Rich Quotes Quotes

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

Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer

Ludwig von Mises

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

If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.

Warren Buffett

In the point of rest at the center of our being, we encounter a world where all things are at rest in the same way. Then a tree becomes a mystery, a cloud a revelation, each man a cosmos of whose riches we can only catch glimpses. The life of its simplicity is simple, but it opens to us a book in which we never get beyond the first syllable.

Dag Hammarskjold

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 addĂ– 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
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