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Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly.
Hand, n. A singular instrument worn at the end of a human arm and commonly thrust into somebody's pocket.
It is easy to get everything you want, provided you first learn to do without the things you can not get.
I glory More in the cunning purchase of my wealth Than in the glad possession.
With the catching end the pleasures of the chase.
The collector walks with blinders on; he sees nothing but the prize. In fact, the acquisitive instinct is incompatible with true appreciation of beauty.
In the race for money some men may come first, but man comes last.
An end to our getting is the only end to our losses.
It is among the less privileged groups relatively new to leisure and consumption that the zest for possessions retains something of its pristine energy.
How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become-to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
The friendship that can come to an end, never really began.
The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.