If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
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- It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.
- In the weakness of one kind of authority, and in the fluctuation of all, the officers of an army will remain for some time mutinous and full of faction, until some popular general, who understands the art of conciliating the soldiery, and who possesses the true spirit of command, shall draw the eyes of all men upon himself. Armies will obey him on his personal account. There is no other way of securing military obedience in this state of things.
- It is the interest of the commercial world that wealth should be found everywhere.
- Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
- If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
- There is a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue.