Poorer Quotes

Poorer Quotes by Bill Terry, William Henry Harrison, Sydney Madwed, Konnie Huq, Steven Pinker, George Osborne and many others.

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No business in the world has ever made more money with poorer management.
Bill Terry
I believe and I say it is true Democratic feeling, that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
William Henry Harrison
Poor is the man who does not know his own intrinsic worth and tends to measure everything by relative value. A man of financial wealth who values himself by his financial net worth is poorer than a poor man who values himself by his intrinsic self worth.
Sydney Madwed
Ethnic minority women generally have poorer outcomes from their pregnancy compared to white women.
Konnie Huq
Today we take it for granted that war happens in smaller, poorer and more backward countries.
Steven Pinker
If the country’s poorer, it’s got less money.
George Osborne
We were much poorer than many families.
David Baddiel
If you are a rich person straining every sinew to keep every last pound in your pocket, there comes a point when you realize you are not just escaping the clutches of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. You are passing a greater burden on to people poorer than yourself, and depriving even poorer people of your support.
Clive Anderson
I believe that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
William Henry Harrison
I would be a poorer person if the only things I knew were what I had found out for myself.
J. Irwin Miller
People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom an opportunity of concealing a big belly, or at least the consequences of it.
Bernard de Mandeville
All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
William Henry Harrison
The notion that aid can alleviate systemic poverty, and has done so, is a myth. Millions in Africa are poorer today because of aid; misery and poverty have not ended but increased. Aid has been, and continues to be, an unmitigated political, economic, and humanitarian disaster for most parts of the developing world.
Dambisa Moyo
There is lots of evidence that it is this fear of going into debt that most puts people from poorer backgrounds off going to university.
George Osborne
Texts and e-mails travel no faster than phone calls and telegrams, and their content isn’t necessarily richer or poorer.
Alison Gopnik
For all the obsession in Washington and in college faculty lounges over income inequality, why isn’t there more outrage over government policies that exacerbate the problem? There are hundreds of programs that make the poor poorer and increase poverty in America.
Stephen Moore
Reagan’s approach will achieve one of the basic goals of the conservative: Things remain basically the same. The rich stay rich and the poor stay poor, or even a little poorer.
Mike Royko
Hunger and malnutrition have devastating consequences for children and have been linked to low birth weight and birth defects, obesity, mental and physical health problems, and poorer educational outcomes.
Marian Wright Edelman
Theatres, along with the likes of the Ulster Orchestra, for example, are the cultural heartbeats of our towns and cities, and without them, we are much poorer for it.
James Nesbitt
Funny thing is that the poorer people are, the more generous they seem to be.
Dolly Parton
I probably had the most fun recording For Richer For Poorer in Nashville.
Mark Edwards
The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer.
Joan Collins
Barack Obama destroyed the middle class. Whatever you want to say about his rhetoric, the rich got richer, but the poor got poorer, and the middle class got wiped out. That’s really what Trump appealed to and inspired in the forgotten man.
Steve Scalise
I would take vouchers, do sums in my head just to get some eggs and bread or a tin of cheap Irish stew. I’d be starving and want two tins but couldn’t afford it. The poorer you are the hungrier you feel.
Anne Hegerty
We know that Brexit would make our poorest communities poorer still. That it would make the powerless even less able to effect change.
Caroline Lucas
What I quickly discovered is that our so-called new South Africa has as much material for a story-teller as the old one. The landscape hasn’t really changed. Who is in power now is different to who was in power then, but the squatter camps grow like cancer, the rich get richer, the poor get poorer.
Athol Fugard
You have friends, and they die. You have a disease, someone you care about has a disease, Wall Street people are scamming everyone, the poor get poorer, the rich get richer. That’s what we’re surrounded by all the time.
Adam Driver
If large numbers of people believe they have no shot at a better life in the future, they will work less hard and generate fewer new ideas and businesses. The economy, as a whole, will be poorer.
Adam Davidson
The global policy shift toward neo-liberalism that took place during the 1980s and 1990s was supposed, according to its proponents, to bring a convergence of living standards of richer and poorer nations. This never actually happened.
Noreena Hertz
I don’t mind the rich getting richer, but the poor shouldn’t be getting poorer, and there should be more people moving into the middle class.
Dannel Malloy
My family in general – they’re troubled or poorer people.
Rickie Lee Jones
Free enterprise makes people prosperous, all people prosperous, and big government makes people poorer.
Marco Rubio
I’ve always found that the poorer the places that I go, the more smiles I see, and the more happiness I see.
Michael Franti
The reason that a good citizen does not use such destructive means to become wealthier is that, if everyone did so, we would all become poorer from the mutual destructiveness.
Richard Stallman
Poorer students take out larger loans and will have to contribute more to the cost of higher education.
Anne Campbell
Tory MPs largely do not care about these poorer people. They don’t care about the NHS. And the public has kind of cottoned on to that.
Dominic Cummings
Most agree, whatever their party political position, that the West can and should open its agricultural markets more fully to the products of the poorer countries of the globe. They are agricultural societies that need our markets more than our charity.
John Redwood
I believe in the vows that I took with my wife. Through sickness, in health, for richer or poorer.
Michael Schiavo
The way to turn our economy around is not by making rich people poorer, it’s by making poor people richer.
Marco Rubio
Stalin, Lenin, Marx, Mao, Pol Pot, Antifa, Castro, Che Guevara and the like use power to reduce the sanctity of the individual for the common good of the collective. It is a kind of enslavement that degrades the human spirit and makes us poorer over time.
Stephen Moore
Left unchecked, climate change risks not only making the poorest poorer, but pulling the emerging middle classes back into poverty, too.
Paul Polman
For millions, Roger Ebert will be remembered as a writer and television personality who brought a sense of passion and excellence to his craft. For me, he is a man who fused joy and courage as few others ever have. My life was enriched by having such a friend; it is poorer for losing such a friend.
Jeff Greenfield
The man who has no money is poor, but one who has nothing but money is poorer. He only is rich who can enjoy without owning; he is poor who though he has millions is covetous.
Orison Swett Marden
Smoking is the now the principal avoidable cause of premature death in Britain. It hits the worst off people hardest of all. Smoking is one of the principal causes of the health gap which leads to poorer people being ill more often and dying sooner.
Frank Dobson
You may feel overwhelmed by your own poverty and the labors of the day. But if you decide not to wait until you have more strength and more money, and if you pray for the Holy Spirit as you go, you will, when you arrive, know what to do and how to help someone even poorer than you are.
Henry B. Eyring
The most powerful forces in economics are not numbers or facts. They are prejudices and preferences. No amount of evidence will ever change the degree to which many of the rich and powerful prefer themselves to be richer and more powerful and others poorer and weaker.
Nick Hanauer
I think the world would be much poorer without religion, speaking generally.
Gordon B. Hinckley
It wasn’t so long ago that it was not popular to speak Gaelic in Ireland because the areas that Gaelic is spoken in were much poorer areas.
Enya
Just think how much poorer we would be today if the world would have had half as many people in the 19th century as it actually did. You can get rid of Thomas Edison or Louis Pasteur; take your pick.
Robert Zubrin
Children with obesity and diabetes live harder poorer lives, they often don’t finish school and earn much less than their healthy counterparts.
Mark Hyman
We had poverty in our house. Even on the council estate I knew I was one of the poorer kids. I used to go round my friends houses on a Sunday to get their Sunday dinner because my mum couldn’t cook either so I used to love going round my mates and say: ‘Can you ask your Mum if I can come in for Sunday dinner?’
Angela Rayner
Children born to teens have less supportive and stimulating environments, poorer health, lower cognitive development, and worse educational outcomes. Children of teen mothers are at increased risk of being in foster care and becoming teen parents themselves, thereby repeating the cycle.
Jane Fonda
Growing up poor, I didn’t even have a lunch to take to school. Lunch was 26 cents, and we didn’t even know what 26 cents looked like. I didn’t love school because I wanted to disguise that I was poorer than everybody else.
George Foreman
Without television, cricket would be a poorer place;the two have to coexist.
Jonathan Agnew
There is growing inequality. The families of the all-powerful Ministers are getting richer. The poor and hard-working Belizeans are getting poorer.
Said Musa
Beijing’s foreign investments can be coercive and exploitative – using Chinese laborers and contractors instead of local ones, saddling poorer countries with enormous debts, leaving behind shoddy workmanship and fueling corruption.
Antony Blinken
You would think that American educators would want our kids, especially our kids from poorer families, to hear what top-rated Oxford students hear. But you’d be wrong. American schools now hide their students from ideas like mine if they don’t approve of the man or the message.
Dan Pena
The report of this made me exceedingly angry, for I could not see why information which a middle-class woman could get from her doctor should be withheld from a poorer woman who might need it far more.
Dora Russell
Yes, in socialism the rich will be poorer – but the poor will also be poorer. People will lose interest in really working hard and creating jobs.
Thomas Peterffy
We have to find a way to make the aspects of capitalism that serve wealthier people serve poorer people as well.
Bill Gates
People promise to stick with their spouse ‘for richer or poorer’ but it’s the ‘for poorer’ part that causes the worry. The big shock is that the ‘for richer’ bit can also cause problems.
Marian Keyes
Mom came from what has been called the poorest place in America – Lake Providence, Louisiana. She was born on the south side of the Mississippi which was mainly African American and even poorer than the rest.
Dustin Lance Black
The poorer people and criminals of Mexico who are not very religious but not quite atheists, either, worship Saint Death.
Karl Pilkington
The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.
Jawaharlal Nehru
It is not infrequent to hear men declaim loudly upon liberty, who, if we may judge by the whole tenor of their actions, mean nothing else by it but their own liberty – to oppress without control, or the restraint of laws, all who are poorer and weaker than themselves.
Samuel Adams
Leaving the E.U. without a preferential trade arrangement in place would make the U.K. significantly poorer.
Keir Starmer
Between richer and poorer classes in a free country a mutually respecting antagonism is much healthier than pity on the one hand and dependence on the other, as is, perhaps, the next best thing to fraternal feeling.
Charles Horton Cooley
Advanced industrialised economies like ourselves cannot afford to go on growing, particularly if we want to give people in poorer countries a chance of being able to at least meet their basic needs.
Caroline Lucas
In every stump speech I give, I speak about the fact that people who dream and achieve enormous success do not make us poorer – they make us better off.
Mitt Romney
The capitalist system is about taking from the Earth and from the other great commodity, labour. What’s happening with this system is that the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, and the only way out of it is supposed to be growth. But growth is debt. It’s going to make the situation worse.
Vivienne Westwood
The U.N. and other international bodies, along with wealthier nations, could manage the unavoidable migration from poorer countries if there were greater focus on stopping the larger chaos created by leaders who finance and support terrorism in the name of Islam.
Richard Grenell
If the wealthy get wealthier, no one has to become one penny poorer.
David Harsanyi
Programming is one of the most difficult branches of applied mathematics; the poorer mathematicians had better remain pure mathematicians.
Edsger Dijkstra
The extremely wealthy have disproportionate influence on policies that impact us all. This corrupts our politics and leads to poorer people being denied the economic opportunity to flourish in life.
Winnie Byanyima
Manufacturing value chains are global. Many U.S.-made goods have foreign components. Slapping on tariffs will raise prices and slow imports, but it will make us poorer and impede growth.
David Autor
What’s interesting is that you’ve got a lot of overlap between supporters of different parties and different candidates who feel regardless of who’s been in power, the rich have got richer and half the country’s got poorer.
Steve Hilton
The rich become richer and the poor become poorer is a cry heard throughout the whole civilized world.
Friedrich Schiller
Economically, unfair trade will benefit nobody in the long run, as poorer countries will be bled totally dry and will become unable to produce anything.
Chris Martin
No, I was two years older than the other guys. I was a war baby. My family were a lot poorer than they were. I’d had to fight too hard for anything I had in my life and to smash things up for me.
Roger Daltrey
Wrestling is rooted in the Indian soil, yet there isn’t enough scope for kids who come from poorer families, but have the talent, to join the sport professionally.
Sangram Singh
We say we need to clean up the environment; to clean up the environment, we need to be richer. But maybe getting richer is actually making us poorer.
Herman Daly
Poorer people tend to watch more television because they can’t afford other diversions.
Ken Auletta
Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation’s support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?
Theodore Bikel
These days there is a lot of poverty in the world, and that’s a scandal when we have so many riches and resources to give to everyone. We all have to think about how we can become a little poorer.
Pope Francis
It has been tough when I have been with the national team and we have gone to play in some of the poorer areas in Brazil. You see people come and watch us train or play a match, and then you know some of them are going home with no food on the plate.
Kaka
The fellow that has no money is poor. The fellow that has nothing but money is poorer still.
Billy Sunday
You have to build a culture of philanthropy. In a country like India, we need to be sensitive and caring about the poorer, more disadvantaged section of our country.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
The poorer is a family, the greater is the proportion of the total outgo which must be used for food… The proportion of the outgo used for food, other things being equal, is the best measure of the material standard of living of a population.
Ernst Engel
Any health care funding plan that is just, equitable, civilized and humane must – must – redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the poorer and the less fortunate. Excellent healthcare is by definition re-distributional.
Donald Berwick
School standards need to rise a lot further if the full potential of all our young people, particularly those from poorer backgrounds, is to be realised: there is no room for complacency.
Andrew Adonis, Baron Adonis
The consequences of a lack of new knowledge is decades of stagnation: the next generation will be poorer than this one.
Andre Geim
The tax code is not the only area where the administration is helping the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. It has spent $155 billion for an unnecessary war driven by fear.
Dennis Kucinich
Bad debt is debt that makes you poorer. I count the mortgage on my home as bad debt, because I’m the one paying on it. Other forms of bad debt are car payments, credit card balances, or other consumer loans.
Robert Kiyosaki
Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom.
Nelson Mandela
Nobody voted to be poorer, and nobody voted leave on the basis that somebody with a gold-plated pension and inherited wealth would take their jobs away from them.
Anna Soubry
Leaving the single market, making communities poorer and more alienated, is not the way to deal with public concerns about immigration, most of which comes from outside the E.U.
Chuka Umunna
It’s funny; I actually made poorer decisions when I sobered up then when I was screwed up.
Corey Feldman
Sadly, semi-consciousness, along with daydreaming, is a capacity that is actively discouraged among children in schools, and our society is much poorer and harsher as a consequence. The value of liminal space and transitional imagination remain personally and culturally undeveloped.
Michael Leunig
My generation will actually be the first generation that is tamer than the one that came before it, and it will probably be poorer; less fun and less money.
Shia LaBeouf