Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor

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

Submitted by: rotzooi

Childhood, after all, is the first precious coin that poverty steals from a child.
– Anthony Horowitz

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

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

An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Albert Einstein

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

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.

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

Submitted by: Kwame Amuzu

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

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

Submitted by: Emperor

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

Submitted by: kane montana

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

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

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

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


Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
Publilius Syrus

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
George Eliot

I do not believe that one can become rich without being a shark; a sensitive man will never amass wealth.
– Petrus Borel

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