Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor - Page 3

When poverty comes in the door love goes out the window.

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Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

Poverty frees them from ordinary standards of behaviour, just as money frees people from work.
– George Orwell

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
Mahatma Gandhi

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