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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.
Violence never settles anything right: apart from injuring your own soul, it injures the best cause. It lingers on long after the object of hate has disappeared from the scene to plague the lives of those who have employed it against their foes.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.