Martina Navratilova: Buy a Team or Ball

Posted by admin on Saturday, July 23, 2016

Martina Navratilova Money Quote saying those with more money, buy different levels of distraction – rich get a team, poor buy equipment. Martina Navratilova said:

People who are rich want to be richer, but what’s the difference? You can’t take it with you. The toys get different, that’s all. The rich guys buy a football team, the poor guys buy a football. It’s all relative
— Martina Navratilova

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Abraham Lincoln: Humblest Equal Chance

Posted by admin on Friday, July 22, 2016

Abraham Lincoln Money Quote saying we should make it possible for all to gain riches, from ‘Allow the humblest man an equal chance’ speech – with no war on wealth. Abraham Lincoln said:

So while we do not propose any war upon capital, we do wish to allow the humblest man an equal chance to get rich with everybody else
— Abraham Lincoln

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Robert Reich: Top-Heavy Capitalism

Posted by admin on Thursday, July 21, 2016

Robert Reich Money Quote saying financilization of business creates a bias toward the wealthy at the top. Robert Reich said:

We are lurching toward a capitalism so top-heavy it cannot be sustained
— Robert Reich

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Benjamin Franklin: Wealth his that Enjoys

Posted by admin on Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Benjamin Franklin Money Quote saying you cannot appreciate wealth you have without making that possession your happiness. Benjamin Franklin said:

Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
— Benjamin Franklin

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Clement of Alexandria: Heap on Wealth

Posted by admin on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Clement of Alexandria Money Quote saying that the rich admire little beyond wealth and self-entitlement, which is full of pride. Clement of Alexandria said:

Contemptuous of absolutely everything in the world except the wealth which is the cause of their being admired … they carry fire to fire, when they shower pride upon pride, and heap on wealth, heavy by its own nature, the heavier burden of arrogance
— Clement of Alexandria

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Andrew Carnegie: Rich Death Unmourned

Posted by admin on Monday, July 18, 2016

Andrew Carnegie Money Quote saying those with wealth who fail to give their riches away before they die will pass without tears. Andrew Carnegie said:

The man who dies leaving behind him millions of available wealth, which was his to administer during his life, will pass away unwept, unhonoured and unsung no matter to what uses he leaves the dross which he cannot take with him
— Andrew Carnegie

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Basil of Caesarea: Rich Right of Preemption

Posted by admin on Sunday, July 17, 2016

Basil of Caesarea Money Quote saying the rich take what they wish an claim they own it simply because they have possession. Basil of Caesarea said:

This is what the rich do. They seize common goods before others have the opportunity, then claim them as their own by right of preemption
— Basil of Caesarea

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P. T. Barnum: Desire for Wealth Laudable

Posted by admin on Saturday, July 16, 2016

P. T. Barnum Money Quote saying the caveat to desiring wealth is that it must also come with responsibility. P. T. Barnum said:

The desire for wealth is nearly universal, and none can say it is not laudable, provided the possessor of it accepts its responsibilities, and uses it as a friend to humanity

— P. T. Barnum

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