Quotes / Rags to Riches

Was I once like you, scratching a living in the gutter? Certainly. But the difference is, now I am not.
Charist Captain Elizabeth Meshinchells, Warhammer 40,000

"Well, next thing you know, ol' Jed's a millionaire."

"I've been rich and I've been poor
Rich is better, so much better"
Van Halen, "As Is"

Two cups, toast up with the gang
From food stamps to a whole 'nother domain
Out the bottom, I'm the livin' proof
Ain't compromising, half a million on the coupe
Future, "Mask Off"

Ayy, I remember syrup sandwiches and crime allowances
Finesse a nigga with some counterfeits, but now I’m countin' this
Parmesan where my accountant lives; in fact, I'm downin’ this
D'USSÉ with my boo bae tastes like Kool-Aid for the analysts
Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE."