wealthy man

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wealthy man a man who is wealthy
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Quotations

  • Benjamin Franklin
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    “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”
  • Samuel Johnson
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    “The wise man applauds he who he thinks most virtuous; the rest of the world applauds the wealthy.”

Idioms

Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise - It means that sleeping well and not staying up late will help you out physically and financially.
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Usage

In literature:

What was this newspaper article, this terrible article which threatened so seriously the influence of such a wealthy man?
"The Nabob, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Alphonse Daudet
Wise people say that one ought to get up very early in the morning, and that it makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
"Old Gold" by George Manville Fenn
In the middle of the fourteenth century Valenciennes was so wealthy that Jean Party, provost in 1357, was regarded as the richest man in Europe.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
He was not only a wealthy man, but greatly esteemed by all who knew him.
"The Young Llanero" by W.H.G. Kingston
That he was a very wealthy man, independent of his large stakes upon the seas, was certain.
"The Privateersman" by Frederick Marryat
A poor man was met by a stranger while scoffing at the wealthy for not enjoying themselves.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
I remember her aunt very well, Biddy Henshawe; she married a very wealthy man.
"Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen
She was the daughter of a wealthy man.
"At the Time Appointed" by A. Maynard Barbour
He was clean and strong and an athlete, an outdoor man, a wealthy man and a rising politician.
"Theft" by Jack London
His father was one of the Industrial Magnates, a very wealthy, powerful man.
"The Scarlet Plague" by Jack London
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In poetry:

Oh, wealthy the man with his wee bit o' ground,
Oh, happy and fortunate fellow
Who owns, when the May with her magic comes round,
Some clusters of blue and of yellow.
"Pansy Song" by John Joy Bell
Lord Finchley tried to mend the Electric Light
Himself. It struck him dead: And serve him right!
It is the business of the wealthy man
To give employment to the artisan.
"Lord Finchley" by Hilaire Belloc
ONE-MAN-ONE-VOTE! The cry is growing stronger!
ONE-MAN-ONE-VOTE! It echoes o’er the wave!
ONE-MAN-ONE-VOTE! The Wealthy dead no longer
Shall rule us through their children from the grave!
"One-Man-One-Vote" by Henry Lawson
Roy Diaz sold them Alcocer. How excellently well
He paid his vassals! Horse and foot he made them wealthy then,
And a poor man you could not find in all his host of men.
In joy he dwelleth aye who serves a lord of noble heart.
"The Lay of the Cid - Cantar 1" by Anonymous European
Then I went to work in airnest--I had nothin' much in view
But to drownd out rickollections--and it kep' me busy, too!
But I slowly thrived and prospered, tel Mother used to say
She expected yit to see me a wealthy man some day.
"Farmer Whipple--Bachelor" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

When the world's second richest man talks about philanthropy, the wealthy in India (unlike in China, where Gates and Warren Buffett got a cool reception) flock to listen.
But, like the Australians, I think we are too focused on doling out the nation's wealth to the average (wo)man, and not enough on cultivating that which makes us wealthy as a nation.
Ironically, the man who helped make the NFL, its owners, and its best players fabulously wealthy was without the means to cement his legacy.
He won his first world championship at the age of 22 and was ranked number one almost continuously until he retired from international competition two years ago, a Russian hero and a very wealthy man.
In Robert Goolrick's second novel, Heading Out to Wonderful, WWII vet Charlie Beale arrives in rural Virginia hoping for a bright future, but gets mixed up with Sylvan, a dreamer married to a wealthy and dangerous man.
In the years between his stepping down as Speaker of the House and running for the presidency, Newt Gingrich became a wealthy man.
Rory McIlroy will still be a very wealthy man, even if he misses the $10m jackpot at the Tour Championships in Atlanta on September 20-23.
On paper, "The Intouchables" looks like eat-your-vegetables cinema: the story of a wealthy, white disabled man and the troubled black youth from the projects who becomes his reluctant caretaker.
Wealthy Man , Thrifty Habits.
What Remains Of A Wealthy Man .
The world wide web made kim dot com a wealthy man.
To him, they were a bunch of wealthy, country club snobs who made dirty money through the blood, sweat and tears of the common man.
Was indicted by a Worcester County Grand Jury on May 5 after evidence presented revealed a pattern of theft and forgery carried out over several months in 2007 on a wealthy, elderly man in her care in Ocean City.
The second winner of America's £367 million Powerball lottery is a married man in his 30s from a wealthy Arizona suburb who wants to keep working.
A wealthy Missouri man posing as "Secret Santa" stunned New Yorkers on Thursday, handing $100 bills to many in Staten Island who had lost everything to Superstorm Sandy.
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