„They got money for wars but they can’t feed the poor. “

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rapper and actor 1971 - 1996

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„You know it's funny, when it rains it pours
they got money for wars, but can't feed the poor.“

—  Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996

"Keep Ya Head Up"
1990s, Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z... (February 16, 1993)
Variant: They got money for wars, but can't feed the poor.

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„When Bill Gates pours money into Africa for feeding the poor in Africa and preventing famine, he’s pushing the failed Green Revolution, he’s pushing chemicals, pushing GMOs, pushing patterns.“

—  Vandana Shiva Indian philosopher 1952

On Bill Gate's philanthropic activities, from " Bill Gates is continuing the work of Monsanto, Vandana Shiva tells France24 https://www.france24.com/en/20191023-bill-gates-is-continuing-the-work-of-monsanto-vandana-shiva-tells-france-24-1" France24 (23 October 2019)

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„Time is the one thing money can’t buy.“

—  Charles Stross, The Laundry Files

Source: The Laundry Files, The Apocalypse Codex (2012), Chapter 3, “Big Tent” (p. 44)

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„“The poor and the middle class work for money.” “The rich have money work for them.”“

—  Robert T. Kiyosaki American finance author , investor 1947

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„In war, the poor are killed. In peace, the poor dies.“

—  Mia Couto Mozambican writer 1955

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„If money is all that a man makes, then he will be poor — poor in happiness, poor in all that makes life worth living.“

—  Herbert N. Casson Canadian journalist and writer 1869 - 1951

Herbert N. Casson cited in: Forbes magazine (1950) The Forbes scrapbook of Thoughts on the business of life. p. 302
1950s and later

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„And everybody got they opinions
But they ain't got no money“

—  Fetty Wap American rapper and singer from New Jersey 1991

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„We've got no money, so we've got to think.“

—  Ernest Rutherford New Zealand-born British chemist and physicist 1871 - 1937

As quoted in Quips, Quotes, and Quanta : An Anecdotal History of Physics (2007) by Anton Z. Capri, page 65.
Quoted by Edward Andrade in Rutherford and the Nature of the Atom http://books.google.com/books?id=VVoeXNceuVwC (1964)
Unsourced variant: We didn't have the money, so we had to think.

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„Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich.“

—  Peter Ustinov English actor, writer, and dramatist 1921 - 2004

Achtung! Vorurteile (2003); original German: "Der Terrorismus, der im furchtbaren 11. September kulminierte, ist ein Krieg der Armen gegen die Reichen. Der Krieg ist ein Terrorismus der Reichen gegen die Armen." typically cited in short: "Terrorismus ist der Krieg der Armen und der Krieg ist der Terrorismus der Reichen."

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„Unlike money, hope is all: for the rich as well as for the poor.“

—  Fausto Cercignani Italian scholar, essayist and poet 1941

Examples of self-translation (c. 2004), Quotes - Zitate - Citations - Citazioni

Citát „A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money“
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„A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.“

—  Henry Ford American industrialist 1863 - 1947

As quoted in News Journal [Mansfield, Ohio] (3 August 1965)
Attributed from posthumous publications

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