„Money is in some respects like fire; it is a very excellent servant but a terrible master.“

—  Phineas Taylor Barnum, Art of Money Getting (1880), Ch. 3: "Avoid Debt" http://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/barnum/moneygetting/moneygetting_chap4.html
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„Virtue never has been as respectable as money.“

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