Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor - Page 2
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
Only the mediocre artist is always at his best.
– Victor J. Banis
History is written by the rich, and so the poor get blamed for everything.
– Jeffrey D. Sachs
Poverty, for me, is synonymous with degradation.
– Charlotte Brontë
It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The presence of even a single poor child on the street means a million defeats for mankind.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
I believe as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil.
– Robert F. Kennedy
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
That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be generous.
– George R. Gissing
To be poor is not a problem but to remain poor is.
The things you take for granted. Someone else is praying for.
The only way to get your way out of poverty is hard work.
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
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 man who sleeps on the floor can’t fall out of bed.