127 Total Quotes

Poverty Quotes Page 4

There are no better masters than poverty and wants.
Dutch Proverb
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Frank McCourt
There's so much absurdity. Poverty is so absurd.
Frank McCourt
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Gordon Brown
We are conscious of the abject poverty that so many countries and individuals face. We're being driven forward by the urgent need to act,
Gordon Brown
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The poverty that you see at such an in-your-face level, and so much of it, gets really tiring. You get up and drive to work in the morning, and every day four little girls come up to you and beg for money.
John Anderson
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John Cornyn
There was some shocking poverty exposed in New Orleans and other places ... We need to recommit ourselves to making sure we are a society where everyone who's willing to work and get an education has the opportunity to do it.
John Cornyn
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There is very little in Ms. Clark's record to indicate that she cares one hoot about issues of poverty and economic justice in our community. It is good to see that she has been a leader in the fight against AIDS and (for) gay rights and I'm told she likely would support future housing levies.
John Fox
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Here we all live in a state of ambitious poverty.
Juvenal Juvenal
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I was tired of all these films of Third World countries that dealt with just the hardships and the poverty and all the pain and conflicts, ... I wanted to capture the greater spirit of life and something that is more positive.
Tony Bui
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The rest are silent emergencies grinding poverty and chronic hunger that doesn't get seen on TV, ... And their needs tend to go unmet.
Trevor Rowe
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Poverty in Venezuela is worse than ever. I didn't discover poverty because Chavez pointed it out to me.
Teodoro Petkoff
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An avowal of poverty is no disgrace to any man; to make no effort to escape it is indeed disgraceful
Thucydides 0
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We have nothing to show for our independence, except overwhelming poverty.
Morgan Tsvangirai
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There are a lot of na•ve people, ... This is America. This should be illuminating about what we need in terms of dealing with poverty.
Maxine Waters
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Organized charity itself is the symptom of a malignant social disease. Those vast, complex, interrelated organizations aiming to control and to diminish the spread of misery and destitution and all the menacing evils that spring out of this sinisterly fertile soil, are the surest sign that our civilization has bred, is breeding and perpetuating constantly increasing numbers of defectives, delinquents and dependents.......to breed out of the race the scourges of transmissible disease, mental defect, poverty, lawlessness, crime since these classes would be decreasing in number instead of breeding like weeds....such a plan would reduce the birthrate among the diseased, the sickly, the poverty stricken and anti-social classes, elements unable to provide for themselves, and the burden of which we are all forced to carry
Margaret Sanger
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Jerry Garcia
"I read somewhere that 77 per cent of all the mentally ill live in poverty.<br/>Actually, I'm more intrigued by the 23 per cent who are apparently doing<br/>quite well for themselves."
Jerry Garcia
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Poverty must have its satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people
Don Herold
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I still would have had 800-900 students, 90 percent poverty and the same struggles, the same challenges, the same everything. Just less.
Doretha Edgecomb
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There are minimal differences between races. We make a mistake thinking we're all that different from each other. The differences in our health are more related to lifestyle, education, finances and poverty than they are to genetics.
Dr. Katz
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Medicaid is under the gun. If we have more poverty, we have more people straining the safety net.
Diane Rowland
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The truth of this tragedy is that we have pockets of poverty in the most powerful and affluent nation in the world. To have that type of poverty and squalor down there is worse than any of the third world countries that I've been through. What God has done is exposed us. He exposed a third world country within our country. Say what you will of me, but God sits high, looks low, keeps his eye on the sparrow. He has shown us that we have so much money and so much power to go around the world and solve other peoples' problems but we can't solve our own problems. God has brought that all out tonight.
Don King
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Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction,
Dennis Kucinich
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Not only did we not know there was so much poverty, but also that so many of these poor people were black.'
Cecil Williams
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The intention is not to set up a right-wing government. The intention is to set up an anti-poverty blocking coalition so that the social issues will remain on the agenda.
Yuli Tamir
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Brought into right relationships with the wilderness, man would see that his appropriation of Earth's resources beyond his personal needs would only bring imbalance and begat ultimate loss and poverty by all.
John Muir
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John Neal
This is an interesting practice in that a lot of different things - from issues due to poverty, to issues due to affluence, have an impact on our patients, ... It is a very international practice. I speak just enough Spanish to get into trouble. Dr. Csanadi speaks Hungarian.
John Neal
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If you can employ people in New Orleans, ... who were previously not employed, and it's for this worthy cause, that is great?. You could actually have a flood recovery economy in New Orleans for a number of years. And it could bring a better racial balance integrating white neighborhoods, thinning out the concentrated poverty in black neighborhoods, creating jobs and opportunities for people who didn't have them before.
Jack Davis
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Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things.
Eric Butterworth
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How the sting of poverty, or small means, is gone when one keeps house for one's own comfort and not for the comfort of one's neighbors
Dinah Mulock
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If it were to become rooted in the African countryside, the consequences for a continent already devastated by hunger and poverty could be truly catastrophic.
David Harcharik
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highlight astonishing stories of renewal, ingenuity and potential heard through unfiltered African voices. These stories counterbalance the bleak headlines of civil war, disease, poverty and extinction.
Chris Johns
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