Quotations that match 'wealthy'.

Because, I figured that, because I was a successful man, I was wealthy, I was, you know, seemingly intelligent - even that I am not intelligent enough to ask for help. Elton John
[ Am Ask Because Enough Even Figured Help Intelligent Know Man Seemingly Successful Wealthy]
No, I'm not wealthy. Benny Hinn
[ Wealthy]
Until 1943 I received no stipend. I was able to support myself as my mother was the daughter of a relatively wealthy cotton manufacturer. Frederick Sanger
[ Able Cotton Daughter Manufacturer Mother Myself Received Relatively Stipend Support Until Wealthy]
I'm convinced that unless you have some public financing of elections, you are never going to remove the power of wealthy interests over elected officials. Dick Murphy
[ Convinced Elected Elections Financing Going Interests Never Officials Over Power Public Remove Some Unless Wealthy]
Now, twenty years old, I come out and I go back to Greenwich Village. Now, of course, I'm a wealthy man. Gregory Corso
[ Back Come Course Go Greenwich Man Now Old Out Twenty Village Wealthy Years]
Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing. Dave Barry
[ Although Anybody Clothing Golf Hideous Open Originally Overweight Owns Protestants Restricted Today Wealthy]
The rights of the individual are greatly prized in the developed world, but in many other regions they are considered a luxury reserved for the impossibly wealthy. Silvia Cartwright
[ Considered Developed Greatly Individual Luxury Many Other Prized Regions Reserved Rights Wealthy World]
While I recognize the great value and importance of prescription drugs and strongly support a continued U.S. focus on pharmaceutical research and development, our nation's seniors cannot be asked to subsidize the drug costs of other wealthy industrialized nations any longer. Michael K. Simpson
[ Any Asked Cannot Continued Costs Development Focus Great Importance Industrialized Longer Nation Nations Other Our Pharmaceutical Prescription Recognize Research Seniors Strongly Subsidize Support Value Wealthy While]
I refuse to feel guilty. I feel guilty about too much in my life but not about money. I went through periods when I had nothing, so somebody in my family has to get stinkin' wealthy. Jim Carrey
[ Family Feel Get Guilty Had Life Money Much Nothing Periods Refuse Somebody Through Too Wealthy Went]
I made a small fortune. I made a lot of money and I made a lot of other people wealthy. Jim Cramer
[ Fortune Lot Made Money Other Small Wealthy]
It means that, in fact, it's - whether fascist is the right word I don't know - more of a plutocracy than anything resembling a democracy; it has become a nation controlled by a very small, very wealthy elite. Peter Singer
[ Anything Become Controlled Democracy Elite Fact Fascist Know Means More Nation Resembling Right Small Than Very Wealthy Whether Word]
On the show, we are not trying to get people to eat their vegetables; we are not trying to get people to become Democrats. We are basically trying to encourage people to get involved with public life so that politics isn't left to the wealthy and privileged. Martin Sheen
[ Basically Become Democrats Eat Encourage Get Involved Left Life Politics Privileged Public Show Their Trying Vegetables Wealthy]
At the same time, Republicans are pushing a $70 billion tax package that will overwhelmingly benefit the most wealthy Americans and actually increases the deficit by $16 billion. Marty Meehan
[ Actually Americans Benefit Billion Deficit Increases Most Overwhelmingly Package Pushing Republicans Same Tax Time Wealthy Will]
True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them. George D. Aiken
[ Access American Belong Conservation Easy Exclusive General Income Land Levels Our Preserved Provides Public Resources Should Them These True Use Want Water Wealthy Wise]
How unfair the fate which ordains that those who have the least should be always adding to the treasury of the wealthy. Terence
[ Adding Always Fate How Least Should Those Treasury Unfair Wealthy Which]
Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career woman you might envy now started out as some kind of schlep. Helen Gurley Brown
[ Career Envy Every Glamorous Kind Might Nearly Now Out Some Started Successful Wealthy Woman]
Far less wealthy industrialized countries have committed to end child poverty, while the United States is sliding backwards. We can do better. We must demand that our leaders do better. Marian Wright Edelman
[ Backwards Better Child Committed Countries Demand End Far Industrialized Leaders Less Must Our Poverty Sliding States United Wealthy While]
Wealthy men can't live in an island that is encircled by poverty. We all breathe the same air. We must give a chance to everyone, at least a basic chance. Ayrton Senna
[ Air Basic Breathe Chance Everyone Give Island Least Live Men Must Poverty Same Wealthy]
This administration is cutting the programs that our Nation and its citizens need most, while dissolving the safety nets created to protect the elderly and less fortunate in this wealthy Nation. Corrine Brown
[ Administration Citizens Created Cutting Elderly Fortunate Less Most Nation Need Nets Our Programs Protect Safety Wealthy While]
The President is destroying the fabric of America with a combined policy of war, tax cuts for the wealthy, and reductions in spending for domestic needs. Charles Rangel
[ America Combined Cuts Destroying Domestic Fabric Needs Policy President Reductions Spending Tax War Wealthy]
These wealthy people were very interested in contemporary music. They wanted to help diffuse it and get it to be known to other people. Elliott Carter
[ Contemporary Diffuse Get Help Interested Known Music Other These Very Wanted Wealthy Were]
The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on; science and art are as well. Anton Chekhov
[ Always Art Science Surrounded Wealthy Well]
All my life I've been prejudiced against wealthy people. Ethel Waters
[ Against Been Life Prejudiced Wealthy]
How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case. Robert G. Allen
[ Accounts Become Case How Investing Know Many Millionaires Rest Savings Wealthy]
You aren't wealthy until you have something money can't buy. Garth Brooks
[ Buy Money Something Until Wealthy]
A wealthy landowner cannot cultivate and improve his farm without spreading comfort and well-being around him. Rich and abundant crops, a numerous population and a prosperous countryside are the rewards for his efforts. Antoine Lavoisier
[ Abundant Around Cannot Comfort Countryside Crops Cultivate Efforts Farm Him His Improve Numerous Population Prosperous Rewards Rich Spreading Wealthy Well-Being Without]
Don't expect anyone else to support you. Maybe you'll have a trust fund. Maybe you'll have a wealthy spouse. But you never know when either of them might run out. Mary Schmich
[ Anyone Either Else Expect Fund Know Maybe Might Never Out Run Spouse Support Them Trust Wealthy]
If you go back to the time of J.P. Morgan, the world of high finance was completely wholesale. The prestigious investment banks on Wall Street appealed exclusively to large corporations, governments, and to extremely wealthy individuals. Ron Chernow
[ Appealed Back Banks Completely Corporations Exclusively Extremely Finance Go Governments High Individuals Investment Large Morgan Prestigious Street Time Wall Wealthy Wholesale World]
Early to rise and early to bed makes a man healthy, wealthy, and dead. James Thurber
[ Bed Dead Early Healthy Makes Man Rise Wealthy]
For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Age Children College Compared Families Graduate Only Percent Students Today Wealthy Working-Class Working-Class]
The life of the wealthy is one long Sunday. Georg Buchner
[ Life Long Sunday Wealthy]
I have had lots of friends who've been affected by Aids and a very good friend of mine, Oscar Moore, died of Aids and I was with him in his last year quite a bit. And of course he was a man living in a very rich culture with a wealthy family who was able to afford health care. Emma Thompson
[ Able Affected Afford Aids Been Bit Care Course Culture Died Family Friend Friends Good Had Health Him His Last Living Lots Man Mine Moore Oscar Quite Rich Very Wealthy Year]
The whole process of getting licenses to broadcast, which took place decades ago, was done behind closed doors by powerful lobbies, and wealthy commercial interests got all the licenses with no public input, no congressional input for that matter. Robert McChesney
[ Ago Behind Broadcast Closed Commercial Congressional Decades Done Doors Getting Got Input Interests Licenses Lobbies Matter Place Powerful Process Public Took Wealthy Which Whole]
I'm going to fight until the end. My husband is worth it. He wanted me to have it. He was worth a lot. He was a very, very wealthy man. Anna Nicole Smith
[ End Fight Going Husband Lot Man Until Very Wanted Wealthy Worth]
Wealthy men, too, like several of those in our neighborhood, had so many slaves that they were compelled to buy other plantations on which to employ them. John Sergeant Wise
[ Buy Compelled Employ Had Many Men Neighborhood Other Our Plantations Several Slaves Them Those Too Wealthy Were Which]
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude that to be good from whence good is derived. Edmund Burke
[ Conclude Derived Good Happy Powerful Presume Rest United Wealthy Whence]
My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit of a healthy push from my mother, a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course and got a secretarial job as fast as she could. George Weinberg
[ Benefit Columbia Could Course Educated Family Fast Father Got Grade Graduate Healthy Highly Job Lawyer Mother Out Push Secretarial Seventh She Took Typing Walked Wealthy Yale]
We should not allow wealthy people, including corporate criminals, to hide their assets and avoid paying their bills. James Talent
[ Allow Assets Avoid Bills Corporate Criminals Hide Including Paying Should Their Wealthy]
I think that's most unfortunate about our Democratic system, that you're confining it to people who are either very wealthy in their own right or have capacity to gain access to large amounts of money. Birch Bayh
[ Access Amounts Capacity Confining Democratic Either Gain Large Money Most Our Own Right System Their Think Unfortunate Very Wealthy]
I'm a very wealthy man. Elton John
[ Man Very Wealthy]
My parents were neither wealthy nor academic, but we lived comfortably and they were always extremely supportive of my academic efforts and aspirations, both at school and university. Paul Nurse
[ Academic Always Aspirations Both Comfortably Efforts Extremely Lived Neither Nor Parents School Supportive University Wealthy Were]
The townspeople outside the reservations had a very superior attitude toward Indians, which was kind of funny, because they weren't very wealthy; they were on the fringes of society themselves. James Welch
[ Attitude Because Fringes Funny Had Indians Kind Outside Reservations Society Superior Themselves Toward Very Wealthy Were Weren Which]
Power is not of a man. Wealth does not center in the person of the wealthy. Celebrity is not inherent in any personality. To be celebrated, to be wealthy, to have power requires access to major institutions. C. Wright Mills
[ Access Any Celebrated Celebrity Center Does Inherent Institutions Major Man Person Personality Power Requires Wealth Wealthy]
There are probably more annoying things than being hectored about African development by a wealthy Irish rock star in a cowboy hat, but I can't think of one at the moment. Paul Theroux
[ African Annoying Being Cowboy Development Hat Irish Moment More Probably Rock Star Than Things Think Wealthy]
We are looking at a future where to a first approximation, everyone is wealthy. Ralph Merkle
[ Approximation Everyone First Future Looking Wealthy Where]
For the fifth year in a row, the Bush budget cuts city core services to pay for wealthy tax breaks. And once again, the mayor's requests were not funded. Anthony Weiner
[ Again Breaks Budget Bush City Core Cuts Fifth Funded Mayor Once Pay Requests Row Services Tax Wealthy Were Year]
We weren't wealthy but we definitely weren't poor. We were incredibly rich because there was a wonderful community in Shepherd's Bush, where I grew up. All my friends were into villainy and crime. Roger Daltrey
[ Because Bush Community Crime Definitely Friends Grew Incredibly Into Poor Rich Shepherd Up Villainy Wealthy Were Weren Where Wonderful]
We've only been wealthy in this country for 70 years. Who said we ought to have all this? Is it ordained? Jack Welch
[ Been Country Only Ordained Ought Said Wealthy Years]
You can't be evangelical and associate yourself with Jesus and what he says about the poor and just have no other domestic concerns than tax cuts for wealthy people. Jim Wallis
[ Associate Concerns Cuts Domestic Evangelical Jesus Just Other Poor Says Tax Than Wealthy Yourself]
People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius. Jerry Lewis
[ Am Because Famous Genius Hate Internationally Multifaceted Talented Wealthy]
I came from a wealthy family. I made over my share of the estate to various charities. Abbe Pierre
[ Came Charities Estate Family Made Over Share Various Wealthy]
Congress had the opportunity to extend tax relief to working families without increasing the deficit. Instead, we were handed a bill that favors the wealthy and eliminates deductions that benefit the middle class. Rick Larsen
[ Benefit Bill Class Congress Deductions Deficit Eliminates Extend Families Favors Had Handed Increasing Instead Middle Opportunity Relief Tax Wealthy Were Without Working]
The poetry of heroism appeals irresistibly to those who don't go to a war, and even more to those whom the war is making enormously wealthy. It's always so. Louis-Ferdinand Celine
[ Always Appeals Enormously Even Go Heroism Irresistibly Making More Poetry Those War Wealthy Whom]
The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Building Character Conspicuously Poor Privation Turn Up Urging Values Wealthy]
Some of the greatest social reformers of our time were wealthy. Jerry Rubin
[ Greatest Our Reformers Social Some Time Wealthy Were]
It was a wealthy family, and they heard me talk about movies, and they told me I should go into movies. That's the benefit of hanging out with rich people; they have no sense of what is or isn't possible. Michael Patrick Jann
[ Benefit Family Go Hanging Heard Into Movies Out Possible Rich Sense Should Talk Told Wealthy]
That Rome was comparatively great and wealthy is certain. Goldwin Smith
[ Certain Comparatively Great Rome Wealthy]
Sometimes people who get wealthy when they are very, very young, it's a curse to them. They don't realize it. Kato Kaelin
[ Curse Get Realize Sometimes Them Very Wealthy Young]
It is evident that in the period designated as that of the kings, when Rome commenced her career of conquest, she was, for that time and country, a great and wealthy city. Goldwin Smith
[ Career City Commenced Conquest Country Designated Evident Great Her Kings Period Rome She Time Wealthy]
The system that had grown up in most states is that wealthy districts with an affluent population can afford to spend a lot more on their public school systems than the poorer districts. William Weld
[ Affluent Afford Districts Grown Had Lot More Most Poorer Population Public School Spend States System Systems Than Their Up Wealthy]
Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work. Angela Davis
[ Black Bring First Increase Less Paying Place Profits Racism Their Used Wealthy Weapon Work Workers]
We pass bills authorizing improvements and grants. But when it comes time to pay for these programs, we'd rather put the country's money toward tax breaks for the wealthy than for police officers who are protecting our communities. David E. Price
[ Authorizing Bills Breaks Comes Communities Country Grants Improvements Money Officers Our Pass Pay Police Programs Protecting Put Rather Tax Than These Time Toward Wealthy]
I have about concluded that wealth is a state of mind, and that anyone can acquire a wealthy state of mind by thinking rich thoughts. Andrew Young
[ Acquire Anyone Concluded Mind Rich State Thinking Thoughts Wealth Wealthy]
The real reason to oppose increasing tax rates on the wealthy is that it's a good bet they could do more to help the economy if they keep their money rather than have their earnings confiscated by the government and spent on another round of stimulus. Terry Savage
[ Another Bet Could Earnings Economy Good Government Help Increasing Keep Money More Oppose Rates Rather Real Reason Round Spent Stimulus Tax Than Their Wealthy]