It is in your hands to make of our world a better one for all, especially the poor, vulnerable & marginalised.
There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.George Farquhar
Paper is poverty,... it is only the ghost of money, and not money itself.thomas jefferson
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.Mother Teresa
Who sees not, that whosoever ministers to the poor, ministers to God? as it appears in that solemn sentence of the last day, Inasmuch as you did feed, clothe, lodge the poor, you did it unto me.C. J. Hobart
The greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty.George Bernard Shaw
Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind, like poverty. The pauper who has made his pile may flaunt his spoils, but cannot wear them plausibly.jean cocteau
There is a solitude in poverty, but a solitude which restores to each thing its value.Albert Camus
It is not true (what some people imagine) "that the common law of England made no provision for the poor": the Mirror shews the contrary. How, indeed, it was done does not appear.
Real poverty comes only to those who indulge in food and drink. They have made themselves poor.namboku mizuno
No, madam, 'tis not so well that I am poor, though many of the rich are damned.william shakespeare
To be broke is not a disgrace, it is only a catastrophe.rex stout
As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them of course, but one cannot possibly admire them.oscar wilde
We must address the root causes of terrorism to end it for all time. […] I believe putting resources into improving the lives of poor people is a better strategy than spending it on guns.muhammad yunus
Thou source of all my bliss and all my woe, That found'st me poor at first, and keep'st me so.Oliver Goldsmith
Grind the faces of the poor.
O Poverty, thy thousand ills combined Sink not so deep into the generous mind, As the contempt and laughter of mankind.juvenal
If you are poor now, Æmilianus, you will always be poor. Riches are now given to none but the rich.
Rattle his bones over the stones! He's only a pauper whom nobody owns!thomas noel
Blessed is he that considereth the poor.
Whene'er I take my walks abroad, How many poor I see!Isaac Watts
In reality, most of America's poor work hard, often in two or more jobs.Robert Reich