Poverty Quotes

He who ashamed of his poverty would be equally proud of his wealth.
Author Unknown
Lyndon b. johnson - poverty must not be a bar to learning and...

Kin hubbard - it is pretty hard to tell what does bring...
Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.
Plato, The Republic
Zora neale hurston - there is something about poverty that smells like...
The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.
G. K. Chesterton

Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Horace, Odes
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
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
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
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
I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Groucho Marx
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
True poverty does not come from God.
Yiddish Prove
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Juvenal, Satires
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
In wealth many friends in poverty, not even relatives.
Japanese Prove
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
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
Henry Fielding
We are not without accomplishment. We have managed to distribute poverty equally.
Nguyen Co Thatch, Vietnamese foreign ministe
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 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
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
Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
Mae West
The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self - Serving wealth.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
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
This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the worst poverty of all.
Mother Teresa
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
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Woody Allen
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
Kahlil Gibran
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
What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness.
George Bernard Shaw
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
Benjamin Franklin
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
Kahlil Gibran
The best coffee in Europe is Vienna coffee, compared to which all other coffee is fluid poverty.
Mark Twain, Greatly Exaggerated
The greatest wealth is a poverty of desires.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca