It is not the man who has little, but he who desires more, that is poor.
The worst country to be poor in is America.
Often when economic pressure is lifted, a man must pump back into himself a feeling of must.
For three things there is no remedy: Poverty associated with laziness, sickness coupled with old age, and enmity mixed with envy.
Beggars should be abolished. It annoys one to give to them, and it annoys one not to give to them.
Poverty urges us to do and suffer anything that we may escape from it, and so leads us away from virtue.
Poverty is shunned and persecuted all over the globe.
They do not easily rise whose abilities are repressed by poverty at home.
Poverty is not dishonorable in itself, but only when it comes from idleness, intemperance, extravagance, and folly.
Poverty is the mother of crime.