Poverty Quotes and Sayings Impressive Collection

{SCA} Poverty refers to the condition of not having the means to afford basic human needs such as clean water, nutrition, health care,education, clothing and shelter. This is also referred to as absolute poverty or destitution.

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1. William Shakespeare

Poor and content is rich, and rich enough.

2. Virginia Woolf

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.

3. John Gardner

For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.

4. Sydney Smith

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

5. Eva Perón

Almsgiving tends to perpetuate poverty; aid does away with it once and for all.

6. Gandhi

To a man with an empty stomach food is God.

7. Pearl S. Buck

Hunger makes a thief of any man.

8. Author Unknown

The poor are poor because the rich are rich.

9. Marcus Aurelius

Poverty is the mother of crime.

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

11. Marshall McLuhan

Affluence creates poverty.

12. W.C. Fields

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.

13. Bernard Malamud

We didn’t starve, but we didn’t eat chicken unless we were sick, or the chicken was.

14. Richard Jefferies

Every man has a right to be poor.

15. Bill Vaughan

It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them.

16. Juvenal

Seldom do people discern
Eloquence under a threadbare cloak.

17. William James

The prevalent fear of poverty among the educated classes is the worst moral disease from which our civilization suffers.

18. Eli Khamarov

Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit

19. P.J. O’Rourke

You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money.

20. Heinrich Heine

Poverty sits by the cradle of all our great men and rocks all of them to manhood.

21. Antonio Porchia

My poverty is not complete:  it lacks me.