Poverty Quotes

What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness.
George Bernard Shaw
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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
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Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Aristotle

None can be an impartial or wise observer of human life but from the vantage ground of what we should call voluntary poverty.
Henry David Thoreau
Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.
Greek
The best coffee in Europe is Vienna coffee, compared to which all other coffee is fluid poverty.
Mark Twain, Greatly Exaggerated
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
This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
The want of goods is easily repaired, but the poverty of the soul is irreparable.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
Mae West
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
Kahlil Gibran
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
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
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
People come to poverty in two ways accumulating debts and paying them off.
Jewish Prove
In wealth many friends in poverty, not even relatives.
Japanese Prove
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
Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things.
Eric Butterworth
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
The chief problem with lower income farmers is poverty.
Nelson Rockefelle
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
The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Woody Allen
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
Benjamin Franklin
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
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
Henry Fielding
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
Jargon allows us to camouflage intellectual poverty with verbal extravagance.
David Pratt
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
Kahlil Gibran
There is something about poverty that smells like death.
Zora Neale Hurston
What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence, a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.
Herbert Simon, economist
Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.
Antiphanes
Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.
Plato, The Republic
Real poverty is less a state of income than a state of mind.
George F. Gilde
Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
Dennis Kucinich, 2004 speech to Democratic National Convention