• Wealth and poverty are seen for what they are. It begins to be seen that the poor are only they who feel poor, and poverty consists in feeling poor. The rich, as we reckon them, and among them the very rich, in a true scale would be found very indigent and ragged.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1870). “Society and Solitude: Twelve Chapters”, p.98, London S. Low, Son & Marston 1870.