Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor - Page 3
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
Poverty frees them from ordinary standards of behaviour, just as money frees people from work.
– George Orwell
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 who is not content with what he has.
– Rita Gonzalez
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
– Benjamin Franklin
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
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