Better stop short than fill to the brim. Oversharpen the blade, and the edge will soon blunt. Amass a store of gold and jade, and no one can protect it. Claim wealth and titles, and disaster will follow. Retire when the work is done. This is the way of heaven.
Her scar tissue, which she seems to amass both physically and mentally, may not be pretty, but they have become tougher than if she had never been wounded at all. - Donna Lynn Hope
I am opposing a social order in which it is possible for one man who does absolutely nothing that is useful to amass a fortune of hundreds of millions of dollars, while millions of men and women who work all the days of their lives secure barely enough for a wretched existence. - Eugene V. Debs
When you hide the bodies of the problems, that's how you eventually amass skeletons in your closet. - Faydra D. Fields
Know something about something. Don't just present your wonderful self to the world. Constantly amass knowledge and offer it around. - Richard Holbrooke