Wealth and Poverty
49 aphorisms · 5 comments
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tiny.ag/qk0rnn17 · ★★☆☆ Fair (396 ratings) · submitted 1997
When the rich make war it's the poor that die.
tiny.ag/83wmvvdq · ★★☆☆ Fair (274 ratings) · submitted 1997
Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs painting.
tiny.ag/g42cvkx0 · ★★☆☆ Fair (272 ratings) · submitted 1997
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
John D. Rockefeller, in Vice and Virtue and Wealth and Poverty
tiny.ag/litmxv5j · ★★☆☆ Fair (324 ratings) · submitted 1997
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.
tiny.ag/blmzpnir · ★★☆☆ Fair (1122 ratings) · submitted 1997
Figure it out. Work a lifetime to pay off a house. You finally own it and there's no one to live in it.
Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman, in Life and Death and Wealth and Poverty
tiny.ag/nuplbfta · ★★☆☆ Fair (279 ratings) · submitted 1997
The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.
Jean-Paul Kauffmann, in Science and Religion and Wealth and Poverty
tiny.ag/t6cxlzxo · ★★☆☆ Fair (1006 ratings) · submitted 1997
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, that gives happiness.
Thomas Jefferson, in Wealth and Poverty and Work and Recreation
tiny.ag/d3qjgzaa · ★★☆☆ Fair (871 ratings) · submitted 1997
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
tiny.ag/o4tugiae · ★★☆☆ Fair (274 ratings) · submitted 1997
While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery.
tiny.ag/2upsgaxe · ★★☆☆ Fair (256 ratings) · submitted 1997
The way to make a small fortune in the commodities market is to start with a large fortune.
tiny.ag/vm8pwhyr · ★★☆☆ Fair (854 ratings) · submitted 1998 by nthomas
The strong take from the weak, but the smart take from the strong.
tiny.ag/huwbmgt6 · ★★☆☆ Fair (253 ratings) · submitted 1997
The easiest way to figure the cost of living is to take your income and add ten percent.
tiny.ag/cybvcjri · ★★☆☆ Fair (270 ratings) · submitted 1997
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he is buying.
tiny.ag/frswba1z · ★★☆☆ Fair (470 ratings) · submitted 1997
He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
tiny.ag/0spygbpd · ★★☆☆ Fair (535 ratings) · submitted 1997
Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It buys you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.
tiny.ag/pipgvzvf · ★★☆☆ Fair (59 ratings) · submitted 2011 by peter
Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.
tiny.ag/w3vp1iki · ★★☆☆ Fair (314 ratings) · submitted 1997
Money can't buy happiness -- but somehow it's more comfortable to cry in a Porsche than in a Lada.
tiny.ag/dv1lo7ef · ★★☆☆ Fair (332 ratings) · submitted 1997
Money is the root of all evil, and man needs roots.
tiny.ag/wlbk96e3 · ★★☆☆ Fair (238 ratings) · submitted 1997
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
J. Paul Getty, in Success and Failure and Wealth and Poverty
tiny.ag/75ely1qd · ★★☆☆ Fair (2766 ratings) · submitted 1997
Money is like an arm or leg: use it or lose it.