Quotations About / On: POVERTY
A poor man who does not feel his poverty is in fact a rich man and on the other hand a rich man who suffers from poverty is a poor man.
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).)
There is no peace in poverty
Poverty is a curse to life
(In my life, what I am suffering most is of poverty. It is a curse to life.)
Poverty has no permit, success is the intruder
To struggle is to succeed: struggling to make it, Exterminating the monstrous poverty.
'That which better claims the society is poverty, that can only be eradicated by literacy'.
(- - Pijush Biswas, Indian Poet, [12 July,1988])
India's poor remains too busy for survival to attend seminars or read dissertations on poverty.
(Prasanna Mishra, born in 1942, is from India. He lives in Bhubaneswar. A former civil servant, he is a social activist and is also a columnist.)
'Emptiness of mind is the hardest and deepest level of poverty'!
Poverty sweeps the streets in disorganised nations.