Poverty Quotes

The want of goods is easily repaired, but the poverty of the soul is irreparable.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
David pratt - jargon allows us to camouflage intellectual...

Henry david thoreau - however mean your life is, meet it and live it:...
Real poverty is less a state of income than a state of mind.
George F. Gilde
Zora neale hurston - there is something about poverty that smells like...
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

The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.
Mother Teresa
We are not without accomplishment. We have managed to distribute poverty equally.
Nguyen Co Thatch, Vietnamese foreign ministe
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
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
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
Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
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
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
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
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
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
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
True poverty does not come from God.
Yiddish Prove
The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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
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
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
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the worst poverty of all.
Mother Teresa
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Aristotle
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
The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.
G. K. Chesterton
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
Benjamin Franklin
This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
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
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Horace, Odes
People come to poverty in two ways accumulating debts and paying them off.
Jewish Prove
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
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
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