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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them, of course, but one cannot possibly admire them. They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage. They must also be extraordinarily stupid.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Poverty and The Poor]

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As poverty has been reduced in terms of mere survival, it has become more profound in terms of our way of life.
~ Raoul Vaneigem - [Poverty and The Poor]

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At present cats have more purchasing power and influence than the poor of this planet. Accidents of geography and colonial history should no longer determine who gets the fish.
~ Derek Wall - [Poverty and The Poor]

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Being broke is a temporary situation. Being poor is a state of mind.
~ Mike Todd - [Poverty and The Poor]

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Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.
~ Milton Friedman - [Power]

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Every man has enough power left to carry out that of which he is convinced.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe - [Power]

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Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth.
~ Henry David Thoreau - [Poverty and The Poor]

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He that has one eye is a prince among those that have none.
~ Thomas Fuller - [Power]

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He who ashamed of his poverty would be equally proud of his wealth.
~ Anonymous - [Poverty and The Poor]

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I have learned through bitter experience the one supreme lesson to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmitted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmitted into a power that can move the world.
~ Mahatma Gandhi - [Power]

 

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