Wealth Quotations

Wealth Quotations
  1. " Wealth unused might as well not exist. "
    -- Aesop

  2. " A man who has a million dollars is as well off as if her were rich. "
    -- John Jacob Astor

  3. " The only thing I like about rich people is their money. "
    -- Lady Nancy Astor

  4. " The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied. "
    -- Francis Bacon

  5. " Wealth maketh many friends."
    -- [Proverbs 19:4] Bible

  6. " Wealth acquired by vanity shall be diminished; but he that gathers it by labor shall increase. "
    -- Bible

  7. " The only point in making money is, you can tell some big shot where to go. "
    -- Humphrey Bogart

  8. " It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs. "
    -- Edmund Burke

  9. " If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed. "
    -- Edmund Burke

  10. " 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

  11. " Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community. "
    -- Andrew Carnegie

  12. " The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket. "
    -- Andrew Carnegie

  13. " A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness. "
    -- Robert Cecil

  14. " If prosperity is regarded as the reward of virtue it will be regarded as the symptom of virtue. "
    -- Gilbert K. Chesterton

  15. " We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty. "
    -- Winston Churchill

  16. " If you see yourself as prosperous, you will be. If you see yourself as continually hard up, that is exactly what you will be. "
    -- Robert Collier

  17. " It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth. "
    -- Charles Caleb Colton

  18. " Wealth after all is a relative thing since he that has little and wants less is richer than he that has much and wants more. "
    -- Charles Caleb Colton

  19. " There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich. "
    -- Marlene Dietrich

  20. " The first wealth is health. "
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  21. " Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin. "
    -- Desiderius Erasmus

  22. " The petty economies of the rich are just as amazing as the silly extravagances of the poor. "
    -- William Feather

  23. " He does not posses wealth that allows it to possess him. "
    -- Benjamin Franklin

  24. " The way to wealth depends on just two words, industry and frugality. "
    -- Benjamin Franklin

  25. " Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it. "
    -- Benjamin Franklin

  26. " The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor. "
    -- John Kenneth Galbraith

  27. " This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor. "
    --John F. Kennedy

  28. " That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise. "
    --Abraham Lincoln

  29. " It is great wealth to a soul to live frugally with a contented mind. "
    -- Lucretius

  30. " There's nothing so comfortable as a small bankroll. A big one is always in danger. "
    -- Wilson Mizner

  31. " A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world. "
    -- Mohammed

  32. " There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use. "
    -- Mother Teresa

  33. " Short of genius a rich man cannot even imagine poverty. "
    -- Charles Peguy

  34. " Wealth is well known to be a great comforter. "
    -- Plato

  35. " A rich widow weeps with one eye and signals with the other. "
    -- Proverb

  36. " As the person who has health is young, so the person who owes nothing is rich. "
    -- Proverb

  37. " You can't take it with you when you go. "
    -- Proverb

  38. " After a rich man gets rich, his next ambition is to get richer. "
    -- American Proverb

  39. " A wise man's day is worth a fool's life. "
    -- Arabian Proverb

  40. " It is a wise man who lives with money in the bank, it is a fool who dies that way. "
    -- French Proverb

  41. " Of the wealth of the world each has as much as they take. "
    -- Italian Proverb

  42. " A rich man is either a scoundrel or the heir of a scoundrel. "
    -- Spanish Proverb

  43. " Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think. "
    -- Ayn Rand

  44. " The only thing wealth does for some people is to make them worry about losing it. "
    -- Antoine Rivarol

  45. " The only question with wealth is "what do you do with it? "
    -- John D. Rockefeller

  46. " Wealth is not a matter of intelligence it's a matter of inspiration. "
    -- Jim Rohn

  47. " 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

  48. " As long as there are rich people in the world, they will be desirous of distinguishing themselves from the poor. "
    -- Jean Jacques Rousseau

  49. " What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more. "
    -- Seneca

  50. " What a lot of things there are a man can do without. "
    -- Socrates

  51. " He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine. "
    -- Jeremy Taylor

  52. " A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone."
    -- Henry David Thoreau

  53. " Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only. Money is not required to buy one necessary of the soul. "
    -- Henry David Thoreau

  54. " Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. "
    -- Henry David Thoreau

  55. " A great fortune in the hands of a fool is a great misfortune. "
    -- Unknown

  56. " Adulation is the ever ready attendant to great wealth. "
    -- Unknown

  57. " How much money is enough? "
    -- Unknown

  58. " Some people lose their health getting wealth and then lose their wealth gaining health. "
    -- Unknown

  59. " Wealth is what gives you the right to preach about the virtues of poverty. "
    -- Unknown

  60. " Wealth is not in making money, but in making the man while he is making money. "
    -- John Wicker

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

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