70 Top Poverty Quotes And Sayings

Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.-Lyndon B. Johnson

Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.-Lyndon B. Johnson

The Most Terrible Poverty Is Loneliness And The Feeling Of Being Unloved-Mother Teresa

The Most Terrible Poverty Is Loneliness And The Feeling Of Being Unloved-Mother Teresa

The early church was married to poverty, prisons, and persecutions. Today the church is married to prosperity, personality, and popularity.-Leonard Ravenhill

The early church was married to poverty, prisons, and persecutions. Today the church is married to prosperity, personality, and popularity.-Leonard Ravenhill

The Best Anti Poverty Program Is A World Class Education.-Barack Obama

The Best Anti Poverty Program Is A World Class Education.-Barack Obama

Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, — Would that its tone could reach the Rich! — She sang this “Song of the Shirt-Thomas Hood

Stitch! stitch! stitch! In poverty, hunger, and dirt, And still with a voice of dolorous pitch, — Would that its tone could reach the Rich! — She sang this “Song of the Shirt-Thomas Hood

Sometimes I want to ask God why He allows poverty, famine and injustice in the world when He could do something about it, but I’m afraid He might just ask me the same question.

Sometimes I want to ask God why He allows poverty, famine and injustice in the world when He could do something about it, but I’m afraid He might just ask me the same question.

Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.-Jimmy Dean

Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.-Jimmy Dean

Poverty Of Course Is No Disgrace But It Is Damned Annoying.-William Pitt

Poverty Of Course Is No Disgrace But It Is Damned Annoying.-William Pitt

 

Poverty is what happens when people give up caring for one another

Poverty is what happens when people give up caring for one another

Poverty Is The Worst Form Of Violence-Mahatma Gandhi

Poverty Is The Worst Form Of Violence-Mahatma Gandhi

Poverty Is The Root Of disorders In The Country-Mozi

Poverty Is The Root Of disorders In The Country-Mozi

Poverty is the root of disorders in the country.-Mozi

Poverty is the root of disorders in the country.-Mozi

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime

Poverty is not natural – It is man-made.-Nelson Mandela

Poverty is not natural – It is man-made.-Nelson Mandela

Poverty is not just a lack of money; it is not having the capability to realize one’s full potential as a human being.-Amartya Sen

Poverty is not just a lack of money; it is not having the capability to realize one's full potential as a human being.-Amartya Sen

Poverty is not just a lack of money it is not having the capability to realize one s-Amartya Sen

Poverty is not just a lack of money it is not having the capability to realize one s-Amartya Sen

Poverty Is not An Accident.Like Slavery And Apartheid,It Is Man-Made And Can Be Removed By The Actions Of Human Beings.-Nelson Mandela

Poverty Is not An Accident.Like Slavery And Apartheid,It Is Man-Made And Can Be Removed By The Actions Of Human Beings.-Nelson Mandela

Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn’t commit”

Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit

Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Homelessness is a weapon of mass destruction.-Dennis Kucinich

Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Homelessness is a weapon of mass destruction.-Dennis Kucinich

Poverty is a lot like childbirth – you know it is going to hurt before it happens, but you’ll never know how much until you experience it.-Joanne Kathleen Rowling

Poverty is a lot like childbirth – you know it is going to hurt before it happens, but you’ll never know how much until you experience it.-Joanne Kathleen Rowling

Poverty does not lose honour -Czech Proverb

Poverty does not lose honour

Poverty does not lose honour -Czech Proverb

Poverty does not lose honour -Czech Proverb

“Overcoming Poverty Is Not A Task Of Charity,It Is An act Of Justice-Nelson Mandela

Overcoming Poverty Is Not A Gesture Of Charity.It Is An Act Of Justice . It Is The Protection Of A Fundamental Human Right The Right To Dignity And To a Decent Life-Nelson-Mandela

Overcoming Poverty Is Not A Gesture Of Charity.It Is An Act Of Justice . It Is The Protection Of A Fundamental Human Right The Right To Dignity And To a Decent Life-Nelson-Mandela

Overcoming Poverty Is Not A Gesture Of Charity,It Is An Act Of Justice

Overcoming Poverty Is Not A Gesture Of Charity,It Is An Act Of Justice

No two things differ more than abstract and actual poverty.-Mary Ferrier

No two things differ more than abstract and actual poverty.-Mary Ferrier

Money can’t buy happiness, but neither can poverty

Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty

Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.-May Sarton

Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.-May Sarton

It is easy enough to tell the poor to accept their poverty as Gods will when you yourself have warm clothes and plenty of food and medical care-…-Thomas Merton

It is easy enough to tell the poor to accept their poverty as Gods will when you yourself have warm clothes and plenty of food and medical care-...-Thomas Merton

It is our moral failure that we still tolerate poverty.-Ela Bhatt

It is our moral failure that we still tolerate poverty.-Ela Bhatt

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

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

In the World’s Richest Nation You Can Work Full Time & Still Live in Poverty.-Sister Simone Campbell

In the World's Richest Nation You Can Work Full Time & Still Live in Poverty.-Sister Simone Campbell

If You Cant Feed A Hundred People Then Feed Just One.-Mother Teresa

If You Cant Feed A Hundred People Then Feed Just One.-Mother Teresa

If the misery of our poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin. Charles Darwin

If the misery of our poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin. Charles Darwin

If A Free Society Cannot Help The Many Who Are Poor It Cannot Save The Few who are rich

If A Free Society Cannot Help The Many Who Are Poor It Cannot Save The Few who are rich

I grew up below the poverty line; I didn’t have as much as other people did. I think it made me stronger as a person, it built my character. Now I have a 4.0 grade t son…-Justin Bieber

I grew up below the poverty line; I didn’t have as much as other people did. I think it made me stronger as a person, it built my character. Now I have a 4.0 grade t son...-Justin Bieber

I don’t need a god who doesn’t feed a hungry child today but promises you a heaven tomorrow.-Kamal Hassan

I don't need a god who doesn't feed a hungry child today but promises you a heaven tomorrow.-Kamal Hassan

He who is not capable of enduring poverty is not capable of being free.-Victor Hugo

He who is not capable of enduring poverty is not capable of being free.-Victor Hugo

Education is the key to opportunity. It’s a ticket out of poverty-George H W Bush

Education is the key to opportunity. It's a ticket out of poverty-George H W Bush

Being Unwanted,Unloved Uncared For Forgotten By Everybody I Think That Is A Much Greater Hunger-Mother Teresa

Being Unwanted,Unloved Uncared For Forgotten By Everybody I Think That Is A Much Greater Hunger-Mother Teresa

As long as we look to legislation to cure poverty or to abolish special privilege we are going to see poverty and special privilege grow.-Henry Ford

As long as we look to legislation to cure poverty or to abolish special privilege we are going to see poverty and special privilege grow.-Henry Ford

An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. … An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanish rray OHair

An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. … An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanish rray OHair

You Can’T Get Rid Of Poverty By Giving People Money

. You Can'T Get Rid Of Poverty By Giving People Money

You cannot tell a hungry child that you gave him food yesterday

 You cannot tell a hungry child that you gave him food yesterday

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.-Coco Chanel

 Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.-Coco Chanel

Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is

 Poverty is not a shame, but the being ashamed of it is

Like slavery, like apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is manmade and it can be overcome by the actions of human beings.-Nelson Mandela

. Like slavery, like apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is manmade and it can be overcome by the actions of human beings.-Nelson Mandela

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

If you are born poor its not your mistake, But if you die poor its your mistake

. If you are born poor its not your mistake, But if you die poor its your mistake

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat…-Mother Teresa

 Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat...-Mother Teresa

ou can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money.-P. J. Orourke

You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money.-P. J. Orourke

While poverty persists, there is no true freedom

While poverty persists, there is no true freedom

When we look at modern man we have to face the fact.. that modern man suffers from a kind of poverty of the spirit which stan…-Martin Luther King Jr.

When we look at modern man we have to face the fact.. that modern man suffers from a kind of poverty of the spirit which stan...-Martin Luther King Jr.

When we are shown scenes of starving children in Africa, with a call for us to do something to help them, the underlying ideological message is something like -Slavoj Zizek

When we are shown scenes of starving children in Africa, with a call for us to do something to help them, the underlying ideological message is something like -Slavoj Zizek

When poverty comes in at doors, love leaps out at window.-John Clarke

When poverty comes in at doors, love leaps out at window.-John Clarke

When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.-Dom Helder Camara

When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.-Dom Helder Camara

What Hurts Me Most Is Poverty And Thats What Led Me To Become A Rebel.

What Hurts Me Most Is Poverty And Thats What Led Me To Become A Rebel.

We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and poverty. -Mother Teresa

We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and poverty. -Mother Teresa

We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won.-Ronald Reagan

We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won.-Ronald Reagan

There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on povert-Andrew Cuomo

There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on povert-Andrew Cuomo

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.-Mahatma Gandhi

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.-Mahatma Gandhi

The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.-John F. Kennedy

The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.-John F. Kennedy

The very right to be human is denied every day to hundreds of millions of people as a result of poverty.-Nelson Mendela

The very right to be human is denied every day to hundreds of millions of people as a result of poverty.-Nelson Mendela

The proper aim is to try and reconstruct society on such a basis that poverty will be impossible

The proper aim is to try and reconstruct society on such a basis that poverty will be impossible

The Opposite Poverty Is Not Wealth,The Opposite Of Poverty Is Justice.-Bryan Stevenson

The Opposite Poverty Is Not Wealth,The Opposite Of Poverty Is Justice.-Bryan Stevenson

The opposite of poverty is not wealth, the opposite of poverty is justice.-Bryan Stevenson

The opposite of poverty is not wealth, the opposite of poverty is justice.-Bryan Stevenson

The opposite of poverty is not wealth – it is justice

The opposite of poverty is not wealth – it is justice” – Leonardo Boff.

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

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