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Quotes about Wealth

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AnonymousYou can have a million dollars in the bank and be controlled by money. You can have nothing but the shirt on your back and be controlled by money.
(450 BC - 385 BC)
I am amazed that anyone who has made a fortune should send for his friends.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
(1947 - )
Money doesn't make you happy. I now have $50 million, but I was just as happy when I had $48 million.
Ayn Rand
(1905 - 1982)
Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think.
Benjamin Franklin
(1706 - 1790)
A little house well filled, a little field well tilled, and a little wife well willed, are great riches.
Benjamin Franklin
(1706 - 1790)
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
Christina SteadIf all the rich people in the world divided up their money amongst themselves there wouldn't be enough to go around.
Dick Gregory
(1932 - )
Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss.
Dr. Samuel Johnson
(1707 - 1784)
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
Edward Abbey
(1927 - 1989)
The most striking thing about the rich is the gracious democracy of their manners -- and the crude vulgarity of their way of life.
Franklin D. RooseveltThe hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth.
Henry David ThoreauA man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.
Henry David ThoreauThe way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
Henry David Thoreau
(1817 - 1862)
Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only. Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
J. Paul Getty
(1892 - 1976)
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
Logan Pearsall Smith
(1865 - 1946)
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
Shirin AbadiWhen 80 percent of the world's wealth belongs to 1 percent of the people, how can we expect peace?
- (2003 Nobel Peace Prize recipient)
Suzanne NeckerFortune does not change men, it unmasks them.
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