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Matthew: Blood Money Buy Potter’s Field

Posted by admin on Friday, November 20, 2015

Matthew 27:5-8 Money Quote saying Judas laments over betraying Jesus to priests and discards the blood money in the temple. Matthew 27:5-8 said:

Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself. The chief priests picked up the coins and said, “It is against the law to put this into the treasury, since it is blood money.” So they decided to use the money to buy the potter’s field as a burial place for foreigners. That is why it has been called the Field of Blood to this day
— Matthew 27:5-8

Harold Green: Business Paid in Two Coins

Posted by admin on Friday, November 13, 2015

Harold Green Money Quotation saying payment of experience can be of far more value than money when a business depends on it. Harold Green said:

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later
— Harold Green

Ursula K. Le Guin: No Coinage But Power

Posted by admin on Sunday, June 7, 2015

Ursula K. Le Guin Money Quotation saying governments deal only with the powerful, whether corporations or other governments and it issues that power. Ursula K. Le Guin said:

The individual cannot bargain with the State. The State recognizes no coinage but power: and it issues the coins itself

— Ursula K. Le Guin

Shakespeare on Counterfeiting Coins

Posted by admin on Friday, August 16, 2013

Shakespeare Money Quotation saying Governments mint coins at will, while citizens would face steep penalties for that act. Shakespeare said:

No, they can’t accuse me of counterfeiting coins. I’m the king himself — Shakespeare in King Lear

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