Top 23 Poor People Quotes

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“Irrespective of economic theories, we will take decisions in the larger interest of the poor people.”

― Amit Shah

“In India there are more poor people in three states… than there are in the whole of sub-Saharan Africa.”

― Andrew Mitchell

“We are privileged. There are poor people out there. We must to do something to make them privileged.”

― Antonia Fraser

“For many of those who had historically supported welfare programs in the broadest sense, it was perfectly reasonable to enact legislation in which poor people were the objects of efforts to assist them.”

― Barney Frank

“Most poor people live in the poorest countries.”

― Bill Gates

“The tax collector must love poor people, he’s creating so many of them.”

― Bill Vaughan

“We need to make sure middle-class people are able to pay the bills. We need to make sure that poor people don’t starve. Those are values, too.”

― Chuck Schumer

“It is plain that we don’t care about our poor people except to exploit them as cheap labor and victimize them through excessive rents and consumer prices.”

― Coretta Scott King

“Poor people put a low value on themselves and their efforts.”

― Daymond John

“Poverty must have many satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.”

― Don Herold

“I’ve always stood on one fact – that all over the world, there are only two things, the Establishment and the poor people. The poor people are a massive majority and across the world they are exploited in different kinds of ways. The Establishment depends on exploiting raw materials and the poor.”

― Hugh Masekela

“The poor people of the world tend to be the places that al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups can recruit.”

― James Wolfensohn

“Ours is not a poor country and even though we are now a poor people, there should be no room for the despondency that has settled on large sections of the population.”

― John Agyekum Kufuor

“In Canada, we just have rich and poor, but we don’t constantly remind poor people about it.”

― Katherine Ryan

“We are not Marxist or capitalist; we are for the poor people.”

― Mamata Banerjee

“I had no idea that I would ever get involved with something like lending money to poor people, given the circumstances in which I was working in Bangladesh.”

― Muhammad Yunus

“I went to the bank and proposed that they lend money to the poor people. The bankers almost fell over.”

― Muhammad Yunus

“I was from very poor people: 11 of us in a two-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn. I wanted the large houses, the cars, jets, and yacht.”

― Neil Sedaka

“Dependency arguments often come from elites – either aid agencies or governments – and say something about attitudes to poor people.”

― Paul Harvey

“I have poor people skills, and I cannot become a minister.”

― Pranav Mistry

“Hip-hop is a voice for voiceless poor people.”

― Russell Simmons

“Nobody likes being around poor people, especially poor people.”

― Steve Wynn

“I don’t like laughing at people unless they’re in a privileged position or if they’re in authority. If it’s poor people or people who live on the outskirts or on the margins, or the underdog, I’d rather be laughing with them.”

― Taika Waititi
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