Helder Camara (1909-1999)

“When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a Communist.”

Helder Camara, Quoted in The Guardian, 21 Jan. 1985

Excerpted from: Schapiro, Fred, ed. The Yale Book of Quotations. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

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