The rich have always had this luxury.
If I had, I'd be a rich man, wouldn't I?
He and his wife, who's as nutty as Planters, aren't on anyone's top one hundred list of the rich and famous.
She froze at the cultured voice with its rich accent, knowing the woman at the nearest table spoke about her.
I know this must be a shock and I'm sorry but you can be a very rich woman.
His rich drawl betrayed no more emotion than his words.
When the rich believe the poor will not honor property rights.
So whether you are rich or poor in the future, you will own this pan and get this benefit.
The table and chairs were made of a dark rich wood, and the tiles on the floor looked like polished bricks.
Still, the rich hardwood floor reflected the weak morning sun in a cheerful manner that spawned reluctance to continue the tour.
She forced herself to notice how dark the sky was, the rich scent of earth in the air, the tickle of the pine needles that brushed her skin.
"If he paid us for all the 'trouble' they caused us, we'd be rich," Dean muttered.
Fred's freebie hookup was the only show in town, in the mind of the rich old cheapskate.
Finally, when the poor see their income shrink while the income of the rich rises, they will buy into the system less.
If the poor remove rich people's incentives to produce economic gain, the rich, who behave somewhat rationally, will stop producing.
The ground around the monument was rich with the long dead whose souls were trapped.
Not that I'm rich, at least not by most standards, but I was the only heir to grandmother Radisson and a great-aunt.
She wore a rich tanzanite blue-purple that was darker than the colors worn by the people of this planet.
All the comforts of home, except behind the rich brocade fabric walls stood twenty-four inches of rebar reinforced concrete and the door consisted of eight-inch diameter solid steel bars.
Her scent was distinctly female: rich, musky honey.
When the people heard about this speech of the rich man, Coriolanus, they were very angry.
The maroon tapestry mirrored highlights in the rich hardwood floor.
This Josh would send reports to my father of just how rich the mine was.
Jackson was speaking with some rich blowhard when he noticed Elisabeth make her way to Connor and Sarah.
Whether you are rich or poor, live in the developed world or the developing world, life today is better and easier than it was a century ago by virtually any measure.
It is rich enough.
But the rich man--not to make any invidious comparison--is always sold to the institution which makes him rich.
The best thing a man can do for his culture when he is rich is to endeavor to carry out those schemes which he entertained when he was poor.
I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
When the rich are demographically different than the poor.
So the poor will get richer, and the rich will get vastly richer.
He should have known she could sing by her full, rich speaking voice.
If the poor believe they have less justice than the rich, they buy into the system less. 4.
In one understanding of economic history, the rich get ahead, and the gap between them and the poor widens.
Her father is very rich and stingy.
"And it must seem to you," said Boris flushing slightly, but not changing his tone or attitude, "it must seem to you that everyone is trying to get something out of the rich man?"
I hear they will marry him to that rich girl.
To Princess Mary it was strange that now, at a moment when such sorrow was filling her soul, there could be rich people and poor, and the rich could refrain from helping the poor.
More than anything else in Pierre's story the captain was impressed by the fact that Pierre was very rich, had two mansions in Moscow, and that he had abandoned everything and not left the city, but remained there concealing his name and station.
Everyone deserves a chance at happiness, Deidre. Even rich girls running empires.
Torches blazed, and rich food began to appear on long tables.
Thomas Gage, who visited it in 1665, describes it as a splendid city; and in 1685 it yielded rich booty to William Dampier.
This answer pleased the rich man so well that he bought Aesop at once, and took him to his home on the island of Samos.
Tensions between the rich and poor grow higher under the following five circumstances:
I reasoned that if I could show how poverty will end, then of course hunger would end as well—how many rich people do you hear about going hungry?
In that case, they have to compete with rich, high-tech, government-subsidized industries.
Her mind is so filled with the beautiful thoughts and ideals of the great poets that nothing seems commonplace to her; for her imagination colours all life with its own rich hues.
Such rich treasures must be kept in a safe place, and so she had imagined them stored in jars and vases in one part of the royal palace.
You forget that death comes to the rich and the poor alike, and comes once for all; but remember, Acheron could not be bribed by gold to ferry the crafty Prometheus back to the sunlit world.
A man may grow rich in Turkey even, if he will be in all respects a good subject of the Turkish government.
She is rich and of good family and that's all I want.
"Why do you say this young man is so rich?" asked the countess, turning away from the girls, who at once assumed an air of inattention.
"I often think, though, perhaps it's a sin," said the princess, "that here lives Count Cyril Vladimirovich Bezukhov so rich, all alone... that tremendous fortune... and what is his life worth?
He is so rich, and we are so poor!
Nor did he say to himself: "Pierre is a rich man, I must entice him to marry my daughter and lend me the forty thousand rubles I need."
Pierre, on unexpectedly becoming Count Bezukhov and a rich man, felt himself after his recent loneliness and freedom from cares so beset and preoccupied that only in bed was he able to be by himself.
He had arranged this for himself so as to visit his neglected estates at the same time and pick up his son Anatole where his regiment was stationed, and take him to visit Prince Nicholas Bolkonski in order to arrange a match for him with the daughter of that rich old man.
Rostov was horrified to hear later that of all that mass of huge and handsome men, of all those brilliant, rich youths, officers and cadets, who had galloped past him on their thousand-ruble horses, only eighteen were left after the charge.
Rostov looked inimically at Pierre, first because Pierre appeared to his hussar eyes as a rich civilian, the husband of a beauty, and in a word--an old woman; and secondly because Pierre in his preoccupation and absent-mindedness had not recognized Rostov and had not responded to his greeting.
You are young, you are rich, you are clever, you are well educated.
In Kiev Pierre found some people he knew, and strangers hastened to make his acquaintance and joyfully welcomed the rich newcomer, the largest landowner of the province.
Zhilinski, a Pole brought up in Paris, was rich, and passionately fond of the French, and almost every day of the stay at Tilsit, French officers of the Guard and from French headquarters were dining and lunching with him and Boris.
From her feminine point of view she could see only one solution, namely, for Nicholas to marry a rich heiress.
But he did not run after the unmarried girls, especially the rich heiresses who were most of them plain.
Dolokhov, who needed Anatole Kuragin's name, position, and connections as a bait to draw rich young men into his gambling set, made use of him and amused himself at his expense without letting the other feel it.
Boris was now a rich man who had risen to high honors and no longer sought patronage but stood on an equal footing with the highest of those of his own age.
The first people to go away were the rich educated people who knew quite well that Vienna and Berlin had remained intact and that during Napoleon's occupation the inhabitants had spent their time pleasantly in the company of the charming Frenchmen whom the Russians, and especially the Russian ladies, then liked so much.
Sonya felt that this was true: that the only possibility of retrieving the Rostovs' affairs was by Nicholas marrying a rich woman, and that the princess was a good match.
Amid the scattered property and the crowd on the open space, she, in her rich satin cloak with a bright lilac shawl on her head, suggested a delicate exotic plant thrown out onto the snow.
This was Malvintseva, Princess Mary's aunt on her mother's side, a rich, childless widow who always lived in Voronezh.
The idea of marrying some rich woman, which was suggested to him by his female relations, was repugnant to him.
Thus in the morning--especially if she had eaten anything rich the day before--she felt a need of being angry and would choose as the handiest pretext Belova's deafness.
Alex was a wealthy man - rich by her standards.
He didn't look like a rich man, but then, what did a rich man look like?
She tested the tea Cora made and was thrilled at the rich, sweetened flavor.
Like her adoptive mother, Destiny was mesmerized by the chocolate gaze and rich deep voice.
Unable to stop shaking, she at least was able to breathe again and pulled his rich scent into her lungs.
The rich cinnamon-vanilla scent of the bath bubbles filled the air, reminding her of the candle she'd bought at the farmers market the day her life went to hell.
Having the world's best neurologist on call was one of the perks of the rich and famous, a world unfamiliar to her except that her sister had been gunning for it since her sixteenth birthday.
Even the honey butter was a perfect balance between sweet and rich, and the rolls still warm when she bit into them.
The clear broth held a tangy, rich flavor, like spiced butter.
If she's so rich, why did she only book one room for herself and the boy?
The town of Ouray, while only a century and a quarter old, was rich in history and Fred O'Connor, together with a cadre of widows with similar interests, spent many hours reading Ouray's old newspapers and written accounts.
Just think—handsome gamblers, rich miners, everyone dancing with music and liquor and lively fun every night!
Her eyes, her hair, those legs, the way she moved, her full, rich voice, but mostly that feeling when their eyes connected.
"Neither is rich man," Mary supplied, her lips twisting into a wry smile.
Alex shared the hymn book with her, his deep rich voice strong and confident.
Instead of dirt, the floors were made of hardwood so rich that the layer of dust couldn't hide its beauty.
He sat in thoughtful silence for a long moment before he retrieved the rich stranger's cloak.
Side-by-side, they didn't look much alike: his was a deep, rich ruby hue with a faint glow.
In length by 4 in width, it consists of a series of precipitous rocks rudely piled into irregular blocks and pinnacles, and strongly contrasting with a rich vegetation.
Here her character was shaped; here she imbibed that passionate love of country scenes and country life which neither absence, politics nor dissipation could uproot; here she learnt to understand the ways and thoughts of the peasants, and laid up that rich store of scenes and characters which a marvellously retentive memory enabled her to draw upon at will.
Destined from his birth for the church, he received the tonsure at the age of seven and was soon loaded with rich benefices and preferments.
Leo sent a new nuncio to Copenhagen (1521) in the person of the Minorite Francesco de Potentia, who readily absolved the king and received the rich bishopric of Skara.
The borough is finely situated in the Wyoming Valley among the rich anthracite coalfields of eastern Pennsylvania, and its inhabitants are chiefly engaged in the coal industry; in 1906 and 1907 (when it shipped 24,081,4 9 1 tons) Luzerne county shipped more anthracite coal than any other county in Pennsylvania.
It was his business to take care of the sheep which belonged to a rich landholder by the Ettrick Water.
They belong to the rich man who lives in the big white house there among the trees.
One day when they were with their mother, she showed them a wonderful book that some rich friend had given her.
"Well," said he, "all these rich foods that were prepared for the feast are yours.
He was dressed in the rich uniform of the cupbearer, and he came forward with much dignity and grace.
Jacquot's business was to sell charcoal to the rich people in the city.
Do you expect to find any man in Corinth who deserves so rich a gift?
Smallpox affected the rich and the poor and it changed the course of history: It killed Queen Mary II of England in 1694, King Louis I of Spain in 1724, Emperor Peter II of Russia in 1730, and King Louis XV of France in 1774, and changed the succession to the thrones of nations a dozen more times.
Third: It is always the case that diseases are eliminated first in the healthy, well-developed, rich countries, then gradually around the world.
If my reasoning elsewhere in this book is correct, we are moving toward a future where there will be nothing but healthy, well-developed, rich countries with modern infrastructure.
When the poor believe the rich are beneficiaries of different legal status than the poor.
However, if they are getting wealthier over time, even if the rich are getting wealthier faster, the poor will tend to accept the system more.
The rich, of course, got very clever about where they earned and reported income.
Such radical redistribution attempts are dangerous games, for the rich are creators of economic opportunity, not just for themselves, but as employers, for society.
One way that society keeps a lid on the powder keg of tension between the rich and poor is through the welfare state.
Cynics view this as the rich paying off the poor to keep them from revolting.
We have surmised the future widening of the gap between the rich and poor, and looked at how that has played out in history.
Often when I discuss this idea with people, they bring up an objection I have come to call The Spoiled Rich Kid Problem.
It goes something like this: If everyone is "rich," then doesn't everyone just become the idle rich?
But what if everyone in the nation, rich and poor, were to be mailed a $2,000 food card annually, redeemable at the grocery store for any of several hundred nutritious foods?
One brief spring, musical with the song of robin and mocking-bird, one summer rich in fruit and roses, one autumn of gold and crimson sped by and left their gifts at the feet of an eager, delighted child.
Those are red-letter days in our lives when we meet people who thrill us like a fine poem, people whose handshake is brimful of unspoken sympathy, and whose sweet, rich natures impart to our eager, impatient spirits a wonderful restfulness which, in its essence, is divine.
She showed me a tiny atze that very rich ladies in China wear because their feet never grow large.
I hope too, that Bishop Brooks' whole life will be as rich in happiness as the month of May is full of blossoms and singing birds.
But how happens it that he who is said to enjoy these things is so commonly a poor civilized man, while the savage, who has them not, is rich as a savage?
The crop of English hay is carefully weighed, the moisture calculated, the silicates and the potash; but in all dells and pond-holes in the woods and pastures and swamps grows a rich and various crop only unreaped by man.
The material was sand of every degree of fineness and of various rich colors, commonly mixed with a little clay.
If he is not rich I will give her the means; I will ask my father and Andrew.
As a hungry herd of cattle keeps well together when crossing a barren field, but gets out of hand and at once disperses uncontrollably as soon as it reaches rich pastures, so did the army disperse all over the wealthy city.
Sofia licked her lips, the rich flavor as ensnaring as his scent.
His skin was darker, the color of honey as opposed to alabaster, his eyes a rich, dark brown, and his features lacking the delicate, chiseled beauty of Romas's family.
The life insurance World Wide provided its employees was equal to one year's pay, hardly enough to leave a rich widow.
Rich man, poor man, beggerman, thief, doctor, lawyer or Indian chief?
His mother spoke of a rich woman often, one who sent her on errands when his mother was not wanted at the whorehouse where she made what living was afforded a poor woman beyond the marriage age.
To this character the fungus owes its generic name (Marasmius) as well as one of its most valuable qualities for the table, for examples may be gathered from June to November, and if carefully dried may be hung on strings for culinary purposes and preserved without deterioration for several years; indeed, many persons assert that the rich flavour of these fungi increases with years.
In the closets he discovered many fancy costumes of rich velvets and brocades, and one of the attendants told him to dress himself in any of the clothes that pleased him and to be prepared to dine with the Princess and Dorothy in an hour's time.
Let's address that by looking at two phenomena: the changing definitions of poverty over time, and the effect of a large gap between the incomes of the rich and poor.
Here I'll make a point which I believe to be a historic constant and to which we will be returning: If property rights of the rich are respected and tax rates, while high, still allow for indefinite gain, then the rich will keep producing.
Because human ability is distributed unevenly and technology multiplies ability of the talented, the spread between the rich and poor will rise more and more.
It is not worth the while to live by rich cookery.
These rich grandees are so selfish.
"But I am three times as rich as before," returned Pierre.
He shook his head and ran his fingers along the rich top of the piano.
At this time of day, the best option would be to go to Stanton Street where the expensive boutiques were, and hope to find a lonely, rich wife getting back at her husband by spending his money.
The rich maroon hue was mixed with a ribbon of black.
The pope had repeatedly used the rich northern benefices to reward members of the Roman curia, and towards the close of the year 1516 he sent the grasping and impolitic Arcimboldi as papal nuncio to Denmark to collect money for St Peter's.
You can't make me believe that, said the robber; and he hurried away to rob one of the rich merchants.
I did not imagine, when I studied about the forests of Maine, that a strong and beautiful ship would go sailing all over the world, carrying wood from those rich forests, to build pleasant homes and schools and churches in distant countries.
Although they were rich, they lived simply and were at peace with all the world.
At last, having become quite rich, he decided to go home.
We have looked at factors that increase animosity between the rich and poor and situations in which they can live harmoniously.
The various shades of the sand are singularly rich and agreeable, embracing the different iron colors, brown, gray, yellowish, and reddish.
Her voice sounded rich, and full.
It is safe to say that more than a majority of people in rich nations feel this way.
How rich he was!