Quotes by riches

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  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    The impression forces itself upon one that men measure by false standards, that everyone seeks power, success, riches for himself, and admires others who attain them, while undervaluing the truly precious thing in life.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people, to whom he gives nothing else.
  • Antiphanes
    Antiphanes
    Ancient Greek poet 388-311 BC
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    The quest for riches darkens the sense of right and wrong.
  • Richard M. DeVos
    Richard M. DeVos
    American businessman, co-founder of Amway Corp. 1926-
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    The riches of life, the love and joy and exhilaration of life can be found only with an upward look. This is an exciting world. It's cram-packed with opportunity. Great moments wait around every corner.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    The riches of the soul are stored up in its memory. this is the test of character, not whether a man follows the daily fashion, but whether the past is alive in his present.
    Source: Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays (1997) p. 333
  • Walter Savage Landor
    Walter Savage Landor
    British poet 1775-1864
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    The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
  • Walt Disney
    Walt Disney
    American producer 1901-1966
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    There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    There is nothing in all the world greater than freedom. It is worth paying for; it is worth losing a job for; it is worth going to jail for. I would rather be a free pauper than a rich slave. I would rather die in abject poverty with my convictions than live in inordinate riches with the lack of self respect.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches. The wrong comes when riches possess men.
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.
  • George Macdonald
    George Macdonald
    Scottish writer 1824-1905
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    To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power.
  • H. L. Wayland
    H. L. Wayland
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    To value riches is not to be covetous. They are the gift of God, and, like every gift of his, good in themselves, and capable of a good use. But to overvalue riches, to give them a place in the heart which God did not design them to fill, this is covetous
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    When a natural discourse paints a passion or an effect, one feels within oneself the truth of what one reads, which was there before, although one did not know it. Hence one is inclined to love him who makes us feel it, for he has not shown us his own riches, but ours.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    With the great part of rich people, the chief employment of riches consists in the parade of riches.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    You cannot hold on to anything good. You must be continually giving - and getting. You cannot hold on to your seed. You must sow it - and reap anew. You cannot hold on to riches. You must use them and get other riches in return.
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