On the Moral Superiority of the Poor

Painting by Titian: Danae, Mother of Perseus (c. 1554)

To suppose, as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and keep absolutely sober.

Logan Pearsall Smith
Afterthoughts (1931)

Painting by Titian: Danae and the Shower of Gold (c. 1554)

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