The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labour of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.
The character structure of modern man, who reproduces a six-thousand-year-old patriarchal authoritarian culture is typified by characterological armoring against his inner nature and against the social misery which surrounds him. This characterolgical armoring of the character is the basis of isolation, indigence, craving for authority, fear of responsibility, mystic longing, sexual misery, and neurotically impotent rebelliousness.wilhelm reich
La moquerie est souvent une indigence d'esprit.
There is no capital more useful than intellect and wisdom, and there is no indigence more injurious than ignorance and unawareness. Ibn Shu’ba al-Harrani, Tuhaf al-'Uqul, p. 198
Paying visits to ones own relatives prolongs the life of a person and prevents poverty and indigence.
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