Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor

Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism.
Edward Gibbon quotes

There’s no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
– George Farquhar

The tragedy of the poor is that they can afford nothing but self denial.
Oscar Wilde

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
– Plutarch

It is very expensive to give bad medical care to poor people in a rich country.
– Paul Farmer

Poor is the man who is not content with what he has.
– Rita Gonzalez

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People in that crowd want to make poverty history, but NOT if they have to pay for it themselves.
– Ben Elton

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
Mahatma Gandhi

Poverty was not created by God. It is we who have caused it, you and I through our egotism.
Mother Teresa

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 is a mathematical proof of the fact that mankind is a big failure!
Mehmet Murat ildan

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Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law.
– Oliver Goldsmith

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Aristotle

From the beginning, as a thinking student of 15, 16 years ago, I was troubled by the grim poverty that I saw around me.
Manmohan Singh

Only the mediocre artist is always at his best.
– Victor J. Banis

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