Poverty Quotes

Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Woody Allen
Kin hubbard - it is pretty hard to tell what does bring...

Horace, odes - whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both...
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
D. a. battista - poverty of goods is easily cured poverty of the...
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

Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
Dennis Kucinich, 2004 speech to Democratic National Convention
He who ashamed of his poverty would be equally proud of his wealth.
Author Unknown
The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.
Mother Teresa
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
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
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Juvenal, Satires
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
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
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
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
Give me neither poverty nor riches.
Proverbs 30. 8 Bible
Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.
Plato, The Republic
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
We are not without accomplishment. We have managed to distribute poverty equally.
Nguyen Co Thatch, Vietnamese foreign ministe
The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.
G. K. Chesterton
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Aristotle
Jargon allows us to camouflage intellectual poverty with verbal extravagance.
David Pratt
What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness.
George Bernard Shaw
The chief problem with lower income farmers is poverty.
Nelson Rockefelle
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
Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.
Antiphanes
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the worst poverty of all.
Mother Teresa
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
Kahlil Gibran
Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
Mae West
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
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
In wealth many friends in poverty, not even relatives.
Japanese Prove
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
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
Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.
Greek
This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
True poverty does not come from God.
Yiddish Prove
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