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    Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to
    administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

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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.
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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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I trust no rich man who is officiously kind to a poor man.
[Lat., Nemini credo, qui large blandus read more

I trust no rich man who is officiously kind to a poor man.
[Lat., Nemini credo, qui large blandus est dives pauperi.]

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These riches are possess'd, but not enjoy'd!

These riches are possess'd, but not enjoy'd!

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

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

by Socrates Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only.

Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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He who wishes to become rich wishes to become so immediately.
[Lat., Dives fieri qui vult
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He who wishes to become rich wishes to become so immediately.
[Lat., Dives fieri qui vult
Et cito vult fieri.]

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Much learning shows how little mortals know:
Much wealth, how little worldlings can enjoy.

Much learning shows how little mortals know:
Much wealth, how little worldlings can enjoy.

by Edward Young Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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And you prate of the wealth of nations, as if it were bought and
sold,
The wealth of read more

And you prate of the wealth of nations, as if it were bought and
sold,
The wealth of nations is men, not silk and cotton and gold.

by Richard Hovey Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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If thou art rich, thou'rt poor,
For, like an ass whose back with ingots bows,
Thou bear'st read more

If thou art rich, thou'rt poor,
For, like an ass whose back with ingots bows,
Thou bear'st thy heavy riches but a journey,
And death unloads thee.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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