Ive been to war and seen real poverty. This is not it. And i thank god i was fortunate enough to be born in the united states
"You're the only person that decides how far you'll go and what you're capable of." - Ben Saunders (Explorer and Endurance Athlete)
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
I would wager there are more rich people being judged by the poor and middle class than the other way around.
"And in the end, we were all just humans, drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness."
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
most of the whining comes from people who make excuses as to why they are on the public dole or are envious others are wealthier than they are