Wealth Quotes

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

Anne Bradstreet

Poverty is an anomaly to rich people. It is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell.

Bagehot, Walter

Wealth maketh many friends.

Bible, The

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

It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.

Aeschylus

I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.

Mark Twain

My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions, but in the fewness of my wants.

Brotherton, J

The best kind of wealth is to give up inordinate desires.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

The best wealth is the one by which the honour of man is protected.

Ali al-Rida

The life of money-making is one undertaken under compulsion, and wealth is evidently not the good we are seeking; for it is merely useful and for the sake of something else.

Aristotle

Money was intended to be used in exchange, but not to increase at interest. And this term interest, which means the birth of money from money, is applied to the breeding of money because the offspring resembles the parent. Wherefore of all modes of getting wealth this is the most unnatural.

Aristotle

Those that have wealth must be watchful and wary, Power, alas! naught but misery brings!

Thomas Haynes Bayly

True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them.

George Aiken

Whoever is not diligent in his work, will suffer; who- ever has no share of God in his wealth and in his life then there is no place for him in His Realm.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Ah woe is me, through all my days Wisdom and wealth I both have got, And fame and name and great mens praise; But Love, ah! Love I have it not.

Henry Cuyler Bunner

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Updated On : January 13, 2014
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