quotes tagged with 'rich'


Consider the condition in the world, the number who are determined to take from the rich man not what belongs to themselves, but that which belongs to the others. God has permitted men to get wealth, and if they obtained it properly, it is theirs, and he will bless them in its use if they will use it properly …


We must not fall into the bad habits of other people. We must not get into the frame of mind that we will take what the other man has. Refer back to the ten commandments, and you will find one short paragraph, “Thou shaft not covet.” That is what is the matter with a good many people today.


They are coveting what somebody else has, when as a matter of fact, many of them have been cared for and provided with means to live by those very ones from whom they would take property. (President George Albert Smith, Prophets, Principles and National Survival, p. 343 [compiled by Jay Newquist], CR-10/49:171-2)


Author: George Albert Smith, Source: Prophets, Principles and National Survival, p. 343 [compiled by Jay Newquist], CR-10/49:171-2Saved by cmiket in socialism rich 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Being driven from city to city... is nothing compared to the danger of becoming rich and being hailed by outsiders as a first-class community.

Author: Brigham Young, Source: Journal of Discourses, 12:272Saved by cboyack in persecution trial wealth prosperity rich utah 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Author: Henry Ward Beecher, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in sacrifice wealth rich 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Author: Henry Ward Beecher, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in character value rich poor 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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