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Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with the greatest charm or distinction.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others can be in want.
What power can poverty have over a home where loving hearts are beating with a consciousness of untold riches of the head and heart?
Orison Swett Marden
False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands, acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly, are almost always used for the oppression of other persons.
Joseph Franklin Rutherford
Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.
Many of those who once were so passionately in love with Christ now run about pursuing their own interests. They're burdened down with stress and problems, chasing after riches and the things of this world.
Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by others.
Charles Caleb Colton
Riches and the things that are necessary in life are not evil in themselves. And all of us face cares and troubles in this life. The sin comes in the time and energy we spend in pursuing these things, at the expense of neglecting Christ.
Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.
A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have given them to such a scoundrel.
With the greater part of rich people, the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches.
For sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed, they must be interrupted.
A good name is rather to be chosen than riches.
Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches.
A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power.
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
Jean de la Bruyere
Riches don't make a man rich, they only make him busier.
We do not want riches, we want peace and love.
The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.
Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun.
My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India.
The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice.
How I measure riches is by the friends I have and the loved ones I have and the people that I care about in my life, and that's where my values are and that's where my riches are.
I have no riches but my thoughts. Yet these are wealth enough for me.
Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss.
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