Third World Quotes (35 quotes)
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We are not hated because we practice democracy, value freedom, or uphold human rights. We are hated because our government denies these things to people in Third World countries whose resources are coveted by multinational corporations. That hatred we have sown has come back to haunt us in the form of terrorism We are regarded as a Third World country with First World living conditions. I think any celebrity that adopts a child from a third world country is a fool.
These quotes about poverty from presidents, philosophers, diplomats, authors, religious and others can help start a conversation about poverty and possibly lead to action on behalf of the poor. The quotes inspire, convict, challenge and illustrate the broad spectrum of thoughts about poverty. Regardless of what people say, remember that the poor are particularly close to God's heart. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of. It is not.
The only hope for the world is to make sure there is not another United States. We can't let other countries have the same number of cars, the amount of industrialization, we have in the US. We have to stop these Third World countries right where they are. Paris Hilton is going on a goodwill mission to Rwanda. The only type of men Julia's mother had warned her about were wealthy industrialist who polluted the environment and took advantage of third-world countries. And Republilicans.