Poor Quotes

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

Brazilian Proverb

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

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 real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.

Adam Smith

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

Aldo Gucci

No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war, by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!

Gen. George S. Patton, Jr.

The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility.

Abby Smith

Politics is too often regarded as a poor relation, inherently dependent and subsidiary; it is rarely praised as something with a life and character of its own.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

I hope the United States of America is not so rich that she can afford to let these wildernesses pass by, or so poor she cannot afford to keep them.

Margaret (Mardy) Murie

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

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