Forbes India 15th Anniversary Special

Thoughts on being rich

Published: Oct 15, 2015 07:00:00 AM IST
Updated: Oct 12, 2015 03:31:14 PM IST
Thoughts on being rich
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Riches cover a multitude of woes.

There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches. The wrong comes when riches possess men.
Billy Graham

There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.
Marlene Dietrich

Early to rise and early to bed makes a man healthy, wealthy, and dead.
James Thurber

The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor.
John Kenneth Galbraith

People who advocate simplicity have money in the bank; the money came first, not the simplicity.
Douglas Coupland

People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius.
Jerry Lewis

The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.
Criss Jami

I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Pablo Picasso

Fortune sides with him who dares.

You can’t define what’s middle-class, what is wealthy, what is poor.
Michael Bloomberg

You aren’t wealthy until you have something money can’t buy.
Garth Brooks

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
Jim Rohn

What good is money if it can’t buy happiness?
Agatha Christie

(This story appears in the 29 October, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)