“There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.” -Andrew Carnegie
Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame. Sir Arthur Charles Clarke
Nothing can supply the place of books. They are cheering or soothing companions in solitude, illness, affliction. The wealth of both continents would not compensate for the good they impart. — William Ellery Channing
Wisdom outweighs any wealth. — Sophocles
In today’s materialistic society, if you have money and power, you seem to have many friends. But they are not friends of yours; they are the friends of your money and power. When you lose your wealth and influence, you will find it very difficult to track these people down. -14th Dalai Lama
Mitt Romney should read this.