Money is to my social existence what health is to my body.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.
A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess it is nearly always bad for the health.