Best Affluence Quotes On Success In Life

These affluence quotes will inspire you. Affluence is the state of having a great deal of money; wealth.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging affluence quotes, affluence sayings, and affluence proverbs.

Famous Affluence Quotes

  1. “Affluence separates people. Poverty knits ’em together. You got some sugar and I don’t; I borrow some of yours. Next month you might not have any flour; well, I’ll give you some of mine.” ~ Ray Charles
  2. “Owning a home is a keystone of wealth – both financial affluence and emotional security.” ~ Suze Orman
  3. “Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are utterly miserable.” ~ Tacitus
  4. “He is now rising from affluence to poverty.” ~ Mark Twain

  5. “The easiest way to get what you want is to help others get what they want.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  6. “We know by now how to photograph poor people. What we don’t know is how to photograph affluence – whose other face is poverty.” ~ Dorothea Lange
  7. “In recent times no problem has been more puzzling to thoughtful people than why, in a troubled world, we make such poor use of our affluence.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith
  8. “The unfortunate have claims upon the hearts of those whom God has blessed with affluence.” ~ Eliza Parsons

  9. “Our affluence has allowed us to move to a place where we tend to make things pleasurable, as opposed to efficient.” ~ Jesse Schell
  10. “But avarice and ambition in the rich, in the poor the hatred of labour and the love of present ease and enjoyment, are the passions which prompt to invade property, passions much more steady in their operation, and much more universal in their influence. Wherever there is great property there is great inequality. For one very rich man there must be at least five hundred poor, and the affluence of the few supposes the indigence of the many.” ~ Adam Smith
  11. “Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality.” ~ John Tyler
  12. “Affluence creates poverty.” ~ Marshall McLuhan

  13. “What pleasure can those over-happy persons know, who, from their affluence and luxury, always eat before they are hungry and drink before they are thirsty?” ~ Samuel Richardson
  14. “Wherever there is great property, there is great inequality.” ~ Adam Smith
  15. “The secret of achieving prosperity lies in so vividly keeping yourself centered in the inner focus of affluence that you literally exude the consciousness of it.” ~ Eric Butterworth
  16. “Affluence = abundant flow.” ~ Eric Butterworth

  17. “”…piling up zeros in your bank account, or cars in your driveway, won’t in and of itself make you successful. Rather, true success is based on a constant flow of giving and recieving. In fact, if you look up affluence in the dictionary, you’ll see its root is a Latin phrase meaning “to flow with abundance”. So in order to be truly affluent, you must always let what you have recieved flow back into the world.”” ~ Russell Simmons
  18. “With many readers, brilliancy of style passes for affluence of thought; they mistake buttercups in the grass for immeasurable gold mines under ground.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  19. “It is not our affluence, or our plumbing, or our clogged freeways that grip the imagination of others. Rather, it is the values upon which our system is built. These values imply our adherence not only to liberty and individual freedom, but also to international peace, law and order, and constructive social purpose. When we depart from these values, we do so at our peril.” ~ J. William Fulbright
  20. My main mistake was to have made an ancient people advance by forced marches toward independence, health, culture, affluence, comfort.” ~ Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

  21. “The interesting thing is, while we die of diseases of affluence from eating all these fatty meats, our poor brethren in the developing world die of diseases of poverty, because the land is not used now to grow food grain for their families.” ~ Jeremy Rifkin
  22. “Affluence, unboundedness, and abundance are our natural states. We need only to restore the memory of what we already know.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  23. “No man has a right to be idle. Where is it that in such a world as this, that health, and leisure, and affluence may not find some ignorance to instruct, some wrong to redress, some want to supply, some misery to alleviate?” ~ William Wilberforce
  24. “A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.” ~ Joan Didion

  25. “In this era of affluence and of permissiveness, we have, in all but cultural areas, bred a nation of overprivileged youngsters, saturated with vitamins, television and plastic toys.” ~ Judith Crist
  26. “In our own time the whole of Greece has been subject to a low birth rate and a general decrease of the population, owing to which cities have become deserted and the land has ceased to yield fruit, although there have neither been continuous wars nor epidemics…For as men had fallen into such a state of pretentiousness, avarice, and indolence that they did not wish to marry, or if they married to rear the children born to them, or at most as a rule but one or two of them, so as to leave these in affluence and bring them up to waste their substance, the evil rapidly and insensibly grew.” ~ Polybius
  27. “Being wealthy is often a powerful predictor that people spend less time doing pleasurable things and more time doing compulsory things and feeling stressed.” ~ Daniel Kahneman
  28. “Affluence means influence.” ~ Jack London

  29. “People of privilege will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith
  30. “It is natural that affluence should be followed by influence.” ~ Augustus William Hare
  31. “Having a good home, eating good food, wearing good clothes, are a means to living well; they are not the goals of our life. The quality of your life is decided by how peaceful and joyful you are.” ~ Jaggi Vasudev
  32. “It is generally agreed, that few men are made better by affluence or exaltation.” ~ Samuel Johnson

  33. “The penalty of affluence is that it cuts one off from the common lot, common experience, and common fellowship. In a sense it outlaws one automatically from one’s birthright of membership in the great human family.” ~ Arnold J. Toynbee
  34. “According to this law [the law of Dharma], you have a unique talent and a unique way of expressing it. There is something that you can do better than anyone else in the whole world–and for every unique talent and unique expression of that talent, there are also unique needs. When these needs are matched with the creative expression of your talent, that is the spark that creates affluence. Expressing your talents to fulfill needs creates unlimited wealth and abundance.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  35. “Those peculiar social sensibilities nourished by our own peculiar political principles, while they enhance the true dignity of a prosperous American, do but minister to the added wretchedness of the unfortunate; first, by prohibiting their acceptance of what little random relief charity may offer; and, second, by furnishing them with the keenest appreciation of the smarting distinction between their ideal of universal equality and their grind-stone experience of the practical misery and infamy of poverty.” ~ Herman Melville
  36. “Spiritual influence never coincided with material affluence.” ~ F. F. Bruce

  37. “The scientific community having made a rapid ascent from deep poverty to great affluence, from academe’s cloisters to Washington’s high councils, still tends to be a bit excitable – not unlike a nouveau riche in a fluctuating market.” ~ Daniel S. Greenberg
  38. “There’s nothing at the center of what we do…No center. It doesn’t exist. All of us look at our lives: We have an acceptable level of affluence. We have entertainment. We have a relative freedom from fear. But there’s nothing else.” ~ Douglas Coupland
  39. “The man of affluence is not in fact more happy than the possessor of a bare competency, unless, in addition to his wealth, the end of his life be fortunate. We often see misery dwelling in the midst of splendor, whilst real happiness is found in humbler stations.” ~ Herodotus
  40. “The state has typically been a device for producing affluence for a few at the expense of many.” ~ Murray Rothbard

  41. “Large department stores, with their luxuriant abundance of canned goods, foods, and clothing, are like the primary landscape and the geometrical locus of affluence. Streets with overcrowded and glittering store windows the displays of delicacies, and all the scenes of alimentary and vestimentary festivity, stimulate a magical salvation. Accumulation is more than the sum of its products: the conspicuousness of surplus, the final and magical negation of scarcitymimic a new-found nature of prodigious fecundity.” ~ Jean Baudrillard
  42. “The lust for affluence in contemporary society has become psychotic; it has completely lost touch with reality.” ~ Richard J. Foster
  43. “The preservation of liberty, not the promotion of efficiency, is the primary justification for private property. Efficiency is a happy, though not accidental, by-product – and a most important by-product because liberty could not have survived if it had not also produced affluence.” ~ Milton Friedman
  44. “Donald Trump connected with the American public because they wanted to be like him. They aspired to be just like him. They wanted to see all of his affluence, and he let them see it.” ~ Omarosa Manigault

  45. “The scarcity that afflicts the world is not the fault of either science or nature. The cause is defective economic institutions which abort technology’s affluence producing potential.” ~ Louis O. Kelso
  46. “There’s only one honest way to measure affluence; that’s by comparing the capability of producing goods and services with the desire of people to enjoy them. It’s a lousy, crooked trick to compare this society with China or some such place and then say we’re affluent. It’s a piece of intellectual crookery even to compare this economy with itself ten or twenty years ago. We should compare what we have with what we could have.” ~ Louis O. Kelso
  47. “Given, a man with moderate intellect, a moral standard not higher than the average, some rhetorical affluence and a great glibness of speech, what is the career in which, without the aid of birth or money, he may most easily attain power and reputation in English society? Where is that Goshen of mediocrity in which a smattering of science and learning will pass for profound instruction, where platitudes will be accepted as wisdom, bigoted narrowness as holy zeal, unctuous egoism as God-given piety?” ~ George Eliot , Affluence quotes money
  48. “The greatest of all contraceptives is affluence.” ~ Indira Gandhi

  49. “You mix the affluence of the white and the poverty of the black and you do not get a civilized society. Integration on an equal level is one thing. Mixing on an unequal level is another.” ~ Marya Mannes
  50. “I’ve been criticized by many anarchists as believing that anarchism is impossible without affluence. On the contrary, I think affluence is very destructive to anarchism. If you are absorbed by that commodity world then you’re not going to move toward any radical positions, you’re going to move toward a stance of protectiveness.” ~ Murray Bookchin
  51. “There’s no question that in my lifetime, the contrast between what I called private affluence and public squalor has become very much greater. What do we worry about? We worry about our schools. We worry about our public recreational facilities. We worry about our law enforcement and our public housing. All of the things that bear upon our standard of living are in the public sector.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith
  52. “The rule seems to be that there are no absolutes, that what is rare is prized. Thus, in times of relative affluence, thin models become dominant.” ~ Charles Jencks

  53. “To generate any appreciable degree of long-term affluence requires scrupulous honesty and the willingness to honor long-term agreements with employers, suppliers, partners, and especially customers. The flimflam artist may generate a few quick bucks through fraud or misrepresentation, but no successful and lasting business enterprise was ever founded on such principles.” ~ Robert Sheaffer
  54. “No matter what your work, let it be your own. No matter what your occupation, let what you are doing be organic. Let it be in your bones. In this way, you will open the door by which the affluence of heaven and earth shall stream into you.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  55. “In my experience, the more people have, the less likely they are to be contented. Indeed, there is abundant evidence that depression is a ‘disease of affluence’, a disorder of modern life in the industrialized world.” ~ Andrew Weil
  56. “If we are not sensible about this, in our ideas of wealth creation we may completely destroy the planet – which we are already doing in many ways.” ~ Jaggi Vasudev

  57. “It was only in the late nineteenth century and then the twentieth century, with the maturation of consumer capitalism, that a shift was made toward the cultivation of unbounded desire. We must appreciate this to realize that late modern consumption, consumption as we now know it, is not fundamentally about materialism or the consumption of physical goods. Affluence and consumer-oriented capitalism have moved us well beyond the undeniable efficiencies and benefits of refrigeration and indoor plumbing.” ~ Rodney Clapp
  58. “The accumulation of great wealth is, in many instances, the effect of paying too little for the labor that produced it, the consequence of which is that the working people perish in old age and the employer abounds in affluence.” ~ Thomas Paine
  59. “It is not only poverty that torments the Negro; it is the fact of poverty amid plenty. It is a misery generated by the gulf between the affluence he sees in the mass media and the deprivation he experiences in his everyday life.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  60. “I have always paid careful attention to social and economic conflicts, to the dialectic – if we can call it that – between high and low. Maybe it’s because I was not born or brought up in affluence.” ~ Elena Ferrante

  61. “I have seen an entire family lifted out of poverty and into affluence by the simple boon of a broken leg. I have had people come to me on crutches, with tears in their eyes, to bless this beneficent institution. In all my experiences of life, I have seen nothing so seraphic as the look that comes into a freshly mutilated man’s face when he feels in his vest pocket with his remaining hand and finds his accident ticket all right.” ~ Mark Twain
  62. “Nothing less than the fate of the planet is at stake… No place on the planet can remain an island of affluence in a sea of misery.” ~ Maurice Strong
  63. “Things, things, things. Always more things, and success is seen as the abundance of things.” ~ Francis Schaeffer

  64. “Education confers humility, endows one with the authority to command, that will entitle one to affluence. With the help of charity and compassion this affluence can be made fruitful, and by this means, happiness in this world and peace in the next can be won.” ~ Sai Baba
  65. “There’s no question that in my lifetime, the contrast between what I called private affluence and public squalor has become very much greater.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

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