The uses of every possession are two, both dependent upon the thing itself, but not in the same manner, the one supposing an inseparable connection with it, the other not; as a shoe, for instance, which may be either worn, or exchanged for something else, both these are the uses of the shoe; for he who exchanges a shoe with some man who wants one, for money or provisions, uses the shoe as a shoe, but not according to the original intention, for shoes were not at first made to be exchanged.
For which reason others endeavour to procure other riches and other property, and rightly, for there are other riches and property in nature; and these are the proper objects of economy: while trade only procures money, not by all means, but by the exchange of it, and for that purpose it is this which it is chiefly employed about, for money is the first principle and the end of trade; nor are there any bounds to be set to what is thereby acquired.
That it is against nature for money to beget money; and the like.
For if you reduce usury to one low rate, it will ease the common borrower, but the merchant will be to seek for money.
To get out of these difficulties, he could not apply to his mother for money
Then he sold the fire-brew for money
, and all men bought.
Treasury now requires life insurers to establish formal compliance programs to prevent their products from being used for money
laundering or terrorist financing.
In the United Kingdom in the 1990s, barely 30 convictions for money
laundering were recorded each year, and in Germany just a handful annually.
The trick for money
launderers--from dishonest businessmen to the drug kingpins--is to deposit currency into financial institutions without drawing attention.
5] Such transfers can distort the demand for money
on a macroeconomic level and produce an unhealthy volatility in international capital flows and exchange rates.
The 1940 election was characterized by multiple committees, no real limits on either contributions or expenditures for anyone who knew enough to write more than one check, and a new record for money
spent on a presidential election: $21 million, or $257 million in 2000 dollars.
I think good people are simply not willing to spend their entire lives going out and begging for money
in endless coffees and fundraisers with $1,000 maximums.
A variant of personal investment corporation accounts that could increase the risk of the accounts being used for money
laundering purposes are personal investment corporations that are owned through bearer shares.
The monarch's preoccupation with stockpiling gold showed contempt for money
rather than a love of it.
Money can make us free, but the wish for money
, and even the possession of it, can also imprison us, as can our family, or class background.