While many people want to be rich to be famous, it is surprising to know that Germans have an opposite mind-set. For them, wealth is something that you must not brag to the whole world. Aside from the fact that this allows them to practice frugality as a virtue, it keeps them safe from possible danger that they need to deal with when everybody knows that they are rich. I guess, it all depends on what makes you happy. If keeping your mouth shut and your wealth a secret makes you satisfied then so be it. But for other people, gaining the respect and esteem that they want through their wealth is something that only rich men can enjoy…