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Riches serve a wise man but command a fool.
English proverb

To be able to give away riches is mandatory if you wish to possess them. This is the only
way that you will be truly rich.
Muhammad Ali

All achievements, all earned riches have their beginning in an idea.
Andrew Carnegie

He is not fit for riches who is afraid to use them.
English proverb

Frugality is founded on the principle that all riches have limits.
Edmund Burke

There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches. The wrong comes when riches possess
Billy Graham

Riches are a good handmaid, but the worst mistress.
Sir Francis Bacon

Niche your way to riches. Conquer the world you know, no matter how small the market
seems. There is money in "small ideas."
Farrah Gray

The rich add riches to riches; the poor add years to years.
Chinese proverb

The miser's riches fall into the spendthrift's hands.
Greek proverb

If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive. If only the people who worry about
their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
Dale Carnegie

Remember that the thankful heart is always close to the riches of the universe.
Joseph Murphy

Riches cause arrogance; poverty meekness.
German proverb

Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish
the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do
not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.
Theodore Roosevelt

Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.
Charles Lamb

To be content with what we possess is the greatest and most secure of riches.

If your everyday life seems poor, don't blame it; blame yourself; admit to yourself that you are
not enough of a poet to call forth its riches - because for the creator there is no poverty and
no indifferent place.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Riches and favor go before wisdom and art.
Danish proverb

Riches and honors unjustly gained are like floating clouds.
Japanese proverb

There is no sure and easy path to riches in Wall Street or anywhere else.
Benjamin Graham

There is nothing wrong in wanting to get rich. The desire for riches is really the desire for a
richer, fuller and more abundant life; and that desire is praise worthy. The man who does not
desire to live more abundantly is abnormal, and so the man who does not desire to have
money enough to buy all he wants is abnormal.
Wallace D. Wattles

Great beauty, great strength, and great riches are really and truly of no great use;
a right heart exceeds all.
Benjamin Franklin

A gracious woman obtains honor, and strong men obtain riches.
American proverb

The death of Lincoln was a disaster for Christendom. There was no man in the United States
great enough to wear his boots and the bankers went anew to grab the riches. I fear that
foreign bankers with their craftiness and tortuous tricks will entirely control the exuberant
riches of America and use it to systematically corrupt civilisation.
Otto von Bismarck

Riches abuse them who know not how to use them.
English proverb

If men considered how many things there are that riches cannot buy, they would not be so
fond of them.
George Savile

Riches are not the only wealth.
Icelandic proverb

I have often been asked why one man is born rich and healthy, and another poor and sick.
Where there is an effect there is always a cause; there is no such thing as chance. This
question is answered throught he law of reincarnation. Man goes through many births and
deaths, until he knows the truth which sets him free. He is drawn back to the earth plane
through unsatisfied desire, to pay his Karmic debts, or to "fulfill his destiny." The man born rich
and healthy has had pictures in his subconscious mind, in his past life, of health and riches;
and the poor and sick man, of disease and poverty. Man manifests, on any plane, the sum
total of his subconscious beliefs.
Florence Scovel Shinn

One may conceal his riches but not his poverty.
Philippine proverb