What she cannot do is miraculously to convert poverty into plenty --certainly not before the next year doubles, and the third year trebles the miracle-seeking multitude. The judicious application of industry, prudence, and temperance is a certain cure. The war against terror is bound up in the war against poverty - I didn't say that, Colin Powell said that. Kristof It is development, not poverty, that causes upheaval and terrorism. When you ask why the poor have no food, they call you a communist.
And most of all, we must live simply, so that others may simply live. She's got stuff about prostitutes, poverty and people on the streets. ~Willem de Kooning Poverty is the mother of crime. The American people are ready for action! Broken highways, bankrupt cities, collapsing bridges, failed schools, the unemployed, the underpaid and the uninsured: all suggest a collective failure of will. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.
But as unions grow smaller- not stronger- our ability to act as an economic mechanism to distribute the gains of our work and raise all workers' wages and benefits up is disappearing. Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. 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. And it takes its greatest toll on children. And second: that it will lead to a world where nobody has to suffer from poverty - a world completely free from poverty. Mercilessness, or, more exactly, inhuman mercilessness.
The poverty in the West is a different kind of poverty -- it is not only a poverty of loneliness but also of spirituality. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. Trade reform isn't about charity, it's about justice, and this campaign, Trade Justice is an unstoppable idea. But there is something else in this comparison between the rich man and the dogs. I know you got 40 billion dollars, but can you just keep it to one house? That's wrong in our nation.
Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email. Hence the poverty of the poor is not a call to generous relief action, but a demand that we go and build a different social order. ~Bill Vaughan Every man has a right to be poor. They don't teach you how to know what's going on in someone else's mind. The Winter Morning Walk, line 316.
Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty. This is the way it is done in the story of the merciful Samaritan, who by contrast illuminates the Levite and the priest. If I feel I will my. If I feel I will. Loxdale 1758 , 1 Burr. I see the same compassion for people who live half a world away. What we need to do, what is best for America, is to raise wages, create jobs, and then we will move forward.
~William James Seldom do people discern Eloquence under a threadbare cloak. I see the same concern about events beyond these borders. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation and advancement of one's own culture and social organisation. His or her existence is not politically neutral, and it is not ethically innocent. Find Your Way Quotations about Poverty Related Quotes Life is indeed a pleasant road To those whom fortune blesses; But 'tis a thorny path to those Whom poverty oppresses.
The American people are ready for action! Populations that struggle in extreme poverty are more likely to become mired in destabilizing conflicts, or worse, become havens or recruiting grounds for terrorist organizations. Speak out in order to judge with righteousness and to defend the needy and the poor. Alger Hope is necessary in every condition. We've done it for years, overseas and here. It was a dark little tale about a man who found a magic cup and learned that if he wept into the cup, his tears turned into pearls. Francis of Assisi Poverty is the worst form of violence.
I said then, and I say now, that while there is a lower class, I am in it; and while there is a criminal element, I am of it; and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free. It is constructed by divisive and discriminatory laws, inflexible organisations, acquisitive ideologies of wealth, a deeply rooted class system and policies which serve privilege in the short term and destroy society in the long term. They have made themselves poor. So poverty is not an ideal but an evil. The war against terror is bound up in the war against poverty - I didn't say that, Colin Powell said that. It is in fact a wretched condition. Regardless of what people say, remember that.
Hard-working people are trying their best, but those who hold on to capital are not sharing the wealth, and there is the problem. There are corporations worth billions of dollars--and hundreds of thousands of people who don't get to eat. He's only a pauper whom nobody owns! It is a human issue. ~Heinrich Heine We have grown literally afraid to be poor. If peace is to be secure, long-suffering and long-starved, forgotten peoples of the world, the underprivileged and the undernourished, must begin to realize without delay the promise of a new day and a new life.