What Wealth Consists of
"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants."
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."
Wealthy Individuals and Their Possessions
"Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions."
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."
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."
Cost of Being Wealthy
"It's so expensive to be rich."
Wealth and Worth Relative to People
"People's wealth and worth are very rarely related."