Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor - Page 2
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
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
The things you take for granted. Someone else is praying for.
To be poor is not a problem but to remain poor is.
I believe as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil.
– Robert F. Kennedy
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel… its poverty by how little.
– Sherrilyn Kenyon
In order to make poverty history, we must make affluence history.
– Bryan Carey
Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism.
– Edward Gibbon quotes
Not all developing countries are the same.
– Paul Collier
Where people are really attached, poverty itself is wealth.
– Jane Austen
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
– Kahlil Gibran
Poverty is a result of poor choices not of poor luck.
– Celso Cukierkorn
The only way to get your way out of poverty is hard work.
War and drink are the two things man is never too poor to buy.
– William Faulkner
The man who sleeps on the floor can’t fall out of bed.
When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.
– Hélder Câmara
I give to the poor, not because I have plenty but because I know how it feels to have nothing.
Poor : When you have too much month at the end of your money.
Sometimes I feel I’m just doing a poor impression of a person. Maybe I feel this way because I have no money.
– Jarod Kintz
For avarice begins where poverty ends.
– Honoré de Balzac
Poverty is not intrinsically a trap, otherwise we would all still be poor.
– Paul Collier
Poor man walks miles to earn the food & rich man walks miles to digest the food.
Poverty is not a hindrance to success.
Rain is a blessing to those who have a roof, but is a curse to those who don’t.