How to Think About Money

"Money is like gasoline during a road trip. You don't want to run out of gas on your trip, but you're not doing a tour of gas stations. You have to pay attention to money, but it shouldn't be about the money." — Tim O'Reilly

2 Responses to How to Think About Money

  1. Baxter says:

    That’s a great quote. It’s also a good way to think about money with respect to microeconomic theory. Here’s how Don Boudreaux put it: “Economists say that money is a ‘veil’ that obscures people’s view of the economy’s underlying reality – namely, the fact that people produce and consume, not money, but real goods and services.”

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