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Funny Poverty Quotes
Funny Quotes about Poverty

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Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

Money is better than poverty,
if only for financial reasons.
- Woody Allen

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted
is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa


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The most terrible poverty is loneliness
and the feeling of being unloved.
- Mother Teresa

As you simplify your life,
the laws of the universe will be simpler;
solitude will not be solitude,
poverty will not be poverty,
nor weakness weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau

Poverty is the worst form of violence.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


 

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty.
- St. Francis of Assisi

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.
Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor
for helping us to love God better because of them.
- Mother Teresa

Life is an organic whole. The basic problems of the people -
poverty, ignorance, disease and civic inertia - interlock.
To address one problem, we must address all.
Hence our emphasis on an integrated program
of livelihood, education, health and self-government.
- Jimmy Yen

Christian voters should start looking
at global warming and extreme poverty
as religious issues that speak to the culture of life.
- Al Franken

If all of us acted in unison as I act individually
there would be no wars and no poverty.
I have made myself personally responsible
for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
- Anais Nin

The world is very different now.
For man holds in his mortal hands
the power to abolish all forms of human poverty,
and all forms of human life.
- John F. Kennedy

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

Love is an irresistible desire
to be irresistibly desired.
- Robert Frost

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
- H. L. Mencken

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter
quite like unrequited love.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts comic

Men always want to be a woman's first love -
women like to be a man's last romance.
- Oscar Wilde

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
- Albert Einstein

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.
- H. L. Mencken

Love is like an hourglass,
with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
- Jules Renard

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
- H. L. Mencken

In order to be happy with a man,
you must understand him a lot and love him a little.
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot
and not try to understand her at all.
- Helen Rowland

Women marry men hoping they will change.
Men marry women hoping they will not.
- Albert Einstein

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

A relationship, I think, is like a shark.
You know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies.
And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall (1977)

Love is what makes two people
sit in the middle of a park bench
when there is plenty of room at both ends.
- Anonymous

Love is metaphysical gravity.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

My wife ran off with my best friend, and I sure do miss him.
- Anonymous

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day -
and another, in case it doesn't rain.
- Mae West

Love is loving what your lover loves.
- Anonymous

One's first love is always perfect
until one meets one's second love.
- Elizabeth Aston

Love is only a dirty trick played on us
to achieve continuation of the species.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The only true love is love at first sight;
second sight dispels it.
- Israel Zangwill

I'd like to kiss ya, but I just washed ma hair.
- the movie The Cabin in the Cotton

True love comes quietly,
without banners or flashing lights.
If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
- Erich Segal

A honeymoon should be like a table:
four bare legs and no drawers.
- Anonymous

Oh, come on, Shrek, wake up and smell the pheromones!
- the movie Shrek (2001)

Love is a grave mental disease.
- Plato

I love to shop after a bad relationship.
I don't know. I buy a new outfit
and it makes me feel better. It just does.
Sometimes I see a really great outfit,
I'll break up with someone on purpose.
- Rita Rudner

The Wedding March always reminds me of the music
played when soldiers go into battle.
- Heinrich Heine

When you are courting a nice girl
an hour seems like a second.
When you sit on a red-hot cinder
a second seems like an hour.
That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

Love looks through a telescope;
envy, through a microscope.
- Josh Billings

Love thy neighbor -
and if he happens to be tall,
debonair and devastating,
it will be that much easier.
- Mae West

True love is like ghosts,
which everyone talks about and few have seen.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

The feeling of friendship is like that
of being comfortably filled with roast beef;
love, like being enlivened with champagne.
- Samuel Johnson

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance,
but with somebody else.
- Mae West

I'm not talking about lust.
A woman in lust wants chocolate.
A woman in love wants diamonds.
- the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

Love Without Limits.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the wedding cup,
Whenever you're wrong, admit it;
Whenever you're right, shut up.
- Ogden Nash

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

The most important words in the English language
are not "I love you" but "It's benign."
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

Where There is Love, Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
- Erica Jong


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