William Blake Quote: “Want of money and the distress…”

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


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Name: William Blake
Profession: Poet
Nationality: English
Birthday: November 28, 1757
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