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Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss.
The riches of the game are in the thrills, not the money.
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice.
A short cut to riches is to subtract from our desires.
The quest for riches darkens the sense of right and wrong.
It's important for a parent to learn to take delight in a child whose behavior might seem mystifying. In the case of an extroverted parent with an introverted child, it can be learning to see the inner riches of your child that may not always be expressed on the surface - but are there.
He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine.
The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
Walter Savage Landor
Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is.
Riches get their value from the mind of the possessor; they are blessings to those who know how to use them, and curses to those who do not.
Every person who will learn the right way, and who will then continue diligently to follow that right way, is absolutely certain in time to possess great riches and all attending blessings.
Joseph Franklin Rutherford
Historically, art has always had a market. When one medieval fiefdom defeated another they would drag back its jewels, gold, tapestries and art objects as the spoils of war. Art equaled power, riches and culture.
The rich are richer, and the poor are poorer, in the city than elsewhere; and, as a rule, the greater are the riches of the rich and the poverty of the poor.
It seems that almost every time a valuable natural resource is discovered in the world-whether it be diamonds, rubber, gold, oil, whatever-often what results is a tragedy for the country in which they are found. Making matters worse, the resulting riches from these resources rarely benefit the people of the country from which they come.
We are the rags to riches story, okay, the Robertson's are. Okay? We had very humble beginnings. Everybody's trying to figure out what, what's behind it, and all the Robertsons say, 'Hey, it's divine intervention.' Me personally, okay, God's gonna take 'Duck Dynasty' where he wants it to go, okay, and to the people that he wants it to go to.
To despise riches, may, indeed, be philosophic, but to dispense them worthily, must surely be more beneficial to mankind.
I always wanted to be on a great TV show and in a Broadway show and have a CD out, and the fact that they happened simultaneously is kind of an embarrassment of riches.
It's an embarrassment of riches because you have directors who don't better. You end up with so much stuff going on the screen that you don't know where to look, and that's what I consider self-indulgent.
Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by others.
Charles Caleb Colton
There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors... But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity.
Claude Adrien Helvetius
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
If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have given them to such a scoundrel.
Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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