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

May 112015

Robes always dignify begging — saffron for the Buddhist monk, black for the college president.

Mar 192015

A few bucks: In American parlance, a sum either a great deal more or a great deal less than you wish to represent.

Jan 052015

Success, n.   A not entirely unbroken record of failure.

Nov 182014

Better a handout than a sermon, and better neither than both.

Oct 312014

The joy of money lies less in what one does than in what one might do.

Oct 292014

Some who earn thousands of times your income don’t deserve it, which is bad; and some do, which is worse.