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How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.

I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.

I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice.

I glory more in the coming purchase of my wealth than in the glad possession.

I have enough money to get by. I'm not independently wealthy, just independently lazy, I suppose.

I have mental joys and mental health, Mental friends and mental wealth, I've a wife that I love and that loves me; I've all but riches bodily.

I have no complex about wealth. I have worked hard for my money, producing things people need. I believe that the able industrial leader who creates wealth and employment is more worthy of historical notice than politicians or soldiers.

I was born into it and there was nothing I could do about it. It was there, like air or food, or any other element. The only question with wealth is what you do with it.

I wish to become rich, so that I can instruct the people and glorify honest poverty a little, like those kind-hearted, fat, benevolent people do.

I'll fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay; Princes and Lords may flourish, or may fade - A breath can make them, as a breath has made - But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd can never be supplied.

If thou art rich, thou art poor; for, like an ass, whose back with ingots bows, thou bearest thy heavy riches but a journey, and death unloads thee.

If thou desire to purchase honor with thy wealth, consider first how that wealth became thine; if thy labor got it, let thy wisdom keep it; if oppression found it, let repentance restore it; if thy parent left it, let thy virtues deserve it; so shall thy honor be safer, better, and cheaper.

If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.

If you're happy, you're wealthy! Happiness doesn't need a bank account.

If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.

In big houses in which things are done properly, there is always the religious element. The diurnal cycle is observed with more feeling when there are servants to do the work.

In proportion as nations get more corrupt, more disgrace will attach to poverty, and more respect to wealth. There are two questions that would completely reverse this order of things: "What keeps some persons poor? and what has made some others rich?" The true answer to these queries would often make the poor man more proud of his poverty than the rich man is of his wealth, and the rich man more justly ashamed of his wealth, than the poor man unjustly is of his poverty.

It is better to live rich than to die rich.

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.

It is far more easy to acquire a fortune like a knave than to expend it like a gentleman.


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