“One thing should be clear to you now. Money-making is aggression. That’s the whole thing. The…”

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“One thing should be clear to you now. Money-making is aggression. That’s the whole thing. The functionalistic explanation is the only one. People come to the market to kill. They say, ‘I’m going to make a killing.’ It’s not accidental. Only they haven’t got the genuine courage to kill, and they erect a symbol of it. The money. They make a killing by fantasy.”

Saul Bellow, Seize the Day (via quotespile)

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