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

Mar 272017

It is possible to be overprivileged, and certainly to be underprivileged, but not, it seems, to be privileged just right.

Mar 012017

Every discipline attempts to transfer sovereignty from the consumer to the producer; “professionalism” is our name for a successful coup.

Feb 152017

You can have nice things, or you can let everybody use them.

Feb 132017

To lose one’s money folly used to be enough; today it also requires ambition.

Jan 252017

Most of us have finally learned to stop glamorizing poverty; now if we could only learn to stop glamorizing wealth.

Nov 212016

We can forgive capitalism, democracy, and technology for giving us what we want, but not for showing us what we want.

Nov 032016

Money makes all things possible, such as not caring about money.

Oct 282016

It is difficult, when you are poor and obscure, to persuade anyone of your indifference to wealth and fame.