Quotes: riches

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  • John Locke
    John Locke
    English philosopher 1632-1704
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    Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    '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
    Sir Richard Burton
    British explorer, writer, soldier, ethnologist, poet and diplomat 1821-1890
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    A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Be not penny-wise. Riches have wings. Sometimes they fly away of themselves, and sometimes they must be set flying to bring in more.
  • John Ray
    John Ray
    English naturalist 1627-1705
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    Children are poor men's riches.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
  • Claude Lévi-Strauss
    Claude Lévi-Strauss
    French antropologist 1908-2009
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    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.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    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.
  • Austin O'Malley
    Austin O'Malley
    American writer, ophthalmologist and a professor of English literatur 1858-1932
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    Exclusiveness is a characteristic of recent riches, high society, and the skunk.
  • Horace Greeley
    Horace Greeley
    American editor 1811-1872
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    Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
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