Wealth and Poverty
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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.
What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness.
Poverty doesn't bring unhappiness; it brings degradation.
When the rich make war it's the poor that die.
If the wolf had ever come to our back door, he'd have had to bring a picnic lunch.
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.
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.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
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.