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Aphorisms in English: money, wealth and poverty

About the rich (the rich) and the poor (the poor) piled tales and written novels throughout the history of mankind. In society, there are always the two classes, and now their difference determines the amount of money (money), which has people. On the question of wealth (wealth) and poverty (poverty) always looked philosophically, so on this subject, there are many aphorisms. The same applies to money: the philosophers can not decide whether they are good or, on the contrary, the source of evil in our world. If you are interested to know that talking about money, wealth and poverty in the English language are great people, get acquainted with the following aphorisms.


All aphorisms in English

Aphorisms about money, wealth and poverty

The greatest man in history was the poorest.
The greatest man in history was the poorest.

Emerson / Emerson

As society advances the standard of poverty rises.
As social progress poverty rises.

Parker / Parker

In a country well governed poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of.
In a country ruled by good ashamed of poverty. In a country ruled by bad ashamed of wealth.

Confucius / Confucius

He who knows how to be poor knows everything.
Anyone who knows how to be poor knows everything.

Anonymous / Unknown author

Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.
Poverty often deprives a person of spiritual strength and a good start. It is difficult to put right an empty bag.

Franklin / Franklin

No one can worship God or love his neighbour on an empty stomach.
No one can praise God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.

Wilson / Wilson

Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.
Rich not the one who has a lot, but he who gives much.

Fromm / Fromm

Not does not possess wealth that allows it to possess him.
He does not own wealth, who possess a wealth allows.

Franklin / Franklin

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
Excessive wealth — is a sacred property, to dispose of it is the owner’s responsibility throughout his life for the good of society.

Carnegie, Andrew / Carnegie, Andrew

It is sheer madness to live in want in order to be wealthy when you die.
It’s just crazy — live in poverty, to die rich.

Juvenal / Juvenal

The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Satisfaction of wealth is not determined by the mere fact of possession or the possibility of wasteful spending, and the ability to use it wisely.

Cervantes / Cervantes

Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only.
Excessive wealth can give you only the excess.

Thoreau / Tauriers

Wealth is not his that has it, but his who enjoys it.
Wealth does not belong to the person who owns them, and to those who enjoy it.

Franklin / Franklin

Money is the fruit of evil as often as the root of it.
Money can be the fruit of evil as often as its root.

Fielding / Fielding

Money often costs too much.
Often the money is too expensive.

Emerson / Emerson

He that is of opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
Man claiming that money can all be suspected that he may be willing to do anything for money.

Franklin / Franklin

Avarice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey’s end.
It is foolish to be greedy in old age: it may be the absurdity of the traveler that everyone increase their reserves on the road, coming closer to its end.

Cicero / Cicero

Poverty wants some things, luxury many, avarice all things.
The poor need a little, loving luxury — mnogoe, greedy — everything.

Cowley / Cowley

I have lost everything, and I am so poor now that I really can not afford to let anything worry me.
I have lost everything and are now so poor that he really can not afford the luxury to worry about whatsoever.

Jefferson / Jefferson

That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.
That man is the richest whose pleasures — the cheapest.

Thoreau / Tauriers

Wealth and want equally harden the human heart.
Wealth and poverty make the human heart is equally unsympathetic.

Parker / Parker

The first wealth is health.
Health — the main wealth.

Emerson / Emerson

 

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