Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor
When poverty comes in the door love goes out the window.
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