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We have said we will never collapse, never ever. We may have our droughts, our poverty, but as a people we shall never collapse, never ever.
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I would rather be rich affluent and greedy and go to hell when I die, than live in poverty on this earth.
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Education is not a way to escape poverty, it is a way of fighting it. - Julius Nyerere Quotes
Education is not a way to escape poverty, it is a way of fighting it.
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Capitalism has neither the capacity, nor the morality, nor the ethics to solve the problems of poverty.
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If you have not tasted poverty, you will not be able to manage blessing when it comes. If you have not tasted humiliation, you will not be able to manage honour when it comes.
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Poverty is not just a lack of money; it is not having the capability to realize one's full potential as a human being
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This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor. - John F. Kennedy Quotes
This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.
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It's your obligation to speak the truth, and everyone can either take it or leave it. But truth must be in us. We live in such a poverty of truth today.
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Poor is a state of mind you never grow out of, but being broke is just a temporary condition. - Dick Gregory Quotes
Poor is a state of mind you never grow out of, but being broke is just a temporary condition.
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The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope. - Karl Marx Quotes
The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope.
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Being in the neighborhood and the poverty stricken environment that I grew up in, I took a detour. I gravitated towards some of the individuals that did a lot of the wrong things with the right intentions.
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Yes, sin, sickness and disease, spiritual death, poverty and everything else that's of the devil once ruled us. But now, bless God, we rule them - for this is the Day of Dominion!
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The opposite of poverty is not wealth. I don't believe that. I actually think, in too many places, the opposite of poverty is justice.
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God does not create poverty; we do, because we do not share. - Mother Teresa Quotes
God does not create poverty; we do, because we do not share.
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We are not rich by what we possess but by what we can do without. - Immanuel Kant Quotes
We are not rich by what we possess but by what we can do without.
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O blessed poverty, who bestows eternal riches on those who love and embrace her! - Clare of Assisi Quotes
O blessed poverty, who bestows eternal riches on those who love and embrace her!
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Poverty makes people do reckless things, but [the rich] do worse to protect their [interests] - Immortal Technique Quotes
Poverty makes people do reckless things, but [the rich] do worse to protect their [interests]
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Nothing is more dangerous than to be blinded by prosperity. - John Calvin Quotes
Nothing is more dangerous than to be blinded by prosperity.
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The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. - Jimmy Carter Quotes
The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens.
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Nobody who works 40 hours a week should be living in poverty. - Bernie Sanders Quotes
Nobody who works 40 hours a week should be living in poverty.
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Take every penny you have set aside for aid for Tanzania and spend it in the UK, explaining to people the facts and causes of poverty.
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By helping the poor, we must be able to remove their poverty. But extending help to one here and one there in the form of providing food will not remove poverty.
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The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor. - Voltaire Quotes
The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor.
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There's a lot of money in wars, except in the war on poverty. Can't make any bread helping the poor.
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Poverty is not socialism. To be rich is glorious. - Deng Xiaoping Quotes
Poverty is not socialism. To be rich is glorious.
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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. - Nelson Mandela Quotes
Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.
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Read a textbook. It will tell you. These are the things for instance on the African continent that will contribute to immune deficiency, various tropical diseases because of poor infrastructure, general levels of poverty don’t get treated. Syphilis untreated or not properly treated, which as it happens is a big problem as I hear, gets treated, the symptoms disappear but in fact… it … that impacts on the immune system. You’ve got to deal with these things.
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I recognize that globalization has helped many people rise out of poverty, but it has also damned many others to starve to death. It is true that global wealth is growing in absolute terms, but inequalities have also grown and new poverty arisen.
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Nowhere in the world, in no act of genocide, in no war, are so many people killed per minute, per hour and per day as those who are killed by hunger and poverty on our planet.
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There is nothing new about poverty. What is new, however, is that we have the resources to get rid of it.
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You will never solve poverty without solving water and sanitation. - Matt Damon Quotes
You will never solve poverty without solving water and sanitation.
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Everywhere you will find that the wealth of the wealthy springs from the poverty of the poor. - Peter Kropotkin Quotes
Everywhere you will find that the wealth of the wealthy springs from the poverty of the poor.
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Poverty is the worst form of violence. - Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
Poverty is the worst form of violence.
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The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time. - Willem de Kooning Quotes
The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time.
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Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself, substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts
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The fellow that has no money is poor. The fellow that has nothing but money is poorer still. - Billy Sunday Quotes
The fellow that has no money is poor. The fellow that has nothing but money is poorer still.
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The day someone quits school he is condemning himself to a future of poverty. - Jaime Escalante Quotes
The day someone quits school he is condemning himself to a future of poverty.
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The fruit of love's great tree is poverty; Whoever knows this knows humility. - Farid al-Din Attar Quotes
The fruit of love's great tree is poverty; Whoever knows this knows humility.
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Our policy is directed not against any country or doctrine but against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos. Its purpose should be the revival of a working economy in the world so as to permit the emergence of political and social conditions in which free institutions can exist.
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Sometimes the lack of substantive freedoms relates directly to economic poverty - Amartya Sen Quotes
Sometimes the lack of substantive freedoms relates directly to economic poverty
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A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention. - Herbert Simon Quotes
A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.
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A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread. - Georges Bernanos Quotes
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
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This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty. - Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes
This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty.
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If poverty was to be sold three cents today, i can't buy it. - Ngugi wa Thiong'o Quotes
If poverty was to be sold three cents today, i can't buy it.
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The Curse of poverty has no justification in our age...The time has come for us to civilize ourselves by the total, direct and immediate abolition of poverty.
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As for poverty, no one need be ashamed to admit it, the real shame is in not taking practical measures to escape from it.
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Wars are bred by poverty and oppression. Continued peace is possible only in a relatively free and prosperous world.
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It is not great wealth in a few individuals that proves a country is prosperous, but great general wealth evenly distributed among the people. . .
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When you come from desperate poverty, and that's exactly what I come from, you know that nonsenses are not to be tolerated. I'm not sure who gains from chaos, but I know it's not the poor folks in the council flats. The politics of vindictiveness is never, ever anything like a solution.
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Stay away from lazy parasites, who perch on you just to satisfy their needs, they do not come to alleviate your burdens, hence, their mission is to distract, detract and extract, and make you live in abject poverty.
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If your desires are not great, a little will seem much to you; for small appetite makes poverty equivalent to wealth.
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Poverty doesn't come because of the decrease of wealth but because of the increase of desires. - Plato Quotes
Poverty doesn't come because of the decrease of wealth but because of the increase of desires.
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Poverty is the absence of all human rights. The frustrations, hostility and anger generated by abject poverty cannot sustain peace in any society.
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Wealth is no mark of God’s favor. Poverty is no mark of God’s displeasure. - J. C. Ryle Quotes
Wealth is no mark of God’s favor. Poverty is no mark of God’s displeasure.
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Every literate woman is a victory over poverty - Ban Ki-moon Quotes
Every literate woman is a victory over poverty
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Abolish plutocracy if you would abolish poverty. As millionaires increase, pauperism grows. The more millionaires, the more paupers.
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A job should lift workers out of poverty, not keep them in it. - Bernie Sanders Quotes
A job should lift workers out of poverty, not keep them in it.
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I came from abject poverty. There was nowhere to go but up. - Kirk Douglas Quotes
I came from abject poverty. There was nowhere to go but up.
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Poverty is not the root cause of crime. - Rush Limbaugh Quotes
Poverty is not the root cause of crime.
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In the future the question will not be, "Are people credit-worthy", but rather, "Are banks people-worthy?"
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There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty - Andrew Cuomo Quotes
There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty
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Congress Mukt Bharat BJP ka naara nahi hai, jan jan ka sankalp hai. Be it dynasty politics, nepotism, corruption, communalism, divisions in society or poverty, getting freedom from all this is what I mean by a Congress Mukt Bharat.
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Abolish plutocracy if you would abolish poverty. - Rutherford B. Hayes Quotes
Abolish plutocracy if you would abolish poverty.
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As we mourn President Mandela’s passing we must ask ourselves the fundamental question - what shall we do to respond to the tasks of building a democratic, non-racial, non-sexist and prosperous South Africa, a people-centred society free of hunger, poverty, disease and inequality, as well as Africa’s renaissance, to whose attainment President Nelson Mandela dedicated his whole life?
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As a nation, there are many issues we don`t talk about, we just don`t talk about, push them under the rug. Poverty is one of those issues.
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Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty. - Francis of Assisi Quotes
Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty.
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There should exist among the citizens neither extreme poverty nor again excessive wealth, for both are productive of great evil.
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Hunger makes a thief of any man. - Pearl S. Buck Quotes
Hunger makes a thief of any man.
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We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won - Ronald Reagan Quotes
We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won
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A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment.
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It is time we recognized that the real terrorism is poverty. - John Pilger Quotes
It is time we recognized that the real terrorism is poverty.
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The cruelties of property and privilege are always more ferocious than the revenges of poverty and oppression. For the one aims at perpetuating resented injustice, the other is merely a momentary passion soon appeased.
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The ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry but they cannot kill ignorance, illnesses, poverty or hunger.
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In the Bible poverty is a scandalous condition inimical to human dignity and therefore contrary to the will of God.
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Connectivity is productivity - whether it's in a modern office or an underdeveloped village. - Iqbal Quadir Quotes
Connectivity is productivity - whether it's in a modern office or an underdeveloped village.
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Hunger is actually the worst weapon of mass destruction. It claims millions of victims each year. - Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Quotes
Hunger is actually the worst weapon of mass destruction. It claims millions of victims each year.
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The future has already arrived. It's just not evenly distributed yet. - William Gibson Quotes
The future has already arrived. It's just not evenly distributed yet.
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Remember, aid cannot achieve the end of poverty. Only homegrown development base on the dynamism of individuals and firms in free markets can do that.
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Whoever seeks honor [by marrying a woman] will be tested with lowliness, and whoever seeks wealth [by marrying a woman] will be tested with poverty, but whoever looks for righteousness [in a woman], then Allah would combine both honor and wealth with righteousness for him in her.
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The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies. - Michael Pollan Quotes
The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies.
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