Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor
Pity the sorrows of a poor man, whose trembling limbs have borne him to your door.
From the beginning, as a thinking student of 15, 16 years ago, I was troubled by the grim poverty that I saw around me.
– Manmohan Singh
Poverty begins when you choose to remain.
Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. 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. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.
– Nelson Mandela
A poor person is one who doesn’t buy anything until he sees someone else buying it first.
Learn to see being poor as a motivation not as a wall of big stones standing between you and your destiny.
Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
– A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Money has been the most serious handicap that we have ever met. There are times when poverty is fortunate.
— Clarence Darrow
Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.
– J. K. Rowling
Some people are poor not because they have nothing, but because they always want more.
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.