Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor
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
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 won’t allow him to lift up his head; dignity won’t allow him to bow it down.
Poverty and adversity have produced many of the most successful people in the world.
– Dr T.P.Chia
I do not believe that one can become rich without being a shark; a sensitive man will never amass wealth.
– Petrus Borel
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
When poverty comes in the door love goes out the window.
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
There’s no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
– George Farquhar
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
Poverty frees them from ordinary standards of behaviour, just as money frees people from work.
– George Orwell
Poverty was not created by God. It is we who have caused it, you and I through our egotism.
– Mother Teresa
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism.
– Edward Gibbon quotes
Poverty is not a circumstance, it’s an attitude.
– Rita Gonzalez
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