The only known cure for materialism is poverty.
You never find people endeavoring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
More successful enterprises have been created for spite than for money.
No one can be bought, but everyone can be rented.
Taste is quality divided by expense.
To gauge opinion, check bond prices.
Some men, like Balzac’s Goriot, are made of money, and when it ends so do they.
For favors you pay three times over.
The American upper middle class has largely given up sex and alcohol in favor of litigation and insurance fraud.
It hurts less to give up the luxury than the idea that you can afford it.
Wealth can be pursued cooperatively, but fame is to the death.