Poverty Quotes

The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.

Mother Teresa

Poverty is a career for lot's of well paid people

Ronald Reagan

The mother of revolution and crime is poverty.


Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.


Who, being loved, is poor?

Oscar Wilde

Poverty is the worst form of violence.

Mahatma Gandhi

The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.

Mother Teresa

It is a tragic mix-up when the United States spends $500,000 for every enemy soldier killed, and only $53 annually on the victims of poverty.

Martin Luther King Jr

In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.


The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is without a dream

Harry Kemp

In wealth, many friends; in poverty, not even relatives.

Japanese Proverb

There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty.

Andrew Cuomo

Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.

Kahlil Gibran

I hope we realize that the people of New Orleans weren't just abandoned during the hurricane. They were abandoned long ago — to murder and mayhem in the streets, to substandard schools, to dilapidated housing, to inadequate health care, to a pervasive sense of hopelessness.

Barack Obama

Although it is foolish to believe that book learning is anything like the whole of education, it is always necessary, particularly in ages when there is a poverty of living examples of the possible high human types.

Allan David Bloom

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Updated On : January 21, 2014
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