quote: Truly, it is not want, but rather abundance, that breeds avarice.

quote: When you are grateful fear disappears and abundance appears

quote: Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.

quote: The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much. It is whether we provide enough to those who have little.

quote: Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

quote: Will fortune never come with both hands full,
But write her fair words still in foulest letters?
She either gives a stomach and no food--
Such are the poor, in health--or else a feast
And takes away the stomach-- such are the rich,
That have abundance, and enjoy it not.

quote: O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good
things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth

quote: For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have
abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even
that which he hath.

quote: The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or
much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to

quote: He sat among his bags, and, with a look
Which hell might be ashamed of, drove the poor
Away unalmed; and midst abundance died--
Sorest of evils!--died of utter want.

quote: What one has wished for in youth, in old age one has in
[Ger., Was man in der Jugend wunscht, hat man im Alter die

quote: What cracker is this same that deafs our ears
With this abundance of superfluous breath?

quote: When now, unsparing as the scourge of war,
Blasts follow blasts and groves dismantled roar;
Around their home the storm-pinched cattle lows,
No nourishment in frozen pasture grows;
Yet frozen pastures every morn resound
With fair abundance thund'ring to the ground.

quote: You would be, sweet madam, if your miseries were in the same
abundance as your good fortunes are; and yet for aught I see,
they are as sick that surfeit with too much as they that starve
with nothing.

quote: Think, oh, grateful think!
How good the God of Harvest is to you;
Who pours abundance o'er your flowing fields,
While those unhappy partners of you kind
Wide-hover round you, like the fowls of heaven,
And ask their humble dole.

quote: Method goes far to prevent trouble in business: for it makes the task easy, hinders confusion, saves abundance of time, and instructs those that have business depending, both what to do and what to hope.

quote: The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.

quote: A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth. [Luke 12:15]

quote: Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object to sharing.

quote: Abundance, like want, ruins many.

quote: It is not the want, but rather abundance that creates avarice.

quote: Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.

quote: Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.

quote: Abundance does not spread; famine does.

quote: I don't believe in evil, I believe only in horror. In nature there is no evil, only an abundance of horror: the plagues and the blights and the ants and the maggots.

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