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Thoughts on abundance

Published: Apr 15, 2018 07:57:38 AM IST
Updated: Apr 16, 2018 03:32:03 PM IST

Thoughts on abundanceI’ve got all the money I’ll ever need—just so long as I die by four o’clock.
—Henny Youngman

I was so good at being a man, with such plenitude and simplicity, that I thought I was something of a superman.
—Albert Camus

Thoughts on abundance
Right now, for the first time ever, a passionate and committed individual has access to the technology, minds and capital required to take on any challenge.
—Peter H Diamandis

My Lord. It is too much, and not enough.
—Jacqueline Carey

Thoughts on abundance
Like the rain, everything comes in bucketsful—or not at all.
—Henry miller

God doesn’t measure his bounty, but oh, how we do!
—Mignon Mclaughlin

Thoughts on abundanceYou never find people labouring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
—Samuel Johnson


In his heyday, Howard Hughes didn’t have as good a television as you do.
—Kevin D Williamson

Thoughts on abundanceIf we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free.
—Edmund Burke

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful
harvest.
—William Blake

Thoughts on abundanceWealth comes from industry and the hard experience of human toil. To dissipate it in waste and extravagance is disloyalty to humanity. —Calvin Coolidge

You crown the year with your bounty, and your carts overflow with abundance.
—Psalm 65:11

Thoughts on abundanceIt was a rich place. As rich as plumcake.
—CS Lewis


An abundance of money can bless as well as curse. The latter is to be vigilantly guarded against.
—BC Forbes

Image: Henny Youngman: Paul Natkin / Wireimage; Henry Miller: Larry Colwell/Anthony Barboza/Getty Images; Burke, Coolidge, Johnson: Shutterstock; Lewis: Hans Wild/The Life Picture Collection/Getty Images; Diamandis: Mike Blake / Reuters

(This story appears in the 27 April, 2018 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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