"Wealth" Sayings and Quotes
Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.
We have entered the cell, the Mansion of our birth, and started the inventory of our acquired wealth.
Modern sociology is virtually an attempt to take up the larger program of social analysis and interpretation which was implicit in Adam Smith's moral philosophy, but which was suppressed for a century by prevailing interest in the technique of the production of wealth.
When the producers of 'Why Poverty?' came to me to do a film about poverty in the United States, I asked if I could do a film about wealth instead. I tend to make films about perpetrators, rather than victims.
I think Matt Yglesias is wrong to declare that the world of 'This Town' is dying, unless he thinks publicly financed elections, strict lobbying bans and Scandinavian-style wealth distribution are imminent.
My grandfather was a Methodist preacher, and my father was an unsuccessful businessman. We didn't have status or wealth.
My wealth is reflected in the price of Severstal, and the number of shares I have in my possession doesn't have any impact on the company.
All wealth consists of desirable things; that is, things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly: but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth.
Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the basis of civil and international law, or at least of custom that has the force of law.
Real music is not for wealth, not for honours or even the joys of the mind... but as a path for realisation and salvation.
Our Puritan forefathers, though bitterly denouncing all forms and ceremonies, were great respecters of persons; and in nothing was the regard for wealth and position more fully shown than in designating the seat in which each person should sit during public worship.
No matter how we name and dissect inequality, we must keep explaining the larger downside of such concentrated extreme wealth.
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