Wealth and Poverty
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When the rich make war it's the poor that die.
Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
One of the strangest things about life is that the poor, who need money the most, are the very ones that never have it.
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
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.
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.