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Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's what matters to me.
He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.
In the richest country in the history of the world, this Obama economy has crushed the middle class. Family income has fallen by $4,000, but health insurance premiums are higher, food prices are higher, utility bills are higher, and gasoline prices have doubled. Today more Americans wake up in poverty than ever before.
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Edgar Allan Poe
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
As a means of contrast with the sublime, the grotesque is, in our view, the richest source that nature can offer.
Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
Imagine a political system so radical as to promise to move more of the poorest 20% of the population into the richest 20% than remain in the poorest bracket within the decade? You don't need to imagine it. It's called the United States of America.
Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest without meaning.
That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human beings.
What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.
There's no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can't do any business from there.
The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time.
It's very difficult for the American people to believe that our government, one of the richest on Earth, is also one of the stingiest on Earth.
I used to think like Moses. That knocked me down for a couple years and put me in prison. Then I start thinking like Job. Job waited and became the wealthiest and richest man ever 'cause he believed in God.
Jeffrey Deitch is the Jeff Koons of art dealers. Not because he's the biggest, best, or the richest of his kind. But because in some ways he's the weirdest (which is saying a lot when you're talking about the wonderful, wicked, lovable, and annoying creatures known as art dealers).
It did remind me of something out of Greek mythology - the richest king who gets everything he wants, but ultimately his family has a curse on it from the Gods.
Historians and archaeologists will one day discover that the ads of our time are the richest and most faithful reflections that any society ever made of its entire range of activities.
Some of the most miserable people I know are some of the richest people in America, they are the most miserable individuals I've ever seen.
I would lie in bed, and I was nine years old, and say to myself: 'I want to be the richest man in the world.' I've come a long way from there.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Privacy about giving is counterproductive. There is solid scientific research showing that people are more likely to give if they can see that others are giving. The richest people, in particular, should be setting an example.
Over a three year period, I gave away half of what I had. To be honest, my hands shook as I signed it away. I knew I was taking myself out of the race to be the richest man in the world.
My personal feeling, if I can interject a political note, is that I don't think it is right that basic health care is a privilege. It shouldn't be. It should be a right of all human beings. And certainly in the richest country in the world.
The richest most meaningful stories are found in small places: made, carried, crafted, told, and retold by apparently unimportant people.
What, other than injustice, could be the reason that the displaced citizens of New Orleans cannot be accommodated by the richest nation in the world?
Britain has no divine right to be one of the richest countries in the world.
When I was a boxer, I wanted to be champion of the world, not the richest man in the world.
My job is to provide the president with the richest possible consideration, so that he knows what is at stake in whatever decision he makes.
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