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You never find people endeavoring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
–Johnson

Aug 092017
 

To take a bribe and deliver nothing in return makes one no less corrupt, only less reliable.

Mar 272017
 

It is possible to be overprivileged, and certainly to be underprivileged, but not, it seems, to be privileged just right.

Mar 012017
 

Every discipline attempts to transfer sovereignty from the consumer to the producer; “professionalism” is our name for a successful coup.

Feb 152017
 

You can have nice things, or you can let everybody use them.

Feb 132017
 

To lose one’s money folly used to be enough; today it also requires ambition.

Jan 252017
 

Most of us have finally learned to stop glamorizing poverty; now if we could only learn to stop glamorizing wealth.

Dec 192016
 

So many arguments won, and still no spoils.

Nov 212016
 

We despise capitalism, democracy, and technology not for giving us what we want, but for showing us what we want.

Nov 032016
 

Money makes all things possible, such as not caring about money.