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I am rich in the goods that I can do without.
Louis Vigée - Poésies  






If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères  






The wise man is rich
Quintus Horatius Flaccus  






A propensity to hope and joy is real riches: One to fear and sorrow, real poverty.
David Hume - Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary  






Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées  






Virtue does not come from wealth, but wealth comes from virtue.
Plato - Apology of Socrates  






Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
Henry David Thoreau ? - Quotation of uncertain origin  






The contempt of riches in philosophers was only a hidden desire to avenge their merit upon the injustice of fortune, by despising the very goods of which fortune had deprived them; it was a secret to guard themselves against the degradation of poverty, it was a back way by which to arrive at that distinction which they could not gain by riches.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims  






In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
Aristotle






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






Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
Epictetus






The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
Plato






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