81 Best Quotes about Rich

Rich Quote of the Day

The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own. - Theodor Adorno, Philosopher

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience. - Mahatma Gandhi

Effort Quotes, Experience Quotes, Faith Quotes

What I believe unites the people of this nation, regardless of race or region or party, young or old, rich or poor, is the simple, profound belief in opportunity for all - the notion that if you work hard and take responsibility, you can get ahead. - Barack Obama, American President

Opportunity Quotes, Responsibility Quotes, Work Quotes, Belief Quotes

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? - Princess Diana, Royalty

Compromise Quotes


It is inexcusable that the richest country in the world does not take care of all of its people. We don't consider ourselves idealistic; we're thoughtfully trying to make a beautiful health care model. - Patch Adams, Author

Health Quotes, Thought Quotes

If you are a rich person straining every sinew to keep every last pound in your pocket, there comes a point when you realize you are not just escaping the clutches of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. You are passing a greater burden on to people poorer than yourself, and depriving even poorer people of your support. - Clive Anderson, Entertainer

Great Quotes

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich. - Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader

Religion Quotes

Become a beacon of enhancement, and then, when the night is gray, all of the boats will move towards you, bringing their bountiful riches. - James Altucher, Author

Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set. - Francis Bacon, Philosopher

Virtue Quotes

Whether rich people make money or lose money, they get no sympathy from the public. - Gary Ackerman, Politician

Sympathy Quotes, Money Quotes

Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them. - Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader

One day I caught four Dolphins, how much I have gazed at these beautiful creatures... as they changed their hue in twenty varieties of richest arrangement of tints. - John James Audubon, Scientist

Change Quotes

Both Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich supported the Wall Street bailout. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Buying coffee on the street instead of in a Starbucks is the poor man's way to get rich. In other words, you will never get rich by scratching out ten cents from your dollar. - James Altucher, Author

Poor France, thy fine climate, rich vineyards, and the wishes of the learned avail nothing; thou art a destitute beggar, and not the powerful friend thou wert represented to me. - John James Audubon, Scientist

Art Quotes, Power Quotes

Success in Silicon Valley, most would agree, is more merit-driven than almost any other place in the world. It doesn't matter how old you are, what sex you are, what politics you support or what color you are. If your idea rocks and you can execute, you can change the world and/or get really, stinking rich. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Success Quotes, Change Quotes, Politics Quotes

Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty. - Margot Asquith, Author

Beauty Quotes

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. - Oscar Wilde

Community Quotes, Money Quotes

The payouts for starting a business are just terrible when you account for risk. A tiny minority of entrepreneurs ever get rich. And the majority of entrepreneurs would probably make far more money, and have more stable personal relationships, if they just worked for someone else. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Accounting Quotes, Business Quotes, Risk Quotes, Work Quotes, Money Quotes, Relationship Quotes

To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth. - Richard Baker, Politician

Health Quotes, Risk Quotes, Truth Quotes, Wealth Quotes

If I buy a Fiat Uno, I'll read that, for a man like me, a Ferrari was more suitable. If instead I buy a Ferrari, they'll write that I should have kept my feet on the ground and bought a Fiat. If I smile, I'm not serious. If I don't smile, I'm a rich sulker that doesn't enjoy having the most beautiful job in the world. - Mario Balotelli

Smile Quotes

If I had not passed through trial - through passion, one could say - through these years so painful and so rich, I don't believe I could take on my life and my career as I do today. - Isabelle Adjani, Actress

Life Quotes, Pain Quotes, Passion Quotes

We want a world where life is preserved, and the quality of life is enriched for everybody, not only for the privileged. - Isabel Allende , Writer

Life Quotes

It is better to wear out than to rust out - Bishop Richard Cumberland - Bishop Richard Cumberland

I was focused on building things from an early age. When I was about 3, our toilet broke, and my mother was ready to call the plumber. I told her I would fix it and asked her to get my Richard Scarry book 'How Things Work in Busytown.' Between the picture of a toilet and the text she read to me explaining how the parts worked, I fixed it. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Age Quotes, Work Quotes

There are people who have money and people who are rich. - Coco Chanel, Designer

Money Quotes

Vampires get the joy of flying around and living forever, werewolves get the joy of animal spirits. But zombies, they're not rich, or aristocratic, they shuffle around. They're a group phenomenon, they're not very fast, they're quite sickly. So what's the pleasure of being one? - Margaret Atwood, Novelist

Lying Quotes

In fact, I'd just like to own something. Everyone thinks I'm glamorous, rich and famous but all I've got is some recording equipment and a battered old BMW. - Dido Armstrong , Musician

I had never really wanted to be famous. Everyone is supposed to want to be rich and famous, but as a boy I never knew what rich was, and the first view I had of famous made me leery. - Alan Alda , American Actor

It would be easier to write a novel without reader input, but I feel the fiction is richer for it. - Piers Anthony , Writer

My partner, Jeff Ullrich, and I always thought Earwolf was going to be big. There were a couple of studies before we launched saying podcasts were going to really grow. But I remember so many conversations at the beginning where people would say, 'How are you going to make money with this?' - Scott Aukerman, Writer

Beginning Quotes, Thought Quotes, Money Quotes

One of the differences between HBO and other television is that they demand the same coverage that you would have in a feature film. We need to have all the shots in order to make it as rich and as stunning as it looks. We can't cut any corners. - Mark Addy, Actor

Vision Quotes

I am definitely not rich. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Everything we would ever need to become rich and powerful and sophisticated is within our reach. The major reason that so few take advantage of all that we have is simply, neglect - Jim Rohn

Self Help Quotes, Power Quotes

I've always been pleased with the investments I've made with my friend Albert Frere and I regret not having followed him more, because I would have been a lot richer. - Bernard Arnault , French Businessman

Regret Quotes

Prison life, fortunately, I spent a lot of years, about 18 years with other prisoners, and, as I say, they enriched your soul. - Nelson Mandela

Life Quotes

Robotic toys can be very interesting, but it is important that the toy not 'dictate' how the child should play with it. Rather, it should take its cues from the child and enhance, teach, and enrich the play experience. We incorporated some of these features into a robotic baby doll we built for Hasbro in 1999. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Important Quotes, Experience Quotes

Before I was an actor I was a break dancer, one of those street performers you see. I guess my introduction into the professional world of performing was a stint as back up dancer for Lionel Richie and I performed at the closing ceremony at the '84 Olympics. - Cuba Gooding‚ Jr.

Ceremony Quotes

I never had that feeling that I had to carry the weight of somebody's ignorance around with me. And that was true for racists who wanted to use the 'n' word when talking about me or about my people, or the stupidity of people who really wanted to belittle other folks because they weren't pretty or they weren't rich or they weren't clever. - Maya Angelou, Poet

Clever Quotes, Ignorance Quotes, Stupidity Quotes, Feeling Quotes

Writing is my obsession, my passion. My relationship with it is one of the most complex and agonizing and richly vexing that I have in my life. - Julianna Baggott, Novelist

Life Quotes, Passion Quotes

The only thing I like about rich people is their money. - Nancy Astor, Politician

Money Quotes

There are many people in South Africa who are rich and who can share those riches with those not so fortunate who have not been able to conquer poverty. - Nelson Mandela

Poverty Quotes

Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven. - Confucius, Philosopher

Death Quotes, Life Quotes, Honor Quotes, Heaven Quotes

I always was a rich person because money's not related to happiness. - Paulo Coelho, Novelist

Happiness Quotes, Money Quotes

I grew up in the era when Dan Rather hated Richard Nixon. He was a newsman, but you knew what his opinion was. - Roger Ailes , Businessman

Opinion Quotes

We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse. - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

People always say, 'How is it to be so successful?' I'm not successful yet. Richard Branson is successful. That's successful. Michael Jackson was successful. U2 was successful. I'm just a guy, doing okay. But I'm a happy guy doing okay. - Afrojack, Dutch Musician

Success Quotes

Inspiration, in its rich variety, must be present in any discussion about Africa. We need role models - they are essential to the advancement of our society. - Richard Attias, Businessman

Inspirational Quotes, Variety Quotes

A third ideal that has made its way in the modern world is reliance on reason, especially reason disciplined and enriched by modern science. An eternal basis of human intercommunication is reason. - Emily Greene Balch, Educator

Communication Quotes, Discipline Quotes, Science Quotes

High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

Action Quotes, Decision Quotes, Dreams Quotes

It is very frightening to feel alone when you are standing against a rich and powerful person and all his attendant helpers. - Gloria Allred, Lawyer

Power Quotes

11 Top quotes about Rich by Noam Chomsky

The country that consistently ranks among the highest in educational achievement is Finland. A rich country, but education is free. Germany, education is free. France, education is free. - Noam Chomsky

Education Quotes, Achievement Quotes

Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way. - Noam Chomsky

Education Quotes, Fulfillment Quotes

Latin America has much richer resources. You'd expect it to be far more advanced than East Asia, but it had the disadvantage of being under imperialist wings. - Noam Chomsky

Thanh Hoa itself is a rich agricultural province. Rice fields, a pattern of many shades of green, stretch far into the distance along the road, which also winds through foothills and the fringes of heavy jungle where tigers are said to roam. The vegetation, wild or cultivated, is lush. - Noam Chomsky

Congressional Republicans are dismantling the limited environmental protections initiated by Richard Nixon, who would be something of a dangerous radical in today's political scene. - Noam Chomsky

Anger Quotes

It is pretty ironic that the so-called 'least advanced' people are the ones taking the lead in trying to protect all of us, while the richest and most powerful among us are the ones who are trying to drive the society to destruction. - Noam Chomsky

Power Quotes

Obama's primary constituency was financial institutions. They were the core of the funding for his campaign. They expect to be paid back. And they were. They were paid back by coming out richer and more powerful than they were before the crisis that they created. - Noam Chomsky

Power Quotes

Well before September 11, it was understood that with modern technology, the rich and powerful will lose their near monopoly of the means of violence and can expect to suffer atrocities on home soil. - Noam Chomsky

Technology Quotes, Power Quotes, Violence Quotes

One of the problems of organizing in the North, in the rich countries, is that people tend to think - even the activists - that instant gratification is required. You constantly hear: 'Look I went to a demonstration, and we didn't stop the war so what's the use of doing it again?' - Noam Chomsky

Problems Quotes, War Quotes

Governments are not representative. They have their own power, serving segments of the population that are dominant and rich. - Noam Chomsky

Power Quotes

When General Allenby conquered Jerusalem during World War I, he was hailed in the American press as Richard the Lion-Hearted, who had at last won the Crusades and driven the pagans out of the Holy Land. - Noam Chomsky

American Quotes, Heart Quotes, War Quotes

7 Famous quotes about Rich by Henry Ward Beecher

He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has. - Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman

In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich. - Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich. - Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman

Riches are not an end of life, but an instrument of life. - Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman

Life Quotes

You cannot sift out the poor from the community. The poor are indispensable to the rich. - Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman

Community Quotes

It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has. - Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman

Heart Quotes

A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself. - Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman

Power Quotes

7 Popular quotes about Rich by Bill Gates

In order to deal with all the medical cost demands and other challenges in the U.S., as we look to raise that revenue, the rich will have to pay slightly more. That's quite clear. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Challenge Quotes

Some very poor countries run great vaccination systems, and some richer ones run terrible programs. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Great Quotes

Like almost everyone who uses e-mail, I receive a ton of spam every day. Much of it offers to help me get out of debt or get rich quick. It would be funny if it weren't so exciting. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Help Quotes

By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world. Almost all countries will be what we now call lower-middle income or richer. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Rich countries can afford to overpay for things. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Important Quotes

I agree with people like Richard Dawkins that mankind felt the need for creation myths. Before we really began to understand disease and the weather and things like that, we sought false explanations for them. Now science has filled in some of the realm - not all - that religion used to fill. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Creation Quotes, Myth Quotes, Religion Quotes, Science Quotes

6 Amazing quotes about Rich by Benjamin Franklin

Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Wealth Quotes

In my youth, I traveled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Travel Quotes, Vision Quotes

Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Men Quotes

Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Passion Quotes, Power Quotes