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I hired finishers because I'm a good starter and a poor finisher.
In the age of global market capitalism, hopes and grievances were narrowly conceived, which blunted a sense of common predicament. Poor people didn’t unite; they competed ferociously amongst themselves for gains as slender as they were provisional. And this undercity strife created only the faintest ripple in the fabric of the society at large. The gates of the rich occasionally rattled, remained class. The poor took down one another, and the world’s great, unequal cities soldiered on in relative peace.
John F Kennedy
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. [Inaugural Address, January 20 1961]
Happy people are poor psychologists.
Oh, poor me (jokingly, after being told that Randy Johnson & Pedro Martinez would make more in 2003 than he would). What do I do now? I guess I'll have to get a second job.
Proletarian language is dictated by hunger. The poor chew words to fill their bellies.
Only the rich can achieve enlightenment because the poor are too busy looking for fridge freezers.
It is but a poor establishment where there are not many superfluous things which the owner knows not of, and which go to the thieves.
If you were the poor, suffering was your currency.
My only aim is the welfare of the poor of my country and the poor of states like Uttar Pradesh.
A poor man is not disposed to quick and high resentment when he is among the rich: he is apt to yield to others, for he knows others are above him: he is not stiff and self-willed; he is patient with hard fare; he expects no other than to be despised, and takes it patiently; he does not take it heinously that he overlooked and but little regarded; he is prepared to be in a lowly place; he readily honours his superiors; he takes reproofs quietly; he readily honours others as above him; he easily yields to be taught, and does not claim much to his understanding and judgment; he is not over nice or humoursome, and has his spirit subdued to hard things; he is not assuming, nor apt to take much upon him, but it is natural for him to be subject to others. Thus it is with the humble Christian.
The poor have the same basic pleasures as the rich, and the rich will always resent it.
I have such poor vision I can date anybody.
Those who see poverty looking for human slaves to capture, will tell you they saw him holding the handcuffs of laziness.
There's just something about being a young, working class, working poor, person of color in New York City in the 80's that needs to be understood by people outside of that experience. The way I put it is that we created something really amazing, hip hop, when we weren't even supposed to survive.
Money makes the world go round, but greed turns it upside down.
Poor but happy is not a phrase invented by a poor person.
Beggar that I am, I am even poor in thanks
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
He who serves the public is a poor animal; he worries himself to death and no one thanks him for it.
The irony of life emerges when two categories of men give advises regarding contempt for worldly goods. One, the rich, who do not know at first hand, what is poverty and another, the poor, who never know, from personal experience, what is luxury.
Conservatives want to make the poor rich, while liberals want to make the rich poor.
It is not God but the Devil who is in charge of the international situation and those who are working for God in it are poor servants if all they do is worship God and neglect their duty to cincumvent the Devil.
Anyway, seeking work is a tad difficult given the poor design of the streets with their prohibitive curbs and driveways that don't quite line up.
Then Martine said: "So yuo will be poor now all your life, Babette?" Poor?" said Babette. She smiled as if to herself. "No, I shall never be poor. I told you that I am a great artist. A great artist, Mesdames, is never poor.We have something, Mesdames, of which other people know nothing.
You had to see yourself poor and think of yourself as being poor, or you never would have been poor.
Cruel irony, the poor man tormented with hunger feeds those who plead his case.
The poor can't wait. Philanthropists needed to carry on being generous.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Economic stimulation that works through the increased outlays to the affluent has, inevitably, an aspect of soundness and sanity that is lacking in expenditure on behalf of the undeserving poor.
Children don't understand, when things aren't given. The single parent struggling to provide; how they sacrifice themselves, by sweeping their dreams and goals under the table, just to bring bread and beans on the table.
People are so poor around these parts, they eat their cereal with a fork to save on milk. They gotta take the bus to do a drive-by
I am the product of many whose lives have touched mine, from the famous, distinguished, and powerful to the little known and the poor.
We tried to provide more for the poor and produced more poor instead. We tried to remove the barriers to escape poverty, and inadvertently built a trap.
Mr. Rochester never courted Jane Eyre, Tessa pointed out. No, he dressed up as a woman and terrified the poor girl out of her wits. Is that what you want?
We're not so poor that we have to spend our wilderness or so rich that we can afford to.
Doom very evenly! Do not doom one doom to the rich; another to the poor! Nor doom one doom to your friend; another to your foe!
At the same time that a massive deployment of biologically harmful radio frequency (RF) radiation devices across the mass population has occurred, we see the reduction of health care for the poor, sick and elderly.
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Few save the poor feel for the poor.
It sucks to be poor, and it sucks to feel that you somehow deserve to be poor.
Tajiri bila maskini ni maskini na bila tajiri maskini ni tajiri. Tajiri akiwa na maadili, maskini atakuwa tajiri.
Friends, the soil is poor, we must sow seeds in plenty for us to garner even modest harvests.
It's always the rich and there's plenty to waste, yet still China has a lot of people living in very spare, poor conditions.
A poor man fear for money works against him.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Rich just needs a more expensive shoe, but poor just needs a shoe!
Feeble is the character, that bows to inflated ego, arrogance, and whines of affluent, whilst raising itself mercilessly on the humble and underprivileged.
I come from a poor family.
You can't help the poor by being one of them.
It was one of the links between the ground-down poor and the wasteful rich. The girl felt that even if she had less than anybody in Williamsburg, somehow she had more. She was richer because she had something to waste.
Mind is but a poor reflection of the radiant Heart.
The question is, can poverty be simulated? Poverty, after all, is not just a question of having no money or no possessions. Poverty is about having no power. The battle of the poor and the powerless is one of reclamation, not renunciation.
He is a poor man who can only measure his wealth in dollars.