Living to Tell the Tale - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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His relationship with money was very personal. Once when my mother caught him scratching at the money for the market in her purse, his defense was somewhat savage, but lucid: the money one takes without permission from the purses of one's parents cannot be a theft because the money belongs to everybody in common and they deny it to us out of envy because they cannot do with it what their children do.

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