To be paid for opinions corrupts; and to be paid for particular opinions corrupts absolutely.
You never find people endeavoring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
Better a handout than a sermon, and better neither than both.
The joy of money lies less in what one does than in what one might do.
Some who earn thousands of times your income don’t deserve it, which is bad; and some do, which is worse.
To reduce the value of anything one need only try to sell it.
Commercial success frees you to pursue further commercial success.
It is best that something as permanent as envy be directed at something as transient as money.
A man will reveal the most intimate details of his sex life before he will show you his tax return.
Men who have faced death without fear quail at the prospect of a black mark on their credit report.
The more you have, the more you need.