Wealth should not be seized, but the god-given is much better.
False shame accompanies a man that is poor, shame that either harms a man greatly or profits him; shame is with poverty, but confidence with wealth.
Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond of daily life without mingling with it, casts its wealth to right and left, but the puny boatmen do not know how to fish for it.
I don't like Communism because it hands out wealth through rationing books.
Wealth is a tool of freedom, but the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery.
Most of the suicide hijackers came from Saudi Arabia, a place not lacking in wealth. But due to rapid population growth, the wealth per capita has fallen by about half in a generation.
There's a loss of autonomy that comes from not being able to own the wealth you've earned.
I'm lucky enough and wealthy enough to be able to buy photographs and buy art that inspires me from day to day. I don't want a Picasso on my wall; it's great art, but it's dead art to me. I'd rather have a photograph by someone I've never heard of that really inspires me.
I'm a very wealthy man.
I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt.
With the super-wealthy, I think what a lot of them want isn't things, it's experiences. Preferably ones that few people can have.
For the fifth year in a row, the Bush budget cuts city core services to pay for wealthy tax breaks. And once again, the mayor's requests were not funded.
In comparison with other men of their time, the Americans were distinguished by the possession of new political and social ideas, which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth.
If the wealthy get wealthier, no one has to become one penny poorer.
I'm not ridiculously wealthy, but I don't squander money either.
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