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Everything money is.

Money is...
The sinews of war.
Cicero, c. 60 bc
Like muck, not good unless spread.
Sir Francis Bacon, 1625
Benjamin Franklin, 1748
The most universal incitement.
Edward Gibbon, 1776
A steady friend.
Adam Smith, 1776
Human happiness in the abstract.
Arthur Schopenhauer, 1851
A good servant, but a bad master.
—H.G. Bohn, 1855
The cause of all evil.
Gustave Flaubert, 1860
A blessing that is of no advantage to us excepting when we part with it.
Ambrose Bierce, 1911
Nothing other than odorless, dehydrated filth that has been made to shine.
—Sándor Ferenczi, 1916
Dehydrated utopia.
Kurt Vonnegut, 1965
My mood.
Andy Warhol, 1975