“There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants--more than anything else--to become rich. As long as they don't have the money, it'll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they'll understand how important other things are--and have always been.
Joseph Brooks (November 1, 1812 - April 30, 1877) was a Republican politician in Arkansas after the Civil War. He is mainly remembered for his candidacy for governor in 1872 and the Brooks-Baxter War that erupted over that election in 1874