Poverty Quotes

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
Aristotle - in poverty and other misfortunes of life, true...

Jewish prove - people come to poverty in two ways accumulating...
Jargon allows us to camouflage intellectual poverty with verbal extravagance.
David Pratt
Mae west - loves conquers all things except poverty and...
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Horace, Odes

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
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
We have weapons of mass destruction we have to address here at home. Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Homelessness is a weapon of mass destruction. Unemployment is a weapon of mass destruction.
Dennis Kucinich
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the worst poverty of all.
Mother Teresa
Poverty of goods is easily cured poverty of the mind is irreparable.
D. A. Battista
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
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Juvenal, Satires
The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.
Mother Teresa
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
I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Groucho Marx
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
In wealth many friends in poverty, not even relatives.
Japanese Prove
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
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
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Aristotle
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
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
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
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
Real poverty is less a state of income than a state of mind.
George F. Gilde
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 want of goods is easily repaired, but the poverty of the soul is irreparable.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
Kahlil Gibran
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
True poverty does not come from God.
Yiddish Prove
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
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
Kahlil Gibran
The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self - Serving wealth.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
Dennis Kucinich, 2004 speech to Democratic National Convention
There is something about poverty that smells like death.
Zora Neale Hurston
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
Henry Fielding