Thoughts on wealth

Published: Nov 18, 2017

g_101015_richard_branson_280x210.jpgMost 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.
— Seneca

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

g_101017_deepak_chopra_280x210.jpgSpiritual 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

g_101019_oscar_wilde_280x210.jpgNo 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

g_101023_jim_carrey_280x210.jpgI 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 To visit our Archives, click here.)

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