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How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
I know some people say I can be funny. But there is always a deeper meaning to what I say. I am a socialist at heart and have the interests of the poor in mind. When people see how I manage to work my way out of tough situations, it gives them hope in their own life.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
Who, being loved, is poor?
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty.
Rainer Maria Rilke
You can't just lecture the poor that they shouldn't riot or go to extremes. You have to make the means of legal redress available.
Harold H. Greene
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.
Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John F. Kennedy
I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
I made so many jokes about poor Russell Crowe, he once knocked on my dressing room door, and told me he wanted to go out on this chat show we were on to laugh with me. Now he's ruined it. I can't make another joke about him.
Savings is an important tool because it can help the poor deal with the ups and downs of irregular earnings and help them build reserves for a rainy day.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
I have very poor eyesight, and I can't imagine a world without my glasses or contacts.
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
The biggest and most deadly 'tax' rate on the poor comes from a loss of various welfare state benefits - food stamps, housing subsidies and the like - if their income goes up.
Unfortunately, some of our poor choices are irreversible, but many are not. Often, we can change course and get back on the right track.
James E. Faust
I come from the slums; I come from a hard background; I come from a poor family; and I was a soldier.
Steve Van Zandt, the poor guy, doesn't get to play enough as it is with me hogging a lot of the solos. Steve has always been a fabulous guitarist. Back from the day when we were both teenagers together, he led his band and played lead and was always a hot guitar player.
I could have easily been a statistic. Growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., it was easy - a little too easy - to get into trouble. Surrounded by poor schools, lack of resources, high unemployment rates, poverty, gangs and more, I watched as many of my peers fell victim to a vicious cycle of diminished opportunities and imprisonment.
The difference between rich and poor is becoming more extreme, and as income inequality widens the wealth gap in major nations, education, health and social mobility are all threatened.
Helene D. Gayle
I believe God wants you to have money to pay your bills, send your kids to college and do charity work and build orphanages. There's the teaching that we're supposed to be poor to show that we're humble. I don't buy that. I think we're supposed to be leaders. We're supposed to excel.
The Christian missionary may preach the gospel to the poor naked heathen, but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.
It is a damn poor mind indeed which can't think of at least two ways to spell any word.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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