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It is good to have things that money can buy, but it is also good to check up once in awhile and be sure we have the things money can't buy.

It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.

It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people. See quote detail

It is wealth to be content.

It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy. See quote detail

It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune; and when you have got it, it requires ten times as much wit to keep it.

It's time we put thoughts of lack behind us. It's time for us to discover the secrets of the stars, to sail to an uncharted land, to open up a new heaven where our spirits can soar.

Leisure and solitude are the best effect of riches, because the mother of thought. Both are avoided by most rich men, who seek company and business, which are signs of being weary of themselves.

Less coin, less care; to know how to dispense with wealth is to possess it.

Let us not envy some men their accumulated riches; their burden would be too heavy for us; we could not sacrifice, as they do, health, quiet, honor, and conscience, to obtain them: it is to pay so dear for them that the bargain is a loss.

Life is short. The sooner that a man begins to enjoy his wealth the better.

Many a beggar at the crossway, or gray-haired shepherd on the plain, hath more of the end of all wealth than hundreds who multiply the means.

Many men want wealth, not a competence merely, but a five-story competence, and religion they would like as a sort of lightning-rod to their houses, to ward off, by and by, the bolts of divine wrath.

Men pursue riches under the idea that their possession will set them at ease and above the world. But the law of association often makes those who begin by loving gold as a servant, finish by becoming its slaves; and independence without wealth is at least as common as wealth without independence.

Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.

Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little worldlings enjoy.

No good man ever became suddenly rich.

Of course you want to be rich and famous. It's natural. Wealth and fame are what every man desires. The question is: What are you willing to trade for it?

Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.

Our Lord commonly giveth Riches to such gross asses, to whom he affordeth nothing else that is good.


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