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
We are nearer today to the ideal of the abolition of poverty and fear from the lives of men and women than ever before in any land.herbert hoover
One would have thought that it was even more necessary to limit population than property; and that the limit should be fixed by calculating the chances of mortality in the children, and of sterility in married persons. The neglect of this subject, which in existing states is so common, is a never-failing cause of poverty among the citizens; and poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.Aristotle
It is still her use To let the wretched man outlive his wealth, To view with hollow eye and wrinkled brow An age of poverty.william shakespeare
The world affords no law to make thee rich; Then be not poor, but break it, and take this.william shakespeare
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.philip james bailey
Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away.Robert Browning
Needy knife-grinder! whither are ye going? Rough is the road, your wheel is out of order; Bleak blows the blast your hat has got a hole in it. So have your breeches.George Canning
The nakedness of the indigent world may be clothed from the trimmings of the vain.Oliver Goldsmith
Chill penury repress'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the soul.thomas gray
O God! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap!thomas hood
But to the world no bugbear is so great, As want of figure and a small estate.Alexander Pope
Where are those troops of poor, that throng'd of yore The good old landlord's hospitable door?Alexander Pope
So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
It was Lazarus faith, not his poverty, which brought him into Abraham's bosom.richard chenevix trench
Obviously, personal responsibility is important. But there's no evidence that people who are poor are less ambitious than anyone else. In fact, many work long hours at backbreaking jobs.Robert Reich
If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger.Buzz Aldrin