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#1. The combined efforts of millions of concerned citizens could do wonders to help the impoverished. The American people are ready for action! - Author: Barbara Boxer
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#2. In 'The Hunger Games,' in most people's idea, in terms of rebellion or a civil-war situation, that would meet the criteria for a necessary war. These people are oppressed, their children are being taken off and put in gladiator games. They're impoverished, they're starving, they're brutalized. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#3. The work being done by Linklaters to help organizations understand keys to success in the development sector serves as an important international affairs issue and crucial element in how all of us work to support service provision in impoverished communities in a lasting and effective way. - Author: Ann Cotton
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#4. Yes, some people are so impoverished all they have is money. - Author: Kevin MacNeil
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#5. His limp had been very pronounced that day, and he had been self-conscious, feeling - as he often did - as if he were playing the role of an impoverished governess in a Dickensian drama. - Author: Hanya Yanagihara
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#6. As a romantic ideal, turbulent, impoverished India could still weave its spell, and the key to it all - the colours, the moods, the scents, the subtle, mysterious light, the poetry, the heightened expectations, the kind of beauty that made your heart miss a beat - well, that remained the monsoon. - Author: Alexander Frater
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#7. The impoverished always try to keep moving, as if relocating might help. They ignore the reality that a new version of the same old problem will be waiting at the end of the trip- the relative you cringe to kiss. - Author: Markus Zusak
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#8. Conservatives may believe that impoverished borrowers destroyed Wall Street. But we liberals will not fool ourselves that stupid bankers sank conservatism for good. - Author: Thomas Frank
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#9. If as spiritual practitioners we ignore the discoveries of science, our practice is also impoverished, as this mind-set can lead to fundamentalism. - Author: Dalai Lama XIV
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#10. My parents, both of whom came from impoverished backgrounds and neither of whom had been to college, took the view that my overactive imagination was an amusing personal quirk that would never pay a mortgage, or secure a pension. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#11. Rock music is some of the most impoverished music the world has ever heard, a fact that is hard to square with the sophisticated technologies that produced it. - Author: Julian Johnson
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#12. He is the God who loved you so much that His Son stripped Himself of all heavenly glory to live as an impoverished Jewish carpenter so He could shed His blood, suffer, and die for the forgiveness of our sins. - Author: Craig Groeschel
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#13. The inadequacy of the purely purpose-oriented form is revealed for what it is-a monotonous, impoverished boring practicality. - Author: Theodor Adorno
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#14. As long as society is absolutely divided as milk is, the cream being at the top and the impoverished milk at the bottom, so long will society be unbalanced, and liable to be thrown into convulsions out of which will spring wars. A circulation throughout keeps it in health. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#15. We must learn to measure ourselves, not by our knowledge about God, not by our gifts and responsibilities in the church, but by how we pray and what goes on in our hearts. Many of us, I suspect, have no idea how impoverished we are at this level. Let us ask the Lord to show us. - Author: J.I. Packer
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#16. I don't like it when Christianity and western cultures are used as propaganda to sway impoverished Muslims into becoming self-detonating radicals. - Author: Tucker Elliot
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#17. The Science of Mind is intensely practical because it teaches us how to use the Mind Principle for definite purposes, such as helping those who are sick, impoverished, or unhappy. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#18. The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life. - Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
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#19. Listening to Leonard, Madeleine felt impoverished by her happy childhood. She never wondered why she acted the way she did, or what effect her parents had had on her personality. Being fortunate had dulled her powers of observation. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#20. By all means rid yourself of an impoverished faith. - Author: George MacDonald
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#21. Some people are so impoverished all they have is gold. - Author: Michelle Moran
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#22. How can a country that is impoverished, humiliated and beaten defend its national interests? - Author: Ivica Dacic
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#23. Most Southerners of my parents' era were raised to feel that it wasn't respectable to be rich. We felt that all patriotic Southerners had lost everything in defense of the South, and sufficient time hadn't elapsed for respectable rebuilding of financial security in a war- impoverished region. - Author: Sarah-Patton Boyle
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#24. I cannot get used to the dispassion with which wealthy Greeks contemplate their impoverished compatriots; - Author: Adam Sisman
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#25. A healthier, less impoverished planet is good for all of us. From an economic standpoint, it allows people to contribute more to the marketplace and lead productive lives. U.S. foreign assistance opens new markets to U.S. goods and services and creates new trading partners and allies. - Author: Mike Huckabee
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#26. impoverished always try to keep moving, as if relocating might help. - Author: Markus Zusak
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#27. If Daisy Buchanan's laugh is the sound of money, then a gimlet, well executed, is the color of it. It is just the thing when you are feeling impoverished, financially or spiritually. - Author: Julie Powell
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#28. Jesus to Pilate:
"The trouble is," the bound man went on, not stopping by anyone, "that you are too closed off and have definitely lost faith in people. You must agree, one can't place all one's affection in a dog. Your life is impoverished, Hegemon. - Author: Mikhail Bulgakov
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#29. In the US the overwhelming majority of those executed are psychotic, alcoholic, drug addicted or mentally unstable. They frequently are raised in an impoverished and abusive environment. Seldom are people with money or prestige convicted of capital offenses, even more seldom are they executed. - Author: George Ryan
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#30. If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#31. School feeding is a great tool to encourage education and provide food aid to children born into extremely impoverished situations. The kids in school being fed by WFP are empowered by their school meal to learn and better their lives! - Author: Lauren Bush
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#32. The wider the spread between the wealthy few and the impoverished many, the worse the social problems: a statement which appears to be true for rich and poor countries alike. What matters is not how affluent a country is but how unequal it is. - Author: Tony Judt
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#33. The wholeness, coherence, identity, which we attribute to the depicted scene [in a photograph] is a projection, a refusal of an impoverished reality in favour of an imagined plenitude. - Author: Victor Burgin
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#34. When art is defined by Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons, you've got a society that's impoverished. - Author: Robert Adams
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#35. I wrote 'Soul Keeping' because we are taught more about how to care for our cars than how to steward our souls. But you cannot have an impactful life with an impoverished soul. - Author: John Ortberg
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#36. If our children grow up with no understanding of right and wrong ... no desire to live with integrity ... no faith in God ... their souls will be impoverished and they will miss life's highest good. - Author: Billy Graham
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#37. There are none so impoverished as those who do not acknowledge the abundance of their lives - Author: Richard Paul Evans
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#38. For the wealthy, money is a tool. For the impoverished, it is the rule. - Author: T.F. Hodge
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#39. Language is the only chimera whose illusory power is endless, the inexhaustibility which keeps life from being impoverished. Let men learn to serve language. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#40. Not only are islands impoverished relative to the mainlands, but small islands are more severely impoverished than large ones. That bit of insight became famed as the species-area relationship. - Author: David Quammen
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#41. As an impoverished student I used to spend days out in Selfridges, nibbling on samples of free cheese and dousing myself with scent in the perfume department. - Author: Zoe Tapper
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#42. I'm also thinking a lot lately that Descartes has so much to answer for - his idea, "I think therefore I am." Western culture is so built around this overly cerebral disembodied way we've created all of our institutions, and we're impoverished by it. We're so much smaller for it. So - Author: Krista Tippett
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#43. On the whole, our modern ritual is impoverished and does not fulfill man's need for collective art and ritual. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#44. The more critical reason dominates, the more impoverished life becomes. When reason is overvalued, the individual suffers a loss. Relying more on facts and rationality than on imagination and theory detracts from the quality of a person's intellectual life. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#45. In a word, the consumer of mass culture is lonely, not only lonely, but spiritually impoverished. - Author: Walker Percy
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#46. A wise man will always allow a fool to rob him of ideas without yelling "Thief."
If he is wise he has not been impoverished.
Nor has the fool been enriched.
The thief flatters us by stealing.
We flatter him by complaining. - Author: Ben Hecht
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#47. Greed is the fast-track to poverty. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#48. Poor children in Baltimore face even worse odds than low-income kids elsewhere, mostly because they remain in impoverished neighborhoods. - Author: Gwen Ifill
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#49. Don't let affluence make you impoverished of God. - Author: Jon Bloom
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#50. To try to write love is to confront the muck of language; that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive (by the limitless expansion of the ego, by emotive submersion) and impoverished (by the codes on which love diminishes and levels it). - Author: Roland Barthes
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#51. A tragi-comedy, telling of an impoverished minister's desperate attempts to gain money by any means, beginning with a mercenary marriage and ending with sorcery. I should think it might be received very well. I believe I shall call it, ' Tis Pity She's a Corpse. - Author: Susanna Clarke
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#52. It's unconscionable to breed with the number of children who are starving to death in impoverished countries, - Author: Ashley Judd
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#53. But, in fact, materialism is among the most problematic of philosophical standpoints, the most impoverished in its explanatory range, and among the most willful and (for want of a better word) magical in its logic, even if it has been in fashion for a couple of centuries or more. - Author: David Bentley Hart
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#54. The effectiveness of advertising depends on the amount and kind of product information available to consumers ... advertising will be more successful the more impoverished the consumer's information environment. - Author: Michael Schudson
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#55. They will come to learn in the end, at their own expense, that it is better to endure competition for rich customers than to be invested with monopoly over impoverished customers. - Author: Frederic Bastiat
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#56. In today's impoverished dialogue, critiques of liberalism are often naively called "conservative," as if twenty-five hundred years of Western intellectual tradition presented no other alternatives. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#57. To dress up today in the threadbare garments of yesterday is to create an impoverished tomorrow. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#58. We do not have the right to make the name of God look bad by our pitiful and impoverished existence - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#59. Thus it is, we sow motions of hatred out of our own impoverished understanding of love. Yet we do so in the name of love. The perplexing precipice of the illusory infirmity. - Author: Steven Storm
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#60. I constantly pack my pockets full of worthless trinkets, and in such misguided gorging I leave my heart empty and my soul emaciated because I have forgotten everything but trinkets. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#61. Oft as by chance, a little while apart The pall of empty, loveless hours withdrawn, Sweet Beauty, opening on the impoverished heart, Beams like a jewel on the breast of dawn. - Author: Alan Seeger
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#62. New media technologies can open up new opportunities for self-expression. But yoking one's identity too closely to certain characteristics of these technologies - and lacking the time, opportunity, or inclination to explore life and lives offline - may result in an impoverished sense of self. - Author: Gardner Howard
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#63. Why did some of the impoverished children in Indonesia create a happy playtime with only some sticks and string, while others sat bored and sullen? - Author: Shawn Achor
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#64. Keeping off a large weight loss is a phenomenon about as common in American medicine as an impoverished dermatologist. - Author: Calvin Trillin
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#65. Most people decide at some point that it is better ... to be enthralled with what is impoverished or abusive than not to be enthralled at all and so to lose the condition of one's being and becoming. - Author: Maggie Nelson
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#66. If I had a single wish, I would wish sixty seconds of total depravity upon myself. For one of the greatest gifts of all is to have 'nothing' so that I can finally learn how to appreciate 'everything'. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#67. To use the biblical imagery, Christian theology must acknowledge itself an impoverished earthen vessel while daring not to diminish the value of the treasure it confesses. - Author: Kevin Diller
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#68. There's something impoverished in those who want to really have everything. - Author: Paul Scheerbart
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#69. Interestingly, some of the worst anti-Irish discrimination came from the Scotch-Irish, who wanted to make clear that they were a different group from the impoverished newcomers. - Author: Ryan Hackney
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#70. I determined to learn to pray so that my experience conforms to the words of Jesus rather than try to make his words conform to my impoverished experience. - Author: Richard Foster
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#71. The reason we want to go on and on is because we live in an impoverished present. - Author: Alan Watts
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#72. Impoverished is the life fenced in with few friends - Author: Spencer W. Kimball
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#73. But there is every reason to think that the bulging cortex which would later measure stars and ice ages was still a dim, impoverished region in a skull box whose capacity was no greater than that of great apes. - Author: Loren Eiseley
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#74. On a more everyday level, our point is simply that when a person feels himself inwardly empty, as is the case with so many modern people, he experiences nature around him also as empty, dried up, dead. The two experiences of emptiness are two sides of the same state of impoverished relation to life. - Author: Rollo May
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#75. We cannot ignore the disparity in resources that continue to plague many of our school systems, especially those serving predominantly inner-city minority and impoverished children. - Author: Diane Watson
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#76. People with an impoverished vocabulary live an impoverished emotional life; people with rich vocabularies have a multihued palette of colors with which to paint their experience, not only for others, but for themselves as well. - Author: Tony Robbins
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#77. That's no good, I can't steal from the fairly well off and give to the moderately impoverished! That's not gonna swing, is it? - Author: Eddie Izzard
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#78. The powerful intellect leashed by an impoverished vocabulary is a myth. Without a vocabulary, a language, the intellect cannot develop. - Author: T. Geronimo Johnson
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#79. Without an understanding of history, we are politically, culturally and socially impoverished. If we sacrifice history to economic pressures or to budget cuts, we will lose a part of who we are. - Author: Antony Beevor
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#80. It is a spiritually impoverished nation that permits infants and children to be the poorest Americans. - Author: Marian Wright Edelman
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#81. If incarceration had come to define the lives of men from impoverished black neighborhoods, eviction was shaping the lives of women. Poor black men were locked up. Poor black women were locked out. - Author: Matthew Desmond
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#82. Without the Ermen & Engels mill in Salford, owned by Friedrich Engels's textile-manufacturing father, the chronically impoverished Marx might well have not survived to pen polemics against textile manufacturers. Something - Author: Terry Eagleton
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#83. If you forgive more than you can afford, you may find yourself impoverished in emotion afterward, with a lowered resistance to whatever happens after that. - Author: Glenway Wescott
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#84. If I give with the motive to get, regardless of the degree to which that motive besets me, I will walk away impoverished and I will leave those to whom I have given just as impoverished as I have now found myself. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#85. Those of us who frequent the band room have long suspected that Becca maintains her lovely figure by eating nothing but the souls of kittens and the dreams of impoverished children. - Author: John Green
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#86. you are poor, rude, immoral, unintelligent, impoverished, bitter, stubborn, and a blight upon your village and my kingdom. - Author: Victoria Aveyard
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#87. Wal-Mart impoverished its own customer base. Google is facing exactly the same issue long-term, although not yet. - Author: Jaron Lanier
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#88. We believe that a person who is impoverished temporally cannot blossom spiritually. - Author: Keith B. McMullin
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#89. When we see people that are impoverished and people who are dealt an unfair hand, then if we have the power to help them, we should try to do that. - Author: John Legend
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#90. confined to a small volume of inhabitable space on Cleft for the remainder of their lives, were impoverished in many ways. Of information, however, they had an inexhaustible wealth. Essentially every document that had ever been digitized was available to them, - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#91. The world does not lack the financial resources to feed, educate and clothe its inhabitants. Rather, it lacks leaders committed to addressing the problems of the impoverished. - Author: Oscar Arias
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#92. Maintains her lovely figure by eating nothing but the souls of kittens and the dreams of impoverished - Author: John Green
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#93. This instinctive repulsion which tradespeople inspire in men of sensitive feeling is one of the very rare consolations for being so impoverished which are given to those of us who don't sell anything to anybody. - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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#94. That's what makes the creationist viewpoint not just staggeringly wrong, but sadly impoverished. In twisting around the Second Law of Thermodynamics, they take a powerful tool for understanding the world and try to make it into a barrier to understanding instead. - Author: Bill Nye
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#95. As I watched my grandfather work with people who were impoverished, I began to understand that to be truly human, one must serve. - Author: Ernest L. Boyer
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#96. How can such impoverished children laugh? How can prisoners sing with joy? They rise above by accepting that certain events are beyond their control and beyond their understanding too, and then focusing instead on what they can understand and control. - Author: Nick Vujicic
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#97. A rich and mature life involves opening up to a wider world. If we base our understanding of life only on what we personally experience, we are impoverished indeed. - Author: Robert Strayer
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#98. The court's recent understanding of religion as a private matter for individuals has plainly become malnourished and impoverished. - Author: Stephen V Monsma
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#99. The living world has become impoverished. Species are being lost every day. Energy and other resources are nearing exhaustion. The environment is deteriorating. Pollution is everywhere. Climate is changing. Natural balances are threatened. - Author: Christian De Duve
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#100. only Miss Mainwaring; who, coming to town, and putting herself to an expense in clothes which impoverished her for two years, on purpose to secure him, was defrauded of her due by a woman ten years older than herself. - Author: Jane Austen
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