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50+ Poverty Quotes

Poverty is not having enough material possessions or income for a person's needs. The absolute truth of the world is poverty. This is a collection of 53 Poverty quotes and sayings.



Poverty is the worst form of violence. - Mahatma Gandhi
If poverty were a man, I would have slain him. - Ali ibn Abi Talib
Poverty is the mother of crime. - Marcus Aurelius
Poverty and the rule of race that is called apartheid drive the Transkeian migrant from security on the land to work in the cities, and then back again. - Ruth First
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime. - Aristotle
Poverty is unnecessary. - Muhammad Yunus
Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life. - Jimmy Dean
Loneliness is the ultimate poverty. - Pauline Phillips
Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor. - James Baldwin
A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty. - Charles B. Rangel
The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations. - Adam Smith
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self. - May Sarton
Poverty is a very complicated issue, but feeding a child isn't. - Jeff Bridges
The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life. - John F. Kennedy
Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache. - Mae West
Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty. - Doris Day
What causes terrorism is disrespect, a lack of justice, and poverty. - Jodie Evans
The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles. - Plato
Poverty is unnecessary. - Muhammad Yunus
Exploitation. Now, there's a word that has been scrubbed out of the poverty debate. - Matthew Desmond
He is now rising from affluence to poverty. - Mark Twain
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes. - Khalil Gibran
Anticipate charity by preventing poverty. - Maimonides
A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty. - David Hume
Poverty wants some, luxury many, and avarice all things. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
He who is not capable of enduring poverty is not capable of being free. - Victor Hugo
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons. - Woody Allen
Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity. - Coco Chanel
Poverty is the worst form of violence. - Mahatma Gandhi
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. - Mother Teresa
It takes nothing to stay in poverty, but everything to break free from it. - Idowu Koyenikan
Where people are really attached, poverty itself is wealth. - Jane Austen
Poverty frees them from ordinary standards of behaviour, just as money frees people from work. - George Orwell
Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent. - Plato
Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change. - Muhammad Ali
Poverty made a sound like a wet cough in the shadows of the room. - Ray Bradbury
Extreme poverty is not only a condition of unsatisfied material needs. It is often accompanied by a degrading state of powerlessness. - Peter Singer
That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be generous. - George Gissing
Poverty is a great cutter-off and riches a great shutter-off. - Lawrence Durrell
Poverty is spiritual halitosis. - George Orwell
Poverty is not a disgrace, but it's terribly inconvenient. - Milton Berle
Poverty is not a circumstance, it's an attitude. - Rita Gonzalez
Poverty is a result of poor choices not of poor luck. - Celso Cukierkorn
For avarice begins where poverty ends. - Honoré de Balzac
Both poverty and riches are the offspring of thought. - Napoleon Hill
Poverty is a dish best served with Potato Soup. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Poverty is not intrinsically a trap, otherwise we would all still be poor. - Paul Collier
Poor purpose; perpetuates poverty . - Stephen Inoue
Poverty and worldly wealth are the sources of spiritual poverty. - Enock Maregesi
Being poor, living in poverty, seemed a lot like probation - the crime being a lack of means to survive. - Stephanie Land
When poverty comes, wealth looks back at you. Will you seek it again? When poverty comes, wealth looks back at you. Will you seek it again?
Poverty often puts some people below the law. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Poverty, for example is primarily a matter of prospects and connections. - George Gilder
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