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Money Does Not Smell of the Mire Whence It Came – Catulle Mendès

“Money does not smell of the mire whence it came; it has the glorious scent of what will be.”

– Catulle Mendès
If only money had one whiff of the sensual appeal of what it represents! After all, opportunity shouldn’t absorb the bacteria of a thousand hands, passed around from person to person only to be handed to you. But what a person can make of this worn-down piece of paper is endlessly dazzling – it can just easily turn to double its value as it can be slipped away into the hands of the next person. Never overlook whatever amount next comes your way – it might not look it, but it should smell like the future.


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