Quotation Explorer - 'Poverty'

Material poverty doesn’t causemurder, rape or terror.Mental poverty does. - Derric Yuh Ndim
By helping the poor, we must be able to remove their poverty. By extending help to one here and one there in the form of providing food will not remove poverty. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
Loves conquers all things except poverty and toothache. - Mae West
Most poverty is a lack of opportunity. - Adam LiVecchi
Nobody is responsible for your sorrows and poverty, not even the devil. It is the work of the enemies of time that lives in some men, and their names are, 'Laziness and Procrastination'. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Because of poverty and ignorance, not everyman living on earth lives in the same epoch! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It is in the best interest of the rich to preserve poverty. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved. - Mother Teresa
Poverty cannot deprive us of many consolations. It cannot rob us of the affection we have for each other, or degrade us in our own opinion, of in that of any person, whose opinion we ought to value. - Ann Radcliffe
Anywhere you have extreme poverty and no national health insurance, no promise of health care regardless of social standing, that's where you see the sharp limitations of market-based health care. - Paul Farmer
Poverty fled, she who gives birth to virile men. - Marcus Annaeus Lucanus
We live in a world where a hut made of clay is more durable than brick buildings, because poverty doesn't allow it to be reconstructed. - Munia Khan
Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit. - Eli Khamarov
That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be generous. - George Gissing
Desires to which we cling closely can easily prevent us from being what we ought to be and can be; and on the other hand, desires repeatedly mastered for the sake of present duty make us richer.Lack of desire is poverty. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Social justice has to do with issues such as poverty, inequality, war, racism, sexism, abortion, and lack of concern for ecology because what lies at the root at each of these is not so much someone's private sin but rather a huge, blind system that is inherently unfair. - Ronald Rolheiser
The fastest and cheapest way to eradicate poverty is not by giving food but by giving hope, love, and education. - Debasish Mridha
We could talk about the retraction of re-productive rights in North Carolina and Texas and Ohio, or we could conjure up a lot of statistics about domestic and sexual violence or women living in poverty. If the patriarchy is dead, the numbers have not gotten the memo. - Roxanne Gay
We have weapons of mass destruction we have to address here at home. Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Homelessness is a weapon of mass destruction. Unemployment is a weapon of mass destruction.
Mine is the poverty of angels. I just don't give a damn about possessions and the like... What need have I for objects and luxury? I write, and that's enough.
The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama
Think on blessings and not curses, beauty not ugliness, health not sickness. Meditate on wealth not poverty, success not failure, grace not disgrace! - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat. - Mother Teresa
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live. - George Bernard Shaw
It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, to be healthy with physic, secure without a guard, and to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of art.
What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness. - George Bernard Shaw
Shyness is a luxury reserved for those who are above the poverty line. To a beggar, being shy is deadly. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If your expenditure brings you poverty, then you may call yourself a poor but the world will call you a fool. - Amit Kalantri
A true prayer is an inventory of needs, a catalog of necessities, an exposure of secret wounds, a revelation of hidden poverty. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The more the world commits to programs for poverty and education, the greater the gap for those with intellectual disabilities. That’s because money goes where results are quick and quantifiable, which is not likely for people with intellectual disabilities. - LAWRENCE DOWNES
If the anti-abortion movement took a tenth of the energy they put into noisy theatrics and devoted it to improving the lives of children who have been born into lives of poverty, violence, and neglect, they could make a world shine. - Michael Jay Tucker
We are precarious. Which is to say some good things (accumulation of diverseknowledges, skills and abilities through work and life experiences in permanentconstruction), and a lot of bad ones (vulnerability, insecurity, poverty, socialexposure). - Lisa Adkins
Malnutrition can be as common in poverty as in wealth, one for the lack of food, the other for the lack of knowledge of food. - T.K. Naliaka
Poverty is often equated with liability. How cruel this world is? - Moutasem Algharati
The best coffee in Europe is Vienna coffee, compared to which all other coffee is fluid poverty. - Mark Twain
An atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said.An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Peace is not the absence of poverty But the presence of love for beauty - Debasish Mridha
Poverty is not a disgrace, but it's terribly inconvenient - Milton Berle
He who ashamed of his poverty would be equally proud of his wealth.
Poverty has deceived many of us into believing that some people who are in that state love the food, clothes, places, and people that they do not even like. The same can be said about wealth. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The proper task of social reform is to remove poverty from society and to ensure that people do not sell their conscience to make a living. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
We are not without accomplishment. We have managed to distribute poverty equally.
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. - Nelson Mandela
P3- every simple need to which an institutional answer is found permit the invention of a new class of poor and a new definition of poverty - Ivan Illich
Governments neither help us to get out of poverty and hunger, nor let us die. It is time that we must pick one. - M.F. Moonzajer
Whatever change you desire for the world, create that change in your own life. You are here for a purpose. Seek it out. Hunt it down. The greatest misery is to be purposeless. The great depression of our age is not economic, but spiritual. Our spiritual poverty is rooted in our purposelessness. - Matthew Kelly
As long as poverty & hunger is prevalent in any continent or country, then the world at large is never safe. - Auliq-Ice
Lack of luxury is not a reason to push others to poverty. ~ Michael A. van Doorn, Odyssey of a Heart, Home of a Soul - Angelica Hopes
Riches without faith are the greatest poverty. - Hazrat Ali R.A
The politicians don't just want your money. They want your soul. They want you to be worn down by taxes until you are dependent and helpless. When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both.
EJECTION, n. An approved remedy for the disease of garrulity. It is also much used in cases of extreme poverty. - Ambrose Bierce
Anyone who had ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor. - James Baldwin
The beauty of learning is that it liberates us from poverty. - Lailah GiftyAkita
Literacy is inseparable from opportunity, and opportunity is inseperable from freedom. The freedom promised by literacy is both freedom from - from ignorance, oppression, poverty - and freedom to - to do new things, to make choices, to learn. - Koichiro Matsuura
Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change. - Muhammad Ali
Neither poverty nor wealth is in the wallet. They are all in the mind. - Ola Barnabas
I am only a child yet I know if all money spent on war was spent on finding environmental answers, ending poverty, and binding treaties, what a wonderful place this Earth would be. - A. Zampolli
Learn to be pleased with everything; with wealth, so far as it makes us beneficial to others; with poverty, for not having much to care for; and with obscurity, for being unenvied. - Plutarch
Poverty with happiness is not a real poverty; richness with unhappiness is not a real richness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity. - Coco Chanel
Decide to be rich! Hate poverty strong. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Prayer is our yearning for God, the cry of our poverty and misery, stretching out toward the throne of His divine mercy. - Emmanuel D'Alzon
A free life is still free for great souls. Verily, whoever possesses little is possessed that much less: praised be a little poverty! - Friedrich Nietzsche
Poverty is not a character failing or a lack of motivation. Poverty is a shortage of money. - Barbara Ehrenreich
I am the happiest man alive. I have that in me that can convert poverty to riches, adversity to prosperity, and I am more invulnerable than Archilles; Fortune hath not one place to hit me. - Thomas Browne
There are three ways YOU can GET OUT of abject poverty. The first is inheritance which is always volatile and very scarce. The second is Education which very sustainable. The third and the most EFFECTIVE way is DEATH (or to Die ). But I recommend YOU to Choose Education - Oppong Amankwaa
His strength for your weakness! His wisdom for your folly! His drive for your drift! His grace for your greed! His love for your lust! His peace for your problems! His joy for your sorrow! His plenty for your poverty! - Major Thomas
Poverty must be eliminated or else the honour of humanity will vanish! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
The victimisation, I saw, was universal. It didn't depend on poverty, on lack of education or on tradition. It didn't depend on any of the things I had thought it depended on. Men took it everywhere with them. - Tsitsi Dangarembga
I feel both isolated from poverty I do not know what my neighbors need or if they need anything and surrounded by it because now we know all about the hunger and death in the world, and everyone is my neighbor. - Lori Smith
If we agree that God did not create poverty then, in my opinion, it came in to being as a consequence of human rights violations. - Q.M. Sidd
The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it. - G. K. Chesterton
The purpose of education is to save young people from the paralyzing effects of wealth and poverty. (more or less verbatim quote) - Kurt Hahn
Poverty is a virtue which one can teach oneself. - Diogenes of Sinope
Wealth seldom fails to breed the fear of poverty. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I am unpersuaded that relative poverty and hard work are greater adversities than relative affluence and free time. - Dallin H. Oaks
Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty. - Leo Rosten
What are riches - grandeur - health itself, to the luxury of a pure conscience, the health of the soul; - and what the sufferings of poverty, disappointment, despair - to the anguish of an afflicted one! - Ann Radcliffe
To be blessed and yet permit gluttony to blind me to the blessings is to banish myself to a life of unrelenting poverty even though I might be utterly engulfed in the embrace of a million marvelous blessings. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Every one of us see many nightmares every day, not in our sleeps but with our very own eyes: The poverty! The most real and the most common nightmare of all times! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I realized that poverty was a kind of captivity. - Nancy E. Turner
Remember: the universe neither judges, nor interprets, nor second guesses your will. If it did, there would be no poverty, no hunger, no suffering. - Stephen Richards
Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him. - Benjamin Franklin
Facing poverty is better than living in poverty and by facing poverty you can overcome it at one point. - Auliq Ice
Like alcohol and poverty, a heartbreak has the power to make a man do something he wouldn’t normally do and to make a woman do someone she wouldn’t normally do. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. - Mother Teresa
The more you have, the more you are occupied, the less you give. But the less you have the more free you are. Poverty for us is a freedom. It is not mortification, a penance. It is joyful freedom. There is no television here, no this, no that. But we are perfectly happy. - Mother Teresa
Pursue money while you're alive, so that poverty will not pursue you when you're old. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy; and he that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night; while laziness travels so slowly, that poverty soon overtakes him. - Benjamin Franklin
Poverty is a dish best served with Potato Soup. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The best investment for poverty elimination is education. - Debasish Mridha
My mother often said, as long as a person is happy at work, then poverty is nothing to be ashamed of. - Yu Hua
Poverty does not always prevent a rich person from dating someone who is poor, unless the man is the one who is poor. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Those who were raised in poverty and have been successful to overcome the shame of it, understands the hardship of those who are left behind. - Ellen J. Barrier
Who hateth me but for my happiness? Or who is honour'd now but for his wealth? Rather had I, a Jew, be hated thus, Than pitied in a Christian poverty; For I can see no fruits in all their faith, But malice, falsehood, and excessive pride, Which methinks fits not their profession. - Christopher Marlowe
Do not avoid doing what you love because you fear that it will only result in poverty or lack. If you fear this, then this is exactly what will happen. - Stephen Richards
Wrote my way out of the hood...thought my way out of poverty! Don't tell me that knowledge isn't power. Education changes everything. - Brandi L. Bates
Poverty is being single. - M.F. Moonzajer
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe. - Lydia Sigourney
When they think about Africa, they think about War, Poverty, Hunger and Diseases. - Unotjari Festus Kavari
The greatest poverty is the poverty of the mind. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Poverty is a mathematical proof of the fact that mankind is a big failure! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It always strikes me, and it is very peculiar, that, whenever we see the image of indescribable and unutterable desolation—of loneliness, poverty, and misery, the end and extreme of things—the thought of God comes into one's mind. - Vincent Van Gogh
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. - Benjamin Franklin
For a man who is in poverty, doomsday is already there! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Everybody finds themselves sometimes deficient in what they need, and put to inconvenience ... the richest people may easily be without something they want, and that is practically to suffer poverty. Accept such occurrences cheerfully, rejoice in them, bear them willingly. - Francis de Sales
Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness. - George Bernard Shaw
Excellence in health means devoting your life to ending poverty. - Patch Adams
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons. - Woody Allen
If religion has nothing to do with poverty and misery; then why the Muslims are the largest charity takers of the world - M.F. Moonzajer
The ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry, but they cannot kill ignorance, illness, poverty or hunger. - Fidel Castro
If poverty is the mother of all crimes, lack of intelligence is their father. - Jean de La Bruyère
Education is the true gift of love that can eradicate the poverty of a nation. - Debasish Mridha
A lack of giving in the life of a person will bring him to poverty. - Sunday Adelaja
You can't change generational poverty by sitting on your ass. Let's get to work! - Damen Lopez
No matter what they say in the conferences and symposiums about poverty and hunger in the world. At the end, they are the first one forgetting us. - M.F. Moonzajer
What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence, a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.
In poverty a man is alone. But with prosperity, He has many friends. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is as difficult for most poor people to truly believe that they could someday escape poverty as it is for most wealthy people to truly believe that their wealth could someday escape them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Making universal prosperity a right is the surest way to universal poverty. - J.S.B. Morse
The American mirror, said the voice, the sad American mirror of wealth and poverty and constant useless metamorphosis, the mirror that sails and whose sails are pain. - Roberto Bolaño
Jargon allows us to camouflage intellectual poverty with verbal extravagance.
The more death, the more birth. People are entering, others are exiting. The cry of a baby, the mourning of others. When others cry, the other are laughing and making merry. The world is mingled with sadness, joy, happiness, anger, wealth, poverty, etc. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Relative poverty is when you have more taste than money. - Neel Burton
The existence of poverty is the proof of an unjust and ill-organised society, and our public charities are but the first tardy awakening in the conscience of a robber. - Sri Aurobindo
I had lived my life before in accordance with the poverty and itinerancy of my childhood, sliding in and out of other people’s leases, never expecting to stay very long and tolerating circumstances that strike me now as completely absurd. - Kathleen Alcott
It is much better to live in poverty and graduate to the middle class, than it is to live as a king and be demoted to the middle class. - Mustafa Said
In my errant life I roamedto learn the secrets of women and men,of gods and dreams.I lived in wealth and poverty, in fame and calamity.I saw every country of our world,I lived a thousand lives.Many lives I spent, other lives I squandered,for in my life I never traveled, all I did was wander. - Roman Payne
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace. - Horace
Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life."[ Live 8 Concert, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 July 2005] - Nelson Mandela
Poverty comes from the poverty of positive thoughts and creative ideas. - Debasish Mridha
Wisdom in poverty is better than folly in affluence. - Matshona Dhliwayo
To seek "causes" of poverty in this way is to enter an intellectual dead end because poverty has no causes. Only prosperity has causes. - Jane Jacobs
Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. - Frederick Douglass
If we agree that God did not create poverty, then in my opinion, poverty came in to being as a consequence of human rights violations. - Q. M. Sidd
Ours was not one of those nice, quaintly old-fashioned mobile homes that senior citizens putter around in. We lived in the beat-up tin can of clichéd poverty. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.
Some people in orthodox churches in Africa take poverty as a path that leads to heaven, making christianity look unattractive. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Poverty only tries men's souls. It is loneliness that breaks the heart. - Sam Rayburn
Today's youth will determine if we're going to fail or succeed in ending global poverty by 2030 - Desmond Oshifeso
In time of poverty, you alone face is your fate. If your spirit is stronger enough, you will survive. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds. - Aristotle
Poverty advances discrimination and corruption because society classifies the rich and poor. Poverty augments anger, selfishness, hatred and envy among the people.Poverty entwined with desperation ends up in violence." - , an excerpt from If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
The absence of knowledge of the truths about money leads to poverty and financial slavery. - Sunday Adelaja
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed. - Kin Hubbard
Poverty, like obesity, has the tendency to add at least ten years to the appearance of its victims, especially those who are over the age of twenty. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won - Ronald Reagan
Poverty is a state of the mind that was created as a result of unhealthy environmental factors. When you are surrounded with unhealthy environmental factors, you will think poorly, speak poorly, act and behave poorly. - Uzoma Nnadi
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. - Mother Teresa
Poverty, hatred, war, police-criminals, bureaucracy, insanity, all symptoms of The Human Virus. - William S. Burroughs
cross-national studies show that the U.S. poverty rate, which stands persistently above 12 percent, is not only the highest poverty rate of any advanced industrial nation, but is more than twice the average for that group.Pursuing the American Dream, 9, 276 - Calvin C. Jillson
Education is the best way to end the cycle of poverty and the exploitation of Children - Radwan Chowdhury
If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not a poet enough to call forth its riches; for to the creator there is no poverty and no poor indifferent place. - Rainer Maria Rilke
I saw the poverty; I say the prosperity. Both have fundamental problems. - Debasish Mridha
When poverty declines, the need for government declines, which is why expecting government to solve poverty is like expecting a tobacco company to mount an aggressive anti-smoking campaign. - Stefan Molyneux
We in America today are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before. - Herbert Hoover
Half of the world population is dying from poverty and hunger and still you think you are not rich enough. - M.F. Moonzajer
I've seen poverty & I can assure you that it's 'too dark' (Black) in colour. - Cedric Namedi Mathuthe
Everyday 25,000 people die from poverty and hunger. And we have forgotten that they are also human. - M.F. Moonzajer
When the poverty comes in the room automatically love go from room windows. - AbdulNasir
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime. - Aristotle
Poverty is the worst form of violence. - Mahatma Gandhi
Feeding the poor will not eradicate poverty, but feeding the mind with true education will. - Debasish Mridha
Entrepreneurial capitalism takes more people out of poverty than aid. - Bono
We have written too many books about love and so few about hunger and poverty; that is why we need to wake up and leave stupidity behind. - M.F. Moonzajer
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason. - Henry Fielding
Poverty is not a circumstance, it's an attitude. - Rita Gonzalez
There is little to be said in favour of poverty, but it was often an incubator of true friendship. Many people will appear to befriend you when you are wealthy, but precious few will do the same when you are poor - Nelson Mandela
Poverty deprives humanity of the basic necessities to live a meaningful life. - Gugu Mona
Poverty was not created by God. It is we who have caused it, you and I through our egotism. - Mother Teresa
You can find Calcutta anywhere in the world. You only need two eyes to see. Everywhere in the world there are people that are not loved, people that are not wanted nor desired, people that no one will help, people that are pushed away or forgotten. And this is the greatest poverty. - Mother Teresa
There is some magic in wealth, which can thus make persons pay their court to it, when it does not even benefit themselves. How strange it is, that a fool or knave, with riches, should be treated with more respect by the world, than a good man, or a wise man in poverty! - Ann Radcliffe
I went to Guatemala to help build a school but left wondering what "help" would really look like... I hadn't prepared myself for how humbled I'd feel, or how hard it would be to find my footing when witnessing a cycle of poverty that seemed to defy any sort of help. - Dee Williams
There is no wealth like knowledge, no poverty like ignorance. - Ali ibn Abi Talib
The choice of life is not between fame and fortune, nor wealth and poverty, but between good and evil. - Boyd K. Packer
I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty. - Groucho Marx
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland. - Horace
I Live in Poverty and That's My Inspiration - Kry Panha
What is Poverty? A hateful good; a mother of health; a putting away of cares; a discoverer of wisdom; business without injury; ownership without calumny; happiness without anxiety. - Secundus the Silent
Coca cola and McDonalds is spreading. Just like hunger and poverty. - Tim Goossens
Disease is a manifestation of human thought because it is ideas, worldviews, and beliefs that create the conditions in which a society can be riddled with disease, strife, and poverty, or can continue in health and harmony. - F. David Peat
Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself, but poverty itself is romanticized only by fools. - J. K. Rowling
The face of poverty is a mixture of sincerity and sadness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The people who say poverty is no excuse for low performance are now using teacher accountability as an excuse for doing nothing about poverty. - David Berliner
Like never before the trajectories of wealth, business, and poverty can be altered in unexpected ways by women. The field of dreams is being reconstructed by technology and the knowledge economy so that the gates, ceilings, doors, and portals are wide open for all who want to play. - Lillian Gregory
Where there is poverty and ignorance, there will be suffering, cruelty, corruption and intolerance.We must change everything and focus on education and empowering lives. Start in your own town and you will be a part of the changes you want to see happen in the world. - Eileen Anglin
Sometimes the grandest of all events are described in the poverty of a few simple words. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Your world of poverty can be recreated to that of affluence simply by speaking the Prince's language. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Poverty will leave you when you are ready to welcome opportunities. - Debasish Mridha
In the developed countries there is a poverty of intimacy, a poverty of spirit, of loneliness, of lack of love. There is no greater sickness in the world today than that one. - Mother Teresa
The best way to detect the destructive element in someone is to watch closely their behavioural pattern when given authority over poverty. - Michael Bassey Johnson
In the treatment of poverty nationally, one fact stands out: there are twice as many white poor as Negro poor in the United States. Therefore I will not dwell on the experiences of poverty that derive from racial discrimination, but will discuss the poverty that affects white and Negro alike. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Money can't buy you happiness, but poverty can't buy you anything.
Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult. - Samuel Johnson
The man with toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound.The poverty stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man. - George Bernard Shaw
Nothing is interesting other than deleting your name from the book of poverty and misery. - Auliq Ice
Is everything forbidden us except to fold our arms? Poverty is not written in the stars; under development is not one of God's mysterious designs. - Eduardo Galeano
[Praying] demands that you take to the road again and again, leaving your house and looking forward to a new land for yourself and your [fellow human]. This is why praying demands poverty, that is, the readiness to live a life in which you have nothing to lose so that you always begin afresh. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
True poverty does not come from God. - Yiddish Proverb
When the poverty comes in the room automatically love go out from room windows. - AbdulNasir
Poverty should first be addressed in the mind because even if you give millions to a poor person, until there's a change of mindset, they will still remain the same. - Gugu Mona
What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it. - Herbert Simon
The difference between poverty and prosperity is the mindset of living out of necessity instead of possibility. - Farshad Asl
It is good to stay in a peaceful poverty than to stay in a painful wealth. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Some live in poverty but with their honor; some live in wealth but with no honor! Some lives are respectable, some are disgraceful! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Poverty said the same thing, century after century, but in different kinds of sentences. - Martin Amis
True compassion does not sit on the laps of renovation; it dives with an approach to reconstruction. Don't throw a coin at a begger. Rather, destroy his source of poverty. - Israelmore Ayivor
Income inequality has no necessary connection with poverty, the lack of material resources for a decent life, such as adequate food, shelter, and clothing. A society with great income inequality may have no poor people, and a society with no income inequality may have nothing but poor people. - Robert Higgs
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder, and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. - Phyllis Diller
Misery and poverty of a nation does not depend on how fertile their land is but the fertility of their thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty. - Juvenal
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is richness of self. - May Sarton
I believe in a relatively equal society, supported by institutions that limit extremes of wealth and poverty. I believe in democracy, civil liberties, and the rule of law. That makes me a liberal, and I’m proud of it. - Paul Krugman
I don't want to be rich yet live a life of unhappiness, but I also don't want to be poor because I have never seen happiness in poverty. - Gugu Mona
The worst kind of poverty is the poverty of vision. - Onyi Anyado
Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent. - Plato
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. - Frederick Douglass
What was life like ?deprivation and abundance, side by side like a miracle. surrender to them both .Poverty and sunshine, poverty and jewels in the sky .Drought and the gushing Nile Disease and clean hearts, stories from neighbours and relationships . - Leila Aboulela
Poverty is a scourge and must be dealt with surge. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination. - Nelson Mandel
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
It is not an ennobling experience. Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It means a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. - J. K. Rowling
With luck and resolution and good guidance.. the human mind can survive not only poverty, nut even wealth.
Poverty is like a crumb that sits at a table, and starves itself to death. - Anthony Liccione
Poverty will not take you to heaven, just repent of it and get rich, then you'll trek into heaven like a king. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Misery and poverty of a nation is associated with the conscious of its people not leaders. - M.F. Moonzajer
The hopes of the Republic cannot forever tolerate either undeserved poverty or self-serving wealth. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Poverty is the schoolmaster of character. - Antiphanes
If your desires are not great, a little will seem much to you; for small appetite makes poverty equivalent to wealth. - Democritus
It is true that prosperity has many close friends; poverty, on the other hand, has only distant watchers! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We won't let poverty kill educational access & opportunities. We'll kill poverty through education. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
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