We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never.
If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you; and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for not having much to care for, and with obscurity, for being unenvied.
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.
We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both
No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?
Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, someting is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
Ability is a poor man's wealth.
Labor was the first price, the original purchase-money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labor, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Entrepreneurs innovate. Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. It is the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.
Culture is like wealth; it makes us more ourselves, it enables us to express ourselves.
Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man.
The first wealth is health
The odious and disgusting aristocracy of wealth is built upon the ruins of all that is good in chivalry or republicanism; and LUXURY is the forerunner of a barbarism scarcely capable of cure.
Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.
Only the man who does not need it, is fit to inherit wealth, the man who would make his fortune no matter where he started.
Engineering is the professional and systematic application of science to the efficient utilization of natural resources to produce wealth.