Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
If this man had not twelve thousand a year, he would be a very stupid fellow.
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
People who advocate simplicity have money in the bank; the money came first, not the simplicity.Douglas Coupland
If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire.George Monbiot
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
In my opinion, all boyfriends should turn out to be secretly wealthy.Claudia Gray
One of the advantages of real worth is that menial tasks can always be left to someone else.
Being rich is not about how much money you have or how many homes you own; it’s the freedom to buy any book you want without looking at the price and wondering if you can afford it.John Waters
This wise man observed that wealth is a tool of freedom. But the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery.
The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.
That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.George Carlin
Fortune sides with him who dares.Virgil
Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool.Seneca
Never be deceived that the rich will allow you to vote away their wealth.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.
Henry David Thoreau
Money can’t buy happiness but it can buy a huge yacht that sails right next to it.David Lee Roth
Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.John Kenneth GalbraithImages: Rock, Oprah, Waters: Shutterstock.Com; Douglas:J. Vespa / Wireimage; George: Stephen Chernin / Getty Images; Henry: Getty Images
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(This story appears in the 10 November, 2016 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)