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Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.James A. Baldwin

Libertarians know that a free country has nothing to fear from anyone coming in or going out - while a welfare state is scared to death of poor people coming in and rich people getting out.Harry Browne

When I was growing up in South Korea in the '70s and early '80s, the country was too poor to buy original records. Everything was bootlegged.Ha-Joon Chang

I was very poor. As a child my dream was to have a leather football.Stephen Chow

I understood that my family was rich in love but would probably never own the land my father, John, dreamed of owning. My mother, Willie Ella Mays Clarke, was a washerwoman for poor white folks in the area of Columbus, Georgia where the writer Carson McCullers once lived.John Henrik Clarke

A great artist is never poor.Isak Dinesen

And plenty makes us poor.John Dryden

The poor get bored the same as the rest of us. Their happiness might be as important to them as their health.Esther Duflo

I myself scraped seven poor passes at O-level.James Dyson

To a billion people around the world surviving on just a dollar a day, the question of what to eat tonight is more about life and death than about recipes. The struggle of poor people around the globe weighs heavily on me, especially now that I am a mother, which is why I work with Oxfam.Giada De Laurentiis

I have found out in later years that we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then.Dwight D. Eisenhower

The years rolled their brutal course down the hill of time. Still poor, my clothes still smelling of the horse barn, still writing those doubtful poems where too much emotion clashed with too many words.Paul Engle

I always wanted to be a boy scout but was too poor. Couldn't do it.Giancarlo Esposito

Democracy no longer works for the poor if politicians treat them as a separate race.Frank Field

A safety net for the poor indeed requires some level of income redistribution.Ari Fleischer

When I was a kid in Houston, we were so poor we couldn't afford the last 2 letters, so we called ourselves po'.George Foreman

Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.Benjamin Franklin

Each time a new war is disclosed in the name of the fight of the good against evil, those who are killed are all poor. It's always the same story repeating once and again and again.Eduardo Galeano

Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law.Oliver Goldsmith

As farmers or owners, the poor peasants possess a piece of land. The excellent means of transport enables them often to sell their goods. At the very worst they can mostly provide their own food.Herman Gorter