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American self-help author 1883-1970
All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
By Wisdom wealth is won; But riches purchased wisdom yet for none.
American editor 1811-1872
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by other men.
Mary Wortley Montagu
English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
'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 1821-1890
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 1813-1887
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
American author 1885-1950
All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
Jean de la Bruyère
French writer 1645-1696
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
Be not penny-wise. Riches have wings. Sometimes they fly away of themselves, and sometimes they must be set flying to bring in more.
English naturalist 1627-1705
Children are poor men's riches.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
French antropologist 1908-2009
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 1910-1997
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.
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