Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor
I moaned because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet.
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
Poverty and adversity have produced many of the most successful people in the world.
- Dr T.P.Chia
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.
- Victor Hugo
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
- Albert Einstein
I do not believe that one can become rich without being a shark; a sensitive man will never amass wealth.
- Petrus Borel
Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
- Publilius Syrus
When poverty comes in the door love goes out the window.
There’s no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
- George Farquhar
Poverty won’t allow him to lift up his head; dignity won’t allow him to bow it down.
Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mahatma Gandhi
When it comes to poverty, there is no need to say anything. All we need to do is to help, the moment we encounter it.
- Mehmet Murat ildan
It is very expensive to give bad medical care to poor people in a rich country.
- Paul Farmer
The tragedy of the poor is that they can afford nothing but self denial.
- Oscar Wilde
People in that crowd want to make poverty history, but NOT if they have to pay for it themselves.
- Ben Elton
Poor is the man whom is not content with what he has.
- Rita Gonzalez
Childhood, after all, is the first precious coin that poverty steals from a child.
- Anthony Horowitz
Poverty is not a circumstance, it’s an attitude.
- Rita Gonzalez
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
- Benjamin Franklin
Poverty does not belong in civilized human society. Its proper place is in a museum. That’s where it will be.
- Muhammad Yunus
We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won.
- Ronald Reagan
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be generous.
- George R. Gissing