Quotations About / On: POVERTY
The fact is, mental philosophy is very like Poverty, which, you know, begins at home; and indeed, when it goes abroad, it is poverty itself.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, October 6, 1838, to Helen Thoreau, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 26, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
freedom from religion, racism, poverty and illiteracy is a must
Poverty is the destruction of the poor on this earth.
Poverty is the destruction of the poor in this land.
‘' No idea is an idea if it does not take out ignorance and eliminate poverty ‘'
Hunger has no religion and illiteracy is the mother of poverty
(My childhood poverty)
Poverty can not be erased till old values sustain
(Poverty is curse for human life)
The rich are never as possessed by their riches as the poor are by their poverty.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
Wealth makes the laws that poverty must obey.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
To marry the Irish is to look for poverty.
(J.P. (James Patrick) Donleavy (b. 1926), U.S. author. The Ginger Man, ch. 2 (1955).)