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Wealth Quotes


These are some of the best 'Wealth' quotations and sayings.

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'Let us not get so busy or live so fast that we can't listen to the music of the meadow or the symphony that glorifies the forest. Some things in the world are far more important than wealth; one of them is the ability to enjoy simple things.

A good mind possesses a kingdom: a great fortune is a great slavery.

Abundance is a blessing to the wise; the use of riches in discretion lies; learn this, ye men of wealth - a heavy purse in a fool's pocket is a heavy curse.

All wealth is the product of labor.

An accession of wealth is a dangerous predicament for a man. At first he is stunned if the accession be sudden, and is very humble and very grateful. Then he begins to speak a little louder, people think him more sensible, and soon he thinks himself so.

As riches and favor forsake a man, we discover him to be a fool but nobody could find it out in his prosperity.

Barring some piece of luck I have seen but few men get rich rapidly except by means that would make them writhe to have known in public.

Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.

Excess of wealth is cause of covetousness.

Excessive wealth is neither glory nor happiness. There is in a fortune a golden mean which is the appropriate region of virtue and intelligence. Be content with that; and if the horn of plenty overflow, let its droppings fall upon your fellowmen; let them fall like the droppings of honey in the wilderness to cheer the faint and weary pilgrim.

Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace; If not, by any means get wealth and place.

God gave me my wealth. See quote detail

Gold is worse poison to a man's soul, doing more murders in this loathsome world, than any mortal drug.

Gross and vulgar minds will always pay a higher respect to wealth than to talent; for wealth, although it be a far less efficient source of power than talent, happens to be far more intelligible.

Having given all he had, He then is very rich indeed.

He heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.

He that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

He that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

He that will not permit his wealth to do any good to others while he is living, prevents it from doing any good to himself when he is dead; and by an egotism that is suicidal and has a double edge, cuts himself off from the truest pleasure here and the highest happiness hereafter.


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