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Our wealth is often a snare to ourselves, and always a temptation to others.

People who are arrogant on account of their wealth are about equal to the Laplanders, who measure a man's worth by the number of his reindeer.

Poverty breeds wealth; and wealth in its turn breeds poverty. The earth, to form the mould, is taken out of the ditch; and whatever may be the height of the one will be the depth of the other.

Prefer loss to the wealth of dishonest gain; the former vexes you for a time; the latter will bring you lasting remorse.

Prosperity is just around the corner.

Pursuing your passion is fulfilling and leads to financial freedom.

Riches certainly make themselves wings.

Riches do not consist in the possession of treasures, but in the use made of them.

Riches either serve or govern the possessor.

Riches enlarge, rather than satisfy appetites.

Seek not proud wealth; but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly, yet have not any abstract or friarly contempt of it.

Sleep, riches and health to be truly enjoyed must be interrupted.

Such, in my opinion, is the true Gospel concerning Wealth, obedience to which is destined some day to solve the problem of the Rich and the Poor, and to bring "Peace on earth, among men Good Will.

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

That plenty should produce either covetousness or prodigality is a perversion of providence; and yet the generality of men are the worse for their riches.

The acquisition of wealth is a work of great labor; its possession a source of continual fear; its loss, of excessive grief.

The first wealth is health. Sickness is poor-spirited, and cannot serve any one; it must husband its recources to live. But health answers its own ends, and has to spare; runs over, and inundates the neighborhoods and creeks of other men's necessities.

The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.

The greatest and the most amiable privilege which the rich enjoy over the poor is that which they exercise the least - the privilege of making them happy.

The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity.


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