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

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

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The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
- Herbert Kaufman

Only things the dreamers make live on.
They are the eternal conquerors.
- Herbert Kaufman

Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things
than crowns and higher seats than thrones.
- Herbert Kaufman

 

Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition.
The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
- Herbert Kaufman

Words signify man's refusal to accept the world as it is.
- Herbert Kaufman

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

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He who is contented is rich.
- Lao Tzu

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

No family gets rich from earning the minimum wage.
In fact, the current minimum wage does not even lift a family out of poverty.
- Jon Corzine

A conservative is a fellow who thinks a rich man should have a square deal.
- Frank Dane

Money makes life easier but I don't want to be rich,
not at all.
- Cathy Freeman

Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist.
- Robert G. Allen

About the only difference between the poor and the rich,
is this, the poor suffer misery, while the rich have to enjoy it.
- Josh Billings

In our rich consumers' civilization we spin cocoons
around ourselves and get possessed by our possessions.
- Max Lerner

We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties,
namely that the rich were not working because they had too little money,
the poor because they had much.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

If your only goal is to become rich,
you will never achieve it.
- John D. Rockefeller

The Soviet Union was an exception, but even there chess players were not rich.
Only Fischer changed that.
- Boris Spassky

I don't think it's a good attitude in your life to
feel that you have to be rich to have self-esteem.
- Tom Petty

Rich people who own mansions on the beach shouldn't get federal subsidies.
If you want to stay there, take the risk.
- Geraldo Rivera

And those are the Rich, who transmit what they have to their Posterity;
whereby particular Families become rich;
and of such are compounded Cities,
Countries, Nations, etc.
- Dudley North

Gentility is what is left over from rich ancestors after the money is gone.
- John Ciardi

The wealth of the country, its capital,
its credit, must be saved from the predatory poor as
well as the predatory rich,
but above all from the predatory politician.
- James J. Hill

The genre has moved into this commercial aspect of itself,
and ignored this extraordinarily rich literature that's
filed everywhere else except under travel.
- Robyn Davidson

Riches don't make a man rich, they only make him busier.
- Christopher Columbus

There are two types of poor people, those who are poor
together and those who are poor alone.
The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

It's the rich you can terrorize.
The poor have nothing to lose.
- Imelda Marcos

I think family movies have gotten so rich in this country.
- Rachel Griffiths

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

All the measures of the Government are directed to
the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- William Henry Harrison

But the fact is, most people are not going to be rich someday.
- Roger Ebert

It's difficult working with very rich actors,
because inevitably they become a little spoilt,
and the managers and agents tend to control things more than is healthy.
- Mike Figgis

We were not as rich as the Rockefellers or Mellons,
but we were rich enough to know how rich they were.
- Louis Auchincloss

High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly,
make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately.
Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true.
- Robert H. Schuller


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