Quotes of Beggar

“ Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ He wrapped himself in quotations — as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors. ”

- Rudyard Kipling

“ Evangelism is just one beggar telling another beggar where to find bread. ”

- D. T. Niles

“ Writers, you know, are the beggars of Western society. ”

- Octavio Paz

“ The beggar wears all colors fearing none. ”

- Charles Lamb

“ I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married. ”

- Elizabeth I

“ God ordains that beggars should beg for greatness, as for all else, when greatness shines out of them, they don't know it. ”

- Georges Bernanos

“ Give a beggar a dime and he'll bless you. Give him a dollar and he'll curse you for withholding the rest of your fortune. Poverty is a bag with a hole at the bottom. ”

- Anzia Yezierska

“ Beggars should be entirely abolished! Truly, it is annoying to give to them and annoying not to give to them. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ It is better to be a beggar than ignorant; for a beggar only wants money, but an ignorant person wants humanity. ”

- Aristippus

“ All true language is incomprehensible, like the chatter of a beggar's teeth. ”

- Antonin Artaud

“ Beggars do not envy millionaires, though of course they will envy other beggars who are more successful. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it is not haphazard and superficial. It comes to see that an edifice that produces beggars needs restructuring. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride. ”

- Unknown

“ As for begging, it is safer to beg than to take, but it is finer to take than to beg. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Beggars can't be choosers. ”

- Unknown

“ All religions have honored the beggar. For he proves that in a matter at the same time as prosaic and holy, banal and regenerative as the giving of alms, intellect and morality, consistency and principles are miserably inadequate. ”

- Walter Benjamin

“ If wishes were horses beggars would ride. ”

- Unknown

“ And love is love in beggars and in kings. ”

- Edward Dyer

“ Beggars invention and makes fancy lame. ”

- William Cowper

“ Set a beggar on horse backe, they saie, and hee will neuer alight. ”

- Robert Greene

“ Plain-dealing is a jewel, and he that useth it shall die a beggar. ”

- Henry Porter

“ Beggars shouldn't be choosers. ”

- John Heywood

“ Better a living beggar than a buried emperor. ”

- Jean de La Fontaine

“ We are all beggars, each in his own way. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ When beggars die there are no comets seen;The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Being holiday, the beggar's shop is shut. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ A pauper in the midst of wealth. ”

- Horace

“ 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. ”

- William Shakespeare
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