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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.
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.
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.
Few people know what they mean when they say, "I love you." ... Well, what does the word love mean? It means total interest. I think the reason very few people really fall in love with anyone is they're not willing to pay the price. The price is you have to adjust yourself to them.
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but hold hands.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.