War On Poverty Quotes

War On Poverty Quotes by Muhammad Ali, Alveda King, Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi, Tupac Shakur, Ronald Reagan and many others.

Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of

Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.
Muhammad Ali
If we have an honest discussion on whether the war on poverty should be fought with welfare or with economic growth in the private sector, Democrats will lose black votes.
Alveda King
The ultimate objective of subsidies should be to empower the poor, to break the cycle of poverty, and become foot-soldiers in our war on poverty.
Narendra Modi
Poverty is the worst form of violence.
Mahatma Gandhi
Instead of war on poverty, they got a war on drugs so the police can bother me.
Tupac Shakur
We have to realize that this country in its private sector has been fighting the most successful war on poverty the world has seen for the last 200 years.
Ronald Reagan
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I would like to see the U.S. fighting another war, perhaps in addition to that against terror: a war on poverty, illiteracy, disease and environmental degradation. It is certainly within the power of your country to act on all of these fronts, but, unfortunately, your leaders have become obsessed with a single issue.
Oscar Arias
The results of the Great Society experiments started coming in and began showing that, for all its good intentions, the War on Poverty was causing irreparable damage to the very communities it was designed to help.
Charles Krauthammer
This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Peace, to have meaning for many who have only known suffering in both peace and war, must be translated into bread or rice, shelter, health and education, as well as freedom and human dignity.
Ralph Bunche
Money is not going to organize the disadvantaged, the powerless, or the poor. We need other weapons. That’s why the War on Poverty is such a miserable failure. You put out a big pot of money and all you do is fight over it. Then you run out of money and you run out of troops.
Cesar Chavez
Some years ago, the federal government declared war on poverty, and poverty won.
Ronald Reagan
Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
These economic, social, cultural and educational causes of opportunity inequality are complex. And they will not be solved by continuing with the same stale Washington ideas. Five decades and trillions of dollars after President Johnson waged his War on Poverty, the results of this big-government approach are in.
Marco Rubio
When you talk about war on poverty it doesn’t mean very much; but if you can show to some degree this sort of thing then you can show a great deal more of how people are living and a very great percentage of our people today.
Ben Shahn
War on nations changes maps. War on poverty maps change.
Muhammad Ali