• Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.

    Samuel Johnson (1836). “Johnsoniana, Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr. Johnson”, p.47