Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them.
If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.
Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.
Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
I was cut off from the world. There was no one to confuse or torment me, and I was forced to become original.
A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.
Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in motion; it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration.
Think and grow rich.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor. The poor can think of nothing else.
Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Dublin university contains the cream of Ireland: Rich and thick.
I am scared; I don't know what is going to happen to me. What was the point of working so hard and of being talented, to be rewarded like this? Never a penny, tormented all my life. It is horrible; one cannot imagine it.
They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
The quest for riches darkens the sense of right and wrong.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks, your loveliness and the hour of my death. O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute.
The true triumph of reason is that it enables us to get along with those who do not possess it.
A man must consider what a rich realm he abdicates when he becomes a conformist.