The goal is to be rich, not to look rich
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I like this quote because vanity can get people in a lot of trouble, and can cause debt to entrepreneurs.
I know that people in general get stuck in this useless showing off contest. People take on debts to buy cars, houses, clothes they can not afford, just to put on an appearance. It is maybe a way to feel important or convince others that we are.
Showing riches is something that can be noticed among nouveaux riches or the newly rich, old money or wealthy individuals since previous generations learned to avoid looking rich (and for a good reason). Really rich people do not need appearances unless they have some complexes or they are looking to attract those interested in appearances.
I like these internet memes, that put things bluntly clear: