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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.
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
A relationship is what happens between two people who are waiting for something better to come along.