Power or Money

The lady took her niece's hand and ushered her to sit next to her. She was in her late fifties. Her hair was gray and there were some wrinkles under her eyelids,  despite all that, she looked firm and commanding. She was rich, famous and powerful. Her husband died ten years ago leaving her no kids but a great fortune. She has been managing this for a long time. The companies that deal with the petrol were more than five major ones. Two in America, one was in Britain. For the  other two companies, one was in the gulf area and another one was  in Venezuela. There were also the branches for those companies scattered  all over the world. she wanted to train her niece to take care of this huge responsibility.

 Her niece was seventeen and she wanted her to understand how to manage such huge companies after her death. She was telling her about power. The girl was thinking that money was the power. Her aunt told her that money was only a mean to get you somewhere. Power is the target.  If you own the power, money can come easily. The aunt was hoping for the head of the parliament. She was elected as a member six years ago, and she was trying to get to that post since then. That is why she wanted her niece to think about power. But her niece is absolutely different from her. She thinks money is power. You can buy voters to elect you and vote for you. Or you can pay to get whatever you desire, as long as you have the ability to pay for it.

The girl came and sat beside her aunt. It is useless to discuss the matter with her. Each party is convinced with his own ideas. The aunt started to tell her niece to think about power seriously. There is something which cannot enter the little head of that girl. She thought to herself, we have more than fourteen companies all over the world. Our monthly net profit is nearly more than one seventy million dollars a month. My aunt is driving me crazy. What does she need? What is there to be put into consideration? 

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  • Money is very important. It does not bring to happiness, but it can bring any things make me happy. I mean 'things'. In my point of view, the lady is right. It is meaningless if we have no goals in life, no effort to get what we want. Everythings we have will lose its value.

  • The value and use of money is influenced by the culture of a civilization or a group. Power is not always related to the possession of money but to the position that a person occupies within the group.Thank you for sharing with us!


    • Feliz ano novo, Josi! I like the way you put your words down there. I agree that power is not always related to the possession of money. Thanks for that philosophical comment. I really appreciate it. Thanks again. 

  • Power comes within you any of form  if your power nothing but strength is considarable by others which is noticed then you obsolutely get money. Power makes you many things. if you are born in rich family its your power behind you, you have fortune but the name behind you called by others he/she richest person. in the world.

    next thing power in the sence knowledge bill gates they have power by knowledge with knowledge they become millioner in the world.

    power makes to anything.

    if you are normal living person within a poor family no one will help no gives you respect except your wife i think . Once you desire the power which is well addressed by other in any form then you do any thiong.. even a normal person put his effort in any of skills towards reach his desire may be he will become rich. but the effort should be addresable by others or in the world....

    • Rahul, kiya hoo wa? Nice intervention. The great blogger admired it. You can define power the way you like, or the way you desire, but when you come to match or compare the two of them, I guess, one of them is heavier than the other one. It is just in my opinion. Thanks, Rahul for your nice comment on that blog.   

    • Very well said Rahul.

      • Mishaikh sahib, sari dunya, paisa ka problem. Thanks for your support. 

      • Thank you mr. Mishaikh

        • Kiya karega Rahul jee! Koy be Mishaikh bola,  acha hain. If the great blogger says something, we have to say yes to that. 

  • I'll absolutely choose money.

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