Thomas Dekker Quote

A wise man poor
Is like a sacred book that 's never read,—
To himself he lives, and to all else seems dead.
This age thinks better of a gilded fool
Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom's school.


Old Fortunatus (1599).

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A wise man poor Is like a sacred book that 's never read,— To himself he lives, and to all else seems dead. This age thinks better of a gilded fool ...

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A wise man poor Is like a sacred book that 's never read,— To himself he lives, and to all else seems dead. This age thinks better of a gilded fool ...

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A wise man poor Is like a sacred book that 's never read,— To himself he lives, and to all else seems dead. This age thinks better of a gilded fool ...

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A wise man poor Is like a sacred book that 's never read,— To himself he lives, and to all else seems dead. This age thinks better of a gilded fool ...