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Poverty And The Poor Quotes

71 Poverty And The Poor quotes:

"The forgotten man at the bottom of the economic pyramid."
"Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime."
"I have found out in later years that my family was very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it. [On his childhood]"
"The greatest man in history was the poorest."
"Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty."
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"You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money."
"Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another."
"In verity we are the poor. This humanity we would claim for ourselves is the legacy, not only of the Enlightenment, but of the thousands and thousands of European peasants and poor townspeople who came here bringing their humanity and their sufferings with them. It is the absence of a stable upper class that is responsible for much of the vulgarity of the American scene. Should we blush before the visitor for this deficiency?"
"Whoever shuts his ears at the cry of the poor, they also shall cry themselves, but not be heard."
"One of the strangest things about life is that the poor, who need the money the most, are the ones that never have it."
"For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred."
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"Show me a man with very little money and I will show you a bum."
"The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich."
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"The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it."
"Poverty keeps together more homes than it breaks up."
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"Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is."
"It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime. No; if it were men wouldn't be ashamed of it. It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such. A poor man is despised the whole world over."
"Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them."
"I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn't poor, I was needy. Then they told me it was self-defeating to think of myself as needy. I was deprived. (Oh not deprived but rather underprivileged.) Then they told me that underprivileged was overused. I was disadvantaged. I still don't have a dime. But I have a great vocabulary."
"A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face."

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