Your job is not to die for your country. Your job is to get the other poor sonofabitch to die for his country.
If for thy Father askt, say, thou hadst none; And for thy Mother, she alas is poor, Which caus'd her thus to send thee out of door.
To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his snuff-box, is like giving a pair of laced ruffles to a man that has never a shirt on his back.
A poor man is like a foreigner in his own country.
It is only through multilateral institutions that States can hold each other to account. And that makes it very important to organize those institutions in a fair and democratic way, giving the poor and the weak some influence over the actions of the rich and the strong.
The poor don't really like that ticket. They are desperate to get away and join the rich, and have glossy hair, bright eyes and white teeth. The rich live longer and can afford to be charming.
Being poor is a little like having an earache over a Bank Holiday. All you can think about is the pain and how long it will be before a healing hand can be found to take away the anguish.
The double-sun system was relatively poor in comets; there were only a hundred billion of them.
A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.
Only poor people go to jail.
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
Logic is a poor model of cause and effect.
Marrying for buty iz a poor spekulashun, for enny man who sees yure wife, has got just about az mutch stock in her as yu have.
It would be hard to name a more certain sign of poor self-esteem than the need to perceive some other group as inferior.
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