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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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Riches are deservedly despised by a man of honor, because a
well-stored chest intercepts the truth.
[Lat., Opes read more

Riches are deservedly despised by a man of honor, because a
well-stored chest intercepts the truth.
[Lat., Opes invisae merito sunt forti viro,
Quia dives arca veram laudem intercipit.]

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Many men of course became extremely rich, but this was perfectly natural and nothing to be ashamed of because no read more

Many men of course became extremely rich, but this was perfectly natural and nothing to be ashamed of because no one was really poor, at least no one worth speaking of.

by Douglas Adams Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Who hath not heard the rich complain
Of surfeits, and corporeal pain?
He barr'd from every use read more

Who hath not heard the rich complain
Of surfeits, and corporeal pain?
He barr'd from every use of wealth,
Envies the ploughman's strength and health.

by John Gay Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Midas-eared Mammonism, double-barrelled Dilettantism, and their
thousand adjuncts and corollaries, are not the Law by which God
Almighty read more

Midas-eared Mammonism, double-barrelled Dilettantism, and their
thousand adjuncts and corollaries, are not the Law by which God
Almighty has appointed this His universe to go.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Worldly riches are like nuts; many a tooth is broken in cracking them, but never is the stomach filled with read more

Worldly riches are like nuts; many a tooth is broken in cracking them, but never is the stomach filled with eating them.

by R. Venning 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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Whether you wind up with a nest egg or a goose egg depends on the kind of chick you married

Whether you wind up with a nest egg or a goose egg depends on the kind of chick you married

by Wall Street Journal Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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