Is Wealth Relative?
"Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it."
"Those who condemn wealth are those who have none and see no chance of getting it."
One Person's Experience on Wealth
"I started out with nothing. I still have most of 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."
What Wealth Consists of
"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants."
Why Wars are Caused
"Wars are caused by undefended wealth."
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.)"
Praising the Wealthy
"If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it."