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Gold, for the instant, lost its lustre in his eyes, for there were countless treasures of the heart which it could never purchase. ~ Nicholas Nickleby (Share this Quote)

"Well!" observed R. Wilfer, cheerfully, "money and goods are certainly the best of references." ~ Our Mutual Friend (Share this Quote)

"It was as true . . . as turnips is. It was as true . . . as taxes is. And nothing's truer than them." ~ David Copperfield (Share this Quote)

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For gold conjures up a mist about a man, more destructive of all his old senses and lulling to his feelings than the fumes of charcoal. ~ Nicholas Nickleby (Share this Quote)

"Here's the rule for bargains. 'Do other men, for they would do you.' That's the true business precept." ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

So now, as an infallible way of making little ease great ease, I began to contract a quantity of debt. ~ Great Expectations (Share this Quote)

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery. ~ David Copperfield (Share this Quote)

The education of Mr. Jonas had been conducted from his cradle on the strictest principles of the main chance. The very first word he learnt to spell was "gain" and the second (when he got into two syllables), "money". But for two results, which were not ~ Martin Chuzzlewit (Share this Quote)

The father of this pleasant grandfather, of the neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant, was a horny-skinned, two-legged, money-getting species of spider who spun webs to catch unwary flies and retired into holes until they were entrapped. The name of this old pagan's god was Compound Interest. ~ Bleak House (Share this Quote)

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