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Nelson Mandela: No Freedom While Poverty Persists

Posted by admin on Thursday, April 16, 2015

Nelson Mandela Money Quotation saying we perceive relief of poverty as an act rather than a final destination – of freedom. Nelson Mandela said:

Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. While poverty persists, there is no true freedom
— Nelson Mandela

W.E.B. Dubois on Race Hardship

Posted by admin on Friday, January 9, 2015

W.E.B. Dubois saying race plays a role in poverty where riches surround those without hope of sharing the wealth. W.E.B. Dubois said:

To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships
— W.E.B. Dubois

Raymond Hitchcock: Capital of Laughter

Posted by admin on Thursday, January 8, 2015

Raymond Hitchcock Money Quotation saying poverty of spirit can rob even the richest of happiness and laughter. Raymond Hitchcock said:

A man isn’t poor if he can still laugh

Raymond Hitchcock

Charles Dickens: Scrooge Counting Christmas

Posted by admin on Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Charles Dickens Money Quotation saying in ‘A Christmas Carol’ that Ebenezer Scrooge had chosen one of the best days of the year to toil away counting pennies at Christmas time. Charles Dickens said:

Once upon a time — of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve — old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house
— Charles Dickens

O. Henry: Shadows of Words in Hunger

Posted by admin on Friday, September 26, 2014

O. Henry Money Quotation saying the finer things in life cannot be appreciated by those without basic necessities and food. O. Henry said:

Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man’s starving
— O. Henry

Orison Swett Marden on Poor With Money

Posted by admin on Friday, May 30, 2014

Orison Swett Marden Money Quotation saying being without is bad, but having only cash is a kind of poverty beyond. Orison Swett Marden said:

The man who has no money is poor, but one who has nothing but money is poorer
— Orison Swett Marden

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

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