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The fool is like those people who think themselves rich with little.
Luc de Clapiers
My dad was a bartender. My mom was a cashier, a maid and a stock clerk at K-Mart. They never made it big. They were never rich. And yet they were successful. Because just a few decades removed from hopelessness, they made possible for us all the things that had been impossible for them.
The beloved of the Almighty are: the rich who have the humility of the poor, and the poor who have the magnanimity of the rich.
The way corporate media likes to portray America is as a homogenous whole that high-five's each other at the Super Bowl. But what we have is a grotesque disparity between the rich and poor that is only getting wider.
I'm rich, freakin' rich. It's crazy.
He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich and that they in turn will care for the laboring poor.
I never met a poor person who wanted to soak the rich; they want to get rich.
In the past there were people who were not rich but contented with their living style, laughing and happy all day. But when the new rich people appear, people look at them and ask, 'why don't I have a life like that too, a beautiful house, car and garden,' and they abandon their values.
Thich Nhat Hanh
O! what a Godlike Power is that of doing Good! I envy the Rich and the Great for nothing else!
If we are to change our world view, images have to change. The artist now has a very important job to do. He's not a little peripheral figure entertaining rich people, he's really needed.
True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.
You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
William J. H. Boetcker
The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great, and the treasures hidden in the heavens so rich, precisely in order that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment.
Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.
Not to say people shouldn't get rich from art. I adore the alchemy wherein artists who cast a complex spell make rich people give them their money. (Just writing it makes me cackle.) But too many artists have been making money without magic.
The ban on sports betting does exactly what Prohibition did. It makes criminals rich.
Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist.
Robert G. Allen
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
Sadly, because of the enormous gap between rich and poor, some mothers can afford helpers, but many can't. Those who can would be kinder to refrain from criticizing other women.
Flesh-meats will depreciate the blood. Cook meat with spices, and eat it with rich cakes and pies, and you have a bad quality of blood.
Ellen G. White
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.
Vampires get the joy of flying around and living forever, werewolves get the joy of animal spirits. But zombies, they're not rich, or aristocratic, they shuffle around. They're a group phenomenon, they're not very fast, they're quite sickly. So what's the pleasure of being one?
There are a lot of musicians who are still desperately trying to pretend that it's 1998 and by having a huge marketing campaign, they somehow believe that they can sell 10 million records. That's delusional. No one sells 10 million records. The days of musicians getting rich off of selling records are done.
You know when you first get rich, and you, like, just buy everything that you see? I did that for several years. And I have sheds full of things, maybe sometimes nine copies of the same thing.
I'm filthy rich!
Rich people march on Washington every day.
I. F. Stone
The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people.
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
There are wonderfully talented actresses. It's a really rich field. There isn't as rich a field of material.
I enjoy working with complicated equipment. A lot of my things started just with a rhythm box, but I feed it through so many things that what comes out sounds very complex and rich.
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