Poor Quotes

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

Now that we are poor, we are free. No white man controls our footsteps. If we must die, we die defending our rights.

Sitting Bull

A rich child often sits in a poor mother's lap.

Spanish proverb

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

We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor. When the rich fly it means that things are under control; when the poor fly it means danger, revolution, anarchy.

Henry Miller

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

The honest poor can sometimes forget poverty. The honest rich can never forget it.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

As I have said before, the ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry, but they cannot kill ignorance, illness, poverty or hunger

Fidel Castro

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.

Francis Bacon

Electricity produced in the name of the poor is consumed by the rich with endless appetites,

Arundhati Roy

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