Wealth and Poverty
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It is odd, is it not, that a person's worth to society is measured by their wealth, when instead their wealth should be measured by their worth to society.
Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.
Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.
While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery.
The way to make a small fortune in the commodities market is to start with a large fortune.
Money can't buy happiness -- but somehow it's more comfortable to cry in a Porsche than in a Lada.
Money is the root of all evil, and man needs roots.
The easiest way to figure the cost of living is to take your income and add ten percent.
Always borrow money from a pessimist; he doesn't expect to be paid back.
All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, the other is getting it.
If the wolf had ever come to our back door, he'd have had to bring a picnic lunch.
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.