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Ian Smith Quotes and Sayings

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Poor air quality, which can be influenced by a variety of fumes,
chemicals and allergens, is arguably the leading cause
of triggers for most asthmatics in urban areas.
- Ian Smith

If my children were hungry I should think I would steal to feed them.
- Ian Smith

I always try to be reasonable and effective.
- Ian Smith

Every human being makes mistakes.
- Ian Smith

 

Freedom.
And Justice.
If you have those two, it covers everything.
You must stick to those principles and have the courage of your convictions.
- Ian Smith

The only violence was when these so-called 'freedom
fighters' terrorized the poor Africans in the villages...
They were told what to do and who to support.
- Ian Smith

The risk from viruses is an unanswered question -
and it won't be answered until you have had organs
transplanted into humans over many years.
- Ian Smith

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Declaring independence was the most traumatic decision I had to live up to.
Because I didn't want to do it.
- Ian Smith

Everything we did was criticized.
For about thirty years we lived with the world against us,
accusing us of things we didn't do!
- Ian Smith

I would say colonialism is a wonderful thing.
It spread civilization to Africa.
Before it they had no written language,
no wheel as we know it, no schools, no hospitals,
not even normal clothing.
- Ian Smith

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor PHOTO

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Outer show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
- Aesop

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

Who, being loved, is poor?
- Oscar Wilde

We are rich only through what we give,
and poor only through what we refuse.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields PHOTO

I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colors.
I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and
am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
- Winston Churchill

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.
Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor
for helping us to love God better because of them.
- Mother Teresa

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
- Euripides

But, alas!
what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have
a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
- Mary Astell

No society can surely be flourishing and happy,
of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
- Adam Smith

The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway
is usually a poor judge of distance.
- Laurence J. Peter

It is only the poor who pay cash,
and that not from virtue,
but because they are refused credit.
- Anatole France

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.
- Carl Jung

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence,
to live as if he were poor.
- William Temple

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem,
it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
- David Friedman

I try to give to the poor people for love
what the rich could get for money.
No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds;
yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
- Mother Teresa

Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike.
Each has their suffering.
Some suffer too much, others too little.
- The Buddha

When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Pale Death beats equally at the poor man's gate and at the palaces of kings.
- Horace

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
- Henry Ford

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool,
a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
- Sholom Aleichem

We approach people the same way we approach our cars.
We take the poor kid to a doctor and ask,
What's wrong with him, how much will it cost,
and when can I pick him up?
- James Hillman

I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
- Pablo Picasso

The man of science is a poor philosopher.
- Albert Einstein

We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor
are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.
- Lionel Trilling

The poor don't know that their function in life is
to exercise our generosity.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.
- Evita Peron

I love this work I do.
It's a privilege to serve the poor.
- Bono

Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
- Lewis Carroll

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
- Francis Bacon

The Moon Cannot Be Stolen:
A thief entered the little hut of a Zen Master,
but discovered there was nothing to steal.
The Zen Master discovered the thief.
"You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler,
"and you should not return empty-handed.
Please take my clothes as a gift."
The thief was bewildered,
but he took the clothes and slunk away.
The Zen Master sat naked, watching the moon.
"Poor fellow," he mused,
"I wish I could have given him this beautiful moon."
- Traditional Zen Koan

Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
- Wallace Stevens

The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans
is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt,
too.
- Oscar Levant

To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man.
Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.
- Charles Edwards

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense.
I just use the money for the poor.
I can't stop to count it.
- Evita Peron

I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than
a king without the desire to read.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free;
if our wealth commands us,
we are poor indeed.
- Edmund Burke

There really has not been a strong Republican message
to either the poor or the African American community at large.
- Jack Kemp

Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in Russia
do not ask themselves how real is liberty among the poor,
the weak, and the ignorant in capitalist society.
- Emily Greene Balch

We have no right to luxuries while the poor want bread.
- Thomas Day

The beloved of the Almighty are: the rich who have
the humility of the poor,
and the poor who have the magnanimity of the rich.
- Saadi

A few men own from ten thousand to two hundred thousand acres each.
The poor Laborer can find no resting place,
save on the barren mountain, or in the trackless desert.
- Denis Kearney

Apparently I'm the most naked that anyone's been on TNT.
My poor mother.
I'm ready to run away.
- Sheryl Lee

We are particularly poor at the open economy issues.
- Martin Feldstein

You have no idea what a poor opinion I have of myself
and how little I deserve it.
- William Gilbert

Who says Australia offers not a home for every poor Englishman,
or any other countryman that finds his way to our shores?
And what sort of thanks do we get for it?
- Henry Lawson

Nowadays there is more dynamism in chess,
modern players like to take the initiative.
Usually they are poor defenders though.
- Boris Spassky

Books are good enough in their own way,
but they are a poor substitute for life.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

In the best days of our republic Americans were fiercely
proud of the fact that rich and poor met on such equal terms in so many ways,
and without the slightest trace of hostility.
- Robert Welch

When I was a kid in Houston, we were so poor we couldn't
afford the last 2 letters,
so we called ourselves po'.
- George Foreman

In real terms, there is a greater disparity of earnings
between the very rich and the very poor.
- Ferdinand Mount

I think people really marry far too much;
it is such a lottery after all,
and for a poor woman a very doubtful happiness.
- Queen Victoria


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