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poverty is not a sin

A person should not be regarded as inferior or culpable simply because they are economically disadvantaged. A: "The legislation I am proposing would restrict homeless people to a specific block in the east side of the city." B: "Poverty is not a sin, Senator. These are people—you can't expect us to treat them like pests!"
See also: not, poverty, sin

poverty is not a crime

A person should not be regarded as inferior or culpable simply because they are economically disadvantaged. A: "The legislation I am proposing would restrict homeless people to a specific block in the east side of the city." B: "Poverty is not a crime, Senator. These are people—you can't expect us to treat them like pests!"
See also: crime, not, poverty

Poverty is not a crime.

 and Poverty is no sin.
Prov. You should not condemn someone for being poor. Ellen: I wish there were a law to make all those poor people move out of our neighborhood. Jim: Poverty is not a crime, Ellen.
See also: crime, not, poverty

When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window.

 and When the wolf comes in at the door, love creeps out of the window.
Prov. If a couple gets married because they are in love, but they do not have enough money, they will stop loving each other when the money runs out. You young folks may think you can live on love alone, but when poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window. After Susan lost her job, she and her unemployed husband had a big argument. When the wolf comes in at the door, love creeps out of the window.
See also: come, flies, love, of, out, poverty, window
References in classic literature ?
But when we reflect that in the utter isolation to which poverty condemned poor Athanase, Mademoiselle Cormon was the only figure presented to his gaze, that she attracted his eye incessantly, that all the light he had was concentrated on her, surely his love may be considered natural.
But the impossibility of any result; the poverty of the young man; a vague hope of enriching herself, of going to Paris, and returning with full hands to say, "I love you
The first remedy or prevention is to remove, by all means possible, that material cause of sedition whereof we spake; which is, want and poverty in the estate.
ISLAMABAD -- Poverty is one of the least discussed issues in Pakistan.
For 2018, my personal resolution is to write extensively about poverty among Filipino families, based on the plentiful SWS surveys.
5% of the population is subsistence poor or in extreme poverty (i.
While the manifestations and causes of poverty differ, the humiliation that accompanies it is universal.
Yet, despite the clear evidence linking poverty to psychological distress, policies tacking poverty do not typically take shame into account.
Islamabad -- Despite taking many steps including launching of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), there has been no significant progress in reducing poverty ratio in Pakistan and is it has been increasing in the last few years.
Scotland is to become the only part of the UK with statutory targets to tackle child poverty after the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill was unanimously passed by the Scottish Parliament.
Achieving this objective is inconceivable without fulfilling the mandate of SDG 1 to end poverty in all its forms.
The eradication of poverty has become a foremost challenge across the developing world and universally acknowledged as a multidirectional phenomena.
To do so, we compare certain characteristics of poverty in Poland and United States, with a focus on different societal groups affected by poverty in each country.
Texas continues to be home to some of the poorest counties in the country with poverty most prevalent along the Texas-Mexico border, census figures show.