fool and his money are soon parted

fool and his money are soon parted

Prov. Foolish people spend money, without thinking. (Perceived as a rebuke if you say it about the person you are addressing.) Go ahead and buy a diamond collar for your dog if you really want to. A fool and his money are soon parted. Bill sends a check to every organization that asks him for money. A fool and his money are soon parted.
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Moral of this story: ``A fool and his money are soon parted.
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It proves that a fool and his money are soon parted, although I don't think any of the teams would buy such rubbish if they had to use their own money.