When you bring a man two millions of money, you need have but little fear that you will not be well received.
When men do not have healthy notions of the Divinity, false ideas supplant them, just as in bad times one uses counterfeit money when there is no good money.
Up to forty, girls cost nothing. After that you have to pay money, or tell a story. Of the two it’s the story that hurts most. Anyway I’m not forty yet.
Unfortunately most ways of making big money take a long time. By the time one has made the money one is too old to enjoy it.
To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the power and the advantage of any private person. For the riches of any private person are wholly inadequate to meet such a call.
These webs are not spun in mid-air by incorporeal creatures, but are the work of suffering human beings, and are attached to grossly material things, like health and money and the houses we live in.