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To Be Clever Enough to Get All That Money, One Must be Stupid to Want It – G.K Chesterton

“To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid to want it.”

– G.K Chesterton
We would all like more money. Some of us need it, desperately. Some of us treat it like a game. There are stupid reasons to want money, and those who want it stupidly are driven to stupid means to gaining it; there are smart reasons to want money, and clever ways to get it. The difference lies in the desperation to which they need it: and rich men who cannot make enough money are bound to find the most desperate, stupid ways of generating money.


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