Wealth and Poverty
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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.
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.
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
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.
A budget is just a method of worrying before you spend money, as well as afterward.
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, the other is getting it.
I'm opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.
Some of the worst torments imaginable accompany wealth. And yet many a poor man is eager for preferment and dreams of somehow "improving" his estate. Where money and property are concerned, none but vagrants are wise.