Quotes on Poverty

Quotes on Poverty

Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars on poverty are fought to map change. Muhammad Ali

 

Poverty is a hellish state to be in. It is no virtue. It is a crime. Marcus Garvey

I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor; rich is better. Sophie Tucker

 

Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of the mind is irreparable. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

 

We were poor when I was young, but the difference then was that the government didn’t come around telling you were poor. Ronald Reagan

 

Thousands upon thousands are yearly brought into a state of real poverty by their great anxiety not to be thought poor. William Cobbett

 

Poverty is the open-mouthed, relentless hell which yawns beneath civilized society. Henry George

 

A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization. Samuel Johnson

 

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. John F. Kennedy

 

Poverty has many roots, but the tap root is ignorance. Lyndon B. Johnson

 

Remember the poor it costs nothing. Josh Billings

 

Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but is confoundedly inconvenient. Sydney Smith

 

The rich get richer and the poor get poorer. Raymond B. Egan

 

The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all your time. Willem de Kooning

 

Poverty is no sin! George Herbert

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