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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George Bernard Shaw: Fear of Poverty

Posted by admin on Monday, October 31, 2016

George Bernard Shaw Money Quote saying people are so frightened by the idea of poverty, that it siphons off the simple joy of living. George Bernard Shaw said:

Let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live
— George Bernard Shaw

Hillary Clinton: Raise Minimum Wage

Posted by admin on Thursday, October 20, 2016

Hillary Clinton Money Quote saying in the final 2016 Presidential debate that she wants to increase low-income worker pay rate above poverty level. Hillary Clinton said:

I want to raise the national minimum wage. People who work full-time should not be on the poverty line
— Hillary Clinton

Barbara Ehrenreich: Poverty Is Not a Failing

Posted by admin on Sunday, June 26, 2016

Barbara Ehrenreich Money Quote saying the poor are not lazy or possess some type of flaw that causes poverty, it’s lack money only. Barbara Ehrenreich said:

Poverty is not a character failing or a lack of motivation. Poverty is a shortage of money
— Barbara Ehrenreich

George Bernard Shaw: Poverty Worst Crime

Posted by admin on Sunday, June 19, 2016

George Bernard Shaw Money Quote saying poverty is a crime perpetrated on those unable to resist it. George Bernard Shaw said:

The greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty
— George Bernard Shaw

Eli Khamarov: Poverty is Like Punishment

Posted by admin on Friday, June 17, 2016

Eli Khamarov Money Quote saying poverty is like a prison sentence imposed for no reason on those being punished. Eli Khamarov said:

Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit
— Eli Khamarov

Anatole France: Law Forbids Rich Begging

Posted by admin on Thursday, June 16, 2016

Anatole France Money Quote saying the wealthy are forbidden from panhandling and stealing food, just as it does the poor. Anatole France said:

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor, to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread
— Anatole France

P.J. O’Rourke: Can’t Rid Poverty by Giving

Posted by admin on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

P.J. O’Rourke Money Quote saying dropping cash on the poor is not a solution to poverty, but a short-term fix that makes the giver feel better. P.J. O’Rourke said:

You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money
— P.J. O’Rourke

William Hazlitt: Adversity A Great Teacher

Posted by admin on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

William Hazlitt Money Quote saying wealth teaches us, adversity teaches more as doing without possessions increases our strength. William Hazlitt said:

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it
— William Hazlitt

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