When I gave food to the poor, they called me a saint. When I asked why the poor were hungry, they called me a communist.
Camara, Dom H. quotes
John Griffith – signs and sounds "But especially he loved to run in the dim twilight of the summer midnights, listening to the subdued and sleepy murmurs of the forest, reading signs and sounds as a man may read a book, and seeking for the mysterious something that called -- called, waking or sleeping, at all times, for him to come." ~from THE CALL OF THE WILD (1903) by John Griffith
Henry Home – bread for the poor “Luxury may possibly contribute to give bread to the poor; but if there were no luxury, there would be no poor.” ~Henry Home on Luxury
"Financial aid is a legacy and a justice due to… "Financial aid is a legacy and a justice due to the poor that our Lord Jesus Christ acquired for us. It is not a virtue for the rich to give to the poor - it is an simple act of justice." - St. Francis of Assisi (Earlier Rule 9)