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    There are, while human miseries abound,
    A thousand ways to waste superfluous wealth,
    Without one fool or flatterer at your board,
    Without one hour of sickness or disgust.

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Riches, the incentives to evil, are dug out of the earth.
[Lat., Effodiuntur opes irritamenta malorum.]

Riches, the incentives to evil, are dug out of the earth.
[Lat., Effodiuntur opes irritamenta malorum.]

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The rich are more envied by those who have a little, than by those who have nothing.

The rich are more envied by those who have a little, than by those who have nothing.

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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A faithful man shall abound with blessings; but he that maketh
haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

A faithful man shall abound with blessings; but he that maketh
haste to be rich shall not be innocent.

by Bible Found in: General Sayings, Wealth Sayings,
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And to hie him home, at evening's close,
To sweet repast, and calm repose.
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And to hie him home, at evening's close,
To sweet repast, and calm repose.
. . . .
From toil we wins his spirits light,
From busy day the peaceful night;
Rich, from the very want of wealth,
In heaven's best treasures, peace and health.

by Thomas Gray Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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The ungovernable passion for wealth.
[Lat., Opum furiata cupido.]

The ungovernable passion for wealth.
[Lat., Opum furiata cupido.]

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A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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But wealth is a great means of refinement; and it is a security
for gentleness, since it removes disturbing read more

But wealth is a great means of refinement; and it is a security
for gentleness, since it removes disturbing anxieties.
- Ik Marvel (pseudonym of Donald G. Mitchell),

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When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him whose?

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him whose?

by Don Marquis Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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The little sister of the Poor
. . . .
The Poor, and their concerns, she has
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The little sister of the Poor
. . . .
The Poor, and their concerns, she has
Monopolized, because of which
It falls to me to labor as
A Little Brother of the Rich.

by Edward Sanford Martin Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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