Jun 19, 2017

The Limits of Wealth

"Humanity is limited in how much it can indulge, how many meals a person can eat, how many toys a child can play with, how much horsepower a car can generate before it becomes airborne. A neighbor of mine in Sao Paulo built a house that reminds me of a South American dictator’s compound ...

"But in winter he’ll huddle in the tiny TV room on the second floor, withdrawing from the cavernous rooms to seek a more human scale."

- Ricardo Semler, The Seven-Day Weekend