Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.
Jesus Christ, The New Testament, Luke 18:25 (ESV).
Is passing large sums of wealth on to your children good for them or right for society?bill gates
Let none admire That riches grow in hell; that soil may best Deserve the precious bane.john milton
"It is not money my aunt thinks about. She knows better than to value worldly wealth above its price."anne brontë
Technology is begining to differentiate the haves and the have nots.
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.rex stout
Those whom 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.Edward Sanford Martin
All gold and silver rather turn to dirt! As 'tis no better reckon'd, but of those Who worship dirty gods.william shakespeare
The international community . . . allows nearly 3 billion people almost half of all humanity to subsist on $2 or less a day in a world of unprecedented wealth.kofi annan
Riches are a good handmaiden, but the worst mistress.Francis Bacon
Penny wise, pound foolish.
The rich are the scum of the earth in every country.gilbert keith chesterton
The man who dies leaving behind him millions of available wealth, which was his to administer during his life, will pass away unwept, unhonoured and insung no matter to what uses he leaves the dross which he cannot take with him.Andrew Carnegie
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.Logan Pearsall Smith
I'm just a poor millionaire.
Take dead aim on the rich boys. Get them in the crosshairs and take them down.
If your Riches are yours, why don't you take them with you to t'other world?Benjamin Franklin
A little house well fill'd, a little land well till'd, and a little wife well will'd, are great riches.
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.Ben Jonson
Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace; If not, by any means get wealth and place.Alexander Pope
He that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he be exalted above his neighbors because he hath more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine!jeremy taylor
Much learning shows how little mortals know; Much wealth, how little worldlings can enjoy.Edward Young
The rich are like beasts of burden, carrying treasure all day, and at the night of death unladen; they carry to their grave only the bruises and marks of their toil.augustine of hippo