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    Poverty is the openmouthed relentless hell which yawns beneath civilized society. And it is hell enough.

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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.

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

by Melville D. Landon Found in: Poverty Quotes,
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Hard as it may appear in individual cases, dependent poverty ought to be held disgraceful.

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

by Thomas Robert Malthus Found in: Poverty Quotes,
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The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.

The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.

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The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the
poor is their poverty.

The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the
poor is their poverty.

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What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the
faces of the poor? saith the read more

What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the
faces of the poor? saith the Lord God of hosts.

by Bible Found in: Poverty Quotes,
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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 read more

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.'

by Richard Jeni Found in: Poverty Quotes,
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Oh, the little more, and how much it is!
And the little less, and what worlds away.

Oh, the little more, and how much it is!
And the little less, and what worlds away.

by Robert Browning Found in: Poverty Quotes,
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Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.

Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.

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When you're really poor, everything you see
is something you can't have.

When you're really poor, everything you see
is something you can't have.

by Patrick Duncan Found in: Poverty Quotes,
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