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Radix omnium malorum est cupiditas.
The love of money is the root of all evil.

These words are not concerned with wealth, as such, but with avarice. Money per se is not considered the root of evil, but the excessive love of money to the exclusion of morals, philanthropy, character, the well-being of others, etc.

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