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A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face.
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(Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal

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A poor man is all schemes.
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Spanish Proverb

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A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
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Georges Bernanos

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America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people.
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Gloria Steinem

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Anyone who has struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.
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James Baldwin

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As society advances the standard of poverty rises.
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Theodore Parker

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Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind.
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Mike Todd

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Empty pockets make empty heads.
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William Carlos Williams

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For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.
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John W. Gardner

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Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth.
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Henry David Thoreau

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Hard as it may appear in individual cases, dependent poverty ought to be held disgraceful.
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Thomas Robert Malthus

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Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
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Benjamin Franklin

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He that has pity on the poor lends to the Lord.
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Bible

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He who ashamed of his poverty would be equally proud of his wealth.
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Source Unknown

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He who knows how to be poor knows everything.
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Jules Michelet

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Here we all live in a state of ambitious poverty.
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(Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal

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I am a poor man, but I have this consolation: I am poor by accident, not by design.
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Josh Billings

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I am my brother's keeper, and he's sleeping pretty rough these days.
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Archbishop Derek Worlock

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I know a fellow who's as broke as the Ten Commandments.
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John Marquand

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I wasn't born in a log cabin, but my family moved into one as soon as they could afford it.
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Melville D. Landon

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I worked myself up from nothing to extreme poverty.
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Groucho Marx

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If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
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John F. Kennedy

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If the rich could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make a wonderful living.
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Yiddish Proverb

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In a change of masters the poor change nothing except their master's name.
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Phaedrus

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In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.
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Herbert Clark Hoover

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