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Poverty Quotes

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If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty.
- St. Francis of Assisi

As you simplify your life,
the laws of the universe will be simpler;
solitude will not be solitude,
poverty will not be poverty,
nor weakness weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau

 

You can turn painful situations around through laughter.
If you can find humor in anything, even poverty,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

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Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted
is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Christian voters should start looking
at global warming and extreme poverty
as religious issues that speak to the culture of life.
- Al Franken

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

The most terrible poverty is loneliness
and the feeling of being unloved.
- Mother Teresa

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.
Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor
for helping us to love God better because of them.
- Mother Teresa

Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling
billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty,
while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world.
- Kofi Annan

For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.
- John W. Gardner

An important lever for sustained action in tackling
poverty and reducing hunger is money.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty,
and love from woes.
- Khalil Gibran

Money is better than poverty,
if only for financial reasons.
- Woody Allen

Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.
- Jimmy Dean

Poverty is unnecessary.
- Muhammad Yunus

It is unacceptable that someone can work full time -
and work hard -
and not be able to lift themselves out of poverty.
- Sherrod Brown

The community which has neither poverty nor riches
will always have the noblest principles.
- Plato

There are three major social issues that this country is struggling with:
education,
poverty, and drugs.
Two of them we talk about, and one of them we don't.
- Steven Soderbergh

Traditionally the great men of our country have sprung from poor environments;
that being so,
it would appear we have long suffered from a severe lack of poverty.
- Gerald F. Lieberman

Social Security not only helps Americans enjoy a secure retirement,
it has also kept millions of Americans out of poverty.
- Zoe Lofgren

People can be so apathetic.
They continue to ignore the real people trapped in
poverty and homelessness.
It's almost maddening.
- Daphne Zuniga

Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of soul,
impossible.
- Michel de Montaigne

I made a decision that whether or not I was going to
make under the national poverty level wasn't going
to play a part in whether or not I was an actor.
That's what I do.
- Don Johnson

Our poverty will be brought home to us to its full
extent only after the war.
- Joseph A. Schumpeter

Poverty is not socialism.
To be rich is glorious.
- Deng Xiaoping

That is one of the bitter curses of poverty;
it leaves no right to be generous.
- George Gissing

Elvis was rock'n'roll.
He came from the poverty and the pain.
- Link Wray

Individual effort is almost relatively impossible to
cope with the big problem of poverty as we see it.
- John Burns

Their poverty secured their freedom,
since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism.
- Edward Gibbon

All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty
as no evil show it evidently to be a great evil.
- Samuel Johnson

Republics end through luxury; monarchies through poverty.
- Charles de Secondat

Poverty is multidimensional.
It extends beyond money incomes to education,
health care, political participation and advancement
of one's own culture and social organisation.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Poverty must be reduced not only for reasons of moral and justice,
but also of security.
- Anna Lindh

There are no automatic links between poverty and terrorism.
Among millions of poor people in the world,
only a few turn to terrorism.
- Gijs de Vries

What matters poverty? What matters anything to him
who is enamoured of our art? Does he not carry in himself
every joy and every beauty?
- Sarah Bernhardt

Sade's stuff is real deceptive.
She's got stuff about prostitutes, poverty and people on the streets.
- Lucinda Williams

Poverty wants some, luxury many, and avarice all things.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A propensity to hope and joy is real riches;
one to fear and sorrow real poverty.
- David Hume

People who go to work every day and perform the services
essential to keeping our economy functioning deserve
to live above the poverty level.
- Marcy Kaptur

The essence of Africa's crisis is fundamentally its extreme poverty.
- Jeffrey Sachs

The media seems to think only abortion and gay marriage are religious issues.
Poverty is a moral issue, it's a faith issue,
it's a religious issue.
- Jim Wallis

Poverty and lack of knowledge must be challenged.
- Russell Simmons

I avoid going through places where there's too much poverty.
- Loretta Lynn

At the current $5.15 an hour, the federal minimum wage
has become a poverty wage.
A full-time worker with one child lives below the official poverty line.
- Bernie Sanders

The chief problem of low-income farmers is poverty.
- Nelson Rockefeller

It wasn't poverty that drove me on.
- Aleksandr I. Kuprin

Education can lift individuals out of poverty and into rewarding careers.
- Christine Gregoire

A rich man cannot enjoy a sound mind nor a sound body
without exercise and abstinence;
and yet these are truly the worst ingredients of poverty.
- Henry Home

People never knew we were poor, but out of that poverty
came the most incredible inventions -
board games,
recipes...
we never stopped inventing.
- Lynn Johnston

For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal
area is not mainly a problem of structure,
or design, or statistics.
It is a profoundly human situation.
- Kim Campbell

Poverty can teach lessons that privilege cannot.
- Jack Klugman

The price of indulging yourself in your youth in the
things you cannot afford is poverty and dependence in your old age.
- Dorothy Dix

I have always had a horror and detestation of poverty.
- Taylor Caldwell

The native American has been generally despised by
his white conquerors for his poverty and simplicity.
- Charles Eastman

We have mistaken the nature of poverty,
and thought it was economic poverty.
No, it is poverty of soul, deprivation of God's recreating,
loving peace.
- Thomas R. Kelly

Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how
extremely expensive it is to be poor.
- James A. Baldwin

It was a way out of poverty.
It was a way to success.
It was a way to education.
And it was a way to a brighter day for me.
- Little Richard

Wealthy men can't live in an island that is encircled by poverty.
We all breathe the same air.
We must give a chance to everyone, at least a basic chance.
- Ayrton Senna

Every year 3.1 million Indian children die before the age of 5,
mostly from diseases of poverty like diarrhea.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

Short of genius a rich man cannot even imagine poverty.
- Charles Peguy

How the sting of poverty, or small means,
is gone when one keeps house for one's own comfort
and not for the comfort of one's neighbors.
- Dinah Maria Mulock

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself.
It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty,
promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
- Kofi Annan

I do not want to speak about overpopulation or birth control,
but I think education is the way to give new impetus to the poverty question.
- Harri Holkeri

I grew up in a very modest house.
We were poor-we lived on the poverty level.
We all got jobs as young kids.
- Chely Wright


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