Ralph Waldo Emerson Money Quotes

 
The greatest man in history was the poorest Quote
 

“The greatest man in history was the poorest” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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Money, which represents the prose of life, and is hardly spoken of in parlors without apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses Quote
 

“Money, which represents the prose of life, and is hardly spoken of in parlors without apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses”

 

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Ralph Waldo Emerson A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles quote
 

“A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles”

 

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Which debt must I pay first, the debt to the rich, or the debt to the poor? the debt of money or the debt of thought to mankind, of genius to nature? Quote
 

Which debt must I pay first, the debt to the rich, or the debt to the poor? the debt of money or the debt of thought to mankind, of genius to nature?”

 

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How does that Man Get His Living Quote
 

“As soon as a stranger is introduced into any company, one of the first questions which all wish to have answered, is, How does that man get his living? And with reason”

 

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He is no whole man until he can earn a BlamelessLivelihood Quote
 

“He is no whole man until he knows how to earn a blameless livelihood. Society is barbarous, until every industrious man can get his living without dishonest customs”

 

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Every Man is a consumer an d out to be a producer. Not only pay debt but add to the common wealth Quote
 

Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He fails to make his place good in the world, unless he not only pays his debt, but also adds something to the common wealth

 

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Justice to genius making larger demand than bare subsistence. Constitution expensive and needs to be rich Quote
 

“Nor can he do justice to his genius, without making some larger demand on the world than a bare subsistence. He is by constitution expensive, and needs to be rich”

 

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Wealth has its source in application of mind to nature Quote
 

Wealth has its source in applications of the mind to nature, from the rudest strokes of spade and axe, up to the last secrets of art”

 

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Wealth is application of mind to nature, art of getting rich in better order, right spot Quote
 

“Wealth is in applications of mind to nature; and the art of getting rich consists not in industry, much less in saving, but in a better order, in timeliness, in being at the right spot”

 

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See growth of markets, makes a clearing, goes to sleep, wakes up rich Quote
 

“One man has stronger arms, or longer legs; another sees by the course of streams, and growth of markets, where land will be wanted, makes a clearing to the river, goes to sleep, wakes up rich

 

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craft of the merchant is bringing thing from where it abounds to where it is costly Quote
 

“The craft of the merchant is this bringing a thing from where it abounds, to where it is costly”

 

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Richest benefit from labors of greatest number of men Quote
 

He is the rich man who can avail himself of all men’s faculties. He is the richest man who knows how to draw a benefit from the labors of the greatest number of men, of men in distant countries, and in past times”

 

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Poverty demoralizes. A man in debt is so far a slave Quote
 

Poverty demoralizes. A man in debt is so far a slave”

 

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The world is his who has money to go over it Quote
 

“The world is his, who has money to go over it”

 

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Man was born to be rich by use of his faculties. Property is an intellectual production Quote
 

“Man was born to be rich, or, inevitably grows rich by the use of his faculties; by the union of thought with nature. Property is an intellectual production”

 

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There is always a reason in the man for his good or bad fortune, and so in making money Quote
 

“There is always a reason, in the man, for his good or bad fortune, and so, in making money”

 

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A dollar in university is worth more than a dollar in jail Quote
 

The value of a dollar is, to buy just things: a dollar goes on increasing in value with all the genius, and all the virtue of the world. A dollar in a university, is worth more than a dollar in a jail”

 

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Sudden wealth, like a lottery, does not permanently enrich - quickly dissapated Quote
 

Sudden wealth, like a prize drawn in a lottery, or a large bequest to a poor family, does not permanently enrich. They have served no apprenticeship to wealth, and, with the rapid wealth, come rapid claims: which they do not know how to deny, and the treasure is quickly dissipated”

 

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Are they my poor? Thou Foolish Philanthropist, I grudge the dollar Quote
 

“Do not tell me of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong”

 

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Money often costs too much Quote
 

Money often costs too much

 

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Solvency is maintained by means of a national debt, on the principle, If you will not lend me the money, how can I pay you? Quote
 

Solvency is maintained by means of a national debt, on the principle, If you will not lend me the money, how can I pay you?”

 

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Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is so much warmth, so much bread Quote
 

Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is so much warmth, so much bread”

 

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Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar Quote
 

“Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar”

 

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Poverty consists in feeling poor Quote
 

Poverty consists in feeling poor

 

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