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Poverty is an anomaly to rich people. It is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell.

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. Consequently, the modern poor are not pitied but written off as trash. The twentieth-century consumer economy has produced the first culture for which a beggar is a reminder of nothing.
A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships.
Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.
Anyone who has struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.

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