"When wealth is passed of as merit, bad luck is seen as character. This is how ideologues justify punishing the sick and the poor. But poverty is neither a crime nor a character flaw. Stigmatize those who let people die, not those who struggle to live."
"Better no trade, than trade procured by villainy. It is far better to have no wealth than to gain wealth at the expense of virtue. Better is honest poverty, than all the riches bought by the tears, and sweat, and blood, of our fellow-creatures."
"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world."
"I cannot afford to waste my time making money."
"It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own."
"When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost."
“Money won’t make you happy, but everybody wants to find out for themselves.”