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.)"
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."
Cost of Being Wealthy
"It's so expensive to be rich."
Why Wars are Caused
"Wars are caused by undefended wealth."
One Person's Experience on Wealth
"I started out with nothing. I still have most of it."
The Division of Wealth and the Wealthy
"If all the rich people in the world divided up their money among themselves there wouldn't be enough to go around."
What Wealth Does for Individuals
"The only thing wealth does for some people is to make them worry about losing it."
What Wealth Consists of
"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants."