Poverty Quotes, Sayings about being poor

The only reason any person does not have enough money is because they are blocking money from coming to them with their thoughts.
Rhonda Byrne

Education is the antidote to poverty.
Arvind Kejriwal

If we provide quality education to one generation, poverty will automatically be eradicated from society.
Arvind Kejriwal

The two great tests of character are wealth and poverty.
– Charles A. Beard

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Morality is a matter of money. Poor people cannot afford to have morals. So they have religion.
Khushwant Singh

Today, if you look at financial systems around the globe, more than half the population of the world out of six billion people, more than three billion. Do not qualify to take out a loan from a bank. This is a shame.
– Muhammad Yunus

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
– Norman Vincent Peale

I pity that man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth shall starve in the process.
– Benjamin Harrison

The only way you finish with poverty is with jobs.
Carlos Slim

Poverty isn’t solved with donations.
Carlos Slim

People are starving in the world, not because we don’t have enough food, but because we’re not organized. And computers are part of that.
Larry Page

The full man does not understand the wants of the hungry.
Karl Marx

… I’m much closer to the people at the bottom than the people at the top, and the latter won’t forgive me for it.
Princess Diana

They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
Princess Diana

It takes nothing to stay in poverty, but everything to break free from it.
Idowu Koyenikan

Too many people are hungry not because there is dearth of food. It is because there is dearth of love and care in human hearts.

For the world to be a better place for all. Country leaders need to focus on building a platform for the poor to escape poverty.
Sipho P Nkosi

The poor in pocket are rich in spirit.

If poverty ain’t no crime then stealing sure ain’t one.

Poverty has destroyed many idling people. Poverty has produced many outstanding achievers.
Dr T.P.Chia

As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.
Nelson Mandela

Sometimes, I want to ask God why He allows poverty, famine, and injustice in the world when he could be doing something about it, but I’m afraid he might ask me the same question.

One would give generous alms if one had the eyes to see the beauty of a cupped receiving hand.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Poor people share with the heart.

Poverty builds up the strong and breaks down the weak. Many children of the poor have achieved great success in life.
Dr T.P.Chia

Pity the sorrows of a poor man, whose trembling limbs have borne him to your door.

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
George Eliot

You will never become rich, until you hate poverty.
Mike Murdock

Debt is the worst poverty.
– Thomas Fuller

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

Poverty begins when you choose to remain.

Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.
Nelson Mandela

A poor person is one who doesn’t buy anything until he sees someone else buying it first.

Learn to see being poor as a motivation not as a wall of big stones standing between you and your destiny.

Some people are at the top of the ladder, some are in the middle, still more are at the bottom, and a whole lot more don’t even know there is a ladder.
Robert H. Schuller

Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
– A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Money has been the most serious handicap that we have ever met. There are times when poverty is fortunate.
Clarence Darrow

Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.
J. K. Rowling

Some people are poor not because they have nothing, but because they always want more.

In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.

Poor : When you have too much month at the end of your money.

The things you take for granted. Someone else is praying for.

The only way to get your way out of poverty is hard work.

Poor man walks miles to earn the food & rich man walks miles to digest the food.

By sharing you don’t become poor… You become rich. For the more you share, the more shall you receive.

Poverty and adversity have produced many of the most successful people in the world.
Dr T.P.Chia

African leaders should not turn the continent into a giant collector of donations and loans from wealthy nations-they must find other plausible means to help established their economic security so as to minimize poverty. This incoherent blunder on the mainland must be scrutinized.
– Duop Chak Wuol

I give to the poor, not because I have plenty but because I know how it feels to have nothing.

Rain is a blessing to those who have a roof, but is a curse to those who don’t.

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