Poverty Quotes

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
G. k. chesterton - the honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. the...

Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.
Plato, The Republic
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
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Juvenal, Satires

You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything - - Even poverty - - You can survive it.
Bill Cosby
Kin hubbard - it is pretty hard to tell what does bring...
The want of goods is easily repaired, but the poverty of the soul is irreparable.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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
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
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
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the worst poverty of all.
Mother Teresa
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 of goods is easily cured poverty of the mind is irreparable.
D. A. Battista
This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
Give me neither poverty nor riches.
Proverbs 30. 8 Bible
What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness.
George Bernard Shaw
He who ashamed of his poverty would be equally proud of his wealth.
Author Unknown