Poverty Quotes

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
Juvenal, satires - it is not easy for men to rise whose qualities...

Dennis kucinich - we have weapons of mass destruction we have to...
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
Groucho marx - i worked myself up from nothing to a state of...
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

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the worst poverty of all.
Mother Teresa
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.
Henry David Thoreau
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
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
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
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Horace, Odes
Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man - Made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.
Nelson Mandela
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
In wealth many friends in poverty, not even relatives.
Japanese Prove
Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
Dennis Kucinich, 2004 speech to Democratic National Convention
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
Poverty of goods is easily cured poverty of the mind is irreparable.
D. A. Battista
The best coffee in Europe is Vienna coffee, compared to which all other coffee is fluid poverty.
Mark Twain, Greatly Exaggerated
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Aristotle
True poverty does not come from God.
Yiddish Prove
The chief problem with lower income farmers is poverty.
Nelson Rockefelle
The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self - Serving wealth.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
Henry Fielding
Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.
G. K. Chesterton
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
Kahlil Gibran
We are not without accomplishment. We have managed to distribute poverty equally.
Nguyen Co Thatch, Vietnamese foreign ministe
Give me neither poverty nor riches.
Proverbs 30. 8 Bible
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
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Jargon allows us to camouflage intellectual poverty with verbal extravagance.
David Pratt
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for not having much to care for; and with obscurity, for being unenvied.
Plutarch
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
What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness.
George Bernard Shaw
Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.
Greek
The want of goods is easily repaired, but the poverty of the soul is irreparable.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
Mrs. Sigourney
Learn to be pleased with everything with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others with poverty, for not having much to care for, and with obscurity, for being unenvied.
Plutarch