Anyone can be polite to a king. It takes a gentleman to be polite to a beggar.
— Unknown

Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.
Ralph Waldo Emerson beggar quote

The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance.
— Charles Lamb

Evangelism is just one beggar telling another beggar where to find bread.
— D. T. Niles

He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
— Rudyard Kipling