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

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.

Oct 312014

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