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If beggars do not hate the rest of us, they are even more abject than I had imagined. (Quote by - Mason Cooley)

We must begin by acknowledging that there is a complete absence of two things in Indian Society. One of these is equality. On the social plane we have an India based on the principles of graded inequality, which means elevation for some and degradation for others. On the economic plane we have a society in which there are some who have immense wealth as against many who live in abject poverty. (Quote by - B. R. Ambedkar)

Let death be daily before your eyes, and you will never entertain any abject thought, nor too eagerly covet anything. (Quote by - Epictetus)

New Orleans' survival depends on three things. Getting a handle on violent crime, building a viable public school system and eradicating the abject and debilitating corruption that that has plagued New Orleans for so long. (Quote by - Jim Letten)

There is no question that films that we would have considered viable just a few seasons ago are too risky to undertake these days, Small films are smaller than ever and titles that would have done decently a few years back would almost certainly be doomed to abject failure these days. (Quote by - Mark Urman)

Excluded from all fellowship at meals, excluded from all sacrifices, excluded from instruction and from matrimonial alliances, abject and excluded from all religious duties, let them wander over ,this earth. (Quote by - Guru Nanak)

Nay! you wonder while they mock, / And when they are reminded, they mind not, / And when they see a sign they incite one another to scoff, / And they say: This is nothing but clear magic: / What! when we are dead and have become dust and bones, shall we then certainly be raised, / Or our fathers of yore? / Say: Aye! and you shall be abject. (Quote by - Quran)

Confront a child, a puppy, and a kitten with a sudden danger; the child will turn instinctively for assistance, the puppy will grovel in abject submission, the kitten will brace its tiny body for a frantic resistance(Quote by - H. H. Munro)

In the same way that we need statesmen to spare us the abjection of exercising power, we need scholars to spare us the abjection of learning. (Quote by - Jean Baudrillard)

The Millennium Declaration was a solemn pledge to free our fellow men, women and children from the abject and dehumanizing conditions of extreme poverty. (Quote by - Kevin Watkins)

No one is sorrier than John for the embarrassment that these albeit private e-mails caused to his colleagues and to the people who were the subjects of those comments. John would be the first to say this has been a real lesson to him. John is abjectly sorry for all the comments that have come to light, and that's appropriate. (Quote by - Jeffrey Schneider)

A decade ago, critics suggested biotech crops would not be valuable in the developing world. Now 90 percent of farmers who benefit are resource-poor farmers in developing countries. These helped alleviate 7.7 million subsistence farmers in China, India, South Africa, the Philippines from abject poverty. (Quote by - Clive James)

There's no doubt about it, show business lures the people who didn't get enough love, attention, or approval early in life and have grown up to become bottomless, gaping vessels of terrifying, abject need. Please laugh. (Quote by - Dennis Miller)

Politicians / power itself / are abject because they merely embody the profound contempt people have for their own lives. One should be grateful to the politicians for accepting the abstractness of power, and ridding others of its burden. This inevitably kills them but they get their revenge by passing onto others the corpse of power. (Quote by - Jean Baudrillard)

Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious. (Quote by - Baruch Spinoza)

This is a major milestone. This is the most populous county in the southern part of the state. It shows geographic unity against homophobia and abject hatred. (Quote by - Steven Goldstein)

Self-respect will keep a man from being abject when he is in the power of enemies, and will enable him to feel that he may be in the right when the world is against him. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

With an agenda dominated by global security and U.N. reform, it appears that the decisions needed to lift millions of people from abject poverty are not being given the prominence they deserve. (Quote by - Kumi Naidoo)

If peace is equated simply with the absence of war, it can become abject pacifism that turns the world over to the most ruthless. (Quote by - Henry Kissinger)

They have no business administering government policies in a country that favors freedom and equality. ... Can you imagine having the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini as defense minister, or Mahatma Gandhi as minister of health, education, and welfare? The Hindu and Buddhist idea of karma and the Muslim idea of kismet, or fate condemn the poor and the disabled to their suffering. ... It's the will of Allah. These beliefs are nothing but abject fatalism, and they would devastate the social gains this nation has made if they were ever put into practice.". (Quote by - Pat Robertson)

Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty, while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world. (Quote by - Kofi Annan)

Across the board, this program has been an abject failure. (Quote by - Eric Massa)

He said: Then get forth from this (state), for it does not befit you to behave proudly therein. Go forth, therefore, surely you are of the abject ones. (Quote by - Quran)

For the first time ever we are capable of removing abject poverty, illiteracy and the diseases of poverty from the human condition. The current intensification of global economic integration has demonstrated that there is enough knowledge, technology and capital to bring development to all the people of the world. (Quote by - Clare Short)

I will go to my grave in a state of abject endless fascination that we all have the capacity to become emotionally involved with a personality that doesn't exist. (Quote by - Berkeley Breathed)


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