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48 Poverty Quotes

Who, being loved, is poor?

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta Quotes

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It is poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta Quotes

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It is a tragic mix-up when the United States spends $500,000 for every enemy soldier killed, and only $53 annually on the victims of poverty.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

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The mother of revolution and crime is poverty

Aristotle Quotes

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Chill penury repress'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the soul.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Elegy in a Country Churchyard (st. 13)

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The child was diseased at birth, stricken with a hereditary ill that only the most vital men are able to shake off. I mean poverty--the most deadly and prevalent of all diseases.

Eugene O'Neill Quotes

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Poverty is the openmouthed relentless hell which yawns beneath civilized society. And it is hell enough.

Henry George Quotes

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Yes, child of suffering, thou may'st well be sure He who ordained the Sabbath loves the poor!

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quotes , Source: Urania; or, A Rhymed Lesson (l. 325)

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Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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Poverty is the mother of health.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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The greatest man in history was the poorest.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Domestic Life

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Poverty is the step-mother of genius.

Josh Billings Quotes

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Poverty is the worst form of violence.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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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 of Calcutta Quotes

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But I, being poor, have only my dreams. I have spread my dreams under your feet; tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats Quotes

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I think that's how Chicago got started. A bunch of people in New York said, 'Gee, I'm enjoying the crime and the poverty, but it just isn't cold enough, let's go west.'

Richard Jeni Quotes

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Poverty is the discoverer of all the arts. [Lat., Paupertas omnium artium repertrix.]

Apuleius (Appuleius) Quotes , Source: De Magia (p. 285, 35)

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Leave the poor Some time for self-improvement. Let them not Be forced to grind the bones out of their arms For bread, but have some space to think and feel Like moral and immortal creatures.

Philip James Bailey Quotes , Source: Festus (sc. A Country Town)

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What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord God of hosts.

Bible Quotes , Source: Isaiah (ch. III, v. 15)

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For the poor always ye have with you; but me ye have not always.

Bible Quotes , Source: John (ch. XII, v. 8)

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The rich man's wealth is his strong city: the destruction of the poor is their poverty.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. 10, v. 15)

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So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. VI, v. 11)

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He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XIX, v. 17)

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Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble.

Bible Quotes , Source: Psalms (ch. XLI, v. 1)

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