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What are the best slum quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is slum!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity H. G. [Herbert George] Wells, Cyril Connolly or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous slum quote.

Mankind which began in a cave and behind a windbreak will end in the disease-soaked ruins of a slum. — H. G. [Herbert George] Wells

Slums may well be breeding-grounds of crime, but middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium. — Cyril Connolly

The drive toward complex technical achievement offers a clue to why the U.S. is good at space gadgetry and bad at slum problems. — John Kenneth Galbraith

Jesus got me through the slums without getting murdered. I just walked with him as though he were really there and not a spirit just floating around. — Larry Norman

With breathtaking rapidity, we are destroying all that was lovely to look at and turning America into a prison house of the spirit. The affluent society, with relentless single-minded energy, is turning our cities, most of suburbia and most of our roadways into the most affluent slum on earth. — Eric Sevareid

Go into the streets, into the slums, into the fashionable quarters. Go into the day courts and the night courts. Become acquainted with sorrow, with many kinds of sorrow. Learn of the wonderful heroism of the poor, of the incredible generosity of the very poor — Minnie Maddern Fiske

I've been in many of them and to some extent I would have to say this: If you've seen one city slum you've seen them all. — Spiro T. Agnew

But look what we have built low-income projects that become worse centers of delinquency, vandalism and general social hopelessness than the slums they were supposed to replace. Cultural centers that are unable to support a good bookstore. Civic centers that are avoided by everyone but bums. Promenades that go from no place to nowhere and have no promenaders. Expressways that eviscerate great cities. This is not the rebuilding of cities. This is the sacking of cities. — Jane Jacobs