Quotes by wealth
Quotes 61 till 75 of 208.
Lewis H. Lapham
American essayist and editor 1935-
I never can pass by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York without thinking of it not as a gallery of living portraits but as a cemetery of tax-deductible wealth.
American politician 1961-
I think when you spread the wealth around, it's good for everybodySource: 12-10-2008
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
I would give all the wealth of the world, and all the deeds of all the heroes, for one true vision.
Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-
If financial assets no longer work for you at a rate far and above the rate of true wealth creation, then you must work longer for your money.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
If money be not they servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.
Alfred Russel Wallace
British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
If this is not done, future ages will certainly look back upon us as a people so immersed in the pursuit of wealth as to be blind to higher considerations.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, where wealth accumulates, and men decay.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
In a country well governed poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of.
A. J. P. Taylor
British historian 1906-1990
In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
Norwegian-American economist and sociologist 1857-1929
In order to stand well in the eyes of the community, it is necessary to come up to a certain, somewhat indefinite, conventional standard of wealth.
C. Wright Mills
American sociologist 1916-1962
In the world of the celebrity, the hierarchy of publicity has replaced the hierarchy of descent and even of great wealth.
British economist 1842-1924
Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the basis of civil and international law, or at least of custom that has the force of law.
American president 1872-1933
Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character.
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