rich man

Definitions

  • THE RICH MAN AND THE BEGGAR
    THE RICH MAN AND THE BEGGAR
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rich man a man who is wealthy
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Quotations

  • Hebrew Proverb
    Hebrew Proverb
    “A rich man has no need of character.”
  • Latvian Proverb
    Latvian Proverb
    “Never wrestle with a strong man nor bring a rich man to court.”
  • St. Gregory The Great
    St. Gregory The Great
    “The universe is not rich enough to buy the vote of an honest man.”
  • J. Paul Getty
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    “If you can actually count your money, then you're not a rich man.”
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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    “No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.”
  • Henry Ward Beecher
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    “A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.”

Idioms

Rich man's family - A rich man's family consists of one son and one daughter.
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Usage

In literature:

He was a rich man, and didn't have to do nothin'.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Yes, mother, I love Tite just as much as if he was a rich man's son.
"The Von Toodleburgs" by F. Colburn Adams
I was readin' the other day of a rich man that was once a poor boy, and sold papers like me.
"Adrift in New York" by Horatio Alger
Jesus thought of a rich man whom he knew, who wore fine purple clothes and ate the best food in the land.
"The King Nobody Wanted" by Norman F. Langford
Then he built himself a nice house, married a young wife, and lived happily as a rich man.
"The Hero of Esthonia and Other Studies in the Romantic Literature of That Country" by William Forsell Kirby
The Union Club is emphatically a rich man's association.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
The rich man had never seen such wood used on a bridge.
"The Laughing Prince" by Parker Fillmore
Papa is not a rich man, but he loves his daughter.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
Death relieves a rich man more than a poor one, for from the poor man it takes only life, while from the rich it takes both life and fortune.
"Serbia in Light and Darkness" by Nikolaj Velimirovic
Never enter a poor man's house any more than a rich man's unless invited, and then go not to find fault, but as a friend.
"Captains of Industry" by James Parton
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In poetry:

And bare the head, and meekly tread—
The rich man passes by;
For he upon your toil is fed,
You starve on charity.
"The Walk Home From Beldagon" by Ernest Jones
And wherefore do the Poor complain?
The rich man asked of me,--
Come walk abroad with me, I said
And I will answer thee.
"The Complaints Of The Poor" by Robert Southey
An' when I take a look along the way
That I 'ave trod, it seems the man knows best,
Who's met wiv slabs of sorrer in 'is day,
When 'e is truly rich an' truly blest.
"The Mooch O' Life" by C J Dennis
If I ever become a rich man,
Or if ever I grow to be old,
I will build a house with deep thatch
To shelter me from the cold,
And there shall the Sussex songs be sung
And the story of Sussex told.
"The South Country" by Hilaire Belloc
All things are vanity, I said:
Yea vanity of vanities.
The rich man dies; and the poor dies:
The worm feeds sweetly on the dead.
Whate'er thou lackest, keep this trust:
All in the end shall have but dust.
"A Testimony" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
A man of riches and taste saw the maiden's face,
And thought her beauty would grace his stately southern home,
So he took her there, with pictures from France, and
statues from Rome,
And marvellous works of art from many an ancient place.
"Roses Of June" by Marietta Holley

In news:

Like the main character Tevye, a poor Jewish milk man, I have dreamed of being a rich man .
The Beatles "Baby You're A Rich Man ".
Chess Expertise or Rich Man 's Vanity.
If You Want A Rich Man .
I'm sure your mom always told you to find yourself a rich man if you want to be happy right.
Rich man , poor man.
Why One Rich Man Shouldn't Own An International Bridge.
Sympathy for the Rich Man .
The rich man who is hated around the world.
Baby, you're a rich man .
The rich man behind the 65 percent idea.
Romney caught in rich man 's illusions.
Rich Man , Poor Man (airs Saturday at 3PM and 10PM on FNC).
The amazing rich man .
If I Were a Rich Man .
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