Quotation by Robert Benchley

There is probably not more than one hundred dollars in cash in circulation today. That is, if you were to call in all the bills and silver and gold in the country at noon tomorrow and pile them on the table, you would find that you had just about one hundred dollars, with perhaps several Canadian pennies and a few peppermint Life Savers.
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. Love Conquers All, "How to Understand International Finance," Henry Holt (1922).
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