money is the root of all evil 钱是万恶之源
Fred: I know I could make more money if I just knew the right things to invest in.
Ellen: Don't worry so much about money. It's the root of all evil, after all.
As the newspapers continued to report the dastardly things the wealthy young banker had done to become even wealthier, people shook their heads and remarked, "The love of money is the root of all evil."
They say money is the root of all evil and cases like this seem to suggest it's true.
Money, or love of money, is said to be the root of all evil.