Quotable comments on poverty
“The US cannot win the war on terrorism unless we confront the social and political roots of poverty.”
– Colin Powell
“It’s not about charity, it’s about justice.”
“Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit.”
– Eli Khamarov
“It is poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.”
– Mother Theresa
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have too much…it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt
“Poverty is the worst form of violence.”
– Mahatma Gandhi
“I believe that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil.
– Robert Kennedy
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