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William Shakespeare: Pay Too Much Freely

Posted by admin on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

William Shakespeare Money Quote saying saying via Camillo in ‘The Winters Tale’ that even when a gift is generously given, you can expect payment will be exacted. William Shakespeare said:

You pay a great deal too dear for what’s given freely
— William Shakespeare

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Karl Marx: Buy & Possess Omnipotence

Posted by admin on Monday, September 11, 2017

Karl Marx Money Quote saying having property and money bestows universal power upon its owner because it allows them to have whatever they are able to buy. Karl Marx said:

By possessing the property of buying everything, by possessing the property of appropriating all objects, money is thus the object of eminent possession. The universality of its property is the omnipotence of its being. It is therefore regarded as an omnipotent being
— Karl Marx

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Goethe: Ugliness Nullified by Money

Posted by admin on Monday, September 4, 2017

Goethe Money Quote saying our capabilities are vastly extended when we have money to purchase what otherwise would not be possible for us. Goethe said:

What I am and am capable of is by no means determined by my individuality. I am ugly, but I can buy for myself the most beautiful of women. Therefore I am not ugly, for the effect of ugliness – its deterrent power – is nullified by money
— Goethe

Goethe: Possessing Power of Money

Posted by admin on Sunday, September 3, 2017

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Money Quote saying those who have money also have that which it can buy – which makes the owner of the funds, the owner of those properties they could potentially purchase. Goethe said:

That which is for me through the medium of money – that for which I can pay (i.e., which money can buy) – that am I myself, the possessor of the money. The extent of the power of money is the extent of my power. Money’s properties are my – the possessor’s – properties and essential powers
— Goethe

Anne Lamott: Having Money Existentially

Posted by admin on Saturday, September 2, 2017

Anne Lamott Money Quote saying something about having substantial money can lull us into the belief that we’re not helpless and exposed spiritually. Anne Lamott said:

Having some money gives you the conviction that you’re not naked in the howling wind, even though you basically are, existentially
— Anne Lamott

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Christopher Dawson: Economic Goods Fail

Posted by admin on Friday, September 1, 2017

Christopher Dawson Money Quote saying the problems of society are based in valuing wealth and commerce over human condition and spiritual well-being. Christopher Dawson said:

What we are suffering from is lack of social adjustment and the failure to subordinate material and economic goods to human and spiritual ones
— Christopher Dawson

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David Graeber: Money Has No Essence

Posted by admin on Thursday, August 31, 2017

David Graeber Money Quote saying there is no reality to cash other than that we give it in our belief system around currency – so the political commentary is the only essence of it. David Graeber said:

Money has no essence. It’s not ‘really’ anything; therefore, its nature has always been and presumably always will be a matter of political conten­tion
— David Graeber

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Mokokoma Mokhonoana: To Overlook Greed

Posted by admin on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Mokokoma Mokhonoana Money Quote saying we justify wealth fantasies with added fantasy of benevolent philanthropy to the poor that must certainly come with the windfall we are seeking. Mokokoma Mokhonoana said:

In order to make them overlook our greed, or to make us seem less greedy than we are, we sometimes remind some people that, if and when we catch it, the wealth that we are relentlessly chasing would enable us to help a lot of poor people
— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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