Poor people have big TV's. Rich people have big libraries.— Jim Rohn
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Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways.
This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor.
A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
Rich people have big libraries, poor people have big TV's.
You ultimately judge the civility of a society not by how it treats the rich, the powerful, the protected and the highly esteemed, but by how it treats the poor, the disfavored and the disadvantaged.
History will judge societies and governments - and their institutions - not by how big they are or how well they serve the rich and the powerful, but by how effectively they respond to the needs of the poor and the helpless.
Do not judge by appearances; a rich heart may be under a poor coat.
Do not judge by appearances; A rich heart may be under a poor coat.
I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.
When we speak for the poor, please note that we do not take sides with one social class. What we do is invite all social classes, rich and poor, without distinction, saying to everyone let us take seriously the cause of the poor as though it were our own.
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.
My poor dad said, 'You need to know a lot about one speciality.' My rich dad said, 'You need to learn a little about a lot of things.'
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
Football is the only sport where you put people together, it doesn't matter if you are rich, or poor, or black, or white. It is one nation. This is the beauty of football.
The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.
I dont care if you're black, white, short, tall, skinny, rich or poor. If you respect me I'll respect you
Our struggle is not easy. Those who oppose our cause are rich and powerful and they have many allies in high places. We are poor. Our allies are few. But we have something the rich do not own. We have our bodies and spirits and the justice of our cause as our weapons.
No human being should ever have to fear for his own life because of political or religious beliefs. We are all in this together, my friends, the rich, the poor, the red, white, black, brown and yellow. We share responsibility for Mother Earth and those who live and breathe upon her ..never forget that.
Happiness and suffering do not depend on being poor or rich, they depend on having the right or wrong understanding in our mind.
The man who has millions will want everything he can lay his hands on and then raise his voice against the poor devil who wants ten cents more a day.
I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation.
We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Whoever you are, no matter what social position you have, rich or poor, always show great strength and determination, and always do everything with much love and deep faith in God. One day you will reach your goal.
But love, whether in Multan or on Siberia's icy tundra, whether in the winter or the summer, whether among the rich or the poor, whether among the beautiful or the ugly, whether among the crude or refined, love is always just love. There's no difference.
If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying you want a country based on Christian values, because you don't
You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence. You cannot help people permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
Charity is a cold grey loveless thing.
If a rich man wants to help the poor, he should pay his taxes gladly, not dole out money at a whim.
The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor.
Conservatives say if you don't give the rich more money, they will lose their incentive to invest. As for the poor, they tell us they have lost all incentive because we've given them too much money.
Nothing will make me change my principles.
Even with the knife at my neck I shall still declare, up to this day, the poor have done everything; it is time for the rich to take their turn... The selfish people, the young idlers, must be made useful, whether they like it or not, and some respite be procured for the useful and respectable worker.
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
Why do some people have to go barefoot so that others can drive luxury cars? Why are some people able to live only 35 years in order that others can live 70 years? Why do some people have to be miserably poor in order that others can be extravagantly rich? I speak for all the children in the world who don't even have a piece of bread.
The result of neo-colonialism is that foreign capital is used for the exploitation rather than for the development of the less developed parts of the world. Investment under neo-colonialism increases rather than decreases the gap between the rich and poor countries of the world.
We are all connected. What unites us is our common humanity. I don't want to oversimplify things - but the suffering of a mother who has lost her child is not dependent on her nationality, ethnicity or religion. White, black, rich, poor, Christian, Muslim or Jew - pain is pain - joy is joy.
To heal the breach between the rich and the poor, it is necessary to distinguish between justice and charity.
Not the children of the rich or of the powerful only, but of all alike, boys and girls, both noble and ignoble, rich and poor, in all cities and towns, villages and hamlets, should be sent to school
Everywhere you will find that the wealth of the wealthy springs from the poverty of the poor.
If globalization is to succeed, it must succeed for poor and rich alike.
It must deliver rights no less than riches. It must provide social justice and equity no less than economic prosperity and enhanced communication.
Prayer cleanses from sin, drives away temptations, stamps out persecutions, comforts the fainthearted, gives new strength to the courageous, brings travellers safely home, calms the waves, confounds robbers, feeds the poor, overrules the rich, lifts up the fallen, supports those who are falling, sustains those who stand firm.
The rich man who gives to the poor does not bestow alms but pays a debt.
Wherever there is great property there is great inequality.
For one very rich man there must be at least five hundred poor, and the affluence of the few supposes the indigence of the many. The affluence of the rich excites the indignation of the poor, who are often both driven by want, and prompted by envy, to invade his possessions.
... a bad attitude, that the love of money is the root of all evil and the rich are evil and greedy and all that stuff. It’s basically socialism and communism.
The game of speculation is the most uniformly fascinating game in the world.
But it is not a game for the stupid, the mentally lazy, the person of inferior emotional balance, or the get-rich-quick adventurer. They will die poor.