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Quotation by Jean Cocteau
Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind, like poverty. The pauper who has made his pile may flaunt his spoils, but cannot wear them plausibly.
Jean Cocteau (1889–1963), French author, filmmaker. Les Enfants Terribles, trans. by Rosamond Lehmann (1929).
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