Underprivileged Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 43 Quotes About Underprivileged

#1. I swore then and there," Lyndon Johnson was to say, "that if I ever had a chance to help those underprivileged kids I was going to do it." It was at Cotulla, Lyndon Johnson was to say, "that my dream began of an America ... where race, religion, language and color didn't count against you. - Author: Robert A. Caro
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#2. Why writers write I do not know. As well ask why a hen lays an egg or why a cow stands patiently while an underprivileged farmer burglarizes her. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#3. My passion is kids, more than just kids is underprivileged kids and orphans. - Author: Tim Tebow
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#4. The underprivileged are byproduct of society's material progress. - Author: Pawan Mishra
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#5. Women who are devoted to causes, such as overpopulation and the underprivileged [sic], are much less interested in fashion than, let's say, those who lunch at La Grenouille and Le Cirque. - Author: Ann Landers
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#6. I want to set up orphanages for underprivileged and abused children. - Author: Lindsay Lohan
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#7. I have my own foundation, which I just started, called Believe Anything Is Possible, which is going to be an organization to help the underprivileged. - Author: Criss Angel
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#8. Philanthropy is ... greatly overrated. A pain in the gut is not sympathy for the underprivileged, but the result of eating a green apple; the philanthropist gives to ease his own pain. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#9. One of the primary tests of the mood of a society at any given time is whether its comfortable people tend to identify, psychologically, with the power and achievements of the very successful or with the needs and sufferings of the underprivileged. - Author: Richard Hofstadter
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#10. After embracing Islam in 1977, I considered the majority of underprivileged dark-skinned people of the so-called Third World brothers and sisters in humanity. - Author: Cat Stevens
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#11. 'Sesame Street' was a pioneering educational T.V. show, intended to help underprivileged children. But even those of us middle-class kids spoilt for pedagogical choice couldn't get enough of it. - Author: Sarah Churchwell
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#12. There's a vast class - the poor, the underprivileged, the people least likely to vote - who are not represented any more. - Author: Austin Mitchell
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#13. It cannot be doubted that in most countries today women, in comparison to men, still remain underprivileged. - Author: Aung San Suu Kyi
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#14. Maybe its not necessarily a dead-end job; maybe more along the lines of a rear-end one. - Author: Johnnie Dent Jr.
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#15. The war on privilege will never end. Its next great campaign will be against the privileges of the underprivileged. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#16. The human race can be roughly divided into two categories: ailurophiles and ailurophobes - cat lovers and the underprivileged. - Author: David Taylor
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#17. Amateurism is the strongest form of discrimination in sports. Because it discriminates against the underprivileged, it discriminates against the poor. If we want sports to go back to the wealthy, let's make it amateur again. - Author: Carl Lewis
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#18. I'd like to one day be featured on a list of inspirational people who have made a difference in the world, whether it be helping underprivileged people or putting an end to the poaching of wildlife in Africa. - Author: Candice Swanepoel
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#19. In social policy, when we provide a safety net, it should be designed to help people take more entrepreneurial risks, not to turn them into dependents. This doesn't mean that we should be callous to the underprivileged. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#20. There has long been a debate in the aid community and in Africa about how to most effectively help situations of poverty in developing nations and underprivileged communities. - Author: Marcus Samuelsson
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#21. The people who depend on an antenna are often those who are underprivileged - the elderly and the disadvantaged who can't afford a $200-a-month cable bill. - Author: Gordon Smith
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#22. I vow I shall give all my very best books to the underprivileged, once I have read them - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#23. ... the director explained to him, in that slow, simplified, style of language that one uses for the intellectually underprivileged, - Author: Gary Edward Gedall
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#24. Greaser ... greaser ... greaser ... " Steve singsonged. "O victim of environment, underprivileged, rotten, no-count hood! - Author: S.E. Hinton
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#25. The death penalty is no more effective a deterrent than life imprisonment ... It is also evident that the burden of capital punishment falls upon the poor, the ignorant and the underprivileged members of society. - Author: Thurgood Marshall
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#26. And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this - this (chuckles slightly) is working very well for them. - Author: Barbara Bush
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#27. I have become very aware how under-represented are the stories of the underprivileged and undervalued. Our records are, in general, very male and if not always the material of the rich, certainly (for obvious reasons) the material of the literate. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#28. Remember, America's greatness is based on creating wealth like the rest of the world has never known, and then, making sure it's shared throughout a middle class and even the underprivileged. - Author: Darrell Issa
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#29. Parikrma aims to give underprivileged children an equal chance at education so they can integrate with kids of private schools and, later, with the society. I want these children to hold high-end jobs at multinational companies and not work at the lower end of the spectrum. - Author: Shukla Bose
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#30. Dwight went on. "I could have signed up. It wasn't hard. I'm more than qualified to be an officer." Bullshit. "Then why didn't you?" "The military is for idiots and the underprivileged. I can see some kid joining up for the money or to get his college paid for, but it's a hell of a trade-off. - Author: Zachary J. Kitchen
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#31. Prince Charles's concern for the underprivileged and disadvantaged has not exactly endeared him to the Conservative Central Office. As Norman Tebbit replied, it is not surprising that the Prince is so sympathetic towards the unemployed: he is by way of being one of them himself. - Author: David Cannadine
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#32. When an individual from underprivileged background gets higher education, he/she uplifts the entire family. 90% of students at Namal college are from underprivileged backgrounds. I look forward for your support in this noble cause - Author: Imran Khan
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#33. The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged. - Author: Aung San Suu Kyi
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#34. I thought, how would I feel if my son gave one of those [underprivileged] kids chicken pox? For him it's not a terrible thing. We have good insurance and easy access to health care. It's a different situation for another family. I didn't want to make the decision for them. - Author: Eula Biss
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#35. Feeble is the character, that bows to inflated ego, arrogance, and whines of affluent, whilst raising itself mercilessly on the humble and underprivileged. - Author: Aniruddha Sastikar
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#36. By nice women ... you probably mean selfish women who have no more thought for the underprivileged, overworked women than a pussycat in a sunny window for the starving kitten in the street. Now in that sense I am not a nice woman, for I do care. - Author: Nellie L. McClung
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#37. I have an economics degree with a minor in sociology. The reason I have that is because I want to do a ministry in urban areas and help with underprivileged kids. - Author: Jeremy Lin
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#38. What's in my mind is that I'm investing in people. It might be through a building or a program, but I'm investing in people. And the people that I'm investing in are underprivileged or hold a core value that I believe in. - Author: Daniel A. D'Aniello
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#39. Sin has always been an ugly word, but it has been made so in a new sense over the last half-century. It has been made not only ugly but pass?. People are no longer sinful, they are only immature or underprivileged or frightened or, more particularly, sick. - Author: Phyllis McGinley
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#40. Rock and roll is about desire, about wanting something better. I think my characters all want something better. My understanding of the rock and roll dream is that a kid in an isolated place or a small town or an underprivileged world could transcend it somehow. - Author: Bobbie Ann Mason
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#41. Compassion is not a sloppy sentimental feeling for people who are underprivileged or sick ... it is an absolutely practical belief that regardless of a person's background, ability or ability to pay, he should be provided with the best that society has to offer. - Author: Neil Kinnock
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#42. I grew up in an underprivileged home. - Author: Chris Kirkpatrick
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#43. There are few people who define the word, 'rock star' better than U2's Bono. He's revered the world over not just for leading one of the biggest bands ever, but for his very public work on behalf of the underprivileged in Africa. - Author: Daryn Kagan
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