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The man is mechanically turned, and made for getting. . . . It
was verily prettily said that we read more

The man is mechanically turned, and made for getting. . . . It
was verily prettily said that we may learn the little value of
fortune by the persons on whom Heaven is pleased to bestow it.

by Sir Richard Steele Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of read more

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

by Andrew Carnegie Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Noble descent and worth, unless united with wealth, are esteemed
no more than seaweed.
[Lat., Et genus et read more

Noble descent and worth, unless united with wealth, are esteemed
no more than seaweed.
[Lat., Et genus et virtus, nisi cum re, vilior alga est.]

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If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.

by Henry George Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through
the eye of a read more

And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through
the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the
kingdom of God.

by Bible Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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You often ask me, Priscus, what sort of person I should be, if I
were to become suddenly rich read more

You often ask me, Priscus, what sort of person I should be, if I
were to become suddenly rich and powerful. Who can determine
what would be his future conduct? Tell me, if you were to become
a lion, what sort of a lion would you be?

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The rich are more envied by those who have a little, than by those who have nothing.

The rich are more envied by those who have a little, than by those who have nothing.

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Can wealth give happiness? look round and see
What gay distress! what splendid misery!
Whatever fortunes lavishly read more

Can wealth give happiness? look round and see
What gay distress! what splendid misery!
Whatever fortunes lavishly can pour,
The mind annihilates, and calls for more.

by Edward Young Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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