Poverty Quotes

Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.
Antiphanes
George bernard shaw - what is the matter with the poor is poverty; what...

Dennis kucinich - we have weapons of mass destruction we have to...
The want of goods is easily repaired, but the poverty of the soul is irreparable.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Lucius annaeus seneca - the greatest wealth is a poverty of desires....
Wealth is not of necessity a curse, nor poverty a blessing. Wholesome and easy abundance is better than either extreme; better for our manhood that we have enough for daily comfort; enough for culture, for hospitality, for charity. More than this may or may not be a blessing. Certainly it can be a blessing only by being accepted as a trust.
R. D. Hitchcock

In wealth many friends in poverty, not even relatives.
Japanese Prove
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
Benjamin Franklin
There is something about poverty that smells like death.
Zora Neale Hurston
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Horace, Odes
Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.
Greek
Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.
Plato, The Republic
I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Groucho Marx
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
However mean your life is, meet it and live it: do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts. God will see that you do want society.
Henry David Thoreau
People come to poverty in two ways accumulating debts and paying them off.
Jewish Prove
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
Kahlil Gibran
Poverty of goods is easily cured poverty of the mind is irreparable.
D. A. Battista
We are not without accomplishment. We have managed to distribute poverty equally.
Nguyen Co Thatch, Vietnamese foreign ministe
It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, to be healthy with physic, secure without a guard, and to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of art.
Johnson
Real poverty is less a state of income than a state of mind.
George F. Gilde
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Aristotle
Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
Mae West
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland.
Horace, Odes
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
Lydia Sigourney
He who ashamed of his poverty would be equally proud of his wealth.
Author Unknown
We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
Mother Theresa
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to opress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Frederick Douglass, Speech, April 1886
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
Henry Fielding
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not a poet enough to call forth its riches; for to the creator there is no poverty and no poor indifferent place.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Woody Allen
Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
Benjamin Franklin
True poverty does not come from God.
Yiddish Prove
Like dear St. Francis of Assisi I am wedded to Poverty: but in my case the marriage is not a success.
Oscar Wilde, , in a letter to his friend, Frances Forbes - Robertson, who had invited him to her wedding in London, but Wilde wa
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
The chief problem with lower income farmers is poverty.
Nelson Rockefelle
Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
Dennis Kucinich, 2004 speech to Democratic National Convention
The best coffee in Europe is Vienna coffee, compared to which all other coffee is fluid poverty.
Mark Twain, Greatly Exaggerated
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
George Bernard Shaw
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
Aristotle