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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