When people love each other, they are content with very little. When we have light and joy in our hearts, we don’t need material wealth. The most loving communities are often the poorest. If our own life is luxurious and wasteful, we can’t approach poor people. If we love people, we want to identify with them and share with them.
If you’re in bed and can’t smell the bacon frying in the kitchen – you’re rich.
Someone who thinks of possessing a fountain made of a winged baby with water shooting out of its mouth must not have too many troubles.
Anything that you learn becomes your wealth, a wealth that cannot be taken away from you; whether you learn it in a building called school or in the school of life. To learn something new is a timeless pleasure and a valuable treasure. And not all things that you learn are taught to you, but many things that you learn you realize you have taught yourself.
Possession of wealth is not the happiness but expression of gratitude for the possession is the happiness.
The great enemy of freedom is the alignment of political power with wealth. This alignment destroys the commonwealth – that is, the natural wealth of localities and the local economies of household, neighborhood, and community – and so destroys democracy, of which the commonwealth is the foundation and practical means.
Kind and lovely thought originate from God while evil and revengeful thoughts are initiated by the devil.
Money is good, but I prefer food, water, gold, weapon and energy.
If imagination is your wealth, then ideas are your abode.
Wealth will always find a way of escaping from societies without an established system of truth and honesty, into societies that are well established in truth and honesty.