To wish for what another has can be innocent, even salutary; what eats away the soul is the wish that he not have it.
You never find people endeavoring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
The best, and the worst, are never in it for the money.
If the rich and accomplished were swine, they would be envied less. As it is, they are envied for being rich, accomplished, and not swine.
Prices tell you what’s going on, and profits tell you what to do about it.
For every man who pursues the thing there are ten who pursue the appearance of the thing.
If you want to do good, make money.
Every great racket begins as a business, becomes a movement, and eventually degenerates into a cause.
Some respect is due the man who sells himself dear.
A large reputation, like an impetus in a vacuum, can, in the absence of a countervailing force, be coasted on forever.
The ambitious man believes, with perfect sincerity, in whatever furthers his ambition.