Wealth and Poverty

Thoughtful quotes about wealth and poverty.

Words of Wisdom

wealth and poverty.


"Paying attention to simple little things that most men ignore makes a few men rich." (Henry Ford)

"The real measure of our wealth is our worth if we lost our money." (author unknown)

"It is only by spending ourselves that we become rich." (Sarah Bernhardt)

"The dignity of man depends on creating and not on possessing." (Theo Spoerri)

"The best things in life are free but it costs you a lot of time and money before you find this out." (author unknown)

" There is nothing in the nature of money to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one." (Benjamin Franklin)

"Enough money always means more then you have now." (Author unknown)

"The world is full of men making good livings but poor lives." (Author Unknown)

"I want you to know that possessions have made more people unhappy than happy, because they define the limits of your life and keep you from the freedom of choice that comes with traveling light upon the earth." (Ken Nerburn)

"...I have become all the more convinced that the most valuable fortune anyone can amass during a life time is not material wealth but the things he learns." (Eric Sloane)

"Everyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor." (James Baldwin)

"He profits most who serves best." (A.F. Sheldon)

"Poverty of purpose is worse than poverty of purse." (Author Unknown)

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Staff, H. (2008, November 23). Wealth and Poverty, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 13 from

Last Updated: July 18, 2014

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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