Quotation Explorer - 'Riches'

Riches cover a multitude of woes. - Menander
Wishes don't bring riches; work make things work. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
There is some magic in wealth, which can thus make persons pay their court to it, when it does not even benefit themselves. How strange it is, that a fool or knave, with riches, should be treated with more respect by the world, than a good man, or a wise man in poverty! - Ann Radcliffe
In the struggle between the needs of the soul and the wants of the body, satisfy the soul first for it carries also the riches of the body. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
A sure way to go broke is to spend your outer riches before you have saved enough of your inner ones. - Charles F. Glassman
I am the happiest man alive. I have that in me that can convert poverty to riches, adversity to prosperity, and I am more invulnerable than Archilles; Fortune hath not one place to hit me. - Thomas Browne
People are complaining of having rags and not riches, but I find it a blessing just to have rags, to wipe away the dirt and dust that may come in the course of life. - Anthony Liccione
The giving of riches and honors to a wicked man is like giving strong wine to him that hath a fever. - Plutarch
Fame is a vapor, popularity is an accident, riches take wings, those who cheer today may curse tomorrow and only one thing endures - character. - Harry Truman
Riches without faith are the greatest poverty. - Hazrat Ali R.A
A writer doesn't dream of riches and fame, though those things are nice. A true writer longs to leave behind a piece of themselves, something that withstands the test of time and is passed down for generations. - C.K. Webb
True wealth comes less from having riches than from knowing how to live richly. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Riches are not an end of life, but an instrument of life. - Henry Ward Beecher
With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud. - Confucius
I have no riches but richer thoughts. - Lailah Gifty Akita
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life. - Walt Disney Company
To have what we want is riches, but to be able to do without is power. - George MacDonald
What are riches - grandeur - health itself, to the luxury of a pure conscience, the health of the soul; - and what the sufferings of poverty, disappointment, despair - to the anguish of an afflicted one! - Ann Radcliffe
He who is full of joy is full of great riches;he who is full of love is full of endless riches. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The road to wealth is sown with false starts and failures that should in no way discourage the poor who make good or our neighbors with new found riches. We have to give it our all. - Roberto Bolaño
A good reputation is better than great riches. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Spiritual riches supersede material riches. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches. - Rainer Maria Rilke
It is difficult for a man laden with riches to climb the steep path, that leads to bliss - Anonymous
Love is your ticket to your greatest riches. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Friends are true riches! - John Cameron Smith
God is the source of my supply. His riches flow to me freely, copiously, and abundantly. All my financial and other needs are met at every moment of time and point of space; there is always a divine surplus. - Joseph Murphy
You cannot hold on to anything good. You must be continually giving - and getting. You cannot hold on to your seed. You must sow it - and reap anew. You cannot hold on to riches. You must use them and get other riches in return. - Robert Collier
One cause, which is not always observed, of the insufficiency of riches, is that they very seldom make their owner rich.
I care for riches, to make giftsTo friends, or lead a sick man back to healthWith ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealthFor daily gladness; once a man be doneWith hunger, rich and poor are all as one. - Euripides
For riches certainly make themselves wings. - Bible
I am not moved by riches and fame, but selflessness and a passion for humanity. - Gugu Mona
Riches are not only measure with monetary value. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason. - Henry Fielding
Of all the riches that we hug, of all the pleasures we enjoy, we can carry no more out of this world than out of a dream.
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. - Oscar Wilde
Riches and power are but gifts of blind fate, whereas goodness is the result of one's own merits. - Heloise
He who has the greatest love has the greatest riches. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I have no riches in life, but only family who loves me. - Alon Calinao Dy
In those vernal seasons of the year, when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against Nature not to go out, and see her riches, and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth. - John Milton
Whoever thou art that, not content with a moderate condition, imaginest happiness in royal magnificence, and dreamest that command or riches can feed the appetite of novelty with perpetual gratifications, survey the Pyramids, and confess thy folly! - Samuel Johnson
Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. - Francis Bacon
Riches may enable us to confer favours, but to confer them with propriety and grace requires a something that riches cannot give. - Charles Caleb Colton
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance. - Theodore Roosevelt
Love is better than riches. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Material blessings fade and deteriorate, but your riches in Christ are everlasting. - Elizabeth George
A praying mother is more precious and valuable than all the riches in the world. - Violet James
The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own. - Benjamin Disraeli
To be content with what one has is the greatest and truest of riches. - Cicero
For men who had easily endured hardship, danger and difficult uncertainty, leisure and riches, though in some ways desirable, proved burdensome and a source of grief. - Sallust
When you ask God for a gift, Be thankful if he sends, Not diamonds, pearls or riches, but the love of real true friends. - Helen Steiner Rice
It is better to lose friends than to lose your reputation, and better to lose riches than to lose your integrity. - Matshona Dhliwayo
One must count ones riches by the means one has to satisfy his desires. - Abbé Prévost
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not a poet enough to call forth its riches; for to the creator there is no poverty and no poor indifferent place. - Rainer Maria Rilke
To value riches is not to be covetous. They are the gift of God, and, like every gift of his, good in themselves, and capable of a good use. But to overvalue riches, to give them a place in the heart which God did not design them to fill, this is covetousness.
The child's existence turned a plain world to riches. Her life raised up like this, the child giving point and purpose to each day, the care of him transforming her, widening and deepening her. - Mary Costello
The world is focused on success, which is defined as riches and fame. Define your success as a person of values. Make love, compassion, and kindness your only success and everything else will be available to you. - Raphael Zernoff
If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all. - Francois de Fenelon
A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
Man's greatest joy is to slay his enemy, plunder his riches, ride his steeds, see the tears of his loved ones and embrace his women.
Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile. - Sir Wilfred Grenfell
If you can't love me in my rugs, you don't deserve me in my riches - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Friends with spiteful hearts and thousand eyes of evil, mock not my slumbering glory. I just might be the next in line to gain access to the secret fount of good riches. - Darmie Orem
He who despises a poor man’s wisdom has turned away great riches. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Loss of worldly riches is better than loss of heavenly treasures. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss. - Dick Gregory
He who multiplies riches multiplies cares. - Benjamin Franklin
The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail; mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession. - Sallust
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe. - Lydia Sigourney
Poor and content is rich, and rich enough; but riches fineless is as poor as winter to him that ever that ever fears he shall be poor. - William Shakespeare
What had he ever wanted that he could not buy? And if that wasn't riches he didn't know what was. - Josephine Tey
I have no riches but my thoughts, Yet these are wealth enough for me - Sara Teasdale
Great beauty, great strength, and great riches are really and truly of no great use; a right heart exceeds all - Benjamin Franklin
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