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

Aug 162013
 

No one can be bought, but everyone can be rented.

May 092013
 

Some men, like Balzac’s Goriot, are made of money, and when it ends so do they.

Feb 152013
 

The American upper middle class has largely given up sex and alcohol in favor of litigation and insurance fraud.

Feb 142013
 

It hurts less to give up the luxury than the idea that you can afford it.

Jan 242013
 

Wealth can be pursued cooperatively, but fame is to the death.

Jan 142013
 

No one is unprincipled until he is successful.

Nov 212012
 

It speaks well for money that people say it can’t buy everything.