Poor Quotes

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

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

Edmund Burke

The most serious and universal problem is the growing chasm between the richest and poorest people on earth. Citizens of the ten wealthiest countries are now seventy-five times richer than those who live in the ten poorest ones, and the separation is increasing every year, not only between nations but also within them.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

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

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Who doesn't have big hopes can't be disappointed.

Patricia Conde Galindo

Your job is not to die for your country. Your job is to get the other poor sonofabitch to die for his country.

Ben Bova

If for thy Father askt, say, thou hadst none;And for thy Mother, she alas is poor,Which caus\'d her thus to send thee out of door.

Anne Bradstreet

To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his snuff-box, is like giving a pair of laced ruffles to a man that has never a shirt on his back.

Tom Brown

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

Ali bin Abu-Talib

It is only through multilateral institutions that States can hold each other to account. And that makes it very important to organize those institutions in a fair and democratic way, giving the poor and the weak some influence over the actions of the rich and the strong.

Kofi Atta Annan

The poor don't really like that ticket. They are desperate to get away and join the rich, and have glossy hair, bright eyes and white teeth. The rich live longer and can afford to be charming.

Tom Baker

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

The double-sun system was relatively poor in comets; there were only a hundred billion of them.

Iain Menzies Banks

A man is a poor creature compared to a woman.

Honor de Balzac

Only poor people go to jail.

Charles Barkley

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.

Edgar Bergen

Logic is a poor model of cause and effect.

Gregory Bateson

Marrying for buty iz a poor spekulashun, for enny man who sees yure wife, has got just about az mutch stock in her as yu have.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

It would be hard to name a more certain sign of poor self-esteem than the need to perceive some other group as inferior.

Nathaniel Branden

God only, who made us rich, can make us poor.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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