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Oscar Wilde on Money Thoughts Occupy Poor

Posted by admin on Friday, April 12, 2013

Oscar Wilde Money Quotation saying those who think most about money are not those who have it in abundance, it is those who need just minimal amounts of it. Oscar Wilde said:

There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor

– Oscar Wilde

Finley Peter Dunne on Poor People Not Having Money

Posted by admin on Saturday, March 23, 2013

Funny Money Quotes: Conundrum of those having money no longer being poor is tough to comprehend. Finley Peter Dunne said:

One of the strange things about life is that the poor, who need money the most, are the very ones that never have it

– Finley Peter Dunne

Garbriel Garcia Marquez on Being a Poor Man with Money

Posted by admin on Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Gabriel García Marquez Money Quotation saying a person may still be poor in spirit even if they are very wealthy – from Love in the Time of Cholera. Gabriel García Marquez said:

No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing

– Gabriel García Marquez

Harvey Firestone on Surplus Judgement

Posted by admin on Monday, February 4, 2013

Harvey Firestone Money Quotation saying reacting to events requires sufficient cash to respond to economic needs – but a poor man has no mindful control of the situation. Harvey Firestone said:

A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often he has no opportunity to exercise judgment

– Harvey Firestone

Arthur M. Okun Money Quote on Crumbs for Poverty

Posted by admin on Monday, January 7, 2013

Arthur M. Okun Money Quotation saying small amounts of cash spills over to the poor when society is busy sloppily moving large quantities around without thinking of those in need. Arthur M. Okun said:

Society can transport money from rich to poor only in a leaky bucket

– Arthur M. Okun

St. Thomas Aquinas Money Quote on Redemption of Penniless

Posted by admin on Saturday, September 1, 2012

Thomas Aquinas Money Quotation saying Exhorting the rich to spend their excesses helping the poor withstand the difficulty of poverty. Thomas Aquinas said:

“The bread which you withhold belongs to the hungry: the clothing you shut away, to the naked: and the money you bury in the earth is the redemption and freedom of the penniless.” — Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica, II-II, Q 66 A 7

Poverty Quote: Voltaire on Abundance of Poor

Posted by admin on Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Money Quotation – It takes light to know darkness and opposites do attract, but sometimes they clash as in the case of wealth and poverty. Voltaire said:

The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor

– Voltaire

Money Quote: Michel Montaigne on Emotional Neediness

Posted by admin on Friday, July 8, 2011

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne Money Quotation saying spiritual riches contribute to happiness and security – but have no connection to stockpiling consumer goods. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne said:

Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of the mind is irreparable

– Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

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