Rich Quotes

Extravagance is the rich man's pitfall.

Martin Farquhar Tupper

There is not the least cause for worry about financial affairs; every person who wills to do so may rise above want, have all he needs, and become rich.

Wallace D. Wattles

Drugs are marvelous if you want to escape, but reality is so rich, why escape?

Geraldine Chaplin

Wheels of fire, cosmic, rich, full-bodied honest victories over desperation

Thomas Merton

Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When religion and royalty are destroyed the people will attack the nobles; after the nobles, the rich.

Honor de Balzac

Rich, fatty foods are like destiny: they too, shape our ends.

Unknown

Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.

Isak Dinesen

With the greater part of rich people, the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches.

Adam Smith

The day is past when schools could afford to give sufficient time and attention to the teaching of the ancient languages to enable the student to get that enjoyment out of classical literature that made the lives of our grandfathers so rich.

James Loeb

You don't seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help.

Jean Kerr

The inner speech, your thoughts, can cause you to be rich or poor, loved or unloved, happy or unhappy, attractive or unattractive, powerful or weak

Ralph Charell

I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy

Brigitte Bardot

The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead.

Ann Landers

The poor man wishes to conceal his poverty, and the rich man his wealth: the former fears lest he be despised, the latter lest he be plundered.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my expense is equal to my wishes.

Edward Gibbon

The Council of Islamic Affairs is doing a great service to the world by promoting a greater understanding in America of the rich heritage of the Islamic peoples and their hopes and aspirations for the future.

Aly Khan

The influential man is the successful man, whether he be rich or poor.

Orison Swett Marden

Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise.

Samuel Johnson

Wilderness is an anchor to windward. Knowing it is there, we can also know that we are still a rich nation, tending our resources as we should--not a people in despair searching every last nook and cranny of our land for a board of lumber, a barrel of oil, a blade of grass, or a tank of water.

Senator Clinton P. Anderson†

You must lay aside your greed; have no unworthy motive in your desire to become rich and powerful. It is legitimate and right to desire riches, if you want them for the sake of your soul, but not if you desire them for the lists of the flesh.

Wallace D. Wattles

Every man is equally entitled to protection by law; but when the laws undertake to addÖ artificial distinctions, to grant titles, gratuities, and exclusive privileges, to make the rich richer and the potent more powerful, the humble members of society -- the farmers, mechanics, and laborers -- who have neither the time nor the means of securing like favors to themselves, have a right to complain of the injustice of their government

Andrew Jackson

The real "haves" are they who can acquire freedom, self-confidence, and even riches without depriving others of them. They acquire all of these by developing and applying their potentialities. On the other hand, the real "have notch" are they who cannot have aught except by depriving others of it. They can feel free only by diminishing the freedom of others, self-confident by spreading fear and dependence among others, and rich by making others poor

Eric Hoffer

The life of our city is rich in poetic and marvelous subjects. We are enveloped and steeped as though in an atmosphere of the marvelous; but we do not notice it.

Charles Baudelaire

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