Don't you know that if people could bottle the air they would? Don't you know there would be an American Air-bottling Association? And don't you know that they would allow thousands and millions to die for want of breath if they could not pay for air?
The dollar sign is the only sign in which the modern man appears to have any real faith.
The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it.
—H. L. Mencken in Minority Report
If all the rich men in the world divided up their money amongst themselves, there wouldn't be enough to go round.
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.
Not greedy of filthy lucre.
Greedy eaters dig their graves with their teeth.
The chief weapon of sea pirates, however, was their capacity to astonish. Nobody else could believe, until it was too late, how heartless and greedy they were.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of happiness.
Endless money forms the sinews of war.