Bacon seek riches

Bacon seek riches - Seek not proud riches, but such as thou...

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“Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly.” Francis Bacon, Of Riches and usury from “The Essays” - page 375 line 28-30 This Quote from Bacon shares some absolutely great insight and thoughts on what I believe a respectable business man should live by. This quote is very simple and to the point written with good words. In all reality this quote is just saying that a person should not earn their money through unmoral ways whether it be legal or not and don’t spend it stupidly or for the wrong reasons. The end of the quote in my opinion is the most important because; the money must be put in the right hands. From a business aspect it’s great and I believe it is not only applicable in business but should be a new guideline. If every business man was fueled by this quote business and the world would be a perfect and just place. This quote will also help employees of businesses such as the company Enron because they earned all their money through unjust ways and hid it from everyone and
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