Poverty quotations

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◆ The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt99
◆ I had noticed that both in the very poor and very rich extremes of society the mad were often allowed to mingle freely.
- Charles Bukowski99
◆ MT [Mother Teresa] was not a friend of the poor. She was a friend of poverty. She said that suffering was a gift from God. She spent her life opposing the only known cure for poverty, which is the empowerment of women and the emancipation of them from a livestock version of compulsory reproduction.
- Christopher Hitchens99
◆ Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mahatma Gandhi99
◆ There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.
- Victor Hugo99
◆ An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
- Albert Einstein99
◆ Hungry for love, He looks at you. Thirsty for kindness, He begs of you. Naked for loyalty, He hopes in you. Homeless for shelter in your heart, He asks of you. Will you be that one to Him?
- Mother Teresa99
◆ Every life deserves a certain amount of dignity, no matter how poor or damaged the shell that carries it.
- Rick Bragg99
◆ Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
- Woody Allen99
◆ Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa99
◆ It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau99
◆ Once poverty is gone, we'll need to build museums to display its horrors to future generations. They'll wonder why poverty continued so long in human society - how a few people could live in luxury while billions dwelt in misery, deprivation and despair.
- Muhammad Yunus99
◆ A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that's poverty—but how efficiently we can put first things first. . . . When you're clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it's clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar. (148)
- Victoria Moran99
◆ Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well- warmed, and well-fed.
- Herman Melville99
◆ I am opposing a social order in which it is possible for one man who does absolutely nothing that is useful to amass a fortune of hundreds of millions of dollars, while millions of men and women who work all the days of their lives secure barely enough for a wretched existence.
- Eugene V. Debs99

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