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Leave the poor Some time for self-improvement. Let them not Be forced to grind the bones out of their arms For bread, but have some space to think and feel Like moral and immortal creatures. (Quote by - Philip James Bailey)

Poor men's reasons are not heard. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

The inevitable consequence of poverty is dependence. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

The greatest man in history was the poorest. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

He who knows how to be poor knows everything. (Quote by - Jules Michelet)

Real poverty is lack of books (Quote by - Sidonie Gabrielle)

Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent (Quote by - Plato)

Poverty is only contemptible when it is felt to be so. Doubtless the best way to make our poverty respectable is to seem never to feel it as an evil. (Quote by - Christian Nestell Bovee)

Bed is the poor man's opera. (Quote by - Italian proverb)

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. (Quote by - Frederick Douglass)

Nor is there on earth a more powerful advocate for vice than poverty. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

The rich would have to eat money, but luckily the poor provide food. (Quote by - Russian proverb)

He is now fast rising from affluence to poverty. (Quote by - S. L. Clemens)

Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away. (Quote by - Robert Browning)

Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Poverty - one thing money can't buy. (Quote by - Lynwood L. Giacomini)

The greatest hardship of poverty is that it tends to make men ridiculous. (Quote by - Juvenal)

Poverty is the discoverer of all the arts. (Quote by - Apuleius)

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Poverty sits by the cradle of all our great men, and rocks them up to manhood; and this meager foster-mother remains their faithful companion throughout life. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine )

Modern poverty is not the poverty that was blest in the Sermon on the Mount. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity. (Quote by - Jean-Paul Sartre)

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

A man guilty of poverty easily believes himself suspected. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

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