"If you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it."
"Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between rich and poor means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.."
"If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich."
-John F. Kennedy
"Merry Christmas! What right have you to be merry? What reason have you to be merry? You're poor enough.' ' Come, then,' returned the nephew gaily.' what right have you to be dismal? What reason have you to be morose? You're rich enough.'"
- Ebenezer Scrooge and nephew, A Christmas Carol
"Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey for the rich on the poor"
- Thomas Jefferson
"There are two types of poor people, those who are poor together and those who are poor alone. The first are the true poor, the others are rich people out of luck."
"I haven't turned into some rich monster. I've kept my perspective. But I am a bit spoiled. It's hard not to be a little spoiled by having a lot of money."
"Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief's."
"What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.'"
- Donald Trump
Edward Kinsella III
"The rich are not a contented tribe. The demands from others to share their wealth become so tiresome, so insistent, they often decide they must insulate themselves. Insulation eventually breeds a mild form of paranoia.."
"To get rich, you have to be making money while you're asleep.'"
"The greatest fountain of wealth is between your ears."
- Brian Tracy
"I've never done work for money ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn't do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing."
"If you can actually count your money, then you're not a rich man."
-J. Paul Getty
"I'm a little lavish I must admit. But I'm not really concerned with money. Being rich is not my goal, being wealthy is."
-Cee Lo Green
"There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor. The poor can think of nothing else."
"The best thing about being rich is the freedom; freedom to do whatever you want whenever you want it."
"An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics."