Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.
What I’m really worried about is war. Will the former rich countries really accept a completely changed world economy, and a shift of power away from where it has been the last 50 to 100 to 150 years, back to Asia?
The jests of the rich are ever successful.
The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.
Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts.
Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution expensive, and needs to be rich.
It is a curious phenomena that God has made the hearts of the poor, rich and those of the rich, poor.
As the rich consume more and more, they are clearly not going to want to downgrade their own status.
Robert Burns enriched Scottish song with his genius and is mainly responsible for the rich treasure house of song that we enjoy today. He collected folk songs, retained the melodic line, kept what words were usable and rewrote the rest. He didn’t claim ownership.
Qaddafi is hated because he is the leader of a small country that is rich, but he uses his money to finance liberation struggles.