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American poet, travel author, and diplomat
By Wisdom wealth is won; But riches purchased wisdom yet for none.
'Tis a sort of duty to be rich, that it may be in one's power to do good, riches being another word for power.
Sir Richard Burton
British explorer, writer, soldier, ethnologist, poet and diplomat
A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
Be not penny-wise. Riches have wings. Sometimes they fly away of themselves, and sometimes they must be set flying to bring in more.
Children are poor men's riches.
551 BC - 479 BC
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
Enthusiastic partisans of the idea of progress are in danger of failing to recognize... the immense riches accumulated by the human race. By underrating the achievements of the past, they devalue all those which still remain to be accomplished.
Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary
Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush, anxious for greater developments and greater riches and so on, so that children have very little time for their parents. Parents have very little time for each other, and in the home begins the disruption of peace of the world.
American writer, ophthalmologist and a professor of English literatur
Exclusiveness is a characteristic of recent riches, high society, and the skunk.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
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