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These riches are possess'd, but not enjoy'd! (Quote by - Homer)

Know from the bounteous heavens all riches flow; And what man gives, the gods by man bestow. (Quote by - Homer)

Riches either serve or govern the possessor. (Quote by - Horace)

For everything divine and human, virtue, fame, and honor, now obey the alluring influence of riches. (Quote by - Horace)

Noble descent and worth, unless united with wealth, are esteemed no more than seaweed. (Quote by - Horace)

And you prate of the wealth of nations, as if it were bought and sold, The wealth of nations is men, not silk and cotton and gold. (Quote by - Richard Hovey)

We are not here to sell a parcel of boilers and vats, but the potentiality of growing rich beyond the dreams of avarice. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Poor worms, they hiss at me, whilst I at home Can be contented to applaud myself, . . . with joy To see how plump my bags are and my barns. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

Common sense among men of fortune is rare. (Quote by - Juvenal)

He who wishes to become rich wishes to become so immediately. (Quote by - Juvenal)

It is easy at any moment to resign the possession of a great fortune; to acquire it is difficult and arduous. (Quote by - Titus Livy)

The rich man's sons inherits cares; The bank may break, the factory burn, A breath may burst his bubble shares, And soft, white hands could hardly earn A living that would serve his turn. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

Our Lord commonly giveth Riches to such gross asses, to whom he affordeth nothing else that is good. (Quote by - Martin Luther)

Infinite riches in a little room. (Quote by - Christopher Marlowe)

You often ask me, Priscus, what sort of person I should be, if I were to become suddenly rich and powerful. Who can determine what would be his future conduct? Tell me, if you were to become a lion, what sort of a lion would you be? (Quote by - Marcus Valerius Martial)

The little sister of the Poor . . . . The Poor, and their concerns, she has Monopolized, because of which It falls to me to labor as A Little Brother of the Rich. (Quote by - Edward Sanford Martin)

Those who we strive to benefit Dear to our hearts soon grow to be; I love my Rich, and I admit That they are very good to me. Succor the poor, my sisters,--I While heaven shall still vouchsafe me health Will strive to share and mollify The trials of abounding wealth. (Quote by - Edward Sanford Martin)

But wealth is a great means of refinement; and it is a security for gentleness, since it removes disturbing anxieties. (Quote by - Ik Marvel)

Let none admire That riches grow in hell; that soil may best Deserve the precious bane. (Quote by - John Milton)

I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice. (Quote by - Edward Moore)

The ungovernable passion for wealth. (Quote by - Ovid)

Riches, the incentives to evil, are dug out of the earth. (Quote by - Ovid)

Embarrassment of riches. (Quote by - Ovid)

Riches are deservedly despised by a man of honor, because a well-stored chest intercepts the truth. (Quote by - Phaedrus)

I trust no rich man who is officiously kind to a poor man. (Quote by - Plautus)


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