Wealthy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old wealthy quotes, wealthy sayings, and wealthy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

With wealth comes responsibility.     

Jonathan Sacks

True wealth is not of the pocket, but of the heart and of the mind.     

Kevin Gates

All wealth is the product of labor.     

John Locke

To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace.     


A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.     

Henry David Thoreau

Wealthy people have not disappeared, they are just not so willing to show off their wealth.     

Martin Parr

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.     

William Rounseville Alger

Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.     

John Kenneth Galbraith

There is only one true wealth in all the universe–living time.     

Frank Herbert

The first wealth is health.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no wealth but life.     

John Ruskin

Riches don't make a man rich, they only make him busier.     

Christopher Columbus

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.     

Benjamin Franklin

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

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.     

Henry David Thoreau

The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied.     


Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.     

Henry Ford

Wealth does not necessarily mean having millions and millions of pesos. Being wealthy simply means having the financial resources to support your chosen lifestyle. Wealth is nothing more than having money to fund your particular needs at any given time.     

Francisco Colayco

If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.     

Benjamin Franklin

Being wealthy isn't just a question of having lots of money. It's a question of what we want. Wealth isn't an absolute, it's relative to desire. Every time we seek something that we can't afford, we can be counted as poor, how much money we may actually have.     

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality.     

John Tyler

Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think.     

Ayn Rand

The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?     

John D. Rockefeller

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.     


Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.     

Chris Rock

It is great wealth to a soul to live frugally with a contented mind.     


Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.     


Wealth is conspicuous, but poverty hides.     

James Reston

Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.     


You aren't wealthy until you have something money can't buy.     

Garth Brooks