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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.
Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
Much happiness is overlooked because it doesn't cost anything.
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.