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Unequal Works

At the end of the day, we have an economy that works for the rich by cheating the poor, and unequal schools are the result of that, not the cause.

- Aaron Swartz

Some Them

I spend time with people who are movers and shakers, and others who are just friends I really care for. Some of them are rich, some of them are poor. I couldn't care less. I'm not a snob.

- Aby Rosen


I'm filthy rich!

- Adam Sandler

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde said the rich and the poor are equal - they can both sleep under the bridge. Right? Do they have a right? You're damn right they have a right!

- Al Lewis

Being Rich About

You know, Saudi Arabia has a lot of poverty also. Regardless about what you hear about the viceroy and people being rich, et cetera.

- Al-Waleed bin Talal

Hands Remain

What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Other Recently

A rich man told me recently that a liberal is a man who tells other people what to do with their money.

- Amiri Baraka

Beautiful Tree

A tree is such a rich metaphor in a million beautiful ways. You can consider a tree growing and consider its connectedness to all things above and under the ground.

- Ann Brashares

History Could

Mythology contains a rich history of legendary weapons, most famously 'Excalibur,' weapons that could only be used by the pure of heart.

- Ann Nocenti

Want Same Thing

It doesn't matter how rich or poor you are: when you're sick, you want the exact same thing.

- Anne Wojcicki

Middle Policies

Misguided economic and tax policies have hampered growth, allowing the rich to become richer while turning the middle class into the working poor.

- Anthony Scaramucci

Work Tops

In India, it's the rich who have problems with obesity. And the poor are darker-skinned because they work outside and often work without their tops on so you can see their ribs.

- Aravind Adiga

More Will

In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.

- Aristotle

Less Markets

In markets, you have rich years, and you have less rich years.

- Arpad Busson

Texture How

How can you turn down Marks and Gran? Their scripts are so rich in texture.

- Art Malik

Wealth Inheritance

The amassing of unfettered wealth of individuals and corporations should stop. The inheritance of rich people's wealth by their children should stop. The expropriators should have their wealth expropriated and redistributed.

- Arundhati Roy

Nothing More

I believe that cronyism is nothing more than welfare for the rich and powerful, and should be abolished.

- Charles Koch

Want Miser

I'm a rich man, but I don't want to be a miser.

- Chen Guangbiao

Long Time Ago Fella

You shoulda shot that fella a long time ago. Now he's too rich to kill.

- Chill Wills

Think Advantage

The advantage of writing from experience is that it often provides you with details that you would never think of yourself, no matter how rich your imagination. And specificity in description is something every writer should strive for.

- Christopher Paolini

Money People

There are people who have money and people who are rich.

- Coco Chanel

Artist Inner Life

No one can be an artist without a rich inner life.

- Daniel Barenboim

Wise He

He that is rich is wise.

- Daniel Defoe

Poor Them

The rich don't exploit the poor. They just out-compete them.

- David Brooks

Game Play

We're often portrayed as rich, spoiled athletes who play a game for too much money.

- David Duval

Fairness Supposedly

You'll notice that for many progressives, taking from the rich is not simply a necessity of budgeting but a moral imperative and a tool to institute fairness that capitalism supposedly hasn't.

- David Harsanyi

Big Concealment

America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious; and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.

- David Riesman

Lives Devices

There are already a lot of devices in our lives that have rich text or the ability to handle graphics. Our devices are designed to be understood in less than a quarter of a second.

- David Rose

Homework Always

My parents always taught me that my day job would never make me rich; it'd be my homework.

- Daymond John

Problem Rich People

Loneliness is the universal problem of rich people.

- Joan Collins

Back Other

When I look back I can't believe how my parents managed, but the cliche is true. We didn't have money, but we were rich in so many other ways.

- Joaquin Phoenix

Matter Been

The money doesn't really matter. I've been a multi-millionaire for a long time. My sons are rich.

- Joe Jamail

Imagine Rogue

A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.

- John Gay

Feared Federalist

The rich and the well-born, according to the Federalist Papers, was greatly feared by the founders.

- John Jay Hooker

Me More

The rich are different from you and me because they have more credit.

- John Leonard

True Modesty

True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.

- John Milton

Robots Movies

Robots have a rich and storied history in movies.

- John Podhoretz

I Wish Been

Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to the property of the rich, I wish it also to be known and declared that the rich have no right to the property of the poor.

- John Ruskin

Happy Evidence

I should be pleased to see all the nations on the earth prosperous and happy and rich, for it would furnish to me the best evidence of the prosperity of my native land.

- John Tyler

Emotions Resonant

Memories, impressions and emotions from the first 20 years on earth are most writers' main material; little that comes afterward is quite so rich and resonant.

- John Updike

Realm Another

The rich - they just live in another realm, really.

- John Updike

Grow Rich People

We didn't grow up rich people.

- Johnny Van Zant

Minimum Wage Fact

No family gets rich from earning the minimum wage. In fact, the current minimum wage does not even lift a family out of poverty.

- Jon Corzine

Illusion People

People live with the illusion that we have a democratic system, but it's only the outward form of one. In reality we live in a plutocracy, a government of the rich.

- Jose Saramago

Famous Otherwise

I have had the opportunity to become acquainted with many wonderful people from many walks of life. I have known rich and poor, famous and modest, wise and otherwise.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Father Considered

I led a comfortable life, went to good schools and was privileged in many ways, but my father worked hard. We never considered ourselves rich.

- Joseph M. Kyrillos

Wealth Medium

The circulating medium being issued only by those who labor, they would suddenly become invested with all the wealth and all the power; and those who did not labor, be they ever so rich now, would as suddenly become poor and powerless.

- Josiah Warren

Fooled Ample

Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary.

- Julius Rosenwald

Knew Always

We were what you would call a poor family, but we were rich in so many things. We did family things together. We always had dessert, even if it was just Jell-O. So, I never knew I was poor.

- August Wilson

Everyone Learns

Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.

- Benjamin Franklin

His Portion

Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion.

- Benjamin Franklin

Wealth Only

It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.

- Benjamin Franklin

Nobody He

Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.

- Benjamin Franklin

Drawing Drawback

A full, rich drawing style is a drawback.

- Bill Griffith

Pretending Almost

I didn't realize that pretending to be this 'Hills Heidi,' this spoiled rich girl who I wasn't, would almost destroy me.

- Heidi Montag

Look Gang

Rich Gang is a rich look.

- Birdman

Prove Rogue

A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.

- Henry Fielding

Swing Like

You've got to be rich to have a swing like that.

- Bob Hope

Problem Want

You can tax the rich all you want. The problem is there aren't enough of the rich.

- Bob Packwood

Through Pass

It's easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to make a blues record.

- Hugh Laurie

Every Day Rich People

Rich people march on Washington every day.

- I. F. Stone

Want Famous

I just want to be rich and famous.

- Ian Hart

Wealth Extent

If you know how rich you are, you are not rich. But me, I am not aware of the extent of my wealth. That's how rich we are.

- Imelda Marcos

Love Want

People would love to be rich, but they're looking for the easy way. Who wouldn't want to win the lottery? Just to score.

- Bryan Cranston

Work Here

We work. You don't come here to take life easy. And we all got rich from it, so, you know, there's a benefit from it.

- Ivan Glasenberg

Want Famous

I never wanted to be famous. It was amusing at first, but now I hate it. I just wanted to be respected by people I respect. And I wanted to be rich. It's best to get rich, then you can do what you want.

- Caitlin Moran

More Unpredictable

More often than not, real life is so rich, complex and unpredictable that it would seem completely implausible in the pages of a novel.

- Candice Millard

Poor People More

Poor people have more fun than rich people, they say; and I notice it's the rich people who keep saying it.

- Jack Paar

Always Also

In high school, I loved history. I also loved cosmography, algebra. Mexico is so rich in culture and history, and I have always enjoyed that.

- Carlos Slim

Very Angeles

I know a lot of very rich, very successful, very lonely women in Los Angeles, and I never wanted to be one of them.

- Jaime Pressly

Famous Being Rich

I don't have any expectations as an actor, and being rich and famous is not my driving force.

- James D'arcy

Compassion Innocence

One of my favorite passages in 'Leaves of Grass,' that breathless, exuberant poem so rich and full of innocence and joy and generosity and compassion, is 'Mannahatta.'

- Cathleen Schine

Pretty Distinction

Growing richer every day, for as rich and poor are relative terms, when the rich are growing poor, it is pretty much the same as if the poor were growing rich. Nobody is poor when the distinction between rich and poor is destroyed.

- James L. Petigru

Very Wide

I listened to my record and hear lots of influences. And it's very rich... it's got a wide spectrum.

- Chantal Kreviazuk

Harlem Become

We can't have Harlem become one borough for the rich.

- Charles B. Rangel

Socialism Glorious

Poverty is not socialism. To be rich is glorious.

- Deng Xiaoping

Some Get

Let some people get rich first.

- Deng Xiaoping

Get Glorious

To get rich is glorious.

- Deng Xiaoping

Wealth Very

For rich children, it'd be very easy and convenient never to take any steps to build an identity outside of your association with your family's wealth.

- Jamie Johnson

Georgia Musical

Macon has such a rich musical history - and the state of Georgia, as well.

- Jason Aldean

Face His

In a rich man's house there is no place to spit but his face.

- Diogenes

Artist Certainly

It is a good motive, fame and money, as it is tangible and measurable. Being an artist is neither measurable nor tangible and certainly not a way to become rich.

- Dirk Benedict

Capitalist Poorer

The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.

- Jawaharlal Nehru

Work Through

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'

- Don Marquis

Hope Rich Person

You don't seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help.

- Jean Kerr

Tell Stories

The things of Catholic life are never boring because we have such a rich tradition and so many stories to tell.

- Donald Wuerl

Cities Transmit

And those are the Rich, who transmit what they have to their Posterity; whereby particular Families become rich; and of such are compounded Cities, Countries, Nations, etc.

- Dudley North

Maintain Crave

I don't find it a struggle to maintain a healthy diet now as my palate has changed. I don't crave rich food.

- Jennifer Ellison

Made Bites

I have made this one dish, a salted caramel chocolate ganache tart. It's so rich. You can only have a few bites!

- Ed Oxenbould

Over Steals

The rich man who gives, steals twice over. First he steals the money and then the hearts of men.

- Edvard Munch

Income Am

I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my expense is equal to my wishes.

- Edward Gibbon

Like Cardboard Box

I don't come from a rich family - it's not like we lived in a cardboard box, but we didn't have a ton of money.

- Jessica Lynch

I Am Avarice

I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice.

- Edward Moore

Narrative Given

Narrative is so rich; it's given up so much.

- Jim Crace

Musical Takes

Hip-hop is rich in musical allusion. It takes something that already existed, respects it, and reuses it.

- K. Flay

Always Give

I always carry a little jar of nuts around with me. I roast them beforehand with tamari and thyme to give them a deliciously rich flavour.

- Ella Woodward

Storytelling Ray

In terms of 'Ray Donovan,' the story is so rich, the actors are so fantastic, the writing is impeccable. And it's such beautiful storytelling with complex characters.

- Katherine Moennig

Leading Wives

With few exceptions, the leading women in philanthropy, notably Melinda Gates, are the wives or daughters of rich and powerful men.

- Kavita Ramdas

Better Couch

It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.

- Epicurus

Forget Person

Look for a sweet person. Forget rich.

- Estee Lauder