Poverty quotes

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◆ I've been making a list of the things they don't teach you at school. They don't teach you how to love somebody. They don't teach you how to be famous. They don't teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don't teach you how to walk away from someone you don't love any longer. They don't teach you how to know what's going on in someone else's mind. They don't teach you what to say to someone who's dying. They don't teach you anything worth knowing.
- Neil Gaiman100
◆ So they pay $1,000,000 for commercials of starving kids, but they can't feed them?
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◆ Despite a voluminous and often fervent literature on income distribution, the cold fact is that most income is not distributed: It is earned.
- Thomas Sowell99
◆ People who are much too sensitive to demand of cripples that they run races ask of the poor that they get up and act just like everyone else in society
- Michael Harrington99
◆ Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries
- Douglas Casey99
◆ Affluence separates people. Poverty knits 'em together. You got some sugar and I don't; I borrow some of yours. Next month you might not have any flour; well, I'll give you some of mine.
- Ray Charles99
◆ They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
- Princess Diana99
◆ We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa Of Calcutta99
◆ It is poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.
- Mother Teresa Of Calcutta99
◆ The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.
- Mother Teresa Of Calcutta99
◆ Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
- Benjamin Franklin99
◆ Poverty and War have no excuse.
- Vanna Bonta99
◆ To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.
- Dr Charles Edwards99
◆ I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me. It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable and well fed while all around you people are starving.
- Sylvia Pankhurst99
◆ It is a tragic mix-up when the United States spends $500,000 for every enemy soldier killed, and only $53 annually on the victims of poverty.
- Martin Luther King Jr99

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