Epigram 11.166

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πλουτεῖν φασί σε πάντες, ἐγὼ δέ σέ φημι πένεσθαι:
χρῆσις γὰρ πλούτου μάρτυς, Ἀπολλόφανες.
ἂν μετέχῃς αὐτῶν σύ, σὰ γίνεται; ἂν δὲ φυλάττῃς
κληρονόμοις, ἀπὸ νῦν γίνεται ἀλλότρια.

— Paton edition

All say you are rich, but I say you are poor, for, Apollophanes, their use is the proof of riches. If you take your share of them, they are yours, but if you keep them for your heirs, they are already someone else’s,

— Paton edition

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