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Well before September 11, it was understood that with modern technology, the rich and powerful will lose their near monopoly of the means of violence and can expect to suffer atrocities on home soil.
It is the mind that maketh good or ill, That maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.
Michel de Montaigne
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
As a young kid, I really wanted to be rich.
Many people aren't rich because they're liars.
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor.
The trained mind is a rich mind.
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to the property of the rich, I wish it also to be known and declared that the rich have no right to the property of the poor.
Everything the working class has been told to do, the rich do not do. That is my message.
The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
The rich continue to get rich the same way they always have - by understanding how money works and making their money work for them.
Everybody could be an entrepreneur, but very few will become very rich entrepreneurs.
Getting rich is about fun. It's a game, and you have to treat it that way.
What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class.
Alexis de Tocqueville
My rich dad believed we should all learn to take care of ourselves.
I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty.
The rich man's dog gets more in the way of vaccination, medicine and medical care than do the workers upon whom the rich man's wealth is built.
For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.
We soon found that the white men were growing rich very fast, and were greedy.
Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.
When the first big paycheque with 'Dumb And Dumber' hit, I went: 'Gosh, I wonder if this will affect my performance. Will I do a take and think, was that worth $7 million?' But that never happened. If anything, it made me rebel against that thing when people who get rich start playing it safe.
The influential man is the successful man, whether he be rich or poor.
Orison Swett Marden
Taxes are important. President Bush's tax proposals leave no rich person behind. Voters approve of President Bush helping the kind of people they wish they were one of.
We've all heard stories of lottery winners, rock stars, heirs and heiresses, and professional athletes becoming millionaire morons who wake up rich but are broke by nightfall.
The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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