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A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Wealth
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
Although they posses enough, and more than enough still they yearn for more.
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Wealth
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
As long as there are rich people in the world, they will be desirous of distinguishing themselves from the poor.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Wealth
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor.
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Wealth
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Don't knock the rich. When did a poor person give you a job?
~ Laurence J. Peter | ( Canadian teacher and writer. ) | 1919-1990 | Wealth
quotes Division : Educators   
     
Every man of ambition has to fight his century with its own weapons. What this century worships is wealth. The God of this century is wealth. To succeed one must have wealth. At all costs one must have wealth.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Wealth
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
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.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Wealth
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
~ Desiderius Erasmus | ( Dutch humanist and theologian. ) | 1466-1536 | Wealth
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
He does not posses wealth that allows it to possess him.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Wealth
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
If prosperity is regarded as the reward of virtue it will be regarded as the symptom of virtue.
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton | ( British journalist, novelist and poet. ) | 1874-1936 | Wealth
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Wealth
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, where wealth accumulates, and men decay.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Wealth
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Wealth
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
It ain't so much trouble to get rich as it is to tell when we have got rich.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Wealth
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman ) | 1780-1832 | Wealth
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Wealth
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Let none admire that riches grow in hell; that soil may best deserve the precious bane.
~ John Milton | ( English poet. ) | 1608-1674 | Wealth
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
No one should be rich except those who understand it.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Wealth
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Wealth
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own natures.
~ Theodore Roosevelt | ( 26th president of the U.S. ) | 1858-1919 | Wealth
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only. Money is not required to buy one necessary of the soul.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Wealth
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     

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