fosters every virtue, teaches self-denial, cultivates the sense of order, trains to forethought, and so broadens the mind." -- T.T. Munger

15. "Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options." -- Chris Rock

16. "Money grows on the tree of persistence." -- Japanese Proverb

17. "What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us." -- Julia Cameron