Cause of Poverty in Burme Essay

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Welcome to The Quote Garden! celebrating 17 years online 1998-2015 Search Find Your Way HOME Search Browse Site Info Privacy Quotations about Poverty Related Quotes Money Property Debt Simplicity Prosperity Food For The Poor Help Feed Millions of Hungry People You Can Save A Life, Donate [I]f the misery of our poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin... ~Charles Darwin, August 1836 entry about slavery in Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the countries visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World, under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N., Chapter XXI My poverty is not complete: it lacks me. ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin Society comprises two classes: those who have more food than appetite, and those who have more appetite than food. ~Sébastien-Roch Nicolas (Chamfort) Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. ~Norman Vincent Peale The story of his youth was a series of bitternesses, as is the case with almost all distinguished men. Poverty sits by their cradle, and keeps watch over them till they have grown up; and this lean nurse remains their true companion through life. ~Heinrich Heine We have grown literally afraid to be poor. We despise anyone who elects to be poor in order to simplify and save his inner life. If he does not join the general scramble and pant with the money-making street, we deem him spiritless and lacking in ambition. ~William James You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money. ~P.J. O'Rourke, A Parliament of Whores 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

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