Poverty Quotes

The mother of revolution and crime is poverty.

Aristotle

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.

Aristotle

Poverty is the worst form of violence.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

Harry Kemp

Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.

George Bernard Shaw

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Kin Hubbard

Who, being loved, is poor?

Oscar Wilde

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

Mother Teresa

Real poverty is lack of books

Sidonie Gabrielle

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

Confucius

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

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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