Cost of Being Wealthy
"It's so expensive to be rich."
Wealth and the Greatest Man in History
"The greatest man in history was the poorest."
Is Wealth Relative?
"Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it."
A Perspective on Wars and Wealth
"Wars and revolutions and battles are due simply and solely to the body and its desires. All wars are undertaken for the acquisition of wealth; and the reason why we have to acquire wealth is the body, because we are slaves in its service."
Mankind and Wealth
"The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess them than they possess their wealth. (Pliny, 23-79 A. D.)"
Why Wars are Caused
"Wars are caused by undefended wealth."
What Wealth Consists of
"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants."
Wealthy Individuals and Their Possessions
"Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions."