There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors… But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity.
Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches.
My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India.
History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.
The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
In a way, the whole tangible universe itself is a vast residue, a skeleton of countless lives that have germinated in it and have left it, leaving behind them only a trifling, infinitesimal part of their riches.
The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people, to whom he gives nothing else.