Wealth Quotes

The only thing I like about rich people is their money.

Astor, Lady Nancy

If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.

John D. Rockefeller

The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?

Henry David Thoreau

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.

Benjamin Jowett

The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.

Bacon, Sir Francis .

Anticipate charity by preventing poverty; assist the reduced fellow man, either by a considerable gift or a sum of money or by teaching him a trade or by putting him in the way of business so that he may earn an honest livelihood and not be forced to the dreadful alternative of holding out his hand for charity. This is the highest step and summit of charity's golden ladder.


If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.

Burke, Edmund

Wealth acquired by vanity shall be diminished; but he that gathers it by labour shall increase.

Bible, The

It ain't so much trouble to get rich as it is to tell when we have got rich.

Billings, Josh

That the poor are invisible is one of the most important things about them. They are not simply neglected and forgotten as in the old rhetoric of reform; what is much worse, they are not seen.

Michael Harrington

The only point in making money is, you can tell some big shot where to go.

Bogart, Humphrey

The reason why we see that people of the greatest capacity are not rich, is either they despise wealth in comparison to something else, or, they are not content in getting an estate, unless they may do it in their own way, while at the same time enjoying all the pleasures and gratitude's of life.

Budgell, Eustace

It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.

Burke, Edmund

For Wealth are all things that conduce, to one's destruction or their use. A standard both to buy and sell, all things from heaven down to hell.

Butler, Samuel

Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled.

Barack Obama

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Updated On : January 13, 2014
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