A Quote by William Shakespeare on clothes, gold, justice, and vices

Through tattered clothes small vices do appear; Robes and furred gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice breaks; Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw does pierce it.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: King Lear, IV, vi.

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