Quotable #59: Wealth & Fame

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“Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.” — Arthur Schopenhauer

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About Edmark M. Law

My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at learnfunfacts.com. You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkLaw and Facebook. My email is edmarklaw@learnfunfacts.com
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7 Responses to Quotable #59: Wealth & Fame

  1. heatherjo86 says:

    So true. Reminds me of Ecclesiastes 5:10 which says, “A lover of silver will never be satisfied with silver, nor a lover of wealth with income. This too is futility.”

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  2. Ben Aqiba says:

    So true Edmark. It’s a curse of the human race

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  3. I like the analogy. We keep drinking even after our thirst have been quenched.

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