Proverb about Greed

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He who loves Gold

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

“He who loves gold is a fool; he who fears it, a slave; he who adores it, an idolater; he who hoards it up, a dunce; he who uses it, is the wise man.”

 

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1840 Old Farmer's Almanac

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