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Poorer Quotes

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The problem with beauty is that it's like being born rich and getting poorer.
- Joan Collins

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The man who has no money is poor, but one who has nothing but money is poorer.
He only is rich who can enjoy without owning;
he is poor who though he has millions is covetous.
- Orison Swett Marden

It wasn't so long ago that it was not popular to speak
Gaelic in Ireland because the areas that Gaelic is
spoken in were much poorer areas.
- Enya

I would be a poorer person if the only things I knew
were what I had found out for myself.
- J. Irwin Miller

 

Programming is one of the most difficult branches of applied mathematics;
the poorer mathematicians had better remain pure mathematicians.
- Edsger Dijkstra

The tax code is not the only area where the administration
is helping the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.
It has spent $155 billion for an unnecessary war driven by fear.
- Dennis Kucinich

Economically, unfair trade will benefit nobody in the long run,
as poorer countries will be bled totally dry and will
become unable to produce anything.
- Chris Martin

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No Man is richer for having his Estate all in Money,
Plate, etc.
lying by him, but on the contrary, he is for that reason the poorer.
- Dudley North

Poorer students take out larger loans and will have
to contribute more to the cost of higher education.
- Anne Campbell

All the measures of the Government are directed to
the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- William Henry Harrison

No business in the world has ever made more money with poorer management.
- Bill Terry

The rich become richer and the poor become poorer is
a cry heard throughout the whole civilized world.
- Friedrich Schiller

The reason that a good citizen does not use such destructive
means to become wealthier is that,
if everyone did so, we would all become poorer from
the mutual destructiveness.
- Richard Stallman

The rich are richer, and the poor are poorer,
in the city than elsewhere; and, as a rule,
the greater are the riches of the rich and the poverty of the poor.
- Josiah Strong

I believe that all the measures of the Government are
directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- William Henry Harrison

The person who does not know how to live while they
are making a living is a poorer person after their
wealth is won than when they started.
- J. G. Holland

It's funny; I actually made poorer decisions when I
sobered up then when I was screwed up.
- Corey Feldman

That some are poorer than others, ever was and ever will be:
And that many are naturally querulous and envious,
is an Evil as old as the World.
- William Petty

I believe and I say it is true Democratic feeling,
that all the measures of the Government are directed
to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- William Henry Harrison

I probably had the most fun recording For Richer For Poorer in Nashville.
- Mark Edwards

The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked,
tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

The fellow that has no money is poor.
The fellow that has nothing but money is poorer still.
- Billy Sunday

The system that had grown up in most states is that
wealthy districts with an affluent population can afford
to spend a lot more on their public school systems
than the poorer districts.
- William Weld

Poor is the man who does not know his own intrinsic
worth and tends to measure everything by relative value.
A man of financial wealth who values himself by his
financial net worth is poorer than a poor man who values
himself by his intrinsic self worth.
- Sydney Madwed

No, I was two years older than the other guys.
I was a war baby.
My family were a lot poorer than they were.
I'd had to fight too hard for anything I had in my
life and to smash things up for me.
- Roger Daltrey

Most agree, whatever their party political position,
that the West can and should open its agricultural
markets more fully to the products of the poorer countries of the globe.
They are agricultural societies that need our markets more than our charity.
- John Redwood

The report of this made me exceedingly angry,
for I could not see why information which a middle-class
woman could get from her doctor should be withheld
from a poorer woman who might need it far more.
- Dora Russell

Smoking is the now the principal avoidable cause of
premature death in Britain.
It hits the worst off people hardest of all.
Smoking is one of the principal causes of the health
gap which leads to poorer people being ill more often and dying sooner.
- Frank Dobson

People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure;
but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom
an opportunity of concealing a big belly,
or at least the consequences of it.
- Bernard de Mandeville

The poorer is a family, the greater is the proportion
of the total outgo which must be used for food...
The proportion of the outgo used for food,
other things being equal, is the best measure of the
material standard of living of a population.
- Ernst Engel

Between richer and poorer classes in a free country
a mutually respecting antagonism is much healthier
than pity on the one hand and dependence on the other,
as is, perhaps, the next best thing to fraternal feeling.
- Charles Horton Cooley

Any health care funding plan that is just,
equitable, civilized and humane must -
must -
redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the
poorer and the less fortunate.
Excellent healthcare is by definition re-distributional.
- Donald Berwick

I've had two callers ask, 'Did you ever work for someone
who is poorer than you are?' Their idea is it takes
a rich person to give you a job because jobs are something that are given to you,
an inferior, from on high.
- John Hall

Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries,
by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden,
who have understood that a nation's support of its
arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?
- Theodore Bikel

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

Who, being loved, is poor?
- Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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


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