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A pampered menial drove me from the door. (Quote by - Thomas Moss)

O loss of sight, of thee I most complain! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, dungeon or beggary, or decrepit age! Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct, and all her various objects of delight annulled, which might in part my grief have eased. Inferior to the vilest now become of man or worm; the vilest here excel me, they creep, yet see; I, dark in light, exposed to daily fraud, contempt, abuse and wrong, within doors, or without, still as a fool, in power of others, never in my own; scarce half I seem to live, dead more than half. (Quote by - John Milton)

And, being rich, my virtue then shall be, To say there is no vice, but beggary. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

A beggar through the world am I, From place to place I wander by. Fill up my pilgrim's scrip for me, For Christ's sweet sake and charity. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Better a living beggar than a buried emperor. (Quote by - Jean de la Fontaine)

Borrowing is not much better than begging. (Quote by - Ephraim Gotthold Lessing)

He who begs timidly courts a refusal. (Quote by - Seneca)

Homer himself must beg if he want means, and as by report sometimes he did "go from door to door and sing ballads, with a company of boys about him." (Quote by - Robert Burton)

Set a beggar on horse backe, they saie, and hee will neuer alight. (Quote by - Robert Greene)

The real beggar is indeed the true and only king. (Quote by - Ephraim Gotthold Lessing)

In this world, only those people who have fallen to the lowest degree of humiliation, far below beggary, who are not just without any social consideration but are regarded by all as being deprived of that foremost human dignity, reason itself / only those people, in fact, are capable of telling the truth. All the others lie. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

I see, sir, you are liberal in offers. You taught me first to beg, and now methinks You teach me how a beggar should be answered. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Not that I have the power to clutch my hand When his fair angels would salute by palm, But for my hand, as unattempted yet, Like a poor beggar, raileth on the rich. Well, whiles I am a beggar, I will rail And say there is no sin but to be rich; And being rich, my virtue then shall be To say there is no vice but beggary. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Beggar that I am, I am even poor in thanks, but I thank you; and sure, dear friends, my thanks are too dear a halfpenny. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

To get thine ends, lay bashfulnesse aside; Who fears to aske, doth teach to be deny'd. (Quote by - Robert Herrick)

I'd just as soon a beggar as king, And the reason I'll tell you for why; A king cannot swagger, not drink like a beggar, Nor be half so happy as I. . . . . Let the back and side go bare. (Quote by - Old Song)

It needs not nor it boots thee not, proud queen, Unless the adage must be verified, That beggars mounted run their horse to death. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Beggars must be no choosers. (Quote by - Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher)

Set a beggar on horseback, and he will ride a gallop. (Quote by - Robert Burton)


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