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

May 262022

To wish for what another has can be innocent, even salutary; what eats away the soul is the wish that he not have it.

May 182022

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.

Jan 122022

Every great racket begins as a business, becomes a movement, and eventually degenerates into a cause.

Dec 212021

A large reputation, like an impetus in a vacuum, can, in the absence of a countervailing force, be coasted on forever.