It is in your hands to make of our world a better one for all, especially the poor, vulnerable & marginalised.
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
Paper is poverty,... it is only the ghost of money, and not money itself.thomas jefferson
There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.George Farquhar
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.Mother Teresa
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
Poverty is never dishonourable in itself, but only when it is a mark of sloth, intemperance, extravagance, or thoughtlessness. When, on the other hand, it is the handmaid of a sober, industrious, righteous, and brave man, who devotes all his powers to the service of the people, it is the sign of a lofty spirit that harbours no mean thoughtsPlutarch
No, madam, 'tis not so well that I am poor, though many of the rich are damned.william shakespeare
His rawbone cheekes, through penurie and pine, Were shronke into his jawes, as he did never dyne.Edmund Spenser
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
Content with poverty, my soul I arm; And virtue, though in rags, will keep me warm.john dryden
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.
The poor always ye have with you.
O Poverty, thy thousand ills combined Sink not so deep into the generous mind, As the contempt and laughter of mankind.juvenal
Whene'er I take my walks abroad, How many poor I see!Isaac Watts
Aspirations pure and high Strength to do and to endure Heir of all the Ages, I Lo! I am no longer poor!julia caroline dorr