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Quotes for: wealth

Quotes for: wealth

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

Let us enrich ourselves with our mutual differences.
Paul Valéry / 

Let us enrich ourselves with our mutual differences.

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 / 

To love is to find one's riches outside oneself.
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Éléments de philosophie / 

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 / 

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 / 

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 / 

A man's nobility is not affected by poverty, as it is by riches.
Giovanni Boccaccio - The Decameron / 

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 / 

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.

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

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.

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.

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