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- My biggest concern for the future is…
- Real wealth is never measured in money or possessions.
- Conservation is survival.
- Real love is not the stuff of pop songs.
- If I were an animal I’d be a…
- Plants have feelings too.
- Junk food’s popularity relies on marketing.
- To err is human. To forgive is divine. Discuss.
- The world is a smaller place these days.
- The more we communicate, the less we really say.
- When I grow up…
- To be grown up is a state of mind.
- Goals are good for you.
- The most important lesson of my life so far…
- Intelligence is not enough.
- If I ruled the world…
- Color affects the way people feel.
- Ill health begins in the mind.
- Team sports build strong individuals.
- Laughter is the best medicine.
- Fools and their money are easily parted.
- Discipline is not a dirty word.
- Beauty is always in the eye of the beholder.
- Children learn what they live with.
- Poverty is a state of mind.
- My greatest areas of strength are…
- Three things I am looking forward to are…
- A favourite place I have visited was…
- After graduation I want to get a job in…
- I want to get involved in……..at college
Real wealth is never measured in money or possessions. Conservation is survival. Real love is not the stuff of pop songs. If I were an animal I'd be a. Plants have feelings too. Junk food's popularity relies on marketing. To err is human. To forgive is divine. The world is a smaller place these days.
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Real Wealth Is Never Measured In Money Or Possessions Speech Pdf
Money is a way of measuring wealth but is not wealth in itself. A chest of gold coins or a fat wallet of bills is of no use whatsoever to a wrecked sailor alone on a raft. He needs real wealth, in the form of a fishing rod, a compass, an outboard motor with gas, and a female companion. But this ingrained and archaic confusion of money with wealth is now the main reason we are not going ahead full tilt with the development of our technological genius for the production of more than adequate food, clothing, housing, and utilities for every person on earth.
It is not going to be at all easy to explain this to the world at large, because mankind has existed for perhaps one million years with relative material scarcity, and it is now roughly a mere one hundred years since the beginning of the industrial revolution. As it was once very difficult to persuade people that the earth is round and that it is in orbit around the sun, or to make it clear that the universe exists in a curved space-time continuum, it may be just as hard to get it through to “common sense” that the virtues of making and saving money are obsolete.
It is an oversimplification to say that this is the result of business valuing profit rather than product, for no one should be expected to do business without the incentive of profit. The actual trouble is that profit is identified entirely with money, as distinct from the real profit of living with dignity and elegance in beautiful surroundings.
To try to correct this irresponsibility by passing laws would be wide of the point, for most of the law has as little relation to life as money to wealth. On the contrary, problems of this kind are aggravated rather than solved by the paperwork of politics and law. What is necessary is at once simpler and more difficult: only that financiers, bankers, and stockholders must turn themselves into real people and ask themselves exactly what they want out of life — in the realization that this strictly practical and hard–nosed question might lead to far more delightful styles of living than those they now pursue. Quite simply and literally, they must come to their senses — for their own personal profit and pleasure.