As we wait for the ball to drop in Times Square (New York City), we begin to focus our attention on the upcoming year (2016). It would be quite easy to proclaim a frugal lifestyle as a New Year’s resolution, but as we all know, those resolutions are difficult to maintain.
To help you begin the process of planning your frugal lifestyle choices in 2016, we have put together a list of ten (10) wonderful quotes related to frugality. As you read each quote, think about what the person was trying to say about living a frugal lifestyle. Our hope is that some of these quotes will resonate with you and get you focused on living a frugal lifestyle in 2016.
“By sowing frugality we reap liberty, a golden harvest.”
“Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.”
– Benjamin Franklin
“There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living within your means.”
– Calvin Coolidge
“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.”
– Charles Dickens
“He who will not economize will have to agonize.”
“I need more frugality. I wonder where I can buy some.”
– Jarod Kintz
“We’re not very good when we’re spending other people’s money.”
– Jason Jennings
“I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.”
– John Stuart Mill
“Frugality, I’ve learned, has its own cost, one that sometimes lasts forever.”
– Nicholas Sparks
“A bargain ain’t a bargain unless it’s something you
– Sidney Carroll
Out of our list of frugal quotes, which one is your favorite? Do you know of any great frugal quotes? Be sure to share them with our readers (below).
Very wise quotes of people with a lot of life experience and some are even a role model for society.
We can learn a lot from these people. Wisdom and knowledge is priceless…
You know Robert, I think Frugality should be included as a subject in our school curriculum. When I got a credit card just after passing out college, then as usual I was in 9th heaven, I went on swaping it, luckily I got a full time job then, so opting for any personal loan was just like any other casual matter to me. But that decision made me suffer like hell, because the loan amt was more than $1800. So, simultaneously I had to pay off my monthly credit card bills along with the Personal Loan EMIs. There were phases when I wanted to leave my job for internal reasons, but I could not dare to take any strong step & leave the job, so I had to digest many unpleasant experiences, finally when I was able to pay off the personal loans then on that moment itself I promised to myself that not at any cost I will go for procuring any further debt in life. Had I learned the art of Frugality since childhood, then I would have never ever accumulated so much of debt in life…