Quotations by William Wirt
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Born: Sunday, November 8, 1772
Died: Tuesday, February 18, 1834 (61 years old)
He is a great simpleton who imagines that the chief power of wealth is to supply wants. In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it creates more wants than it supplies.
(Keywords: Power, Wealth)
Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
(Keywords: Curiosity, Desire, Ignorance, May)