I complained that I had no shoes Until I met a man who had no feet.
I have nothing, owe a great deal, and the rest I leave to the poor.
Je n'ai rien vaillant; je dois beaucoup; je donne le reste aux pauvres. François Rabelais (1494-1553)
In its majestic equality, the law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets and steal loaves of bread.
La majestueuse égalité des lois, qui interdit au riche comme au pauvre de coucher sous les ponts, de mendier dans les rues et de voler du pain. Anatole France (1844-1924)
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