Archive for the ‘poverty’ Category

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Marshall McLuhan on Credit for the Poor

Posted by admin on Sunday, May 18, 2014

Marshall McLuhan Money Quotation saying cash represents purchasing power to a poor man, just as credit cards – although without the flexibility. Marshall McLuhan said:

Money is just the poor man’s credit card

— Marshall McLuhan

Henry Rollins on Blues is Loss

Posted by admin on Monday, April 21, 2014

Henry Rollins Money Quotation saying not enough cash to drink is cause for the blues after losing love. Henry Rollins said:

The blues is losing someone you love and not having enough money to immerse yourself in drink

— Henry Rollins

Henry Ward Beecher on Rich or Poor

Posted by admin on Friday, February 7, 2014

Henry Ward Beecher Money Quotation saying possessions don’t determine wealth, but character defines both rich and poor. Henry Ward Beecher said:

He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has

— Henry Ward Beecher

Muhammad Yunus on Lending to Poor

Posted by admin on Thursday, January 16, 2014

Muhammad Yunus Money Quotation saying Bangladeshi microcredit entrepreneur lends money to the poor because traditional credit fails. Muhammad Yunus said:

I went to the bank and proposed that they lend money to the poor people. The bankers almost fell over — Muhammad Yunus

Pope Francis on Obligations of Rich to Poor

Posted by admin on Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Pope Francis Money Quotation saying the wealthy must see it as a part of their role to help those in poverty overcome their burdens. Pope Francis said:

The Pope loves everyone, rich and poor alike, but he is obliged in the name of Christ to remind all that the rich must help, respect and promote the poor — Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Profit and Consumption

Posted by admin on Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Pope Francis Money Quotation saying we worry more about a broken computer than a broken person who doesn’t consume new products. Pope Francis said:

Men and women are sacrificed to the idols of profit and consumption

— Pope Francis

Indira Gandhi on Everything or Nothing

Posted by admin on Saturday, November 23, 2013

Indira Gandhi Money Quotation saying good works only with cash suggests that ministers are detached from the people and display a poverty of Imagination with Everything or Nothing thinking. Indira Gandhi said:

One must beware of ministers who can do nothing without money, and those who want to do everything with money — Indira Gandhi

David George on Haunting Unemployment

Posted by admin on Thursday, October 31, 2013

David Lloyd George Money Quotation haunting ghosts and goblins of cash at Halloween are frightening the poor and those at risk of losing their money. David Lloyd George said:

Four specters haunt the poor — old age, accident, sickness and unemployment — David Lloyd George

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