Rich Quotes

All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich

Johann Kaspar Lavater

For truth is precious and divine, Too rich a pearl for carnal swine.

Samuel Butler

History will judge societies and governments and their institutions not by how big they are or how well they serve the rich and the powerful, but by how effectively they respond to the needs of the poor and the helpless.

Csar Estrada Chvez

Deceive the rich and powerful if you will, but don't insult them.

Japanese Proverb

My young men shall never work, men who work cannot dream; and wisdom comes to us in dreams. You ask me to plow the ground. Shall I take a knife and tear my mothers breast? Then when I die she will not take me to her bosom to rest. You ask me to dig for stone. Shall I dig under her skin for her bones? Then when I die I cannot enter her body to be born again. You ask me to cut grass and make hay and sell it and be rich like white men. But how dare I cut off my mother's hair.

Smohalla

Rich people focus on what they want, while poor people focus on what they don’t want.

T. Harv Eker

I have loved flowers that fade, Within whose magic tents Rich hues have marriage made With sweet unmemoried scents: A honeymoon delight, A joy of love at sight, That ages in an hour My song be like a flower!

Robert Seymour Bridges

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

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

Thomas Merton

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

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