Many evils are born of riches, but still more are bred in poverty.
Self-pity is the worst poverty. When a person says, "I am to be pitied," before he says anything more he has diminished himself by half; and what is said further diminishes him totally.
Self-pity is the worst poverty; it overwhelms man until he sees nothing but illness, trouble, and pain.
The poverty of one who has renounced is real riches compared with the riches of one who holds them fast.