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The rancher strings barbed wire across the range, drills wells and bulldozes stock ponds everywhere, drives off the elk and antelope and bighorn sheep, poisons coyotes and prairie dogs, shoots eagle and bear and cougar on sight, supplants the native bluestem and grama grass with tumbleweed, cow shit, cheat grass, snakeweed, anthills, poverty weed, mud and dust and flies - and then leans back and smiles broadly at the Tee Vee cameras and tells us how much he loves the West.
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As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
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Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
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Poverty sits by the cradle of all our great men and rocks all of them to manhood.
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Heinrich Heine Quotes

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You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money.
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P.J. O'Rourke Quotes

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My poverty is not complete: it lacks me.
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Antonio Porchia Quotes

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Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the worst poverty of all.
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In the end, poverty, putridity and pestilence; work, wealth and worry; health, happiness and hell, all simmer down into village problems.
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Martin H. Fischer Quotes

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Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
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Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit.
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Eli Khamarov Quotes

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To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread.
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Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

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The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.
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Poverty is the mother of crime.
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Marcus Aurelius Quotes

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Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness, of captivity, would, without this comfort, be insupportable.
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Affluence creates poverty.
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Marshall McLuhan Quotes

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Almsgiving tends to perpetuate poverty; aid does away with it once and for all.
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Eva Perón Quotes

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The prevalent fear of poverty among the educated classes is the worst moral disease from which our civilization suffers.
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William James Quotes

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Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.
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Our affluent society contains those of talent and insight who are driven to prefer poverty, to choose it, rather than submit to the desolation of an empty abundance.
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It is an ironic fact that while half the world's population is dying as a result of diseases of poverty, largely starvation and infection, the other half is succumbing to diseases of affluence.
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