"Wealth and status come from believing in the principle of generosity and actually being generous. When people have laid the groundwork with generosity, they are reborn with wealth and status."
From: Making the Dhamma Your Own
Teachings of Phra Ajaan Khamdee Pabhaso
(Phra Khru Ñanadassi)
Translated from the Thai by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
For Free Distribution with the kind permission of Access to Insight and Thanissaro Bhikkhu
With metta / Antony.