Wealthy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old wealthy quotes, wealthy sayings, and wealthy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The greatest wealth is contentment with a little. Apocrypha Ecclesiasticus
Prefer loss to the wealth of dishonest gain; the former vexes you for a time; the latter will bring you lasting remorse. Chilon
Light gains make heavy purses. English Proverb
Excess of wealth is the cause of covetousness. Christopher Marlowe
There are those who gain from their wealth only the fear of losing it. Antoine Rivaroli
There's nothing so comfortable as a small bankroll. A big one is always in danger. Wilson Mizner
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application. Cervantes
The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth which you have given away. Martial
Natural wealth is limited and easily obtained; the wealth defined by vain fancies is always beyond reach. Epicurus
A man that will not permit his wealth to do any good to others while he is living prevents him from doing any good to himself when he is dead. Charles Caleb Colton
The wealth of man is the number of things which he loves and blesses, which he is loved and blessed by. Carlyle
Abundance is a blessing o the wise. The use of riches in discretion lies; Learn this, ye people of wealth— a heavy purse in a fool's pocket is a heavy curse. Richard Cumberland
Let none admire / That riches grow in hell; that soil may best / Deserve the precious bane. John Milton
I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, but it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground, I'm just wearing better shoes. Oprah Winfrey
A very rich person should leave his kids enough to do anything but not enough to do nothing. Warren Buffett
Wealthy men are generally insolvent and arrogant; their possession of wealth affects their understanding; they feel as if they have every good thing that exists; wealth becomes a sort of standard for everything else, and therefore they imagine there is nothing it can't buy. Aristotle
Riches are not from an abundance of worldly goods but from a contented mind. Muhammad
Riches prick us with a thousand troubles in getting them, as many cares in preserving them, and yet more anxiety in spending them, and with grief in losing them. Francis de Assisi
Wealth does not teach us to transcend the desire for wealth. The possession of many goods does not bring the repose of not desiring them. Madame de Sable
The desire to gain wealth and the fear to lose it is our chief breeders of cowardice and propagators of corruption. William James
The real measure of our wealth is how much we'd be worth if we lost all our money. J.H. Jowett
Your wealth can be stolen but the precious riches buried deep in your soul cannot. Minnie Riperton