"Our mind is greedy; it is always after some gain, some profit, some achievement. It goes on asking, 'What will I gain if I...
"It is better to be without wealth, Honor, body and livelihood; And it is better to let other virtues deteriorate, Rather than ever to let (the virtues...
"Look at the trees, look at the birds, look at the clouds, look at the stars. And if you have eyes you will be...
"In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of."
"He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much."
"He who is contented is rich."
"If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it."
"He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature."