a heavy purse makes a light heart

a heavy purse makes a light heart

proverb If you are financially secure, you will not worry. Money doesn't buy happiness, but it sure helps to solve a lot of life's little problems. A heavy purse makes a light heart. Saving up an emergency fund really eased some of my anxiety, so I guess it's true what they say—a heavy purse makes a light heart. If a heavy purse makes a light heart, then why are so many rich people miserable?
See also: heart, heavy, light, make, purse
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A heavy purse makes a light heart.

Prov. If you have plenty of money, you will feel happy and secure. Everyone in the office is especially cheerful on payday, since a heavy purse makes a light heart.
See also: heart, heavy, light, make, purse
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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