Quote by Lord (George Gordon) Byron
Yes! Ready money is Aladdin's lamp.
This quote implies that having ready money, or instant access to money, is like having a magical source of power or control over one's life. It compares it to Aladdin's lamp, which grants the person's wishes. The quote suggests that money can provide opportunities and solve problems swiftly, like a lamp that can manifest anything desired. It emphasizes the importance and value of having financial resources readily available.
She could afford anything, she could give anything, but she could not share a moment of her life with anybody. Shewas a beautiful and a glamorous diamond with an astronomical price tag, but to a crude reality she was still a stone, a living stone. Nothing else but a stone in an aesthetic sense.