The pursuit of wealth creates a mind-set that embodies the spirit of our founding fathers and the early pioneers who helped to build and shape America. The lives of these honorable men and women still impacts us today and it would do all of us a great deal of good to study these individuals minds. What were their visions? What motivated them to sacrifice their selves for the greater good of the whole? While many of them are found on our currency. Many were not. We can find among these great men a common bond that has indeed brought us right up to this point. We can find the core of the thinking of our founding fathers in the Declaration of Independence.
This document holds the very principles that is at the root of both business and politics. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights. That among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”