Quotation by Shakespeare

'Tis not the balm, the sceptre, and the ball,
The sword, the mace, the crown imperial,
The intertissued robe of gold and pearl,
...
Not all these, laid in bed majestical,
Can sleep so soundly as the wretched slave
Who with a body filled and vacant mind
Gets him to rest, crammed with distressful bread.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. King Henry, in Henry V, act 4, sc. 1, l. 260-2, 266-70.

The poor laborer whose food is earned by hard toil (hence "distressful") sleeps easier than a king, for all his luxury.
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