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The rich don't exploit the poor.
by David Brooks

The rich don't exploit the poor.
They just out-compete them.
- David Brooks

What family you were born into matters so much more
than it did before in a perverse way.
- David Brooks

When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how
to talk about character matters more and more.
The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas.
- David Brooks

To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure;
to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy.
- David Brooks

 

People want reality that tells them how right they are all the time.
- David Brooks

This death cult has no reason and is beyond negotiation.
This is what makes it so frightening.
This is what causes so many to engage in a sort of mental diversion.
They don't want to confront this horror.
So they rush off in search of more comprehensible things to hate.
- David Brooks

People used to complain that selling a president was
like selling a bar of soap.
But when you buy soap, at least you get the soap.
In this campaign you just get two guys telling you
they really value cleanliness.
- David Brooks

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America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain
culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations,
politics is not merely a clash of interests,
but a clash of dreams.
- David Brooks

Highly educated young people are tutored,
taught and monitored in all aspects of their lives,
except the most important, which is character building.
When it comes to this, most universities leave them alone.
- David Brooks

The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
- Yiddish Proverb

He who is contented is rich.
- Lao Tzu

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

We are rich only through what we give,
and poor only through what we refuse.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill (author of the classic Think and Grow Rich)

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

Let my soul smile through my heart
and my heart smile through my eyes,
that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

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

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

There are people who have money and people who are rich.
- Coco Chanel

The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers.
I think we made a couple of them rich.
- Gavin Rossdale

A man is rich in proportion to
the number of things he can afford to let alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

I try to give to the poor people for love
what the rich could get for money.
No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds;
yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
- Mother Teresa

When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

The rich are not born skeptical or cynical.
They are made that way by events, circumstances.
- Paul Getty

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work,
ask him: 'Whose?'
- Don Marquis

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

What's the subject of life - to get rich? All of those
fellows out there getting rich could be dancing around
the real subject of life.
- Paul A. Volcker

Bill Gates is a very rich man today...
and do you want to know why? The answer is one word:
versions.
- Dave Barry

You can make a lot of money in this game.
Just ask my ex-wives.
Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.
- Lee Trevino

The good news is that, according to the Obama administration,
the rich will pay for everything.
The bad news is that, according to the Obama administration,
you're rich.
- P. J. O'Rourke

The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one
basket and then watch that basket.
- Andrew Carnegie

Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers.
- Herbert Kaufman

In this world it is not what we take up,
but what we give up, that makes us rich.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid
for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike.
Each has their suffering.
Some suffer too much, others too little.
- The Buddha

I believe life's rich experiences need to be shared with others -
for me this is the way one builds knowledge.
- Pravs J

When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.
- Evita Peron

The problem with beauty is that it's like being born rich and getting poorer.
- Joan Collins

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence,
to live as if he were poor.
- William Temple

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool,
a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
- Sholom Aleichem

It's not your salary that makes you rich,
it's your spending habits.
- Charles A. Jaffe

It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too
often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
- Andrew Jackson

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
- Euripides

It is usually people in the money business,
finance, and international trade that are really rich.
- Robin Leach

Guilt for being rich,
and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough
and you have to go and get shot or something.
- John Lennon

Of all classes the rich are the most noticed and the least studied.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich,
beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
- Maureen Dowd

When the idle poor become the idle rich,
you'll never know just who is who, or which is which.
- E. Y. Harburg

It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet,
than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.
- Epicurus

Conservatives divide the world in terms of good and
evil while liberals do it in terms of the rich and poor.
- Dennis Prager

The tax code is not the only area where the administration
is helping the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.
It has spent $155 billion for an unnecessary war driven by fear.
- Dennis Kucinich

A rich man told me recently that a liberal is a man
who tells other people what to do with their money.
- Amiri Baraka

Democrats' definition of "rich" - always seems to be
set just above whatever the salary happens to be for a member of Congress.
Perhaps that says it all.
- Steve Steckler

The moment of change is the only poem.
- Adrienne Rich

Mine has been a concern for the people,
a concern to maintain stability, a concern to get people
working together racially,
ethnically, rich and poor - all segments of the city.
- Walter Washington

Wealth often takes away chances from men as well as poverty.
There is none to tell the rich to go on striving,
for a rich man makes the law that hallows and hollows his own life.
- Sean O'Casey

I would rather write for the instruction,
or even the amusement of the poor than for the amusement of the rich.
- Frederick Marryat

You cannot sift out the poor from the community.
The poor are indispensable to the rich.
- Henry Ward Beecher

A ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer.
That's why no boy from a rich family has ever made the big leagues.
- Joe DiMaggio

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 de Chamfort

Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients
in hordes to their knees;
Just give me a home,
in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

You get below the Mason-Dixon line and you have some of the best music,
culture, the two races, the literature,
and it's so rich.
- Robert Duvall

I believe that all the measures of the Government are
directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- William Henry Harrison

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

I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself.
I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing.
- Michel de Montaigne

God bless the USA, so large, so friendly,
and so rich.
- W. H. Auden

No, not rich.
I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Qaddafi is hated because he is the leader of a small country that is rich,
but he uses his money to finance liberation struggles.
- Louis Farrakhan


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