Wealth and Poverty
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I'm opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
Figure it out. Work a lifetime to pay off a house. You finally own it and there's no one to live in it.
Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.
The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, that gives happiness.
Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It buys you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.
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.
The easiest way to figure the cost of living is to take your income and add ten percent.
Money is the root of all evil, and man needs roots.
Money can't buy happiness -- but somehow it's more comfortable to cry in a Porsche than in a Lada.