I married money
Who is this Button for?
Take comfort in the knowledge that millions of others have resorted to this time-honoured method of becoming rich.
Feel smugly superior to the many poor people who are just as unhappily married as you.
Realise that things could be worse – you could have married for sex.
She measures a man's love by the carat.
Tonight,” [the maitre d'] crowed, “in my place are gathered the four most famous playboys in the world!” Everybody had a good laugh, but Rubi had the last. “Yes, that’s true,” he responded, “but there is a big difference between me and these other gentlemen: They all pay their women, and all my women pay me!”
(fromThe Last Playboy: The High Life of Porfirio Rubirosa by Shawn Levy)
We forge the chains we wear in life.
Something to consider
If you’ve taken the cash, you should deliver the goods.
- 'Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.’ (Woody Allen)
- Sex, unlike money, cannot be saved for a rainy day - such as the day you get divorced.
- Porfirio Rubirosa married several of the richest women in the world and deserves to be honoured as the patron saint of fortune hunters.
- If love is out of the question, the good news is that most men/women will settle for kindness, hot sex, a tidy house and a good mother/father for their children.