39 Quotes Regarding Wealth


Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun.
Robert Burton

O gold! I still prefer thee unto paper which makes bank credit like a bank of vapour.
Lord Byron

It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.
Charles C. Colton

Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.
Charles C. Colton

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Woody Allen

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.
Calvin Coolidge

Money was made, not to command our will, But all our lawful pleasures to fulfill. Shame and woe to us, if we our wealth obey; The horse doth with the horseman away.
Abraham Cowley

And plenty makes us poor.
John Dryden

If rich men would remember that shrouds have no pockets, they would, while living, share their wealth with their children, and give for the good of others, and so know the highest pleasure wealth can give.
Tyron Edwards

The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet,than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.
Epicurus

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
Benjamin Franklin

Nobody was ever meant To remember or invent What he did with every cent.
Robert Frost

You cannot feed the hungry on statistics.
David Lloyd George

Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it. Others do just the same with their time.
Johann Von Goethe

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss.
Gregory I

The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough.
Heinrich Heine

Money is a handmaiden, if thou knowest how to use it; a mistress, if thou knowest not.
Horace

A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Edgar Watson Howe

When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.
Edgar Watson Howe

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