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  • Jonno White

600 Powerful Money Spoils Relationship Quotes To Inspire You

1. “Money may make the world go round, but it has no place in a healthy relationship.”

2. “Money is like honey; too much of it spoils the sweetness of relationships.”

3. “Recently, as I was teaching this concept, a CFO—who deals with numbers all the time—came up to me and said, “This is fascinating! I’ve always seen trust as a nice thing to have, but I never, ever, thought of it in terms of its impact on economics and speed. Now that you’ve pointed it out, I can see it everywhere I turn. “For example, we have one supplier in whom we have complete trust. Everything happens fast with this group, and the relationship hardly costs us anything to maintain. But with another supplier, we have very little trust. It takes forever to get anything done, and it costs us a lot of time and effort to support the relationship. And that’s costing us money—too much money!” This CFO was amazed when everything suddenly fell into place in his mind. Even though he was a “numbers” guy, he had not connected the dots with regard to trust. Once he saw it, everything suddenly made sense. He could immediately see how trust was affecting everything in the organization, and how robust and powerful the idea of the relationship between trust, speed, and cost was for analyzing what was happening in his business and for taking steps to significantly increase profitable growth.”

4. Why should I talk about money in the relationship?

5. “Money can be a great blessing, but it can also hinder our relationships when we focus on it more than we focus on each other.”

6. “When couples start arguing about money, it’s no longer about keeping their relationship healthy.”

7. “Love doesn’t cost a thing, but money does have the potential to destroy relationships.”

8. “Money cannot buy happiness but yet it provides us with things that make us happy. Money is not only a way of gaining relationships but also a way of depriving them.”

9. “Money should never get in the way of a genuine relationship; if it ever starts to, then that’s a sure sign something needs to change.”

10. “Money is useful for buying the necessities of life, like food and shelter and such other things, but it must never be allowed to interfere with love or relationships.”

11. Regardless of the gender of the highest wage earner, the balance of power in the relationship will suffer if the higher earner uses control of the purse strings as a system of reward and punishment. It will also suffer if the lower earner takes a chippy, haughty attitude to spend money they haven’t actually generated themselves.” – Marian Keyes

12. Can a relationship last without money?

13. For me, the best things in life — meaningful work, meaningful relationships, interesting experiences, good food, sleep, music, ideas, sex, and other basic needs and pleasures — are not, past a certain point, materially improved upon by having a lot of money”.- Ray Dalio

14. “Money talks, but it cannot replace loyalty and trust in a relationship.”

15. “Money is a root of all evil and it can also ruin relationships unless both parties manage it well and equally together to have a healthy relationship with each other and their finances.”

16. What you focus on expands, and when you focus on the goodness in your life, you create more of it. Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful no matter what happened in my life. - Oprah Winfrey

17. “Money doesn’t guarantee a happily ever after; in fact, it often comes between relationships.”

18. “Money tarnishes individuals’ relationships because it corrupts the very fabric of love and trust between them.”

19. There is an important principle that guides our thinking about the relationship between parenting and money - and that principle is that more is not always better.”