Billy Graham was a well-known, American evangelist. People would fill stadiums to listen to Graham preach, and thousands would place their faith in Jesus after listening to his gospel presentation.
Unsurprisingly, Billy Graham’s love of God and Scripture significantly influenced his view on money. Here are ten quotes from Billy Graham about money:
"There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches. The wrong comes when riches possess men."
"Tell me what you think about money, and I will tell you what you think about God, for these two are closely related. A man’s heart is closer to his wallet than anything else."
"Money represents your time, your energy, your talents, your total personality converted into currency. We usually hold on to it tenaciously, yet it is uncertain in value and we cannot take it into the next world."
"True greatness is not measured by the headlines a person commands or the wealth he or she accumulates. The inner character of a person-the undergirding moral and spiritual values and commitments-is the true measure of lasting greatness."
"There are two ways of being rich—have a lot, or want very little. The latter way is the easier for most."
"If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life."
"Part of our problem with debt is that we have confused needs with wants. Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities."
"When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost."
"Pleasure depends on circumstances, but Christian joy is completely independent of health, money and surroundings."
"There are things which money cannot buy; which no music can bring; which no social position can claim; which no personal influence can assure; and which no eloquence can command."