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The ideal social state is not that in which each gets an equal
amount of wealth, but in which read more

The ideal social state is not that in which each gets an equal
amount of wealth, but in which each gets in proportion to his
contribution to the general stock.

by Henry George Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he be exalted above
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He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he be exalted above
his neighbors because he hath more gold, how much inferior is he
to a gold mine!

by Jeremy Taylor Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Let none admire
That riches grow in hell; that soil may best
Deserve the precious bane.

Let none admire
That riches grow in hell; that soil may best
Deserve the precious bane.

by John Milton Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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A library of wisdom, is more precious than all wealth, and all things that are desirable cannot be compared to read more

A library of wisdom, is more precious than all wealth, and all things that are desirable cannot be compared to it. Whoever therefore claims to be zealous of truth, of happiness, of wisdom or knowledge, must become a lover of books.

by Pablo Picasso Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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I have no riches but my thoughts Yet these are wealth enough for me.

I have no riches but my thoughts Yet these are wealth enough for me.

by Sara Teasdale Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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The man is mechanically turned, and made for getting. . . . It
was verily prettily said that we read more

The man is mechanically turned, and made for getting. . . . It
was verily prettily said that we may learn the little value of
fortune by the persons on whom Heaven is pleased to bestow it.

by Sir Richard Steele Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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You often ask me, Priscus, what sort of person I should be, if I
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You often ask me, Priscus, what sort of person I should be, if I
were to become suddenly rich and powerful. Who can determine
what would be his future conduct? Tell me, if you were to become
a lion, what sort of a lion would you be?

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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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Dame Nature gave him comeliness and health,
And Fortune (for a passport) gave him wealth.

Dame Nature gave him comeliness and health,
And Fortune (for a passport) gave him wealth.

by Walter Harte Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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