There is a solitude in poverty, but a solitude which restores to each thing its value.
The rich swell up with pride, the poor from hunger.
The poorest and most backward societies are always those that put women down.
The poor man must walk to get meat for his stomach, the rich man to get a stomach to his meat.
The poor have little, beggars none, the rich too much, enough not one.
The man of science is a poor philosopher.
The lottery is a government institution and the poor its best patrons.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor, which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, and supped with Infamy.
Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.
Poverty often deprives a Man of all Spirit and Virtue: ‘Tis hard for an empty Bag to stand upright.
Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.