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QUOTES ON WEALTH


We have wealth, the source both of our strength and weakness.

SIR WALTER SCOTT, Ivanhoe

Wisdom outweighs any wealth.

SOPHOCLES, Antigone

These rich folk do their dirt on the sly.

RICHARD WRIGHT, Native Son

You obviously don't know what an Old Man of the Sea great wealth is. It is not a fat purse and time to spend it. Its owner finds himself beset on every side, at every hour, wherever he goes, by persistent pleaders, like beggars in Bombay, each demanding that he invest or give away part of his wealth. He becomes suspicious of honest friendship--indeed honest friendship is rarely offered him; those who could have been his friends are too fastidious to be jostled by beggars, too proud to risk being mistaken for one.

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN, Stranger in a Strange Land

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