Rags To Riches Quotes

Quotes tagged as "rags-to-riches" (showing 1-6 of 6)
Maggie Stiefvater
“Adam had once told Gansey, "Rags to riches isn't a story anyone wants to hear until after it's done.”
Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven Boys

Criss Jami
“From recovery to rags and rags to recovery symbolizes art - a perfect compilation of human imperfections.”
Criss Jami, Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile

“As a child, my clothes were always tailored to be oversized, because I quickly outgrew them and then needed bigger ones. As an adult, I still don't cut my coat according to size”
Sola Kosoko

Ken Liu
“Emperor, king, general, duke,” he whispered to himself. “These are just labels. Climb up the family tree of any of them high enough and you’ll find a commoner who dared to take a chance.”
Ken Liu, The Grace of Kings

“As they left the pier and walked into the park, Chahda looked around appreciatively. "Nice place, this. Capital of New Caledonia. Big island, has 8,548 square mile, also has 53,245 peoples. Eleven thousand in Noumea. That is what says the Worrold Alm-in-ack."

Rick and Scotty laughed. It was like old times to hear Chahda quoting from The World Almanac. A Bombay beggar boy, he had educated himself with only the Almanac for his textbook, and he had laboriously memorized everything in it.”
John Blaine, The Phantom Shark

Robin Sacredfire
“Who's poorer, the one who begs for money or those who have not enough to give away? Or are they reflecting one another and the same nature?”
Robin Sacredfire