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“But I, being poor, have only my dreams. I have spread my dreams under your feet; tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.”
William Butler Yeats
“Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit.”
“Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.”
“No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.”
Henry Ward Beecher
“Poverty is my pride”
“As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.”
Henry David Thoreau
“Women do two thirds of the world's work. Yet they earn only one tenth of the world's income and own less than one percent of the world's property. They are among the poorest of the world's poor.”
Barber B. Conable Jr.
“Poverty is death in another form”
“All we see of someone at any moment is a snapshot of their life, there in riches or poverty, in joy or despair. Snapshots don't show the million decisions that led to that moment.”
“The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.”
G. K. Chesterton
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