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This article incorporates the former content of "Faults of the rich"; submissions are
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- A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money. – W.C. Fields
- Money can't buy me love. – The Beatles, (pop song).
- The Rich aren't like us—they pay less taxes. – Peter De Vries
- To turn $100 into $110 is work. To turn $100 million into $110 million is inevitable. – Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
- Hereditary wealth is in reality a premium paid to idleness. – William Godwin
- I've been rich and I've been poor. Believe me honey, rich is better. – Sophie Tucker
- This court is no respecter of wealth or other claims of immunity! – Kenesaw Mountain Landis
- The only question with wealth is what you do with it. – John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
- Inherited wealth is as certain death to ambition as cocaine is to morality. – William Kissam Vanderbilt II
- Wealth does not corrupt nor does it enoble. – Robert Coles
- It doesn't matter if you're rich or poor, as long as you've got money. – Joe E. Lewis (1902-1971), American comedian and singer
- The only thing wealth does for some people is to make them worry about losing it. – Comte de Rivarol (1753-1801).
- Many speak the truth when they say that they despise riches, but they mean the riches possessed by other men. – Charles Caleb Colton
- Wealth may be an excellent thing, for it means power, it means leisure, it means liberty. – James Russell Lowell (1819-1891).
- The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth. – Franklin Delano Roosevelt
- Wealth is a very dangerous inheritance, unless the inheritor is trained to active benevolence. – Charles Simmons
- Riches may not make you any friends, but they greatly increase the class and variety of your enemies. – Auric Goldfinger
- If I hadn't been very rich, I might have been a really great man. - Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane.
- A wealthy man always has followers. – Anonymous
- If thou goest to a foreign country, do not alight at a rich man's house. – Anonymous
- If thou art poor, do not make a rich man thy friend. – Anonymous
- The rich may go down and the poor up, but it still doesn't end up even. – Anonymous
- It is better to be poor and live long than rich and die young. – Anonymous
- On top of Nob Hill, a man's neighbours count his carriages, not his expenses. – Anonymous
- Live fast, die young and leave a good-looking corpse. – Anonymous
- For one rich man that is content there are a hundred that aren't. – Anonymous
- For every rich man who is happy there are a lot more poor men who aren't. – Anonymous
- We can't all be rich, who'd do the work? – Anonymous
- A rich man and his dough, make bread. – Anonymous
- Property is the prop of life. – Anonymous
- Wealth is easy; poverty is a shame. – Anonymous
- Knowledge makes one laugh but wealth makes one dance. – English proverb
- Want of wit is worse than want of wealth. – English 18th C. proverb
- Wealth is best known by want. – English 18th C. proverb
- A good wife and health is a man's best wealth. – English 18th C. proverb
- Wealth is like rheum, it falls on the weakest parts. – English 17th C. proverb
- Riches serve a wise man but command a fool. – Old French proverb
- If rich people could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make a wonderful living. – Yiddish proverb.
- If you rub elbows with a rich man, you rub a hole in your sleeve. – Yiddish proverb.
- The rich may go down and the poor up, but it still doesn't end up even. – Yiddish proverb