Poor Quotes

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

Hatred, intolerance, poor hygienic conditions and violence all have roots in illiteracy, so we're trying to do something to help the poor and the needy.

Abdul Qadeer Khan

Better to be poor and honest than to be dishonest and a fool.

Proverbs 19:11

What we think of as our sensitivity is only the higher evolution of terror in a poor dumb beast. We suffer for nothing. Our own death wish is our only real tragedy.

Mario Puzo

Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing.

Emma Goldman

Being poor is a little like having an earache over a Bank Holiday. All you can think about is the pain and how long it will be before a healing hand can be found to take away the anguish.

Tom Baker

Forgiveness is the best charity. (It is easy to give the poor money and goods when one has plenty, but to forgive is hard; but it is the best thing if one can do it.)

Meher Baba

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

The number one problem in our world is alienation, rich versus poor, black versus white, labor versus management, conservative versus liberal, East versus West . . . But Christ came to bring about reconciliation and peace.

Billy Graham

The Christian missionary may preach the gospel to the poor naked heathen, but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.

Carl Gustav Jung

It's a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word.

Andrew Jackson

Money is a good servant, but a poor master.

Dominique Bouhours

Never promise a poor person, and never owe a rich one.

Brazilian Proverb

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

Money is a poor man's credit card.

Marshall Mcluhan

She was poor, but she was honest, Victim of the squire's whim: First he loved her, then he left her, And she lost her honest name.

Unknown

Poor people choose to play the role of the victim.

T. Harv Eker

I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read.

Thomas Macaulay

Once again, the Republicans in the Senate have rejected an increase in the minimum wage. They support tax breaks for multi-millionaires, but they oppose helping the working poor to earn a decent income.

Mark Dayton

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

Spanish proverb

Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.

Robert Frost

Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.

Theodore Roosevelt

The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the sweetness of low price has faded from memory.

Aldo Gucci

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