Most people would assume my business success, and the wealth that comes with it, have brought me happiness. But I know I am successful, wealthy and connected because I am happy.
— Richard Branson
Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool.
I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute. — Warren Buffett
If you are willing to do only what’s easy, life will be hard. But if you are willing to do what’s hard, life will be easy. — T Harv Eker
Spiritual people should not be ashamed of being wealthy.
— Deepak Chopra
If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire. — George Monbiot
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
— Oscar Wilde
People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius. — Jerry Lewis
I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamt of so they can see that it’s not the answer.
— Jim Carrey
Image: Branson: Lucy Nicholson / Reuters; Wilde: Shutterstock; Lewis: Regis Duvignau / Reuters; Carrey: Susana Vera; Chopra: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images; Buffett: Lucas Jackson / Reuters
(This story appears in the 29 December, 2017 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from Magzter.com. To visit our Archives, click here.)