Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


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Power In My Opinion

In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.

- A. J. P. Taylor

Finger Now

The wealth of information now available at the click of a finger amazes me.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Dream Fools

What is wealth? A dream of fools.

- Abraham Cahan

Oil Been

Oil wealth has been a curse on us, made us weak and docile.

- Abu Bakar Bashir

Challenges Benefits

One of the great political and economic challenges of our time is figuring out the balance between wealth that benefits society and wealth that distorts.

- Adam Davidson

Innovation Worry

Perhaps concentrated wealth will inspire a nation of innovative problem-solvers. But if the view of many economists is right - that it sometimes discourages innovation - then we should worry.

- Adam Davidson

Created Provided

A largely unregulated Internet has created knowledge and wealth, but it's also long provided a medium for predatory, abusive and bullying behavior.

- Adam Ostrow

Original Purchase

Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.

- Adam Smith

Warrior Means

Wale means to arrive home. So the crown has arrived home. Akin is warrior or brave man. Nuoye is a brave man of chieftaincy and Agbaje means wealth and prosperity.

- Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

His Altar

For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.

- Aeschylus

Think Reason

The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it's only money... they don't know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.

- Alan Watts

Birth Started

We have entered the cell, the Mansion of our birth, and started the inventory of our acquired wealth.

- Albert Claude

Like Inherited

I don't like inherited wealth.

- Albert Gubay

Through Which

Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond of daily life without mingling with it, casts its wealth to right and left, but the puny boatmen do not know how to fish for it.

- Alexander Herzen

Means Get

Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth and place.

- Alexander Pope

Father Preacher

My grandfather was a Methodist preacher, and my father was an unsuccessful businessman. We didn't have status or wealth.

- Alexandra Stoddard

Impact Possession

My wealth is reflected in the price of Severstal, and the number of shares I have in my possession doesn't have any impact on the company.

- Alexei Mordashov

Means Involves

Building companies involves creating great wealth. If that means I am an oligarch, OK, it's fine. But if being an oligarch is about buying football clubs, it is not for me.

- Alexei Mordashov

Finance Which

Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth.

- Alfred Marshall

Satisfy Which

All wealth consists of desirable things; that is, things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly: but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth.

- Alfred Marshall

Law Rest

Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the basis of civil and international law, or at least of custom that has the force of law.

- Alfred Marshall

Real Only

Contentment is the only real wealth.

- Alfred Nobel

Blind Certainly

If this is not done, future ages will certainly look back upon us as a people so immersed in the pursuit of wealth as to be blind to higher considerations.

- Alfred Russel Wallace

Path Mind

Real music is not for wealth, not for honours or even the joys of the mind... but as a path for realisation and salvation.

- Ali Akbar Khan

Bad Inexperienced

If bad and inexperienced politicians control power in Nigeria, my wealth may turn into poverty, and I am not ready to become a poor man.

- Aliko Dangote

Give Very

I have been very fortunate to be successful in business, and I believe that it is right that people who have this type of wealth should give something back into society.

- Alisher Usmanov

Green Process

Ultimately, the only wealth that can sustain any community, economy or nation is derived from the photosynthetic process - green plants growing on regenerating soil.

- Allan Savory

Either Advantages

Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.

- Ambrose Bierce

Give Given

There is a wealth of readership for regional language literature in India that is not given importance. We must give respect to our own languages.

- Amish Tripathi

Words Dirty

Profit, wealth creation, competition - these are not dirty words but the lifeblood of a dynamic economy.

- Ana Patricia Botin

Die Took

Losing his wealth, his home, the life he had built, killed my father. He didn't die right away; it took four decades of exile to finish him off.

- Andre Aciman

Trust Finance

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

- Andrew Carnegie

Next Navigate

The next few years are going to be horrendous in the UK. The last thing we need is a Somali pirate-style raid on the few wealth creators who still dare to navigate Britain's gale-force waters.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Always Meant

Music, architecture and pictures have always been my passions, and all that material wealth has meant for me, is being able to have some of the pictures I liked.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Mind Thoughts

I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind by thinking rich thoughts.

- Andrew Young

Think Insanity

The two are not mutually exclusive, but we think we can have wealth without good ideas and without values and without a clear vision. Wealth without vision is insanity.

- Andrew Young

Which Created

But the minute we went public on the stock market, which is how our wealth was created, it was no longer how many people you employed, it was how much you were worth and how much your company was worth.

- Anita Roddick

Greatness Born

Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.

- Anne Frank

Nature Middle

When we are not extracting wealth from nature, we are extracting it from the working and middle classes.

- Anohni

Politics Principle

These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.

- Anthony de Mello

Road Respectable

There is no road to wealth so easy and respectable as that of matrimony.

- Anthony Trollope

Worry Some

The only thing wealth does for some people is to make them worry about losing it.

- Antoine Rivarol

Could Caused

I asked certain rich men if they felt embittered. 'How could we not?' they said. So I asked them what caused this anguish. They blamed their wealth.

- Apollonius of Tyana

Other Grows

In my judgment, excellence and wealth are direct opposites, since when the one shrinks, the other grows, and when one grows, the other shrinks.

- Apollonius of Tyana

Grow Code

It's time to create an Economic Growth Code whose purpose is to fix and grow the economy, not redistribute massive amounts of wealth.

- Ari Fleischer

Celebrity Been

Crimes of the century differ from the garden variety of murders. They involve wealth, celebrity and powerful attorneys, and live on for decades after the verdict has been rendered.

- Armand Deutsch

Essential Part Part

Networking is an essential part of building wealth.

- Armstrong Williams

Country Made

We tend to admire the people in our society who have accumulated such wealth as to seem somehow great. But we shouldn't forget that it was the everyday working class man who made this country great.

- Armstrong Williams

Help Others Help

With wealth, one is in a position of responsibility. You must try to help others. It is as simple as that.

- Arpad Busson

Hands Dangerous

What's dangerous is the concentration of wealth in the hands of a few individuals.

- Arpad Busson

Enterprise Formula

Free enterprise is essentially a formula not just for wealth creation, but for life satisfaction.

- Arthur C. Brooks

Same Like

Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Rich Inheritance

The amassing of unfettered wealth of individuals and corporations should stop. The inheritance of rich people's wealth by their children should stop. The expropriators should have their wealth expropriated and redistributed.

- Arundhati Roy

More Less

Wealth after all is a relative thing since he that has little and wants less is richer than he that has much and wants more.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Development Still

Your future is still before you. Your land is a vast storehouse of mineral and agricultural wealth awaiting further development for the benefit of mankind. It potentialities are magnificent.

- Charles E. Wilson

Reason Asking

Furthermore, there is no good ethical or economic reason for asking workmen and current producers to forego all economic gain in order to increase the purchasing power of all the wealth accumulated in past years.

- Charles E. Wilson

Finance Too

Wall Street has too much wealth and political power.

- Charlie Munger

Like Them

A lot of people have, like, 95 percent of their wealth in bitcoin. Great for them, but I got to be smart.

- Charlie Shrem

Women Otherwise

The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.

- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Like Chinese People

Chinese people like to do things with a low profile; they do not like to expose their wealth.

- Chen Guangbiao

Give Very

My wealth is very limited. I need to influence other people to give.

- Chen Guangbiao

Achieve Stifle

Women in America cannot achieve our full economic and personal fulfillment as long as the concentration of wealth and power in the top 1% continues to stifle democratic voices and progressive policies.

- Christine Pelosi

Excess Cause

Excess of wealth is cause of covetousness.

- Christopher Marlowe

Seeing Special

Health is your greatest wealth, so experiencing a marathon and seeing what you're capable of is really special.

- Christy Turlington

New Globally

Our light-speed, globally connected economy has led to the rise of a new super-elite that consists, to a notable degree, of first- and second-generation wealth.

- Chrystia Freeland

Education Other

Of the five most important things in life, health is first, education or knowledge is second, and wealth is third. I forget the other two.

- Chuck Berry

Think Appropriate

I cannot think of a more personally rewarding and appropriate use of wealth than to give while one is living.

- Chuck Feeney

Mind Idea

I had one idea that never changed in my mind - that you should use your wealth to help people.

- Chuck Feeney

Need Lot

When you are 81 years old, you don't really need a lot of the trappings of wealth.

- Chuck Feeney

Generations Use

I believe that people of substantial wealth potentially create problems for future generations unless they themselves accept responsibility to use their wealth during their lifetime to help worthwhile causes.

- Chuck Feeney

Thought Original

Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.

- Claude M. Bristol

New Separate

I mean, we are tribal by nature, and sometimes success and material wealth can divide and separate - it's not a new philosophy I'm sharing - more than hardship, hardship tends to unify.

- Colin Farrell

Never Chief

Maximising my wealth was never my chief thing.

- Conrad Black

Roots Fame

I've got wealth and fame but I haven't changed my roots.

- Craig Charles

Drop Expenditure

In response to the drop in wealth suffered as a consequence of the 2008 financial crisis, homeowners and firms did attempt to increase savings in financial assets by reducing expenditure on durables.

- Dale T. Mortensen

Yes Lot

At the end of the day, yes, I'm looking to create a lot of wealth.

- Dan Gertler

Delusion Over

In my view, if you want to get ahead and build wealth, you have to get over your delusion that something only has value if you can measure it.

- Dan Gilbert

Some Dean

There's a wealth of information on James Dean, and everybody has an opinion on him. James Dean made some kind of impression on everybody.

- Dane DeHaan

Give Away

If you're only going to give away 50 percent of your wealth... c'mon. I'm going to do much more than that.

- Daniel A. D'Aniello

Natural Seas

The materials of wealth are in the earth, in the seas, and in their natural and unaided productions.

- Daniel Webster

Polite Beholden

I learned my values. It's better to be poor than to be beholden. Wealth is not the object of life. You should be polite as long as possible, and when you can't be polite anymore, don't run.

- Daniel Woodrell

Die Some

Some people want to amass a great amount of wealth and make a great looking obituary. I'm going to die with more money than is good to leave my son.

- Darrell Issa

Rest Based

Remember, America's greatness is based on creating wealth like the rest of the world has never known, and then, making sure it's shared throughout a middle class and even the underprivileged.

- Darrell Issa

New Restless

In the large cities that received new Americans, there flowered a golden age of restaurants, manned by the available talent from abroad and fueled by the restless wealth of the newly rich.

- David Joseph Schwartz

Money Claim

Money is not wealth. Money is a claim on wealth.

- David Korten

Quantity Which

In the same manner if any nation wasted part of its wealth, or lost part of its trade, it could not retain the same quantity of circulating medium which it before possessed.

- David Ricardo

Honesty Earned

Wealth is a thing, earned with honesty and justice. Its opposite is the Mammon of unrighteousness.

- Dayananda Saraswati

Innocent Pleasures

Innocent pleasures are got by virtue and well-earned wealth.

- Dayananda Saraswati

Motivational Begins

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.

- Jim Rohn

Aim Always

Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth, wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit and attainment is always security and order.

- Johan Huizinga

Income Purchases

It is not just disposable income but whether people feel good about their immediate future that drives sales. It is this feel-good factor that drives the purchases more and more than mere economic wealth.

- Johann Rupert

Through Been

I don't know the taxpayer has perhaps much of an understanding of just how much wealth has been and is being and can be created that flows through the economy and just how many jobs depend upon it.

- John Anderson

Riots Conceded

When the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century brought a rapid increase in wealth, the demand of workers for a fair share of the wealth they were creating was conceded only after riots and strikes.

- John Boyd Orr

Country Limited

When not only gold but all commodities are available for the redemption of the paper currency, its volume is limited only by the value of all the wealth of the country, and it can never become insecure up to this limit.

- John Buchanan Robinson

Unlock Which

The dreams and passions stored within hearts are powerful keys which can unlock a wealth of potential.

- John C. Maxwell

Reward May

Those of us who have yet to find philanthropy may find there is a far greater reward from it than from wealth creation.

- John Caudwell

More Domestic

Nothing is more fallacious than wealth. It is a hostile comrade, a domestic enemy.

- John Chrysostom

Patriotism Which

I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.

- John F. Kennedy

Use Defence

A defence in the Inquisition is of little use to the prisoner, for a suspicion only is deemed sufficient cause of condemnation, and the greater his wealth the greater his danger.

- John Foxe

Been Requirements

It is entirely undemocratic to continue these burdens on the people for years and years after the requirements of protection have been met and the representatives of these industries have become incrusted with wealth.

- John Griffin Carlisle