The Master said, “It is difficult to be poor and still free of resentment, but relatively easy to be rich without being arrogant.”Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.
The Master said, To be poor but not resentful is difficult. To be rich and not arrogant is easy.Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.