Non-violence is the greatest Dharma; So too is all righteous violence.
More than poverty I feel the way in which they were brought up will give better understanding of the life. Then they will try to excel in their life.
But I agree majority of achievers are from poverty background.
There are two types of people. One is a person with poor man's mind and another the real achiever who understand the pang and agony of their parents and situation never give up until they achieve their goals or dreams no matter what and at any cost.
I, 50% agree with you.
No life without Sun
'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
Even this challenging situation would ease
Statistically most of the successful people are from middle class.
Top upper class and rich class are already having advantage of links and sources through which they reach the top positions like children of celebrities.
Thoughts exchanged is knowledge gained.
Those who are not from poor background will not have that type of urge for reaching to their objectives.
Knowledge is power.
But there are many people who were born rich but still did well and became achievers. Many industrialists and business groups have become like that. Jawaharalal Nehru was from a well to do family only.
I have read and to the extent believed that 'Eduucation thrives in adverse circumstances". But my father used to tell me that 'Education is capital to the poor , interest to the rich'.
The greatest wealth in this world is mental peace and good health.