Wealth and Poverty
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One of the strangest things about life is that the poor, who need money the most, are the very ones that never have it.
Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
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.
Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
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.
Figure it out. Work a lifetime to pay off a house. You finally own it and there's no one to live in it.
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.
No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.
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.