When we look at modern man, we have to face the fact...that modern

“When we look at modern man, we have to face the fact...that modern man suffers from a kind of poverty of the spirit, which stands in glaring contrast to his scientific and technological abundance; We've learned to fly the air like birds, we've learned to swim the seas like fish, and yet we haven't learned to walk the Earth as brothers and sisters...”

~Martin Luther King Jr.

“The very right to be human is denied every day to hundreds of millions of people as a result of poverty.”

~Nelson Mandela

“Capitalism is religion. Banks are churches. Bankers are priests. Wealth is heaven. Poverty is hell. Rich people are saints. Poor people are sinners. Commodities are blessings. Money is God.”

~Miguel D Lewis

“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice.”

~Nelson Mandela

“Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings.”

~Nelson Mandela