Archive for the ‘poverty’ Category

Everyone has an opinion on the poor and the causes of deprivation and we’ve collected the thoughts of those who would tell us how to solve poverty or help us have hope through laughter.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Poverty Demoralizes

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 2, 2017

Ralph Waldo Emerson Money Quote saying that poverty crushes anyone who is enslaved by debt. Ralph Waldo Emerson said:

Poverty demoralizes. A man in debt is so far a slave
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

 
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Christopher Dawson: A Squalid Existence

Posted by admin on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Christopher Dawson Money Quote saying our status turns to squalor below a certain point of income and that is allowed by a society that could end it if we insisted. Christopher Dawson said:

The great curse of our modern society is not so much lack of money as the fact that the lack of money condemns a man to a squalid and incomplete existence
— Christopher Dawson

 
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Scott Santens: For Want of A Dollar

Posted by admin on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Scott Santens Money Quote paraphrasing Benjamin Franklin’s ‘For Want of a Horseshoe Nail to illustrate how lack of basic income can destroy a life when human necessities aren’t paid. Scott Santens said:

For want of a dollar the bus ride was lost. For want of a bus ride the job was lost.
For want of a job the paycheck was lost. For want of a paycheck the housing was lost. And all for want of goddamn dollar
— Scott Santens

 
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Amit Kalantri: World Constructed Poor

Posted by admin on Thursday, August 3, 2017

Amit Kalantri Money Quote saying those who rule the world are wealthy, but those who built it all are always the poor. Amit Kalantri said:

The world is administered by rich but it is constructed by poor
— Amit Kalantri

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Amit Kalantri World is Administered by the Rich Built by the Poor

Martin Luther King: Guaranteed Income

Posted by admin on Saturday, June 10, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Money Quote saying simple is best when it comes to eliminating poverty – provide universal basic income to everyone. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said:

I am now convinced that the simplest approach will prove to be the most effective — the solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income.
— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 
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Coco Chanel: Luxury Opposite Poverty

Posted by admin on Sunday, May 28, 2017

Coco Chanel Money Quote saying poverty has nothing to do with what is perceived as its opposite – luxury which is opposite – the vulgar. Coco Chanel said:

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity
— Coco Chanel

Francois Rabelais: Lack of Money Disease

Posted by admin on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Francois Rabelais Money Quote saying in a wry tone that those without cash are seen as unhealthy and diseased because of their empty, lint lined pockets. Francois Rabelais said:

He was subject to a kind of disease, which at that time they called lack of money
— Francois Rabelais

Francois Rabelais: Leave Nothing to Poor

Posted by admin on Monday, January 16, 2017

Francois Rabelais Money Quote saying off-handedly offering to give away nothing, but only to the poor – those who have less, seems mean spirited. Francois Rabelais said:

I have nothing, owe a great deal, and the rest I leave to the poor
— Francois Rabelais

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