Riches Quotes

The impression forces itself upon one that men measure by false standards, that everyone seeks power, success, riches for himself, and admires others who attain them, while undervaluing the truly precious thing in life.

Desiderius Erasmus

Students of cunning have consumed their hearts and learned only tricks; they've thrown away real riches: patience, self-sacrifice, generosity. Rich thought opens the way.

Mevlana Rumi

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

Arthur Helps

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

Mark Twain

Riches are for spending.

Francis Bacon

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

Francois de Salignac Fenelon

If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying. Would you sell both your eyes for a million dollars ... or your two legs ... or your hands ... or your hearing? Add up what you do have, and you'll find that you won't sell them for all the gold in the world. The best things in life are yours, if you can appreciate yourself.

Dale Carnegie

If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.

Dale Carnegie

For it is a land of illusion, a place in the mind, a shimmering mirage of riches and mystery and death. These illusions have distorted its landscape and contorted its history

Richard E. Lingenfelter

The story of barbecue is the story of America: Settlers arrive on great unspoiled continent, discover wondrous riches, set them on fire and eat them.

Vince Staten

Riches are not from abundance of worldly goods, but from a contented mind.

Unknown

Grant that I may become beautiful in my soul within, and that all my external possessions may be in harmony with my inner self. May I consider the wise to be rich, and may I have such riches as only a person of self-restraint can bear or endure

Plato

A horse is worth more than riches.

Spanish Proverb

You have infinite riches within your reach

Joseph Murphy

Fame is vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.

Horace Greeley

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Bible

Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock. Abraham's riches were the Philistines' envy; and Jacob's blessing bred Esau's hatred.

J. Beaumont

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

Bible

As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.

Jean De La Bruyere

Children are poor men's riches

English Proverb

Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.

John Locke

Within each of us lies the power of our consent to health and sickness, to riches and poverty, to freedom and to slavery. It is we who control these, and not another.

Richard Bach

All natural goods perish. Riches take wings; fame is a breath; love is a cheat; youth and health and pleasure vanish.

William James

Riches are gotten with pain, kept with care, and lost with grief

Proverb

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