Quotes About Wealth

When thinking about wealth, money is the first thing that comes to mind. However, wealth is much more than that. There is a wealth of life, wealth of family, wealth of friends etc. Anyway you take it, we all yearn to call up wealth in our lives. Nevertheless, it should be remembered that it does not come without responsibilities.

This and many more reflections about wealth is revealed through quotes and sayings below.

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"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone." Henry David Thoreau

"It is not easy to get rich in Las Vegas, at Churchill Downs or at the local Merrill Lynch office." Paul Samuelson

"One can see the respect God has for riches by the people he gives them to." Alexander Pope

"People donít want to be millionaires. They want to experience what they believe only millions can buy." Tim Ferriss

"If it takes you more than 15 minutes to pack, you've got too much stuff." Mother Teresa

"...most possessions are really butterflies that turn into caterpillars." Duane Elgin

"No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather." Michael Pritchard

"It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich." Henry Ward Beecher

"Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work." Robert Orben

"Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision." Hsi-Tang Chih Tsang

"Being rich isn't about money. Being rich is a state of mind. Some of us, no matter how much money we have, will never be free enough to take time to stop and eat the heart of the watermelon. And some of us will be rich without ever being more than a paycheck ahead of the game." Harvey Mackay

"Plenty has made me poor." Ovid

"The rich buy assets. The poor only have expenses. The middle class buys liabilities they think are assets." Robert T. Kiyosaki

"There is no wealth but life." John Ruskin

"Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become." Arthur Schopenhauer

"Wealth acquired through an insecure lifestyle that is marred by uncertainty, instability and excessive efforts is no wealth at all." Tom Seeley

"Wealth is the ability to fully experience life." Henry David Thoreau

"We are rich with excess and excuses. For so many we have a hard time speaking one language. We have bigger houses and bigger broken homes. Divorce is the norm. We have multiplied our possessions but reduced our values. We've learned how to make a living but not a life. It's time that we stop our spoiled, self-centered ways." Miles Patrick Yohnke

"Just as the rich rule the poor, so the borrower is servant to the lender." Holy Bible, Proverbs 22:7

"Riches are a good handmaid, but the worst mistress." Francis Bacon


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