Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another’s money. Idiots!
A man of talent will strive for money and reputation; but the spring that moves genius to the production of its works is not as easy to name.
A man does not by nature wish to earn more and more money.[Der Mensch will »von Natur« nicht Geld und mehr Geld verdienen.]
“Opinions” are the cheapest commodities on earth. Everyone has a flock of opinions ready to be wished upon anyone who will accept them. If you are influenced by “opinions” when you reach DECISIONS, you will not succeed in any undertaking, much less in that of transmuting YOUR OWN DESIRE into money.