Homeless Quotes

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  • We have a thousand points of light for the homeless man. We've got a kinder gentler machine gun hand.

    Gun   Men   Light  
  • I choose the poverty of our poor people. But I am grateful to receive it (the Nobel) in the name of the hungry, the naked, the homeless, of the crippled, of the blind, of the lepers, of all those people who feel unwanted, unloved, uncared for throughout society, people that have become a burden to the society and are shunned by everyone.

    Grateful   Names   People  
  • Many feel that sitting at a screen sweating over the design of handrail details for the next cute downtown boutique hotel just doesn't make sense when more than 150,000 people have lost their lives, more than five million people have been made homeless and whole towns have been swept away.

    Cute   People   Design  
    "What can we do?" by Jonathan Glancey, www.theguardian.com. January 10, 2005.
  • I lived with my godmother and mother in New Zealand until I was seven. They were both Jungian psychologists and had a homeless shelter for street gang members in New Zealand.

    Source: pitchfork.com
  • No one is asking what happened to all the homeless. No one cares, because it's easier to get on the subway and not be accosted.

    Asking   Care   Subway  
    "You can't hold back the human spirit". Interview With David Walsh, www.wsws.org. March 27, 1998.
  • Knowledge cannot be stolen from us. It cannot be bought or sold. We may be poor, and the sheriff may come and sell our furniture, or drive away our cow, or take our pet lamb, and leave us homeless and penniless; but he cannot lay the law's hand upon the jewelry of our minds.

    Knowledge   Hands   Law  
  • I don't want to scrounge around and be homeless, and I want to finish my education.

    Want   Homeless  
  • Clanless, lawless, homeless is he who is in love with civil war, that brutal ferocious thing.

    Homer (2015). “The Iliad”, Penguin
  • For a few minutes, maybe, life lingers in the tissues of some outlying regions of the body. Then, one by one, the lights go out and there is total blackness. And ifsome part of the non—entity we called George has indeed been absent at this moment of terminal shock, away out there on the deep water, then it will return to find itself homeless.

    "A Single Man".
  • I wanna feed 5,000 like Jesus, I wanna build a community center where the homeless and less fortunate can come take a shower, get a hot meal and a change of clothes. Maybe not new clothes but some clean clothes. Those are my goals, my raps and goals haven't changed. I'm about helping somebody, I use my celebrity status for the good of mankind. That's what I do, so for all the Hip-Hop people, if they just pull from me the gold, they're missing so much.

    Jesus   Rap   Clothes  
    Source: allhiphop.com
  • The truth about it is, whether we is rich or poor or something in between, this earth ain't no final restin place. So in a way, we is all homeless - just workin our way toward home.

    Ron Hall, Denver Moore (2008). “Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together”, p.235, Thomas Nelson Inc
  • I cannot forgive a scholar his homeless despondency.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson (2013). “Delphi Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Illustrated)”, p.2786, Delphi Classics
  • Have you ever noticed that the only metaphor we have in our public discourse for solving problems is to declare war on it? We have the war on crime, the war on cancer, the war on drugs. But did you ever notice that we have no war on homelessness? You know why? Because there's no money in that problem. No money to be made off of the homeless. If you can find a solution to homelessness where the corporations and politicians can make a few million dollars each, you will see the streets of America begin to clear up pretty damn quick!

    War   Cancer   America  
  • Every Thanksgiving we feed the homeless so they may join us as we celebrate other people finding a home.

    Home   People   May  
  • I personally go to the airport looking like a homeless person, because I think people will leave me alone. But I dress myself with my luggage - all my luggage matches.

  • I started a foundation, called The Khaled Hosseini Foundation. The mission has been to help the most vulnerable groups in Afghanistan. So the focus has been on women, children, and homeless refugees, most of whom are in fact women and children.

    "GeekDad Interview: Khaled Hosseini, Author of The Kite Runner". Interview with Tony Sims, www.wired.com. September 30, 2011.
  • Obviously, I'm not homeless. I'm not an old alcoholic. I'm not jumping trains. I just like to live in a certain way.

    Jumping   Way   Homeless  
    "The Private World of Patti Smith". Interview with Joan Juliet Buck, www.harpersbazaar.com. October 30, 2015.
  • The hungry and the homeless don't care about liberty any more than they care about cultural heritage. To pretend that they do care is cant.

    Liberty   Heritage   Care  
  • I did a gig in the U.S. once for the homeless. I said 'It's nice to see so many bums on seats.'

    Funny   Nice   Humor  
  • Success to me is self-determined, the life I live today, to come from a kid strung out on angel dust, homeless, at some points sleeping in the street. No money, not knowing where the next meal was coming from. No sex, no relationships, people that didn't love me, didn't care about me, to where I am today... that's successful. When I signed my record deal I always wanted to be respected by my peers for my ability and my skill level.

    Sex   Sleep   Kids  
    Source: www.parlemag.com
  • I have a son, who is a... not an ordinary form of schizophrenia, but clearly, cannot take care of himself. And the great fear of then, of all parents is, when the parents die, who takes care of your child? And the answer is: they become homeless.

    Children   Son   Parent  
  • People give me money and I don't know why, my real collection plate is an empty cup held by a homeless guy.

    Real   People   Giving  
  • Shelter Network's programs and services are a rainbow in the clouds for homeless children and adults.

  • There is no God, no universe, no human race, no earthly life, no heaven, no hell. It is all a dream, a grotesque and foolish dream. Nothing exists but you. And you are but a thought -a vagrant thought, a useless thought, a homeless thought, wandering forlorn among the empty eternities!

    The Mysterious Stranger ch. 11 (1916)
  • The only way you can ever accuse a Conservative of hypocrisy is if they walk past a homeless person without kicking him in the face.

    "The News Quiz", BBC Radio 4, November 2008.
  • You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless, or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course.

    Football   Golf   People  
  • I spent a lot of time at the New York Public Library, the main branch. I was one of those people. If you ever spend a good amount of time there, you realize there are people who spend the entire day there. They're bookish homeless people.

    Source: www.interviewmagazine.com
  • Another day, another dollar, another war, another tower Went up where the homeless had their home.

    War   Home   Justice  
    Song: Who Will Save Your Soul, Album: Pieces Of You, 1995
  • What I prized most was freedom, freedom to do my work, to give myself spontaneously and not out of duty or by command. I could not submit to such demands; rather would I choose the path of a homeless wanderer; yes, even go without love.

    Giving   Demand   Path  
    Emma Goldman (2011). “Living My Life (Two Volumes in One)”, p.215, Cosimo, Inc.
  • And homeless near a thousand homes I stood, And near a thousand tables pined and wanted food.

    Home   Cooking   Tables  
    William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth (1815). “Poems”, p.87
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