” Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich, or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of ‘speculation’, but which ought to be called Gambling. “


” It is not the greatness of a man’s means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants. “


” There never yet was, and never will be, a nation permanently great, consisting, for the greater part, of wretched and miserable families. “


” The great security of all is to eat little and to drink nothing that intoxicates. He that eats till he is full is little better than a beast, and he that drinks till he is drunk is quite a beast. “



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Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich, or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of
It is not the greatness of a man
There never yet was, and never will be, a nation permanently great, consisting, for the greater part, of wretched and miserable families.
The great security of all is to eat little and to drink nothing that intoxicates. He that eats till he is full is little better than a beast, and he that drinks till he is drunk is quite a beast.

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