Poverty Related Quotes



“As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.”

Henry David Thoreau


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Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.

Dwight D. Eisenhower


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“One time handouts and welfare payments will not solve the problem of rising poverty. The government needs to help people increase their skills, which ultimately help increase productivity levels.”

Daniel Levy


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“The prevalent fear of poverty among the educated classes is the worst moral disease from which our civilization suffers”

William James


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Poverty is a thorough instructress in all the arts. [Lat., Paupertas . . . omnes artes perdocet.]

Plautus


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Even in poverty I lived like a king for I tell you that nobility is the thing that makes a king

Ludwig Van Beethoven


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“Negotiations are teetering on the brink of failure because governments are not reaching agreement on key poverty reduction measures, arms controls and their 'responsibility to protect' civilians,”

Caroline Green


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We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.

Mother Teresa


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Wisdom adorneth riches and casteth a shadow over poverty.

Socrates


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Through a policy driven approach we have wage a war against poverty and we are confident we will win this war.

Narendra Modi


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