By compassion we make others' misery our own, and so, by relieving them, we relieve ourselves also
Quote by Thomas Browne Sr
Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good
We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases
Yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner
Certainly there is no happiness within this circle of flesh, nor is it in the...
Vice may be had at all prices
To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his snuffbox, is...
If the poor only had profiles there would be no difficulty in solving the problem...
The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.
Poverty is a wonderful thing. It sticks to a man after all his friends have...
Life, misfortunes, isolation, abandonment, poverty, are battlefields which have their heroes; obscure heroes, sometimes greater...
Another good thing about being poor is that when you are seventy your children will...
Poor in my youth, and in life's later scenes - Rich to no end, I...
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask...
I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
If you are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life, your reward...
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
True poverty does not come from God.
The more is given the less people will work for themselves, and the less they...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.