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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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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 - [Beggars]

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As for begging, it is safer to beg than to take, but it is finer to take than to beg.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Beggars]

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Bed is the poor man's opera.
~ Italian Proverb - [Bed]

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Beggars should be entirely abolished! Truly, it is annoying to give to them and annoying not to give to them.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche - [Beggars]

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For I've been born and I've been wed -- all of man's peril comes of bed.
~ C. H. Webb - [Bed]

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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]

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God ordains that beggars should beg for greatness, as for all else, when greatness shines out of them, and they don't know it.
~ Georges Bernanos - [Beggars]

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How it is I know not; but there is no place like a bed for confidential disclosures between friends. Man and wife, they say, there open the very bottom of their souls to each other; and some old couples often lie and chat over old times till nearly morning. Thus, then, in our hearts honeymoon, lay I and Queequeg -- a cozy, loving pair.
~ Herman Melville - [Bed]

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I have thought of a pulley to raise me gradually; but that would give me pain, as it would counteract my natural inclination. I would have something that can dissipate the inertia and give elasticity to the muscles. We can heat the body, we can cool it; we can give it tension or relaxation; and surely it is possible to bring it into a state in which rising from bed will not be a pain.
~ Samuel Johnson - [Bed]

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If begging should unfortunately be thy lot, knock at the large gates only.
~ Arabian Proverb - [Beggars]

 

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