Friday, 22 October 2010

Why frugal people enjoy life more (Part 1 of 3)


Poverty has few benefits other than awakening personal ambitions and making people realistic about how the world works. Those are things, of course, that can be learned in many different ways without having to experience deprivation.

On the other hand, whatever your level of income, frugality constitutes a choice of permanent value. Contemporary society does not promote temperance and thrift. The story is seldom told of how present prosperity is the consequence of previous savings and investment.

The law of cause and effect governs supreme the affairs of the world. Nothing escapes its reach, no one circumvents its application. The same principle that brings perspective to centuries shapes the microcosm of daily life. What you do today builds tomorrow's structure and level of pay.

To be continued in Part 2

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by obbino under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]

Why frugal people enjoy life more (Part 1 of 3)


Poverty has few benefits other than awakening personal ambitions and making people realistic about how the world works. Those are things, of course, that can be learned in many different ways without having to experience deprivation.

On the other hand, whatever your level of income, frugality constitutes a choice of permanent value. Contemporary society does not promote temperance and thrift. The story is seldom told of how present prosperity is the consequence of previous savings and investment.

The law of cause and effect governs supreme the affairs of the world. Nothing escapes its reach, no one circumvents its application. The same principle that brings perspective to centuries shapes the microcosm of daily life. What you do today builds tomorrow's structure and level of pay.

To be continued in Part 2

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by obbino under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]