6 Sayings On Wealth That Are Worth Remembering

Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. – Proverbs 11:4

Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf. – Proverbs 11:28

A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold. – Proverbs 22:1

Whoever is slothful will not roast his game, but the diligent man will get precious wealth. – Proverbs 12:27

Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it. – Proverbs 13:11


The following sayings are worth remembering—

“He is the richest man who desires no superfluities, and lacks no necessaries.”

“To have a portion in the world is a mercy; to have the world for our chief portion is a misery.”

“Wealth is a common gift of God’s hand; but wisdom to improve it is a special grace from his heart.”

“We put a price upon riches, but riches cannot put a price upon us. We must answer for them, but they cannot answer for us.”

“The contented man has two heavens; one here in his own bosom, another hereafter in Abraham’s bosom.”

“There is no miss of the creature where there is a full enjoyment of the Creator, any more than of a candle when the sun shines at noon-day, or of a cistern when we have the fountain at command.”

Gorham Abbott, The Family At Home