- When goods increase, they are increased that eat them: and what good is there to the owners thereof, saving the beholding of them with their eyes?
- The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.
- There is a sore evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt.
- But those riches perish by evil travail: and he begetteth a son, and there is nothing in his hand.
- As he came forth of his mother's womb, naked shall he return to go as he came, and shall take nothing of his labour, which he may carry away in his hand.