quote by W. E. B. Du Bois

Today I see more clearly than yesterday that the back of the problem of race and color lies a greater problem which both obscures and implements it: and that is the fact that so many civilized persons are willing to live in comfort even if the price of this is poverty, ignorance, and disease of the majority of their fellow men.

— W. E. B. Du Bois

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Poverty today quote Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or de

Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.

The early Church was married to poverty, prisons and persecutions.

Today, the church is married to prosperity, personality, and popularity.

If poverty was to be sold three cents today, i can't buy it.

Poverty today quote Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stre

Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.

...Poverty in America today leads not only to anxiety, unhappiness, discomfort and a lack of material goods. It leads to death. Poverty in America today is a death sentence for tens and tens of thousands of our people.

The problems we face today, violent conflicts, destruction of nature, poverty, hunger, and so on, are human-created problems which can be resolved through human effort, understanding and the development of a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood. We need to cultivate a universal responsibility for one another and the planet we share.

There are millions of children today who don't attend school.

However, education is the only way to get ahead in this country.

Poverty today quote Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.

Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.

Peace is something more than the absence of war, although some nations would be thankful for that alone today. A durable and equitable peace system requires equal development opportunities for all nations.

Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism... We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or cancer or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling or being unwanted, uncared for, deserted by everybody. The greatest evil is the lack of love and charity, the terrible indifference towards one's neighbor who lives at the roadside, the victim of exploitation, corruption, poverty, and disease.

Poverty today quote Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want

Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.

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As of today, we do not need expert reports by the authoritative analytical institutions to realise that the reasons for such a situation in our community lie in global inequality, poverty and illiteracy.

The notion that aid can alleviate systemic poverty, and has done so, is a myth.

Millions in Africa are poorer today because of aid; misery and poverty have not ended but increased. Aid has been, and continues to be, an unmitigated political, economic, and humanitarian disaster for most parts of the developing world.

In the developed countries there is a poverty of intimacy, a poverty of spirit, of loneliness, of lack of love. There is no greater sickness in the world today than that one.

Poverty today quote You will never have this day again, so make it count.

You will never have this day again, so make it count.

I am but a generation removed from poverty and despair.

Where would I be today if there had never been an America? What kind of lives or future would my children have if this was not a land of opportunity?

Your poverty today is because of who you are.

Want wealth? Let go of your anchors and inhibitions and change yourself.

Today people are suffering from poverty, but also from lack of love

Poverty today quote Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want

Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.

Many problems that challenge us today can be traced back to a profound tension between what is good and desirable for society as a whole and what is good and desirable for an individual. That conflict can be found in global problems such as climate change, pollution, resource depletion, poverty, hunger, and overpopulation.

I learn immediately from any speaker how much he has already lived, through the poverty or the splendor of his speech. Life lies behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of today. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy the language which the field and the work-yard made.

In the richest country in the history of the world, this Obama economy has crushed the middle class. Family income has fallen by $4,000, but health insurance premiums are higher, food prices are higher, utility bills are higher, and gasoline prices have doubled. Today more Americans wake up in poverty than ever before.

Poverty today quote Don't let yesterday take up too much of today.

Don't let yesterday take up too much of today.

When I am asked, "What, in your view, is the worst human rights problem in the world today?" I reply: "Absolute poverty." This is not the answer most journalists expect. It is neither sexy nor legalistic. But it is true.

Today, we live in a world of incredible wealth and technology, alongside the most horrendous conditions of poverty, war and environmental crisis. This is result of capitalism, a system based on prioritizing profits not human need where the wealth is concentrated in the hands of a capitalist elite.

part of the problem with a war on poverty today is that many Americans have decided that being poor is a character defect, not an economic condition.

Poverty today quote Today is the perfect day to be happy.

Today is the perfect day to be happy.

We have common enemies today. It's called childhood poverty. It's called cancer. It's called AIDS. It's called Parkinson's. It's called Muscular Dystrophy.

It's clear that agriculture, done right, is the best means the world has today to simultaneously tackle food security, poverty and environmental degradation.

We should try to introduce our children to science today as a rebellion against poverty and ugliness and militarism and economic injustice.

Poverty today quote Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we call it present.

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There are 4 billion cell phones in use today.

Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want.

Poets are being pursued by the philosophers today, out of the poverty of philosophy. God damn it, you might think a man had no business to be writing, to be a poet unless some philosophic stinker gave him permission.

In today's integrated world economy, .

.. eradicating poverty may contribute as much to U.S. security as eradicating terrorism.

Poverty today quote If you think you'll laugh about it someday, go ahead and start today.

If you think you'll laugh about it someday, go ahead and start today.

The world at large is less inequitable today than at any time in history.

Number of people in abject poverty, as a percentage, is at all-time low.

As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity.

Poor people in America today (people who are officially in poverty) have a higher standard of living - in terms of medical standards, in terms of going to college, in terms of the way people live - than middle class people did thirty years ago.

Poverty today quote I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have

I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.

I know that, throughout the world, there are good men and women concerned with the greatest challenges facing society today - poverty, illiteracy, and disease.

In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.

Abortion is defended today as a means of ensuring the equality and independence of women, and as a solution to the problems of single parenting, child abuse, and the feminization of poverty.

Many people today in the developed countries are so far removed from poverty and suffering and starvation that they lack empathy for the sufferings of others.

Climate change is not going away. It will only get more extreme and more dangerous with time. There is no hiding from it. Yes, those living in poverty today will be hit first and the hardest, but we are all going to feel it and see it. We already are.

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