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Fortune favors the audacious.

    Author: Desiderius Erasmus

Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin. Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.

    Author: Desiderius Erasmus

What treasures here do Mammon's sons behold! Yet know that all that which glitters is not gold.

    Author: Francis Quarles

The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

The passion of acquiring riches in order to support a vain expense, corrupts the purest souls.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdoms of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

Commerce tends to wear off those prejudices which maintain destruction and animosity between nations. It softens and polishes the manners of men. It unites them by one of the strongest of all ties-the desire of supplying their mutual wants. It disposes them to peace by establishing in every state an order of citizens bound by their interest to be the guardians of public tranquillity.

    Author: Frederick W. Robertson

Do you wish to become rich? You may become so if you desire it in no half-way, but thoroughly. Do you wish to master any science or accomplishment? Give yourself to it and it lies beneath your feet. This world is given as the prize for the men in earnest; and that which is true of this world, is truer still of the world to come.

    Author: Frederick W. Robertson

To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power.

    Author: George Macdonald

It ill becomes the servant to seek to be rich, and great, and honoured in that world where his Lord was poor, and mean, and despised.

    Author: George Mueller

Be thrifty, but not covetous.

    Author: George Herbert

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