a fool and his money are soon parted

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a fool and his money are soon parted

  1. It is easy to get money from foolish people.
  2. It is difficult or unlikely that foolish people maintain their hold on acquired wealth.

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  • Gregory Y. Titelman, Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, 1996, ISBN 0-679-44554-4, p. 103.