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
There’s no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
- George Farquhar
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
Poverty won’t allow him to lift up his head; dignity won’t allow him to bow it down.
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
The man who sleeps on the floor can’t fall out of bed.
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.
We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won.
- Ronald Reagan
I give to the poor, not because I have plenty but because I know how it feels to have nothing.
That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be generous.
- George R. Gissing
Poverty is a mathematical proof of the fact that mankind is a big failure!
- Mehmet Murat ildan
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Where you live should not determine whether you live, or whether you die.