Antonyms for riches

hay, thrift, song, parsimony, indebtedness, economy, chump change, debts, parsimoniousness, frugality, miserliness, sparing, chicken feed, dime, providence, peanuts, saving, liabilities, mite, shoestring, two cents.

Quotes of riches

  1. Never respect men merely for their riches but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use. – Gamaliel Bailey
  2. To despise riches may, indeed, be philosophic, but to dispense them worthily, must surely be more beneficial to mankind. – Fanny Burney
  3. You cannot hold on to anything good. You must be continually giving- and getting. You cannot hold on to your seed. You must sow it- and reap anew. You cannot hold on to riches You must use them and get other riches in return. – Robert Collier
  4. Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin. – Desiderius Erasmus
  5. Real riches are the riches possessed inside. – B. C. Forbes
  6. There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors... But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity. – Claud-Adrian Helvetius
  7. I feel, sometimes, as the renaissance man must have felt in finding new riches at every point and in the certainty that unexplored areas of knowledge and experience await at every turn. – Polykarp Kusch
  8. The more riches you have, the more you can share. So I like to share everything that I have that's of value. – Leonard Orr
  9. Let parents bequeath to their children not riches but the spirit of reverence. – Plato
  10. The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles. – Plato
  11. Every person who will learn the right way, and who will then continue diligently to follow that right way, is absolutely certain in time to possess great riches and all attending blessings. – Joseph Franklin Rutherford
  12. Riches get their value from the mind of the possessor; they are blessings to those who know how to use them, and curses to those who do not. – Terence
  13. If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity. – Sun Tzu
  14. You have riches and freedom here but I feel no sense of faith or direction. You have so many computers, why don't you use them in the search for love? – Lech Walesa

Usage examples for riches

  1. As riches increased, so did Mrs. Cameron's proud spirit, until she came to look upon herself as somewhat above the common order of her fellow- beings. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  2. Yon have already all the orders and honor we can bestow; you are blessed with riches and we have found it difficult to make you a present worthy of the respect and love we entertain for you." – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  3. On the other hand, the gaining of riches for riches' sake is not worth the while. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  4. Was this his wife, who a few short weeks ago was weeping over unwelcome riches and longing for a life of poverty? – Clover and Blue Grass by Eliza Calvert Hall
  5. Then where will riches be, and power? – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  6. It is difficult to tell the riches of the life I have had, the significance of the experience. – A Tramp's Sketches by Stephen Graham
  7. " Jane Cardigan always told me riches brought many cares. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  8. Is Greatheart more to be desired than great riches – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  9. " That's evidently a freshman," declared Eleanor Watson, who was in the row behind with Katherine and the Riches – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
  10. Allah giveth thee two hearts, Bara Miyan, as well as the riches of Karun. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  11. " Neither one thing nor the other, Monsieur," he answered; " I meant only that we could not tell what use he might make of riches – The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu
  12. What riches and worldly rank have I, mother, to tempt any woman to forget the qualities you have mentioned? – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  13. He was thy father's servant, and long years did he wait for Mar Shalmon's return to claim his riches – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  14. The poverty of riches what force works in me when I embrace in him all that is wanting in myself, and yet give to him what I have.... – The Youth of Goethe by Peter Hume Brown
  15. Madame Riano had never enjoyed the beauty or the fortune of this young girl, and her youth was safe from the dangers that lie in the path of beauty and riches – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  16. Perhaps thou wilt say, that those are most proud of it who least deserve it; as those are of riches and grandeur who are not born to either. – Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) History Of A Young Lady by Samuel Richardson
  17. For there can exist no riches and no resources which they by their labour have not assisted to create. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  18. Isn't 'this' then riches – The Finer Grain by Henry James
  19. " But, for heaven's sake, tell me where you got your riches from," said he to his brother. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  20. The Old East with its riches was no longer here. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole

Rhymes for riches

  • stitches, twitches, switches, witches;
  • britches, ditches, hitches, niches, pitches, itches, glitches;
  • enriches;

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