Squalor Quotes


Want is one only of five giants on the road of reconstruction; the others are Disease Ignorance Squalor and Idleness.

Men of integrity by their very existence rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community.

People get frightened that success is going to take them out of life. They're no longer going to be on the corner of Bedlam and Squalor; life will only be something you can get through the mail.

I absolutely relate to being alone in squalor trying to come up with something adequate. I relate to that and I've been known to crawl out of bed and drink out of a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke.

To want simply what is enough nowadays suggests to people primitiveness and squalor.

She was privileged enough to feel at home anywhere and to equate squalor with authenticity.

The nation which once held the creed that greatness is achieved by production is now told that it is achieved by squalor.

It is just as important to bring people the evidence of the beauty of the world of nature and of man as it is to give them a document of ugliness squalor and despair.

We hate our squalor.

Thank you Occupy Wall Street. With your vivid example of anticapitalist squalor I've been able to convince all three of my children to become investment bankers.

We're not going to let people die in squalor because we are Republicans.

There's no question that in my lifetime the contrast between what I called private affluence and public squalor has become very much greater.

I was becoming addicted to Bombay. There was squalor and poverty but I had begun to realise my good fortune and would never again forget it.

In the invincible and indescribable squalor of Harlem ... I was tormented. I felt caged like an animal. I wanted to escape. I felt if I did not get out I would slowly strangle.