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Francis Bacon
Be not penny-wise. Riches have wings. Sometimes they fly away of themselves, and sometimes they must be set flying to bring in more.

Francis Bacon
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.

Francis Bacon
If money be not they servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.

Francis Bacon
Money makes a good servant, but a bad master.

Francis Bacon
No man's fortune can be an end worthy of his being.

Francis Bacon
Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self and where there is no comparison, no envy.

Francis Bacon
None of the affections have been noted to fascinate and bewitch but envy.

Francis Bacon
Science is but an image of the truth.

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