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Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from pole to pole, So others may say when you ar
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"Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from pole to pole, So others may say when you are dead and gone. See what a vast estate he left his son"

- John Dryden

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This quote by John Dryden is a warning versus the quest of wide range and also material possessions. He is cautioning versus the idea of selling one's spirit for cash, and also instead suggests trading items for products. He is also suggesting that should travel everywhere searching for wide range, as opposed to remaining in one location. The ultimate message of the quote is that, although one may collect a good deal of riches in their lifetime, it will not bring them real joy or fulfillment. In the end, all that will stay is the heritage of their estate, which will certainly be handed down to their kids. The quote is a reminder that cash and belongings are short lived, which true delight and contentment come from within.

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John Dryden This quote is written / told by John Dryden between August 9, 1631 and May 12, 1700. He was a famous Poet from England. The author also have 48 other quotes.

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