The world’s richest woman, Australian mining tycoon Gina Rinehart whose family iron ore prospecting fortune of Aus$29.2 billion (US$30.1 billion) had this to say about those who are those jealous of rich people.
“There is no monopoly on becoming a millionaire; If you’re jealous of those with more money, don’t just sit there and complain. Do something to make more money yourself — spend less time drinking or smoking and socialising, and more time working. Become one of those people who work hard, invest and build, and at the same time create employment and opportunities for others. The terrible millionaires and billionaires can often invest in other countries… maybe their teenagers don’t get the cars they wanted, or a better beach house or or maybe the holiday to Europe is cut short, but otherwise life goes on. The millionaires and billionaires who choose to invest in Australia are actually those who most help the poor and our young. This secret needs to be spread widely.
She off course got a lot of flak for this statement last year but then you can’t help but admit some of the things she said were on point particularly “drinking, smoking, socialising.