Two poor, down-on-their-luck people are talking.
One says to the other, “I hate the goddam rich.”
The other one says, “I don’t.”
The first one asks, “Why not?”
And the second one replies, “No poor man ever offered me a job.”
"No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather."
— Michael Pritchard
"If you build it for the poor, the rich can come. If you build it for the rich, the poor can’t come."
— C.K. Prahalad
"In a poor country, a man proves to his wife that he loves her by giving her a rose, but in a rich country, he must give a dozen roses."
— Economist Richard Layard
"Poor people have I.Q.’s significantly lower than those of rich people, and the awkward conventional wisdom has been that this is in large part a function of genetics."
— Op-Ed Columnist - How to Raise Our I.Q. - NYTimes.com