I found these quotes in a 2002 Parade Magazine article by Andrew Tobias…
Annual income, twenty pounds; annual expenditure, nineteen pounds; result, happiness. Annual income, twenty pounds; annual expenditure, twenty-one pounds; result, misery.
Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.
October is one of the singularly most dangerous months to speculate in stocks. Others are November, December, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September.
The people who sustain the worst losses are usually the ones who overreach, and it’s not necessary! Steady, moderate gains will get you where you want to go.
I can calculate the motions of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.
He is richest who is content with least.
Probably the greatest harm done by vast wealth is the harm that we of moderate means do ourselves when we let the vices of envy and hatred enter deep into our own nature.
Buy straw hats in the wintertime. Summer will surely come.
Rich people plan for four generations. Poor people plan for Saturday night.
And from one of my favorite presidents…
There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living in your means.