~ Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882)
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Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
~ William Blake (November 28, 1757 - August 12, 1827)