Wealth Quotes And Sayings


Wealth Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of wealth quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“Labour was the first price, the original purchase – money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.”
– Adam Smith

“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.”
– Aeschylus

“The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money… they don’t know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.”
– Alan Watts

“I think it’s child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society basically values wealth and fame and power at the cost of well-being. In the case of a child, it’s at the cost of someone’s natural development. It’s already hard enough to develop.”
– Alanis Morissette

“Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth and place.”
Alexander Pope

“Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.”
– Andrew Carnegie

“These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.”
– Anthony de Mello

“Networking is an essential part of building wealth.”
– Armstrong Williams

“Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it.”
– Austin O’Malley

“Wealth is the product of man’s capacity to think.”
– Ayn Rand

“Only the man who does not need it, is fit to inherit wealth, the man who would make his fortune no matter where he started.”
– Ayn Rand

“I think when you spread the wealth around it’s good for everybody.”
– Barack Obama

“This is the moment when we must build on the wealth that open markets have created, and share its benefits more equitably. Trade has been a cornerstone of our growth and global development. But we will not be able to sustain this growth if it favors the few, and not the many.”
– Barack Obama

“For more than four decades, the Libyan people have been ruled by a tyrant – Moammar Gaddafi. He has denied his people freedom, exploited their wealth, murdered opponents at home and abroad, and terrorized innocent people around the world – including Americans who were killed by Libyan agents.”
– Barack Obama

“When you play it too safe, you’re taking the biggest risk of your life. Time is the only wealth we’re given.”
– Barbara Sher

“I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt.”
– Ben Hecht

“Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“He does not possess wealth; it possesses him.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“I remember thinking quite logically that I didn’t want to spoil my children with wealth and so that I would create a foundation, but not knowing exactly what it would focus on.”
Bill Gates

“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.”
– Billy Graham

“Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success; they are interested in your money.”
– Bo Bennett

Happy the country that lives on nothing but its wits; cursed be the one that thinks it can get rich by planting or digging or drilling for wealth.”
– Bono

“So I’m definitely in favour of stimulating the dynamic wealth creation sectors of the economy.”
– Boris Johnson

“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”

“Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character.”
– Calvin Coolidge

“I say the law should be blind to race, gender and sexual orientation, just as it claims to be blind to wealth and power. There should be no specially protected groups of any kind, except for children, the severely disabled and the elderly, whose physical frailty demands society’s care.”
– Camille Paglia

“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.”
– Chanakya

“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.”
– Chanakya

“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

“The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.”
– Charles Kuralt

“No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth.”
– Charles Spurgeon

“Excess of wealth is cause of covetousness.”
– Christopher Marlowe

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