OK, before I get inundated, this is a good biblical quote that I think can work for EVERYONE (even atheists, agnostics, Jews, Muslims, Hindu, Buddhist, Shinto or Snake Handler):
No servant can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. Â—Luke 16:13
So my interpretation of this in the financial sense is that if you make MONEY, or the pursuit of it, or the management of it your Master (as it were), you are not going to enjoy Life (your real master (if not God, for us spiritual folks)).
I have found that in my own life that if I worry too much about money everything gets out of whack (now yes, you should plan about money, but once you have the plan and are executing it, forget about it, will ya?). Money should not be your Master, or raison d’etre, it is a tool to get things and do things, and that should be it. Debt reduction is a goal not a God, and saving is a past time, not a religion.
OK, I’ll put away the soapbox for now, but I liked that quote.