Poverty quotes

55+ Best Poverty Quotes

Hello friends, in this article we have prepared a list of poverty quotes for you. These best poverty quotes help you when you are surrounded by poverty in life. Corporation’s definition, poverty is “about not having enough money to meet basic needs including food, clothing, and shelter.” God has not made anyone poor in the world his mind makes him poor. If your mind thinks I am poor then you will never be rich in life. So read the poverty quotes given here and always make efforts to eradicate poverty.

Poverty Quotes

1). “Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.“− May Sarton

May Sarton Quotes

2). “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.“− Doris Day

3). “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

4). “The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.“− Adam Smith

5). “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

6). “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 A. Simon

7). “It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.“− Kin Hubbard

8). “You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money.“− P. J. O’Rourke

9). “Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.“− Grace Abbott

10). “Corruption is Africa’s greatest problem. Not poverty. Not lack of riches. Not racism.“− Dennis Prager

Dennis Prager Quotes

11). “Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.“− James Baldwin

12). “A quality education grants us the ability to fight the war on ignorance and poverty.“− Charles B. Rangel

13). “Poverty is a very complicated issue, but feeding a child isn’t.“− Jeff Bridges

14). “Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.“− Barack Obama

15). “As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.“− Nelson Mandela

16). “I was born in a very poor family. I used to sell tea in a railway coach as a child. My mother used to wash utensils and do lowly household work in the houses of others to earn a livelihood. I have seen poverty very closely. I have lived in poverty. As a child, my entire childhood was steeped in poverty.“− Narendra Modi

17). “We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination.“− Nelson Mandela

18). “Poverty places not just one or two obstacles but multiple obstacles in a child’s pathway to what we would consider to be regular development – cognitively, intellectually and emotionally.“− Geoffrey Canada

19). “A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.“− Herbert A. Simon

20). “Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.“− Woody Allen

Woody Allen Quotes

21). “Poverty is the worst form of violence.“− Mahatma Gandhi

22). “Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.“− Jimmy Dean

23). “Poverty is not socialism. To be rich is glorious.“− Deng Xiaoping

24). “Clothes make the poor invisible. America has the best-dressed poverty the world has ever known.“− Michael Harrington

25). “Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.“− Mother Teresa

26). “If poverty were a man, I would have slain him.“− Ali ibn Abi Talib

27). “I read somewhere that 77 per cent of all the mentally ill live in poverty. Actually, I’m more intrigued by the 23 per cent who are apparently doing quite well for themselves.“− Jerry Garcia

28). “Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.“− Coco Chanel

29). “This globalization is lifting up hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. The Left needs to see that.“− Chrystia Freeland

30). “I don’t think that you can address poverty unless you address the lack of affordable housing in the cities.“− Matthew Desmond

Matthew Desmond Quotes

31). “Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.“− Muhammad Ali

32). “Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father.“− Jean de la Bruyere

33). “It’s God’s will for you to live in prosperity instead of poverty. It’s God’s will for you to pay your bills and not be in debt.“− Joel Osteen

34). “I think most art comes out of poverty and hard times.“− Willie Nelson

35). “There’s only one thing money won’t buy, and that is poverty.“− Joe E. Lewis

36). “In the 21st century, I think the heroes will be the people who will improve the quality of life, fight poverty and introduce more sustainability.“− Bertrand Piccard

37). “Life is an ordeal, albeit an exciting one, but I wouldn’t trade it for the good old days of poverty and obscurity.“− Jim Carrey

38). “A rich, robust, well-resourced public education is one of the best routes out of poverty and a pathway to prosperity.“− Randi Weingarten

39). “I know that a man who shows me his wealth is like the beggar who shows me his poverty; they are both looking for alms from me, the rich man for the alms of my envy, the poor man for the alms of my guilt.“− Ben Hecht

40). “Early marriage is most prevalent in communities suffering deep, chronic poverty.“− Helene D. Gayle

Helene D. Gayle Quotes

41). “We need to tackle energy poverty.“− Ban Ki-moon

42). “The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.“− William R. Alger

43). “I believe that, as long as there is plenty, poverty is evil.“− Robert Kennedy

45). “Poverty is the mother of crime.“− Marcus Aurelius

46). “Poverty is the root of all evil.“− Sheikh Hasina

47). “Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.“− Khalil Gibran

48). “If you’re one car accident away from poverty, you’re on a high wire without a safety net. And that’s a challenging proposition.“− Tom Perez

49). “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

50). “Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.“− Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith Quotes

51). “Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.“− Pauline Phillips

52). “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

53). “Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.“− Antiphanes

54). “The cancer that demands our urgent attention is corruption and poverty.“− Miriam Defensor-Santiago

55). “I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.“− Groucho Marx

56). “A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.“− David Hume

David Hume Quotes


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