“A fool and his money are soon parted” means that a fool cannot keep his money safe. He will be on the spending spree as soon as he gets anything. In other words, a stupid person always wastes his money in one or the other thing.
This origin of “a fool and his money are soon parted” is stated to have been recorded by Thomas Tusser in 1573 when he used a similar word in his book Five Hundreth Pointes of Good Husbandrie.
His words go thus;
“A foole & his money,
be soone at debate:
which after with sorow,
repents him to late.”
Example in Sentences
Example #2: Thomas Putty cannot keep his money safe due to his stupidity; a fool and his money are soon parted.
Example #3: Do not spend too much here or you will spend the entire amount and people will say that a fool and his money are soon parted.