Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor

In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.

Poor : When you have too much month at the end of your money.

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The things you take for granted. Someone else is praying for.

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The only way to get your way out of poverty is hard work.

Submitted by: Emperor

Poor man walks miles to earn the food & rich man walks miles to digest the food.

Poverty and adversity have produced many of the most successful people in the world.
Dr T.P.Chia

African leaders should not turn the continent into a giant collector of donations and loans from wealthy nations—they must find other plausible means to help established their economic security so as to minimize poverty. This incoherent blunder on the mainland must be scrutinized.
– Duop Chak Wuol

Submitted by: Theatome

I give to the poor, not because I have plenty but because I know how it feels to have nothing.


Rain is a blessing to those who have a roof, but is a curse to those who don’t.

Submitted by: DarQTee

The man who sleeps on the floor can’t fall out of bed.

Submitted by: kane montana

Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
Publilius Syrus

The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Poverty is nothing to be laughed at but something to be felt.

Submitted by: Sanoja Weesinghe

There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.
Victor Hugo

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.

When poverty comes in the door love goes out the window.

Submitted by: matthew

Poverty is not a hindrance to success.

Submitted by: Ma Liezl Villahermosa

To be poor is not a problem but to remain poor is.

Submitted by: Kwame Amuzu

I moaned because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet.

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Submitted by: rotzooi

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.

Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism.
Edward Gibbon quotes

War and drink are the two things man is never too poor to buy.
William Faulkner

I believe as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil.
Robert F. Kennedy

Only the mediocre artist is always at his best.
– Victor J. Banis

Poverty won’t allow him to lift up his head; dignity won’t allow him to bow it down.

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