Wealth

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Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy.
The problem of our age is the administration of wealth, so that the ties of brotherhood may still bind together the rich and poor in harmonious relationship.

The Gospel of Wealth (1889)
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

Mansfield Park
The great fortunes of our day have rarely been accumulated through the sale of the most meaningful items and services, such as poetry or relationship counselling.

The News: A User's Manual
Wealth is not an absolute. It is relative to desire. Every time we yearn for something we cannot afford, we grow poorer, whatever our resources. And every time we feel satisfied with what we have, we can be counted as rich, however little we may actually possess.

Status Anxiety
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth
Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample wealth, is unhappy, though he be master of the world
If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it
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