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Samuel Johnson: Negligence Affords Poverty

Posted by admin on Saturday, June 11, 2016

Samuel Johnson Money Quote saying the attitude of negligence is a sure attraction to poverty for one who believes they have the luxury of being neglectful. Samuel Johnson said:

He that thinks he can afford to be negligent is not far from being poor
— Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson: Hide Poverty & Idleness

Posted by admin on Friday, June 10, 2016

Samuel Johnson Money Quote saying our self-image depends on hiding our laziness from ourselves and being poor – the poverty that results – from others. Samuel Johnson said:

To be idle and to be poor have always been reproaches, and therefore every man endeavors with his utmost care to hide his poverty from others, and his idleness from himself
— Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson: Want of Superfluities

Posted by admin on Thursday, June 9, 2016

Samuel Johnson Money Quote saying in nature, only lack of necessities make us poor, but society names lack of the superfluous as poverty. Samuel Johnson said:

Nature makes us poor only when we want necessaries, but custom gives the name of poverty to the want of superfluities
— Samuel Johnson

Muhammad Yunus: Poverty Museums

Posted by admin on Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Muhammad Yunus Money Quote saying he imagines we will resolve world poverty to the extent that we’ll need a museum to show kids what it was like. Muhammad Yunus said:

One day our grandchildren will go to museums to see what poverty was like
— Muhammad Yunus

Ronaldo: I’ve Been Poor, Money & Glory

Posted by admin on Friday, May 20, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo Money Quote saying he believes he’ll be immune to the influence of fame and money than others because he’s been poor. Ronaldo said:

I have been poor and money doesn’t make any importance to me. I won’t let all the money and glory go to my head
— Ronaldo

Seth Godin: Poverty is About Scrambling

Posted by admin on Thursday, May 19, 2016

Seth Godin Money Quote saying it’s impossible to imagine a life without possibilities for basic necessities in daily poverty risks. Seth Godin said:

A life lived in poverty … is always about scrambling. A life lived in poverty is about another kind of possibility, the very real possibility that there be no food tomorrow, no shelter, no emergency health care for the children. It’s always about scrambling, about the risk
— Seth Godin

Seth Godin: Poverty a Four Foot High Ceiling

Posted by admin on Monday, May 16, 2016

Seth Godin Money Quote saying being poor means never being able to stand upright to reach the potential just above the impenetrable poverty barrier overhead. Seth Godin said:

Poverty is an iron ceiling, a ceiling four feet off the ground, a ceiling that forces those who live with poverty to spend their days hunched over, on the edge of fear and humiliation
— Seth Godin

Steve Wynn: Nobody Likes Poor People

Posted by admin on Thursday, April 7, 2016

Las Vegas Hotel & Casino magnate Steve Wynn Money Quote saying Poverty is not a nice environment even for those who share that class distinction. Steve Wynn said:

Rich people only like being around rich people. Nobody likes being around poor people, especially poor people
— Steve Wynn

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