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

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

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuge are for all the soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

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

It is a poor thing for the writer to take on that which he doesnt understand.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

It is easier to ask of the poor than of the rich.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Socialism for the rich and capitalism for the poor.

Richard Brodsky

Your influence on us all, from 1939 on, cannot be measured. i can only say i remember, warmly, your many kindnesses to me when i was 192021 years old. that young man basked in your light and will continue to be grateful for the help you offered when i was so poor & needful!

Ray Douglas Bradbury

The car bomb is the poor man\'s air force.

Mike Davis

Some day, even the experts will figure out, that crime is not caused by rap music...or even my music, but by a power structure of self-absorbed property owners so brain dead and stupid they won't even see that if you're too goddamn greedy to pay taxes for schools and services, they're not going to be any good any more! And that uneducated time bombs are a very poor investment as a future work force. And if you go on teaching people that life is cheap, and leave them to rot in ghettos and jails, they may one day feel justified in coming back to rob and kill you. Duh!

Jello Biafra

As no one can adventure nearer the throne of God by virtue of his rank, his wealth, or his talent, so no one is kept farther from that throne by his low condition, or by his poverty of wealth, of learning, or of intellect. The prince and the sage are not more welcome to heaven than the poor and ignorant.

Albert Barnes

Whatever good deeds have been done by me, those the people accept and those they follow. Therefore they have progressed and will continue to progress by being respectful to mother and father, respectful to elders, by courtesy to the aged and proper behavior towards Brahmans and ascetics, towards the poor and distressed, and even towards servants and employees.

Ashoka the Great

And I dream in the morning that she brings me water And I dream in the evening that she brings me wine Just a poor man's daughter from Puerta Piasco South of the border, in old Mexico.

Hoyt Wayne Axton

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