Quote — Voltaire on The Real Value of Paper Money

Voltaire

a sketch of the young Voltaire

Voltaire — A hell of a guy

 

Paper mon­ey even­tu­al­ly returns to its intrin­sic val­ue – zero.”

Voltaire believed back in the 1700’s that paper mon­ey was worth­less — Did he know that the Fed­er­al Reserve was com­ing lat­er down the road of time?

François-Marie Arou­et, known by his nom de plume Voltaire, was a French Enlight­en­ment writer, his­to­ri­an and philoso­pher, and some­one who under­stood that paper mon­ey was not real­ly mon­ey. Yep, we know that too now …

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