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I am as poor as Job, my lord, but not so patient. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Yes, child of suffering, thou may'st well be sure He who ordained the Sabbath loves the poor! (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.)

One solitary philosopher may be great, virtuous, and happy in the depth of poverty, but not a whole people. (Quote by - Isaak Iselin)

The poor will always be with you. (Quote by - Bible)

Gold gives an appearance of beauty even to ugliness: but with poverty everything becomes frightful. (Quote by - Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux)

It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty. (Quote by - Juvenal)

The prevalent fear of poverty among the educated classes is the worst moral disease from which our civilization suffers (Quote by - William James)

It is poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish. (Quote by - Mother Teresa)

If you've ever really been poor, you remain poor at heart all your life. (Quote by - Arnold Bennett)

Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

The child was diseased at birth, stricken with a hereditary ill that only the most vital men are able to shake off. I mean poverty--the most deadly and prevalent of all diseases. (Quote by - Eugene O'neill)

The nakedness of the indigent world may be clothed from the trimmings of the vain. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

As society advances the standard of poverty rises. (Quote by - Theodore Parker)

Poverty is the openmouthed relentless hell which yawns beneath civilized society. And it is hell enough. (Quote by - Henry George)

Living from hand to mouth. (Quote by - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas)

The mother of revolution and crime is poverty. (Quote by - Aristotle)

In wealth, many friends; in poverty, not even relatives. (Quote by - Japanese Proverb)

Hunger is insolent, and will be fed. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord God of hosts. (Quote by - Bible)

There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty. (Quote by - Andrew Cuomo)

O God! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap! (Quote by - Thomas Hood)

So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man. (Quote by - Bible)

Poverty, labor, and calamity are not without their luxuries, which the rich, the indolent, and the fortunate in vain seek for. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he hath given will he pay him again. (Quote by - Bible)

As poor as a church mouse. (Quote by - English Phrase)


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