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Aid And Assistance Quotes

These unhappy times call for the building of plans that build from the bottom up and not from the top down, that put their faith once more in the forgotten man at the bottom of the economic pyramid.

Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)

Profession: Thirty-second President of the USA

Every great man is always being helped by everybody; for his gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

Author: Dr. Loretta Scott

Profession: American Doctor

The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.

Author: Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole.

Author: Baruch (1632-1677)

Profession: Benedict de Spinoza, Dutch Philosopher and Theologian

If you're in trouble, or hurt or need -- go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help -- the only ones.

Author: John Steinbeck (1902-1968)

Profession: American Author

The proverb warns; ''Don't bite the hand that feeds you.'' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.

Author: Thomas Szasz (1920)

Profession: American Psychiatrist

A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

The needs of a human being are sacred. Their satisfaction cannot be subordinated either to reasons of state, or to any consideration of money, nationality, race, or color, or to the moral or other value attributed to the human being in question, or to any consideration whatsoever.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic

It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic