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There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.George Farquhar
Paper is poverty,... it is only the ghost of money, and not money itself.thomas jefferson
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.Mother Teresa
Who sees not, that whosoever ministers to the poor, ministers to God? as it appears in that solemn sentence of the last day, Inasmuch as you did feed, clothe, lodge the poor, you did it unto me.C. J. Hobart
The greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty.George Bernard Shaw
We know of no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.1st Baron
We are nearer today to the ideal of the abolition of poverty and fear from the lives of men and women than ever before in any land.herbert hoover
The international community . . . allows nearly 3 billion people almost half of all humanity to subsist on $2 or less a day in a world of unprecedented wealth.kofi annan
One would have thought that it was even more necessary to limit population than property; and that the limit should be fixed by calculating the chances of mortality in the children, and of sterility in married persons. The neglect of this subject, which in existing states is so common, is a never-failing cause of poverty among the citizens; and poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.Aristotle
For the first time in our history it is possible to conquer poverty.lyndon b. johnson
When two-thirds of the world's population still go to bed hungry every night, when hundreds of millions need shoes and Warmth, medicines and nourishment to prevent them from dying years before their time, the dereliction of science to reducing the greater part of the earth's surface to radio-active shambles is worse than a crime. It is a sin against the light.james joyce
It is still her use To let the wretched man outlive his wealth, To view with hollow eye and wrinkled brow An age of poverty.william shakespeare
Leave the poor Some time for self-improvement. Let them not Be forced to grind the bones out of their arms For bread, but have some space to think and feel Like moral and immortal creatures.philip james bailey
Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away.Robert Browning
Yes, child of suffering, thou may'st well be sure He who ordained the Sabbath loves the poor!Oliver Wendell Holmes
O God! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap!thomas hood
Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, Would that its tone could reach the Rich, She sang this "Song of the Shirt!"thomas hood
Where are those troops of poor, that throng'd of yore The good old landlord's hospitable door?Alexander Pope
So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
The world's proverb is, "God help the poor, for the rich can help themselves;" but to our mind, it is just the rich who have most need of Heaven's help. Dives in scarlet is worse off than Lazarus in rags, unless Divine love shall uphold him.charles haddon spurgeon
It was Lazarus faith, not his poverty, which brought him into Abraham's bosom.richard chenevix trench
If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger.Buzz Aldrin
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