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{{Quote|It was a Goblin Philosopher who said: 'Money is the root of all happiness'.|[[Gringotts Wizarding Bank|Gringotts]] goblin bank teller.|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)}}
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{{Quote|It was a Goblin philosopher who said: 'Money is the root of all happiness'.|[[Gringotts Wizarding Bank|Gringotts]] goblin bank teller.|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)}}
 
A '''goblin philosopher''' once noted on the importance of [[wizarding currency|money]], considering it the source of all happiness.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]'' - GBC version</ref>
 
A '''goblin philosopher''' once noted on the importance of [[wizarding currency|money]], considering it the source of all happiness.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]'' - GBC version</ref>
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*This quote is a variant of [[Bible|1 Timothy 6:10]], which states: "For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows." The change of "evil" to "happiness" reflects goblin ideals over [[human]] ones.
   
 
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Revision as of 21:04, September 2, 2013

Unidentified goblin philosopher
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Species

Goblin

Affiliation
Occupation

Philosopher

"It was a Goblin philosopher who said: 'Money is the root of all happiness'."
Gringotts goblin bank teller.[src]

A goblin philosopher once noted on the importance of money, considering it the source of all happiness.[1]

Behind the scenes

  • This quote is a variant of 1 Timothy 6:10, which states: "For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows." The change of "evil" to "happiness" reflects goblin ideals over human ones.

Appearances

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