Money makes a good servant, but a bad master.
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- If money be not they servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.
- Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
- No man’s fortune can be an end worthy of his being.
- Be not penny-wise. Riches have wings. Sometimes they fly away of themselves, and sometimes they must be set flying to bring in more.
- Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper.
- He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.