Some Thoughts On Poverty From Various Authors

“Poverty is the worst form of violence.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.”

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.”

Mother Teresa

“The United States spends over $87 billion conducting a war in Iraq while the United Nations estimates that for less than half that amount we could provide clean water, adequate diets, sanitations services and basic education to every person on the planet. And we wonder why terrorists attack us.”

John Perkins Confessions Of An Economic Hitman

“It is very expensive to give bad medical care to poor people in a rich country.”

Paul Farmer

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