Sanskrit Axioms on Wealth

In Sanskrit literature, there are many ways in which wisdom is imparted.

Axioms were one of the ways used by wise men to explain difficult things in an easy to understand way.

This post lists Sanskrit Axioms on Wealth which can be referenced by school students and Sanskrit learners, among others.

उत्तमं स्वार्जितं धनम्।

uttamaṃ svārjitaṃ dhanam ।
Self earned wealth is always superior.
स्वयं कमाया हुआ धन श्रेष्ठ होता है।

न वित्तेन तर्पणीयो मनुष्यः।

na vittena tarpaṇīyo manuṣyaḥ।
A human being cannot be satisfied with wealth.
धन से मनुष्य की संतुष्टी नहीं हो सकती ।

Wealth Greed

भूत्यै जागरणम्, अभूत्यै स्वप्नम्।

bhūtyai jāgaraṇam, abhūtyai svapnam।
One can become wealthy by being aware, whereas one can become poor by being lazy.
जागरूकता से ऐश्वर्य और निद्रा से दरिद्रता प्राप्त होती है।