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QUOTES ON POVERTY


One thing's sure and nothing's surer
The rich get richer and the poor get -- children.

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD, The Great Gatsby

At a certain depth of distress, the poor, in their stupor, groan no longer over evil, and are no longer thankful for good.

VICTOR HUGO, Les Misérables

To him who has nothing it is forbidden not to relish filth.

SAMUEL BECKETT, Molloy

O, world, how apt the poor are to be proud!

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Twelfth Night

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