By Albert Camus
Poverty is multidimensional. It extends beyond money incomes to education, health care, political participation, and advancement of one’s own culture and social organization.
We are unnecessarily wasting our precious resources in wars… if we must wage war, we have to do it on unemployment, disease, poverty, and backwardness.
Poverty, the most fearful monster that ever drew breath.
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
I was born poor and without religion, under a happy sky, feeling harmony, not hostility, in nature. I began not by feeling torn, but in plenitude.
Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth.
While poverty persists, there is no true freedom.
If you are poor, you are not likely to live long.
As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
Poverty is not made by God, it is created by you and me when we don’t share what we have.
Poverty is the worst form of violence.