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Wealth

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.
       - Henry Ward Beecher

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
       - Erich Fromm

We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
       - Anne Sophie Swetchine

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.
       - Afghan Proverb

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
       - Seneca

Wealth is but dung, useful only when spread about.
       - Chinese Proverb

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
       - Henry Ward Beecher

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.
       - A. P. Gouthey treasure chest full of gold

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.
       - W. R. Inge

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
       - Laertius Diogenes

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.
       - Mohammed

Adversity it sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
       -
Thomas Carlyle

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.
       - African Proverb

My friends are my estate.
       - Emily Dickinson


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Quotes in this site first compiled by Gary Hyink and Bill Blackman. Additional quotes thanks to Felicia Daniels, Alyssa Boyett, Katie Lusk and others. And thanks to the authors of these quotes!
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