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Wealth unused might as well not exist.

Author: Aesop (620-560 BC)

Profession: Greek Fabulist

A man who has a million dollars is as well off as if her were rich.

Author: John Jacob Astor (1886-1962)

Profession: American Newspaper Proprietor

The only thing I like about rich people is their money.

Author: Lady Nancy Astor (1897-1964)

Profession: British Politician

The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Wealth maketh many friends. [Proverbs 19:4]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Wealth acquired by vanity shall be diminished; but he that gathers it by labor shall increase.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal. [Matthew 6:20]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

It ain't so much trouble to get rich as it is to tell when we have got rich.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

The only point in making money is, you can tell some big shot where to go.

Author: Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957)

Profession: American Film Actor

The reason why we see that people of the greatest capacity are not rich, is either they despise wealth in comparison to something else, or, they are not content in getting an estate, unless they may do it in their own way, while at the same time enjoying all the pleasures and gratitude's of life.

Author: Eustace Budgell

Profession:

It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

For Wealth are all things that conduce, to one's destruction or their use. A standard both to buy and sell, all things from heaven down to hell.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

The day is not far distant when the man who dies leaving behind him millions of available wealth, which was free for him to administer during life, will pass away ''unwept, unhonored, and unsung,'' no matter to what uses he leave the dross which he cannot take with him. Of such as these the public verdict will then be: ''The man who dies thus rich dies disgraced.'' Such, in my opinion, is the true gospel concerning wealth, obedience to which is destined some day to solve the problem of the rich and the poor.

Author: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist

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

Author: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist