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Seneca: Riches Shut Off From Wisdom

Posted by admin on Saturday, July 14, 2018

Seneca Money Quote saying wealth prevents the gaining of wisdom for many; poverty is not weighed-down with worries about protecting their possessions when a fire threatens. Seneca said:
 
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“Riches have shut off many a man from the attainment of wisdom; poverty is unburdened and free from care. When the trumpet sounds, the poor man knows that he is not being attacked; when there is a cry of ‘Fire,’ he only seeks a way of escape, and does not ask what he can save” — Seneca

 
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Seneca: Crime Committed by Profits

Posted by admin on Friday, July 13, 2018

Seneca Money Quote saying that those that benefit from criminal acts have as good as committed them. Seneca said:
 
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“He has committed the crime who profits by it” — Seneca

 
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Seneca: Wise Man’s Riches

Posted by admin on Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Seneca Money Quote saying it’s possible to be happy without riches, even when possessed and lost – because wisdom values the moment. Seneca said:

Riches are slaves in the house of a wise man, but masters in that of a fool. […] If one takes away riches from the wise man, one leaves him still in possession of all that is his: for he lives happy in the present, and without fear for the future
— Seneca

Seneca: Poverty a Burden & Wealth Also

Posted by admin on Saturday, March 12, 2016

Seneca Money Quote saying it is our approach to thinking of having or not having that determines the effect on our lives. Seneca said:

For the fault is not in the wealth, but in the mind itself. That which had made poverty a burden to us, has made riches also a burden
— Seneca

Seneca: Wisdom Offers Ready Money

Posted by admin on Friday, March 11, 2016

Seneca Money Quote saying to gain wisdom is to gain wealth and makes financial gain meaningless. Seneca said:

Wisdom offers wealth in ready money, and pays it over to those in whose eyes she has made wealth superfluous
— Seneca

Seneca: You Can Be Rich Here & Now

Posted by admin on Thursday, March 10, 2016

Seneca Money Quote saying learn first to become wise, not to gather money and things before gaining wisdom that pays immediate dividends in wealth. Seneca said:

Shall you wait for some interest to fall due, or for some income on your merchandise, or for a place in the will of some wealthy old man, when you can be rich here and now
— Seneca

Seneca: Poverty is Free from Care

Posted by admin on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Seneca Money Quote saying riches often prevent men from gaining wisdom and poverty attends only to immediate needs. Seneca said:

Riches have shut off many a man from the attainment of wisdom; poverty is unburdened and free from care. When the trumpet sounds, the poor man knows that he is not being attacked; when there is a cry of “Fire,” he only seeks a way of escape, and does not ask what he can save
— Seneca

Seneca: The Greedy Lack Everything

Posted by admin on Monday, July 13, 2015

Seneca Money Quotation saying compared to the poor, who are in need, the greedy are hopeless. Seneca said:

The poor lack much, the greedy everything. The greedy man benefits none, is his own worst enemy. Greed denies to itself what it has taken from everyone else
— Seneca

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