Poverty Quotes

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
Henry david thoreau - none can be an impartial or wise observer of...

Eric butterworth - prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and...
The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Franklin d. roosevelt - the hopes of the republic cannot forever tolerate...
Real poverty is less a state of income than a state of mind.
George F. Gilde

Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
Henry Fielding
The chief problem with lower income farmers is poverty.
Nelson Rockefelle
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
True poverty does not come from God.
Yiddish Prove
Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.
Plato, The Republic
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
Give me neither poverty nor riches.
Proverbs 30. 8 Bible
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
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Juvenal, Satires
Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
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
In wealth many friends in poverty, not even relatives.
Japanese Prove
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
Kahlil Gibran
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
Benjamin Franklin
What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness.
George Bernard Shaw
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
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Horace, Odes
This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
The want of goods is easily repaired, but the poverty of the soul is irreparable.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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
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
Jargon allows us to camouflage intellectual poverty with verbal extravagance.
David Pratt
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
Poverty of goods is easily cured poverty of the mind is irreparable.
D. A. Battista
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. God will see that you do want society.
Henry David Thoreau
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
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 a weapon of mass destruction.
Dennis Kucinich, 2004 speech to Democratic National Convention