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“I think that's how Chicago got started. A bunch of people in New York said, 'Gee, I'm enjoying the crime and the poverty, but it just isn't cold enough, let's go west.'”
“Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.”
James Arthur Baldwin
“Poverty is slavery (Somalia)”
“The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.”
Mother Teresa of Calcutta
“It's sin and not poverty that makes men miserable.”
“Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things”
“Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothache.”
“Another good thing about being poor is that when you are seventy your children will not have declared you legally insane in order to gain control of your estate”
“In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.”
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