Rich Quotes Quotes

Fools and obstinate men make rich lawyers.

Spanish Proverb

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.

William Temple

Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity.

William Blake

The greatest luxury of riches is, that they enable you to escape so much good advice.

Arthur Helps

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.

John F. Kennedy

In Washington, the first thing people tell you is what their job is. In Los Angeles you learn their star sign. In Houston you're told how rich they are. And in New York they tell you what their rent is.

Simon Hoggart

Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.

Oliver Goldsmith

Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The vagabond, when rich, is called a tourist.

Paul Richard

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

The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny.

Mark Twain

Democracy cannot flourish half rich and half poor, any more than it can flourish half free and half slave

Felix G. Rohatyn

The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Only a government that is rich and safe can afford to be a democracy, for democracy is the most expensive and nefarious kind of government ever heard of on earth

Mark Twain

Egalitarians create the most dangerous inequality of all -- inequality of power. Allowing politicians to determine what all other human beings will be allowed to earn is one of the most reckless gambles imaginable. Like the income tax, it may start off being applied only to the rich but it will inevitably reach us all

Thomas Sowell

Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He who is content. Who is that? Nobody

Benjamin Franklin

Riches are for spending.

Francis Bacon

When parents put gold into the hands of youth, when they should put a rod under their girdle--when instead of awe they make them past grace, and leave them rich executors of goods, and poor executors of godliness, then it is no marvel that the son being left rich by his father's will, becomes reckless by his own will.

John Lyly

Among the propensities of human nature which almost exceed understanding come the parsimony of the rich and the extravagance of the poor.

Unknown

The passion of acquiring riches in order to support a vain expense corrupts the purest souls.

Francois de Salignac Fenelon

Folk culture workers should fully tap the rich resources in the country and carry forward the fine traditions to strive for the prosperity of folk culture.

Liu Yunshan

If you make a habit of sincere prayer, your life will be very noticeably and profoundly altered. Prayer stamps with its indelible mark our actions and demeanor. A tranquility of bearing, a facial and bodily repose, are observed in those whose inner lives are thus enriched. . . . Properly understood, prayer is a mature activity indispensable to the fullest development of personality . . . . Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strengths

Alexis Carrel

Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You Canadians have given us such hope to carry on. We admire your bravery. You are the neighbour of such a rich, powerful country, and yet you don't mind clashing with them. Well, that gives us more confidence.

Pedro Gutierrez
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