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William James: Grown Afraid to be Poor

Posted by admin on Wednesday, July 18, 2018

William James Money Quote saying we have made poverty a thing to fear, rather than appreciating and valuing the inner life, while scrambling for wealth is revered. William James said:
 
We have grown literally afraid to be poor. We despise anyone who elects to be poor in order to simplify and save his inner life, we deem him spiritless and lacking in ambition Quote
 

“We have grown literally afraid to be poor. We despise anyone who elects to be poor in order to simplify and save his inner life. If he does not join the general scramble and pant with the money-making street, we deem him spiritless and lacking in ambition” — William James

 

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Dalai Lama: Money Machine Cogs

Posted by admin on Monday, March 12, 2018

Dalai Lama Money Quote saying we are at risk of allowing the money-making machine to draw in humanity rather than using wealth to serve us. Dalai Lama said:
 
Huge money-making machine for human dignity. Wealth should serve humanity Quote
 

“In today’s materialistic world there is a risk of people becoming slaves to money, as though they were simply cogs in a huge money-making machine. This does nothing for human dignity, freedom, and genuine well-being. Wealth should serve humanity, and not the other way around”
— Dalai Lama

 

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Frederick Douglass: Slavery Money Making

Posted by admin on Sunday, July 16, 2017

Frederick Douglass Money Quote saying the American slave-trade in the 1850’s was continued by some entirely due to profit motive and regardless of human suffering it caused. Frederick Douglass said:
Money is the measure of morality, and the success or failure of slavery, as a money-making system, determines with many whether the thing is virtuous, or villainous, and whether it should be maintained or abolished Quote
 

“Money is the measure of morality, and the success or failure of slavery, as a money-making system, determines with many whether the thing is virtuous, or villainous, and whether it should be maintained or abolished” — Frederick Douglass

 

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