Poor Quotes

Education is the poor mans haven and the ignorant mans hell.

Vikrant Parsai

Only the poor can create art.

Andrei Codrescu

If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.

Edmund Burke

Nature didn't tell me Don't be poor; and certainly didn't say: Get rich; but she did shout: Always be independent!

Nicolas Chamfort

Poor people have big TV. Rich people have big library.

Jim Rohn

Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.

Benjamin Franklin

Avarice is disgrace; cowardice is a defect; poverty often disables an intelligent man from arguing his case; a poor man is a stranger in his own town; misfortune and helplessness are calamities; patience is a kind of bravery; to sever attachments with the wicked world is the greatest wealth; piety is the best weapon of defence.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Time is the enemy of the poor business and the friend of the great business. If you have a business that\'s earning 20%-25% on equity, time is your friend. But time is your enemy if your money is in a low return business.

Warren Edward Buffett

No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.

George S. Patton

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

James Baldwin

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.

St. Augustine of Hippo

A poor man is like a foreigner in his own country.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world.

Bill Gates

We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering.

Bill Gates
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