Quotes: wealth

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  • John Howe
    John Howe
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    Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    A continual feast of commendation is only to be obtained by merit or by wealth: many are therefore obliged to content themselves with single morsels, and recompense the infrequency of their enjoyment by excess and riot, whenever fortune sets the banquet before them.
  • Robert Cecil
    Robert Cecil
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    A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
    John Wooden
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    Ability is a poor man's wealth.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
    Robert Collier
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    All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
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    All wealth consists of desirable things; that is, things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly: but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth.
  • John Locke
    John Locke
    English philosopher 1632-1704
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    All wealth is the product of labor.

  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    Ambition makes the same mistake concerning power that avarice makes concerning wealth. She begins by accumulating power as a means to happiness, and she finishes by continuing to accumulate it as an end.
  • An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth - in short, materialism - does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited.
  • Bonnie Friedman
    Bonnie Friedman
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    An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth.
  • Lance Morrow
    Lance Morrow
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    As American productivity, once the exuberant engine of national wealth, has dipped to an embarrassingly uncompetitive low, Americans have shaken their heads: the country's old work ethic is dead.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    As the Spanish proverb says, ''He who would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry the wealth of the Indies with him.'' So it is in travelling; a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
  • Stephen Bayley
    Stephen Bayley
    British art criticus 1951-
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    As the twentieth century ends, commerce and culture are coming closer together. The distinction between life and art has been eroded by fifty years of enhanced communications, ever-improving reproduction technologies and increasing wealth.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Avarice is generally the last passion of those lives of which the first part has been squandered in pleasure, and the second devoted to ambition. He that sinks under the fatigue of getting wealth, lulls his age with the milder business of saving it.
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