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Money doesn't make you happy
Craig Newmark
Founder, Craigslist

Material stuff won't make you happy. I'm pretty sure I got the message at the Hebrew school attached to the temple in Morristown, N.J., where I grew up. Maybe I was around eight at the time.

It's very true; I'm pretty happy with a tiny fraction of the wealth I could have. I know a bunch of really rich guys, and they're no happier than anyone else.

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Last updated July 22 2008: 11:27 AM ET
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