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Wanting Wealth Quotes


"Stop wanting wealth and fame and start wanting instead to do something well about which you are passionate" - Stephen Fry

"Wealth increaseth, but a nameless something is ever wanting to our insufficient fortune." - Horace

"Never seek illicit wealth." - Confucius

"Consumption never creates wealth." - Kurt Richebacher

"With wealth comes responsibility." - Jonathan Sacks

"Wealth is power. With wealth many things are possible." - George S. Clason

"Stupidity lies in wanting to draw conclusions." - Gustave Flaubert

"Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only." - Henry David Thoreau

"Wealth unused might as well not exist." - Aesop

"Controlled time is our true wealth." - R Buckminster Fuller

"A pauper in the midst of wealth." - Horace

"What is wealth? A dream of fools." - Abraham Cahan

"Excess of wealth is cause of covetousness." - Christopher Marlowe

"I started off wanting very much to be a newscaster." - Bob Iger

"I grew up wanting to be a writer for theatre." - Christopher Durang

"Faith: not wanting to know what is true." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Wealth does not bring excellence, but that wealth comes from excellence." - Plato

"Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth." - Alfred Marshall

"I didn't grow up with great privilege, nor did I grow up wanting for anything. I was a middle-class kid and, relative to the rest of the world, that's great wealth." - Matt Damon

"Fame, wealth, and honour! what are you to Love?" - Alexander Pope

"Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"God owns all the wealth in the world!" - John Hagee

"The wealth that cannot be administered is a burden." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Having nothing to lose is the new wealth." - Chuck Palahniuk

"No wealth like education and no poverty like ignorance" - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul." - Muhammad

"People are the real wealth of a nation." - Mahbub ul Haq

"Wealth is the number of things one can do without." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Malefactors of great wealth have arrogantly ignored the public welfare." - Theodore Roosevelt

"All men who would obtain freedom must obtain wealth" - Arthur Desmond

"A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention" - Herbert Simon

"More precious is want with honesty than wealth with infamy." - Thomas Wentworth 1st Ear

"Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth." - George Santayana

"I'm someone who believes that making things creates wealth." - Rick Santorum

"There's a lot of disorder that comes along with wanting to know everything and wanting to try everything and wanting to experience everything, but there's a lot of knowledge that comes out of it too." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Wanting contact I'm wanting contact I'm wanting contact with you." - Peter Gabriel

"The market economy is very good at wealth creation but not perfect at all about wealth distribution." - Jonathan Sacks

"Relationships are complicated, but happiness in a relationship isn't: It's just wanting exactly what you have. Wanting something else is dispiriting." - Carolyn Hax

"I am going to tell you a secret. Everything is about wanting. Everything. Things happen because of people wanting. Watch closely, and you"ll see what I mean." - David Mitchell

"[My work is] maybe about me maybe not wanting to be me and wanting to be all these other characters. Or at least try them on." - Cindy Sherman

"Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting." - Benjamin Franklin

"Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier." - Sam Levenson

"I can imagine wanting to work with this ensemble and this company always." - James Levine

"I can't even remember not wanting to go to film school." - Danny Mcbride

"I've spent my life navigating through sensitive issues. Not wanting to upset people." - Barry Mcguigan

"I was wanting to be a kid at 18 instead of being a young woman." - Kristy Mcnichol

"You can only confiscate the wealth that exists at a given moment. You cannot confiscate future wealth - and that future wealth is less likely to be produced when people see that it is going to be confiscated." - Thomas Sowell

"There is no security in a good disposition if the support of good principles - that is to say, of religion, of Christian faith - be wanting. It may be soured by misfortune, it may be corrupted by wealth, it may be blighted by neediness, it may lose all its original brightness, if destitute of that support." - Robert Southey

"There is no security in a good disposition if the support of good principles-that is to say, of religion, of Christian faith-be wanting. It may be soured by misfortune, it may be corrupted by wealth, it may be blighted by neediness, it may lose all its original brightness, if destitute of that support." - Robert Southey

"It is not great wealth in a few individuals that proves a country is prosperous, but great general wealth evenly distributed among the people. . ." - Victoria Woodhull

"In our society, the best predictor of a man's wealth is his wife's looks, and the best predictor of a woman's looks is her husband's wealth." - Steven Pinker

"How can wealth persuade poverty to use its political freedom to keep wealth in power? Here lies the whole art of Conservative politics in the twentieth century." - Aneurin Bevan

"The redistribution of wealth creates dependence on the people to whom it is redistributed, it doesn't incentivize them to create their own wealth." - Andrew Napolitano

"Wealth makes an ugly person beautiful to look on and an incoherent speech eloquent; and wealth alone can enjoy pleasure even in sickness and can conceal its miseries." - Sophocles

"Wealth does not bring about excellence (aka arete), but excellence (aka arete) brings about wealth and all other public and private blessings for men." - Socrates

"All wealth consists of desirable things; that is, things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly: but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth." - Alfred Marshall

"Liberty produces wealth, and wealth destroys liberty." - Henry Demarest Lloyd

"My premise is not to tax to destroy the wealth of the wealthy; it's to increase the wealth of the bottom and the middle class." - Thomas Piketty

"My heart tells me this is the best and greatest feeling I have ever had. But my mind knows the difference between wanting what you ca' have and wanting what you should' want. And I should' want you." - Cassandra Clare

"Faith means wanting God and wanting to want nothing else." - Brennan Manning

"A lot of the stories are internal. They leak it to me wanting to get attention, wanting to get that headline. More times than not, I will not give it to them." - Matt Drudge

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns

"Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself." - Wayne Dyer

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"Art is whether or not there is a scream in him wanting to get out in a special way." - Chaim Potok

"He buried his hands in the rich velvet of her hair. "I thought I"d die for wanting you." - Teresa Medeiros

"It's a curious, wanting thing." - Sarah Waters

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"I hope we get a decision shortly - I will be dead soon. (on wanting to be Man City manager)" - Stuart Pearce

"Love, for me, is always wanting the best for the other person even if it's not what's best for you." - Mike Colter

"Lady, I didn't get up this morning wanting to be a jackass... but you just pushed my jackass button." - Bill Engvall

"For the scientific acquisition of knowledge is almost as tedious as the routine acquisition of wealth." - Eric Linklater

"I would not exchange my leisure hours for all the wealth in the world." - Honore Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau

"It is less important to redistribute wealth than it is to redistribute opportunity." - Arthur H. Vandenberg

"Health is wealth. Peace of mind is happiness. Yoga shows the way." - Vishnudevananda Saraswati

"Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power." - Benjamin Franklin

"Today the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears." - Brian Tracy

"It is the sign of a weak mind to be unable to bear wealth." - Seneca the Younger

"Wealth is not a matter of intelligence, it's a matter of inspiration." - Jim Rohn

"Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Nothing is more fallacious than wealth. It is a hostile comrade, a domestic enemy." - Saint John Chrysostom

"The riches we impart are the only wealth we shall always retain." - Matthew Henry

"He is a poor man who can only measure his wealth in dollars." - Woodrow M. Kroll

"The way to wealth depends on just two words, industry and frugality." - Benjamin Franklin

"Many people despise wealth, but few know how to give it away." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth." - Rex Stout

"Solomon got more hurt by his wealth, than he got good by his wisdom." - Thomas Brooks

"Under our plan you can build wealth, even if you don't have a dollar to spare." - Dick Cheney

"Culture is like wealth; it makes us more ourselves, it enables us to express ourselves" - Philip Gilbert Hamerton

"Little wealth, little care." - George Herbert

"Seek wealth, it's good." - Ivan Boesky

"Invest in yourself. Your career is the engine of your wealth." - Paul Clitheroe

"Wealth is not only what you have but it is also what you are." - Sterling W Sill

"Writers write for fame, wealth, power and the love of women." - Sigmund Freud

"Man discovers his own wealth when God comes to ask gifts of him." - Rabindranath Tagore

"The growing wealth aquired by them corporations never fails to be a source of abuses." - James Madison

"As believers, we all have the responsibility to leverage our wealth for kingdom purposes." - Andy Stanley

"It [concentration of wealth and power] has been a menace to . . . American democracy." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Contentment is natural wealth." - Socrates

"Prefer knowledge to wealth, for the one is transitory, the other perpetual." - Socrates

"God shows his contempt for wealth by the kind of person he selects to receive it." - Austin O'Malley

"The secret gives you anything you want; happiness, health, and wealth." - Bob Proctor

"The uneven distribution of wealth in the world is due to the uneven distribution of capitalism." - Johan Norberg

"The presence of excessive wealth puts an unnatural spin on the appreciation of art." - Steve Martin

"Wealth is only a source of happiness when it is used to do good for others" - Denis Waitley

"Wealth gained by dishonesty will be diminished, but he who gathers by labor will increase." - Dave Ramsey

"Wealth inequality has increased." - Cornel West

"Malefactors of great wealth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"No man takes with him to Hades all his exceeding wealth." - Theognis of Megara

"I glory More in the cunning purchase of my wealth Than in the glad possession." - Ben Jonson

"Man discovers his own wealth when God comes to ask gifts of him." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Care clings to wealth: the thirst for more Grows as our fortunes grow." - Horace

"Wealth maketh many friends." - Bible

"Virtue cannot dwell with wealth either in a city or in a house." - Diogenes of Sinope

"Your wealth maybe hiding right behind the very thing you are reluctant to do." - Joe Vitale

"Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship." - Buddha

"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I photograph wealth." - Martin Parr

"He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature." - Socrates

"No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth." - Charles Spurgeon

"It's not enough to have economic growth. You have to distribute wealth throughout all of society." - Tabare Vazquez

"All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money." - Robert Collier

"Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations." - Henry David Thoreau

"We know too little about global wealth dynamics, so we need international transmission of bank information." - Thomas Piketty

"Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth." - Jean Rostand

"Wisdom outweighs any wealth." - Sophocles

"We'll never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth." - Gloria Steinem

"Wanting to be on television is a mental illness. Wanting to be president of the United States, wanting to be an actor - these are degrees of the same mental illness. If you need to be approved of simultaneously by more people than are in this room now, there's a problem." - Keith Olbermann

"[T]he essence of so-called war prosperity: it enriches some by what it takes from others. It is not rising wealth but a shifting of wealth and income." - Ludwig Von Mises

"My experience indicates that most people who've accumulated a great deal of wealth haven't had that as their goal at all. Wealth is only a by-product, not the original motivation." - Michael Milken

"The wealth of the soul is the only true wealth." - Lucian

"Securing, not prohibiting, the orderly transfer of wealth from A to B, based on wealth differentials, is the raison d'etre of the [New Deal programs]. The contrast between the modern progressive and classical liberal agendas could not be more explicit." - Richard Allen Epstein

"Diversification may preserve wealth, but concentration builds wealth." - Warren Buffett

"Wealth can't buy heath, but heath can buy wealth." - Henry David Thoreau

"One of the worst features of all the plans for sharing wealth and equalizing or guaranteeing incomes is that they lose sight of the conditions and institution s that are necessary to create wealth and income in the first place." - Henry Hazlitt

"In order to gain and to hold the esteem of men it is not sufficient merely to possess wealth or power. The wealth or power must be put in evidence, for esteem is awarded only on evidence." - Thorstein Veblen

"Money is not wealth. Money is a claim on wealth." - David Korten

"The initial motivation of the experiment which led to this discovery was a subconscious feeling for the inexhaustible wealth of nature, a wealth that goes far beyond the imagination of man." - Bruno Rossi

"True wealth is not what you have, it's what you're left with with when all you have is gone." - James Arthur Ray

"The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little." - William Ralph Inge

"At times it seems we require more grace to lose our wealth than to lose our life!" - Watchman Nee

"Material wealth is either a window through which we see God or a mirror in which we see ourselves." - Warren W. Wiersbe

"In every well-governed state wealth is a sacred thing; in democracies it is the only sacred thing." - Anatole France

"Many succumb to despair and fail without realizing that they already possess all the tools needed to acquire great wealth." - Og Mandino

"The question many have in the region is how not to squander the wealth like they did in the 1970s." - Charles Salvador

"If it is well with your belly, chest and feet - the wealth of kings can't give you more." - Horace

"The only wealth is life." - Henry David Thoreau

"Wealth is thoughts, not things." - Robert G Allen

"Not valuing wealth prevents theft." - Laozi

"Don't confuse wealth with success." - H Jackson Brown Jr



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