AS a man chooses his coat for its wearing qualities or for the moment's passing whim, so does he choose his destiny. The responsibility and the result lie with the chooser. Each living person chooses - and each hour that passes fixes his choice deeper and deeper in his daily life.
Wealth is a state of mind or perhaps 'twould be better to say that wealth is created through a state of mind. Few people get rich or acquire riches at a single stroke; most people who become rich grow rich, and the growth and development of a personal fortune is sometimes scarcely noted by the busy man or woman, who is thus almost unconsciously growing rich.
The acquiring of money and property, once begun, is a simple and easy process; growing rich comes through habits that are such fixed parts of one's daily life that, once on the road to wealth, it would be quite difficult, if not wholly impossible, to stop the growth.
"If you live according to what nature requires, you mill never be poor; if according to the notions of men, you will never be rich. This is especially detrimental to us, that we live, not according to the light of reason, but after the fashion set by others."