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.
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
I grew up with the sea, and poverty for me was sumptuous; then I lost the sea and found all luxuries gray and poverty unbearable.
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.
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.