Prosperity is like wine which goes to the head and makes man forget his Creator: adversity on the contrarary, sobers him and reminds him of God and his Glory.
Very often people worry of their success in business or profession. In spite of the fact that they have sufficient means to make both ends meet. But one deserves only just reward for one’s action. If he gets anything in excess of that, it should be utilised for the benefit of needy people.
The most valuable of all human possessions, next to a superior and disdainful air, is the reputation of being well to do. Nothing, else, so neatly eases one’s way through life especially in democratic countries.
Through possessing many clothes you feel enriched, not physically but inwardly; and when somebody takes away your coat, you feel irritated, because inwardly you are being deprived of that feeling of richness, that sense of possession. Now, the feeling of possession creates a barrier with regard to love, does it not?
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make great fortune, and when you have get it, it requires ten times of much wit to keep it.
Wealth is well known to be a great comforter.
Riches are meant for the comfort of life, and not life for the purpose of hoarding riches.