If you’re attempting to have a low-price, do-it-yourself divorce, it could seem cheap to simply break up up the retirement property and each go your separate ways. Yet it is natural and even inevitable for them to love that which, as an untiring Proteus, is ready at any moment to convert itself into the particular object of our fickle needs and manifold needs. Arthur Schopenhauer , Aphorisms on the Wisdom of Life,” Parerga und Paralipomena, E. Payne, trans.\n\nWorldly success, measured by the accumulation of money, is little doubt a very dazzling thing; and all men are naturally roughly the admirers of worldly success. Gold and silver are but merchandise, as well as fabric or linen; and that nation that buys the least, and sells essentially the most, must at all times have essentially the most money.\n\nIf all the rich men on the planet divided up their money amongst themselves, there wouldn’t be enough to go round. Lucy Stone , as quoted in Feminism: The Essential Historical Writings, part 3, by Miriam Schnier (1972). Alfred Tennyson , Locksley Hall (1835, printed 1842), Stanza 53. Reported in Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 521-24.\n\nTerence , Adelphi, II. 2. 8. Reported in Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 521-24. Money does not characterize such a price as men have placed upon it. All my money has been invested into experiments with which I have made new discoveries enabling mankind to have somewhat easier life.\n\nI Timothy, VI. 10. Reported in Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 521-24. A dollar is something that you just multiply — something that causes an growth of your own home and your mechanical tools, something that accelerates like pace; and which may be also slowed up or deflated.