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Getting

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

Jul 082015
 

Halving your actual possessions doubles your effective ones.

Jun 012015
 

Men sometimes stumble into vast fortunes, despite manifest incompetence, bad character, and borderline imbecility. Never give up.

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.