Thrift Quotes


"Economical use of your time and money = thrift."
Catherine Pulsifer

"Thrift was never more necessary in the world's history than it is today."
Francis H. Sisson

"Be thrifty, but not covetous."
George Herbert

"I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living."
John D. Rockefeller

"Thrift is not an affair of the pocket, but an affair of character."
S.W. Straus

"Whatever thrift is, it is not avarice. Avarice is not generous; and, after all, it is the thrifty people who are generous."
Lord Rosebery

"Each class preaches the importance of those virtues it need not exercise. The rich harp on the value of thrift, the idle grow eloquent over the dignity of labor. "
Oscar Wilde

"Thrift is of great revenue."
Marcus T. Cicero

"Second hand store merchandise sometimes is junk, there are other times where we have found some great bargains."
Catherine Pulsifer

"Never ask of money spent where the spender thinks it went nobody was ever meant to remember or invent what he did with every cent
Robert Frost

"Life can be beautiful. It doesn't have to be expensive."
Christine Louise Hohlbaum

"Thrift means that you should always have the best you can possibly afford, when the thing has any reference to your physical and mental health, to your growth in efficiency and power."
Orison Swett Marden

"Thrift comes too late when you find it at the bottom of your purse."
Seneca

"The timid man calls himself cautious, the sordid man thrifty."
Publilius Syrus

"Never spend money before you have it. The rule which I wish to see you governed by through your whole life, of never buying anything which you have not the money in your pocket to pay for. Be assured that it gives much more pain to the mind to be in debt, than to do without any article whatever which we may seem to want."
Thomas Jefferson

"It is better to have a hen tomorrow than an egg today."
Thomas Fuller

"Shopping secondhand is like a treasure hunt. It takes time to learn how to bargain shop, but you can become a money-saving thrift store shopper by planning ahead and being prepared."
Sara Noel

"Whatever thrift is, it is not avarice. Avarice is not generous; and, after all, it is the thrifty people who are generous."
Lord Rosebery

"The dictionary defines frugal as 'thrift'. And, thrift is defined as 'economy; careful management; providence'. Whether you call it thrifty or frugality it all comes down to getting more for your money."
B. Pulsifer

"There is no use filling your pocket with money if you have a hole in the corner."
George Eliott

"Tis the stone that will turn all your lead into gold."
Benjamin Franklin

"It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow."
Aesop

"Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless."
Thomas A. Edison


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