Poor Relief

Famous quotes containing the words poor and/or relief:

    A poor virgin, sir, an ill-favored thing, sir, but mine own.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    It is said that he once had a sore toe that so annoyed him that he went to the woodpile and chopped it off with an axe, quoting the Scripture, ‘If thy foot offend thee, cut it off.’
    —For the State of Rhode Island, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)