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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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We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the
potentiality of growing rich beyond read more

We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the
potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Since all the riches of this world
May be gifts from the devil and earthly kings,
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Since all the riches of this world
May be gifts from the devil and earthly kings,
I should suspect that I worshipped the devil
If I thanked my God for worldly things.

by William Blake Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Wealth is in applications of mind to nature; and the art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less read more

Wealth is in applications of mind to nature; and the art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in a better order, in timeliness, in being at the right spot.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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No, he was no such charlatan--
Count de Hoboken Flash-in-the-Pan--
Full of gasconade and bravado,
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No, he was no such charlatan--
Count de Hoboken Flash-in-the-Pan--
Full of gasconade and bravado,
But a regular, rich Don Rataplane,
Santa Claus de la Muscavado,
Senor Grandissimo Bastinado!
His was the rental of half Havana
And all Matanzas; and Santa Ana,
Rich as he was, could hardly hold
A candle to light the mines of gold
Our Cuban owned.

by Edmund C. Stedman Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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Some people lose their health getting wealth and then lose their wealth gaining health.

Some people lose their health getting wealth and then lose their wealth gaining health.

by Source Unknown 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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You often ask me, Priscus, what sort of person I should be, if I
were to become suddenly rich read more

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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That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to
distribute, willing to communicate;
Laying read more

That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to
distribute, willing to communicate;
Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the
time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

by Bible Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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