I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
Nature is not affected by finance. If someone offered you ten thousand dollars to let them touch your eyeball without blinking, you would never collect the money. At the very last moment, Nature would force you to blink your eye. Nature will protect her own.
Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss.