Quotations on Miser

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Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares. Thus I have soared above this world, where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Thought, Enjoyment, Key, Miser, World)

Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Money, People, Cause, Miser, Passion, Thieving, Want)

To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Money, Eyes, Miser, Sun)

Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from pole to pole, So others may say when you are dead and gone. See what a vast estate he left his son.
- John Dryden
(Keywords: Money, Son, Soul, May, Miser, Trade)

The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable.
- Theodore Parker
(Keywords: Death, Soul, Brother, Body, Injustice, Miser, Poor)

To the truly benevolent mind, indeed, nothing is more satisfactory than to hear of a miser denying himself the necessaries of life a little too far and ridding us of his presence altogether.
- James Payn
(Keywords: Life, Mind, Miser, Nothing)

A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
- William Shenstone
(Keywords: Man, Miser, Poor)

It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Keywords: Health, Miser, Waste)

The miser is as much in want of what he has as of what he has not.
- Publilius Syrus
(Keywords: Miser, Want)









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