65 Impoverished Quotes To Inspire You

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  1. A new era will dawn in Africa, when the impoverished masses of a nation rise up to rescue their right to a decent life from the hands of the ruling oligarchies. — Che Guevara
  2. If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. — Richard M. Nixon
  3. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand — Woodrow Wilson
  4. We should be respectful but we must also have the courage to stop harmful practices that impoverish girls, women and their communities. — Graca Machel
  5. To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished. — Roland Barthes
  6. During my lifetime, America has been constantly waging war against much of humanity: impoverished people mostly, in stricken places. — John Pilger
  7. Practically all government attempts to redistribute wealth and income tend to smother productive incentives and lead toward general impoverishment. — Henry Hazlitt
  8. Every good composition is above all a work of abstraction. All good painters know this. But the painter cannot dispense with subjects altogether without his work suffering impoverishment. — Diego Rivera
  9. In a word, the consumer of mass culture is lonely, not only lonely, but spiritually impoverished. — Walker Percy
  10. It should never be forgotten that socialism is always, and everywhere, an impoverishing phenomenon that has failed in all countries where it has been tried out. — Javier Milei

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The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life. — Frank Lloyd Wright

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. — Woodrow Wilson

A new era will dawn in Africa, when the impoverished masses of a nation rise up to rescue their right to a decent life from the hands of the ruling oligarchies. — Che Guevara

Africa is a paradox which illustrates and highlights neo-colonialism . Her earth is rich, yet the products that come from above and below the soil continue to enrich, not Africans predominantly, but groups and individuals who operate to Africa’s impoverishment. — Kwame Nkrumah

If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. — Richard M. Nixon

You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand — Woodrow Wilson

We should be respectful but we must also have the courage to stop harmful practices that impoverish girls, women and their communities. — Graca Machel

To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished. — Roland Barthes

During my lifetime, America has been constantly waging war against much of humanity: impoverished people mostly, in stricken places. — John Pilger

Practically all government attempts to redistribute wealth and income tend to smother productive incentives and lead toward general impoverishment. — Henry Hazlitt

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The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life. — Frank Lloyd Wright

If a man has an apartment stacked to the ceiling with newspapers, we call him crazy. If a woman has a trailer house full of cats, we call her nuts. But when people pathologically hoard so much cash that they impoverish the entire nation, we put them on the cover of Fortune magazine and pretend that they are role models. — Lester B. Pearson

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. — Woodrow Wilson

A new era will dawn in Africa, when the impoverished masses of a nation rise up to rescue their right to a decent life from the hands of the ruling oligarchies. — Che Guevara

Africa is a paradox which illustrates and highlights neo-colonialism . Her earth is rich, yet the products that come from above and below the soil continue to enrich, not Africans predominantly, but groups and individuals who operate to Africa’s impoverishment. — Kwame Nkrumah

If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. — Richard M. Nixon

You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand — Woodrow Wilson

If many islands really are destined to be lost to the waves, the impact will not just be on those leaving before it’s too late but also upon the countries to which they flee. If the flooding of Bangladesh becomes worse, the future of the country and its 160 million people is dire; if the water levels rise much higher, this impoverished country may go under. And if the desertification of the land just below the Sahel continues, then waters such as the one in Darfur, Sudan partially caused by the desert encroaching on the nomads in the north, which in turn pushed them southward toward the Fur people, will intensify and spread. — Tim Marshall

We should be respectful but we must also have the courage to stop harmful practices that impoverish girls, women and their communities. — Graca Machel

To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished. — Roland Barthes

During my lifetime, America has been constantly waging war against much of humanity: impoverished people mostly, in stricken places. — John Pilger

We have, in this country, one of the most corrupt institutions the world has ever known. I refer to the Federal Reserve Board. This evil institution has impoverished the people of the United States and has practically bankrupted our government. It has done this through the corrupt practices of the moneyed vultures who control it. — Louis Thomas McFadden

Practically all government attempts to redistribute wealth and income tend to smother productive incentives and lead toward general impoverishment. — Henry Hazlitt

Every good composition is above all a work of abstraction. All good painters know this. But the painter cannot dispense with subjects altogether without his work suffering impoverishment. — Diego Rivera

In a word, the consumer of mass culture is lonely, not only lonely, but spiritually impoverished. — Walker Percy

All the impoverishing effects of socialism are with us in the U.S.: reduced levels of investment and saving, the misallocation of resources, the overutilization and vandalization of factors of production, and the inferior quality of products and services. — Hans-Hermann Hoppe

The indifference, callousness and contempt that so many people exhibit toward animals is evil first because it results in great suffering in animals, and second because it results in an incalculably great impoverishment of the human spirit. — Albert Einstein

It should never be forgotten that socialism is always, and everywhere, an impoverishing phenomenon that has failed in all countries where it has been tried out. — Javier Milei

The quest for slowness, which begins as a simple rebellion against the impoverishment of taste in our lives, makes it possible to rediscover taste. — Carlo Petrini

There can be no stronger proof of the impoverishment of our contemporary culture than the popular - though profoundly mistaken - definition of myth as falsehood. — Rollo May

Democracy is premised, in some measure, on majority rule, and democracy is difficult in a situation of concentrated inequalities in which a large, impoverished majority confronts a small, wealthy oligarchy. — Samuel P. Huntington

We impoverish God in our minds when we say there must be answers to our prayers on the material plane; the biggest answers to our prayers are in the realm of the unseen. — Oswald Chambers

All experience is an enrichment rather than an impoverishment. — Eudora Welty

An attitude of permanent indignation signifies great mental poverty. Politics compels it votaries to take that line and you can see their minds growing more impoverished every day, from one burst of righteous indignation to the next. — Paul Valery

The territorial aristocracy of former ages was either bound by law, or thought itself bound by usage, to come to the relief of its serving-men and to relieve their distresses. But the manufacturing aristocracy of our age first impoverishes and debases the men who serve it and then abandons them to be supported by the charity of the public. — Alexis de Tocqueville

Culture has lead us to betray our own aboriginal spirit and wholeness, into an ever-worsening realm of synthetic, isolating, impoverishing estrangement. Which is not to say that there are no more everyday pleasures, without which we would loose our humanness. But as our plight deepens, we glimpse how much must be erased for our redemption. — John Zerzan

As we come to grips with our own selfishness and stupidity, we make friends with the impostor and accept that we are impoverished and broken and realize that, if we were not, we would be God. The art of gentleness toward ourselves leads to being gentle with others -- and is a natural prerequisite for our presence to God in prayer. — Brennan Manning

Writing long books is a laborious and impoverishing act of foolishness: expanding in five hundred pages an idea that could be perfectly explained in a few minutes. A better procedure is to pretend that those books already exist and to offer a summary, a commentary. — Jorge Luis Borges

'Nobody goes to jail.' This is the mantra of the financial-crisis era, one that saw virtually every major bank and financial company on Wall Street embroiled in obscene criminal scandals that impoverished millions and collectively destroyed hundreds of billions, in fact, trillions of dollars of the world's wealth - and nobody went to jail. — Matt Taibbi

However my parents - both of whom came from impoverished backgrounds and neither of whom had been to college, took the view that my overactive imagination was an amusing quirk that would never pay a mortgage or secure a pension. — J. K. Rowling

According to a Pew poll, 49% of young Americans have a favorable view of socialism. What is socialism? it is a system that leads to mass misery, mass impoverishment, and human slaughter. That's what it means. Yet almost half of the young think it's benign. — David Horowitz

If you don't go far enough back in memory or far enough ahead in hope, your future will be impoverished. — Art Linkletter

I will probably have a tendency to lean toward trying to resolve the issues that negatively impact black people, but the overall picture and the overall power is achieved in bringing all impoverished people together. The common denominator is pain, because we all suffer through the deaths of loved ones and eventually suffer death. — David Banner

Great nations are never impoverished by private, though they sometimes are by public prodigality and misconduct. — Adam Smith

If allowed to continue, this process will turn the United States into a declining, unfair society with an impoverished, angry, uneducated population under the control of a small, ultrawealthy elite. Such a society would be not only immoral but also eventually unstable, dangerously ripe for religious and political extremism. — Charles Ferguson

For without love we will lose the will to live. Our mental and physical vitality is impaired, our resistance is lowered, and we succumb to illnesses that often prove fatal. We may escape actual death, but what remains is a meager and barren existence, emotionally so impoverished that we can only be called half alive. — Smiley Blanton

The vocabulary of one’s self-criticism is so impoverished and clichéd. We are at our most stupid in our self-hatred. — Adam Phillips

Sedition is bred in the lap of luxury and its chosen emissaries are the beggared spendthrift and the impoverished libertine. — George Bancroft

All life is interrelated. The agony of the poor impoverishes the rich; the betterment of the poor enriches the rich. We are inevitably our brother's keeper because we are our brother's brother. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

You think that I am impoverishing myself withdrawing from men, but in my solitude I have woven for myself a silken web or chrysalis, and, nymph-like, shall ere long burst forth a more perfect creature, fitted for a higher society. — Henry David Thoreau

I'm very pessimistic about the future of the human species. We have been so indifferent to life on the whole that it will take its toll. It's not just the polar bears that are having a hard time; what we're doing is gradually impoverishing and poisoning the whole of the rest of life. — W. S. Merwin

Conservation is sometimes perceived as stopping everything cold, as holding whooping cranes in higher esteem than people. It is up to science to spread the understanding that the choice is not between wild places or people, it is between a rich or an impoverished existence for Man. — Thomas Lovejoy

Strong role models and unconditional love can heal even the most emotionally impoverished person, and that goes for adults as well as youngsters. — Ann Landers

The fewer data needed, the better the information. And an overload of information, that is, anything much beyond what is truly needed, leads to information blackout. It does not enrich, but impoverishes. — Peter Drucker

Each day, it seemed, another law was passed to impoverish and diminish them, punishing them for whatever success they achieved and rewarding their less competent and industrious neighbors. — L. Neil Smith

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