Riches Quotes

When a country is well governed, poverty and a mean condition are things to be ashamed of. When a country is ill governed, riches and honor are things to be ashamed of.

Confucius

Machiavel says virtue and riches seldom settle on one man.

Robert Burton

The human soul is God's treasury, out of which he coins unspeakable riches.

Henry Ward Beecher

Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own.

Samuel Johnson

Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.

Oscar Wilde

The world has enough for everybody, but some minorities, the descendants of the same people that crucified Christ, and of those that expelled Bolvar from here and in their own way crucified him . . . have taken control of the riches of the world.

Hugo Chavez

Much of Europes wealth comes from the mineral riches of the new world, which fed the coffers of the monarchies of Europe.

Hugo Chavez

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

Francis De S.Fenelon

Riches are a good handmaid, but the worst mistress.

Francis Bacon

Human prosperity never rests but always craves more, till blown up with pride it totters and falls. From the opulent mansions pointed at by all passers-by none warns it away, none cries, 'Let no more riches enter!

Aeschylus

Of all the riches that we hug, of all the pleasures we enjoy, we can carry no more out of this world than out of a dream.

John S. Bonnell

Christ's riches are unsearchable, and this doctrine of the gospel is the field this treasure is hidden in.

Thomas Goodwin

A kind man who makes good use of wealth is rightly said to possess a great treasure; but the miser who hoards up his riches will have no profit.

Buddha

Family and Friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.

Wanda Hope Carter

Riches have wings, and grandeur is a dream.

William Cowper

Legionary life is beautiful, not because of riches, partying or the acquisition of luxury, but because of the noble comradeship which binds all Legionaries in a sacred brotherhood of struggle.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

Red Cloud, Oglala Sioux

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.

Samuel Johnson

A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Adam Smith

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

Plutarch

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

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

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

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