Quotations on Wealth
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The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled.
- Henry Adams
(Keywords: Life, Wealth, Infinite, Summer)
In a country of such recent civilization as ours, whose almost limitless treasures of material wealth invite the risks of capital and the industry of labor, it is but natural that material interests should absorb the attention of the people to a degree elsewhere unknown.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: People, Civilization, Wealth, Attention, Country, Labor)
For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.
(Keywords: Wealth, Defense, Excess, Justice, Man, Sight)
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.
- William R. Alger
(Keywords: Soul, Wealth, Poverty)
Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you're crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn't understand.
- Robert G. Allen
(Keywords: Dream, Wealth, Attention, Man, Opinions, Succeed)
Because of the wealth of fine music spread through the film, working on it held all the fun and excitement of attending a great concert.
- June Allyson
(Keywords: Music, Wealth, Excitement, Film, Fun)
I don't know the taxpayer has perhaps much of an understanding of just how much wealth has been and is being and can be created that flows through the economy and just how many jobs depend upon it.
- John Anderson
(Keywords: Wealth, Being, Economy, Jobs, Understanding)
It is one of the issues that will have to be worked through however let me make the point and I think anyone would accept that if you set it up properly, not only will you get better environmental outcomes, you have a chance to create more wealth with the available resource.
- John Anderson
(Keywords: Environmental, Wealth, Chance, Will)
The product of extraordinary wealth allied to a taste for the sumptuous.
- R. W. Apple, Jr.
(Keywords: Wealth, Taste)
The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Wealth, Will)
The possessors of wealth can scarcely be indifferent to processes which, nearly or remotely have been the fertile source of their possessions.
- Charles Babbage
(Keywords: Wealth, Possessions)
It would be fun to have someone in the White House who has worked in the private sector... and someone who understands that wealth creation is a good thing and they want more of it. Wealth is good.
- Michele Bachmann
(Keywords: Wealth, Creation, Fun, Want)
To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.
- Richard Baker
(Keywords: Health, Truth, Wealth, Risk)
I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself... I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal.
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Keywords: Control, Goal, Wealth, Class, Communism, Ownership, Property, Socialism, State)
The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.
- George Bancroft
(Keywords: Intelligence, Civilization, Progress, Wealth, Force, Measure, Mind)
Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have.
- Ernie Banks
(Keywords: Friendship, Thought, Wealth, Loyalty)
Oil wealth has been a curse on us, made us weak and docile.
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: Wealth, Oil)
There's a wealth of literature out there which, hopefully, will be, you know, exploded in the future, and I personally find it very rewarding to be involved with classic storytelling, and sort of legendary characters.
- Sean Bean
(Keywords: Wealth, Future, Literature, Will)
Any health care funding plan that is just, equitable, civilized and humane must - must - redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the poorer and the less fortunate. Excellent healthcare is by definition re-distributional.
- Donald Berwick
(Keywords: Health, Wealth, Care, Healthcare)
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Power, Wealth, Consideration, Praise)
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings
(Keywords: Honesty, Wealth, World)
This administration and the leadership in Congress appear to be intent on valuing wealth over work, thereby placing working families at a distinct disadvantage.
- Tim Bishop
(Keywords: Leadership, Work, Wealth, Congress)
Are you to give up the fight and let this vast body of our wealth go to ruin? I do not believe it.
- Richard Parks Bland
(Keywords: Wealth, Body, Fight, Ruin)
The source of wealth is from individuals with little or no history of interest in the game, who have happened upon football as a means of serving some hidden agenda.
- Sepp Blatter
(Keywords: History, Wealth, Football, Interest)
The death tax punishes the American dream - making it virtually impossible for the average American family to build wealth across generations.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: Death, Family, Dream, Wealth, American, Tax, Generations)
The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Happiness, Power, Wealth, Economy, Humanity, Influence, Leading, Nations, Prosperity)
The main purpose of Social Security is to redistribute wealth, to make an increasingly large number of Americans dependent on government for their basic needs in their retirement years.
- Neal Boortz
(Keywords: Government, Purpose, Wealth, Americans, Needs, Retirement, Security, Years)
We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both.
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Keywords: Wealth, Country, Democracy)
A climate change response must have at its heart a redistribution of wealth and resources.
- Emma Brindal
(Keywords: Change, Heart, Wealth, Climate, Climate change)
Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.
- Claude M. Bristol
(Keywords: Success, Thought, Achievement, Wealth, Gain, Inventions)
Free enterprise is essentially a formula not just for wealth creation, but for life satisfaction.
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Keywords: Life, Wealth, Creation, Formula, Satisfaction)
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
(Keywords: Health, Wealth, Contentment, Faithfulness)
If thou be industrious to procure wealth, be generous in the disposal of it. Man never is so happy as when he giveth happiness unto another.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Keywords: Happiness, Wealth, Man)
It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: Wealth, Interest, World)
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: Wealth, Poor)
Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun.
- Robert Burton
(Keywords: Happiness, Wealth, Devil, Moon, Sun)
Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Government, People, Wealth, Environment, Job, states, United)
What is wealth? A dream of fools.
- Abraham Cahan
(Keywords: Dream, Wealth, Fools)
From where I am sitting much of the country now sees the President the way I have seen him since the campaign. He is an ambitious leftist, with little understanding of economics, and with far-reaching goals to create significant and irreversible growth of government and redistribution of wealth through dramatic changes in tax, regulatory, and spending policies.
- Charles W. Calomiris
(Keywords: Government, Goals, Growth, Wealth, Country, Economics, Tax, Now, President, Understanding)
But I have learned a thing or two; I know as sure as fate, when we lock up our lives for wealth, the gold key comes too late.
- Will Carleton
(Keywords: Wealth, Fate, Gold, Key)
It is entirely undemocratic to continue these burdens on the people for years and years after the requirements of protection have been met and the representatives of these industries have become incrusted with wealth.
- John Griffin Carlisle
(Keywords: People, Wealth, Protection, Years)
We would like to have friendly regimes with enough broad participation of their populations to maintain long-term stability, so that we would have not only access to the region's wealth, but we would be able to ensure the security of our good friend Israel.
- Frank Carlucci
(Keywords: Friend, Wealth, Israel, Participation, Security, Stability)
Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
- Andrew Carnegie
(Keywords: Trust, Wealth, Community)
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
(Keywords: Men, Wealth, Comparisons, Horses, Man)
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Keywords: Wealth, Possession)
One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.
(Keywords: Knowledge, Wealth, Books, Possession)
O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet.
(Keywords: Wealth, Clouds, Sea, Water)
Love is the only wealth that man absolutely needs. Love is the only wealth that God precisely is.
- Sri Chinmoy
(Keywords: Love, God, Wealth, Man, Needs)
Nothing is more fallacious than wealth. It is a hostile comrade, a domestic enemy.
- John Chrysostom
(Keywords: Wealth, Enemy, Nothing)
Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
- DeWitt Clinton
(Keywords: Power, Knowledge, Wealth, Enjoyment, Pleasure, Shadow, Space, Vanity)