“The Evils Which Money Brings Us”

“For if you compare all the other things from which we suffer, deaths, illlnesses, fears, desires, endurance of pains and toils, with the evils which money brings us, the latter will far outweigh the others….Let us learn to increase our self-restraint, to curb luxury, to moderate ambition, to soften anger, to regard poverty without prejudice, […]

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Don’t Have It If You Don’t Need It

“For as a body bred to a good habit requires nothing exquisite either in clothes or food, so a sound man and a sound household keep themselves up with small quantities. Riches ought to be proportioned to the use we have of them. He that scrapes together a great deal, making use of but little, […]

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