wealth


wealth
01. In my opinion, health is more important than [wealth] because if you're sick, you can't enjoy your life, no matter how much money you have.
02. Her uncle is quite [wealthy], and has offered to pay for her to go to England to learn English.
03. The government's proposal to cut taxes will ultimately benefit the [wealthy] while ignoring the poor entirely.
04. Nigeria is [wealthy] in natural resources.
05. Free trade was supposed to bring greater [wealth] to the poor of Mexico, but it has failed miserably.
06. Her [wealthy] old uncle died, and left her $500,000.
07. He became [wealthy] overnight when his investments soared in value.
08. According to Gandhi, it is a sin to have [wealth] without work.
09. Fifty percent of the entire world's [wealth] is in the hands of only six percent of the population.
10. There is an African proverb which observes that where there is no [wealth], there is no poverty.
11. There is a Danish proverb which states that children are a poor man's [wealth].
12. There is an English proverb which holds that early to bed, and early to rise makes a man healthy, [wealthy], and wise.
13. There is a Japanese proverb which states that the gods just laugh when men pray to them for [wealth].
14. There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which states that if you have much, give of your [wealth], and if you have little, give of your heart.
15. In 1776, a man who made $4,000 a year was considered [wealthy].
16. The richest 20% of the world's population has 60 times as much [wealth] as the poorest 20%, and the gap is growing every day.
17. In Senegal, the number of people in a family is considered a measure of [wealth], so couples frequently have many children.

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