quote by Henry David Thoreau

That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.

— Henry David Thoreau

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Richest man quote Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will apprec

Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.

There's no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can't do any business from there.

He is the richest man in the esteem of the world who has gotten the most.

He is the richest man in the esteem of Heaven who has given the most.

Richest man quote Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

Perhaps it is a testament to the power of modern marketing savvy that an obese man with heart disease and high blood pressure became one of the richest snake oil salesmen ever to live, selling a diet that promises to help you lose weight, to keep your heart healthy and to normalize your blood pressure.

It costs nothing to ask wise advice from a good friend.

I intend to be, the richest man in the world.

Richest man quote Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.

Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.

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If greed were not the master of modern man, how could it be that the frenzy of economic activity does not abate as higher standards of living are attained, and that it is precisely the richest societies which pursue their economic advantage with the greatest ruthlessness?

If I set for myself a task, be it so trifling, I shall see it through.

How else shall I have confidence in myself to do important things?

You've learned the lessons well. You first learned to live on less than you earn. Next you learned to seek advice from those who are competent. Lastly, you've learned to make gold work for you.

Richest man quote The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.

Proper preparation is the key to our success.

Our acts can be no wiser than our thoughts. Our thinking can be no wiser than our understanding.

I would lie in bed, and I was nine years old, and say to myself: 'I want to be the richest man in the world.' I've come a long way from there.

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me.

Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's what matters to me.

Richest man quote A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

If you desire to help thy friend, do so in a way that will not bring thy friend's burdens upon thyself.

Opportunity is a haughty goddess who wastes no time with those who are unprepared. a

In those things toward which we exerted our best endeavors we succeeded.

Richest man quote No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the g

No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.

Wealth is power. With wealth many things are possible.

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me.

That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.

Richest man quote A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

Remember, work, well done, does good to the man who does it. It makes him a better man.

Will power is but the unflinching purpose to carry the task you set for yourself to fulfillment.

Wealth, like a tree, grows from a tiny seed.

Richest man quote Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

Learning was of two kinds: the one being the things we learned and knew, and the other being the training that taught us how to find out what we did not know?

Wealth that comes quickly, goeth the same way.

The hungrier one becomes, the clearer one's mind works— also the more sensitive one becomes to the odors of food.

Richest man quote The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.

Without wisdom, gold is quickly lost by those who have it.

I found the road to wealth when I decided that a part of all I earned was mine to keep.

Advice is one thing that is freely given away, but watch that you only take what is worth having.

Richest man quote If you want to test a man’s character give him power.

If you want to test a man’s character give him power.

In an ugly and unhappy world the richest man can purchase nothing but ugliness and unhappiness.

...good luck waits to come to that man who accepts opportunity.

Golf puts a man's character on the anvil and his richest qualities - patience, poise, restraint - to the flame.

Richest man quote The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.

The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.

Budget thy expenses that thou mayest have coins to pay for thy necessities, to pay for thy enjoyments, and to gratify thy worthwhile desires without spending more than nine-tenths of thy earnings.

Gold cometh gladly and in increasing quantity to any man who will put by not less than one-tenth of his earnings to create an estate for his future and that of his family.

The richest man is the one with the most powerful friends.

Our acts can be no wiser than our thoughts.

Over a three year period, I gave away half of what I had.

To be honest, my hands shook as I signed it away. I knew I was taking myself out of the race to be the richest man in the world.

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