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Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
Appearance
Aesop

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Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
Life and Living
Sholom Aleichem

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The rich swell up with pride, the poor from hunger.
Riches
Sholom Aleichem

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Anger makes dull men witty -- but it keeps them poor.
Anger
Francis Bacon

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Our humanity is a poor thing, except for the divinity that stirs within us.
Humankind
Francis Bacon

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Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Riches
Francis Bacon

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Anyone who has struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.
Poverty and The Poor
James Baldwin

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I have just been all round the world and have formed a very poor opinion of it.
Travel and Tourism
Sir Thomas Beecham

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He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.
Worth
Henry Ward Beecher

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Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.
Marriage
Henry Ward Beecher

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A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
Poverty and The Poor
Georges Bernanos

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Poor fellow, he suffers from files.
Bureaucracy
Aneurin Bevan

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He that has pity on the poor lends to the Lord.
Poverty and The Poor
Bible

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He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man.
Pleasure
Bible

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The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
Poverty and The Poor
Bible

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The poor will always be with you. [John 12: 8]
Poverty and The Poor
Bible

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Whoever shuts his ears at the cry of the poor, they also shall cry themselves, but not be heard.
Poverty and The Poor
Bible

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A good place to visit, but a poor place to stay.
Places
Josh Billings

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I am a poor man, but I have this consolation: I am poor by accident, not by design.
Poverty and The Poor
Josh Billings

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Remember the poor, it costs nothing.
Poverty and The Poor
Josh Billings

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The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
Poverty and The Poor
Napoleon Bonaparte

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What poor education I have received has been gained in the University of Life.
Colleges and Universities
Horatio Bottomley

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You -- poor and obscure, and small and plain as you are -- I entreat to accept me as a husband.
Husbands
Charlotte Bronte

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Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well.
Quality
Steve Brown

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A heap of epithets is poor praise: the praise lies in the facts, and in the way of telling them.
Praise
Jean De La Bruyere

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun