Wealth and Poverty
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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.
All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score.
Always borrow money from a pessimist; he doesn't expect to be paid back.
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, the other is getting it.
A budget is just a method of worrying before you spend money, as well as afterward.
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
I'm opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.
Figure it out. Work a lifetime to pay off a house. You finally own it and there's no one to live in it.
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.
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, that gives happiness.