Poverty Quotes

It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Juvenal, Satires
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Lyndon b. johnson - poverty must not be a bar to learning and...
We are not without accomplishment. We have managed to distribute poverty equally.
Nguyen Co Thatch, Vietnamese foreign ministe
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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

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
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
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the worst poverty of all.
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
Real poverty is less a state of income than a state of mind.
George F. Gilde
Poverty of goods is easily cured poverty of the mind is irreparable.
D. A. Battista
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Aristotle
Give me neither poverty nor riches.
Proverbs 30. 8 Bible
Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
Mae West
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
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 best coffee in Europe is Vienna coffee, compared to which all other coffee is fluid poverty.
Mark Twain, Greatly Exaggerated
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
Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.
Antiphanes
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
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
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
Jargon allows us to camouflage intellectual poverty with verbal extravagance.
David Pratt
There is something about poverty that smells like death.
Zora Neale Hurston
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 a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
Kahlil Gibran
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
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
He who ashamed of his poverty would be equally proud of his wealth.
Author Unknown
In wealth many friends in poverty, not even relatives.
Japanese Prove
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
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
The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.
Mother Teresa
I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Groucho Marx
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
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