Rich Quotes Quotes

The directors of Synthank were eating an enormous luncheon to celebrate the launching of their new product. Some of them wore the plastic face-masks popular at the time. All were elegantly slender, despite the rich food and drink they were putting away. Their wives were elegantly slender, despite the food and drink they too were putting away. An earlier and less sophisticated generation would have regarded them as beautiful people, apart from their eyes.

Brian Wilson Aldiss

He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.

Leonardo da Vinci

Richard Hugo taught me that anyone with a desire to write, an ear for language and a bit of imagination could become a writer. He also, in a way, gave me permission to write about northern Montana.

James Welch

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

My great hope would be that Quebec would realize itself fully as a distinct part of Canada, and stay Canadian, bringing to Canada a part of its richness.

Gabrielle Roy

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

Riches are a good handmaid, but the worst mistress.

Francis Bacon

With years a richer life begins, the spirit mellow: ripe age gives tones to violins, wine, and good fellows.

John Townsend Trowbridge

With years a richer life begins, the spirit mellow: ripe age gives tones to violins, wine, and good fellows.

John Townsend Trowbridge

The organization controlling the material equipment of our everyday life is such that what in itself would enable us to construct it richly plunges us instead into a poverty of abundance, making alienation all the more intolerable as each convenience promises liberation and turns out to be only one more burden. We are condemned to slavery to the means of liberation.

Raoul Vaneigem

The giving of riches and honors to a wicked man is like giving strong wine to him that hath a fever.

Plutarch
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