127 Total Quotes

Poverty Quotes Page 2

In an interdependent world our shared prosperity and collective security depend critically on success in the war against poverty,
Kemal Dervis
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of soul, impossible.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Our affluent society contains those of talent and insight who are driven to prefer poverty, to choose it, rather than to submit to the desolation of an empty abundance. It is a strange part of the other America that one finds in the intellectual slums.
Michael Harrington
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As society advances the standard of poverty rises
Theodore Parker
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Milton Berle
Poverty is not a disgrace, but it's terribly inconvenient.
Milton Berle
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
POVERTY, n. A file provided for the teeth of the rats of reform. The number of plans for its abolition equals that of the reformers who suffer from it, plus that of the philosophers who know nothing about it. Its victims are distinguished by possession of all the virtues and by their faith in leaders seeking to conduct them into a prosperity where they believe these to be unknown.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
POVERTY, n. A file provided for the teeth of the rats of reform. Its victims are distinguished by possession of all the virtues and by their faith in leaders seeking to conduct them into a prosperity where they believe these to be unknown.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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Of course there's poverty. Of course there's unemployment,
Nicolas Sarkozy
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For Sam to come out of poverty and obscurity, to hook up with somebody like Anson ...
Malcolm White
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This is an especially harsh time to be taxing families deeper into poverty.
Kimble Forrister
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The time has come to end divisions between peoples. The time has come to end the cycle of poverty, hopelessness and despair. The time has come when all those affected by this conflict must become genuine advocates for peace and no longer promoters of instability and an unhealthy status quo.
Mikhail Saakashvili
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Poverty is not inevitable. It is a human ill that we can fight if we decide to do so together.
Marc Molne
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Hurricane Katrina was a wake-up call for the nation to lift many from the depths of poverty. Unfortunately, the initial flurry of concern and attention to poverty and injustice has given way to the status quo of neglect, domestic budget cuts, insensitivity and short-sighted policy priorities.
Marc Morial
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Marian Edelman
Far less wealthy industrialized countries have committed to end child poverty, while the United States is sliding backwards. We can do better. We must demand that our leaders do better.
Marian Edelman
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Marian Edelman
Hurricane Katrina ripped the mask off of the poverty and festering racism and what I call the 'new slavery,' the pipeline to prison so many youth experience. Yet our national attention span is abysmally short. Kirk Franklin and CDF are in this battle together for the long-term. We look forward to joining ranks with millions of Americans to stand for justice for children and the poor.
Marian Edelman
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Good governance is essential for managing our increasingly stretched supplies of freshwater and indispensable for tackling poverty.
Koichiro Matsuura
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Affluence creates poverty.
Marshall McLuhan
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George W. Bush
As all of us saw on television, there is also some deep, persistent poverty in this region, as well, ... That poverty has roots in a history of racial discrimination, which cut off generations from the opportunity of America. We have a duty to confront this poverty with bold action. So, let us restore all that we have cherished from yesterday, and let us rise above the legacy of inequality.
George W. Bush
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It is hard to understand the vast quantity of poverty they have there. It's going to be an eye opener.
Kyle Lewis
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The war is just there to get Dad off stage, ... 'Little Women' is not about war, it's not about poverty, it's not about a woman struggling to become a writer in a world dominated by men.
Mark Adamo
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As long as there are places in the state where poverty falls unevenly, we are still trying to build a perfect union, ... One day, there will not be a curtain between the Black Belt and the non-Black Belt.
Artur Davis
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I would like to solemnly reaffirm, that poverty is not a fatality.
Mathieu Kerekou
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We are really concerned that we're a long, long way away from any kind of breakthrough on tackling poverty in Africa.
Max Lawson
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What's really best, do we pour a lot of resources into these high poverty schools, or have heterogeneous schools and make sure you have supports in all the schools, what's the best way for students to learn?
Jeanne Collins
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The abject poverty revealed by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans exists in every urban area of the United States. It's poverty so severe that it kills people.
Robert Edgar
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Three years after a recession we're still having trouble getting into a recovery. I would have expected poverty to go down.
Ron Haskins
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This is an historic moment which will allow these countries to increase spending in priority areas to reduce poverty, promote growth, and to make progress towards achieving the (UN) Millennium Development Goals.
Rodrigo Rato
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It's probably going to cause a lot of pensioner poverty in the next 10 years.
Roger Turner
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We are aware of the poverty, teacher turnover and lack of resources in that area. That will be embedded in the program.
Patricia Graham
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We are seeing a process of spreading poverty.
Pascal Hundt
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