16 Quotes to Help You Inspire Clients

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When trying to inspire your audience about finance, sometimes your own words feel inadequate. It’s frustrating trying to come up with the perfect way to say something, especially when the truth is that it may have already been perfectly said.

When sending an email (either in the body, or as part of your signature), updating your blog, or tweeting something out – Use the words of these wise folks…

(Tip: Quotes are a great way to spark engagement with your followers on Twitter. About 30% of retweets are quotes, which can help you gain a larger audience. With the ease of a click of your mouse, you can tweet out one of our “tweetable” quotes.)

16 Classic Quotes to Share with Clients


A penny saved is a penny earned. – Benjamin Franklin (Tweet this!)

It’s not your circumstances that shape you, it’s how you react to them. – Anne Ortlund (Tweet this!)

Know what you own and why you own it. – Peter Lynch (Tweet this!)

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. – Alan Lakein (Tweet this!)

If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else. – Laurence J. Peter (Tweet this!)

Ideas are a dime a dozen. People who implement them are priceless. – Mary Kay Ash (Tweet this!)

Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. – Eleanor Roosevelt (Tweet this!)

Skills can be taught. Character you either have or you don’t have. – Anthony Bourdain (Tweet this!)

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. – Confucius (Tweet this!)

What gets measured, gets managed. – Peter Drucker (Tweet this!)

No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February. – Suze Orman (Tweet this!)

Don’t count the days, make the days count. – Muhammad Ali (Tweet this!)

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Vegas. – Paul Samuelson (Tweet this!)

A goal without a plan is just a wish. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery, French Writer (Tweet this!)

Think ahead. Don’t let day-to-day operations drive out planning. – Donald Rumsfield (Tweet this!)

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. – George S. Patton (Tweet this!)


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Corinne is an emerging expert on social media-based communication, with a BA in Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. Content Manager at Blueleaf, Corinne enjoys organizing content in the cleanest and most elegant way possible. Outside of Blueleaf offices, she can be found performing in comedy, on the elliptical at the gym, or trying to conquer the latest video game. Connect with her on Twitter @CorinneDeCost.
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