Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Bible Quotes in Song
They looked unto him, and were
lightened: and their faces were
not ashamed. This poor man cried,
and the Lord heard him, and saved
him out of all his troubles.
he saveth the poor from the sword,
from their mouth, and from the
hand of the mighty.
For the needy shall not always be
forgotten: the expectation of the
poor shall not perish for ever.
Thou hast seen it; for thou
beholdest mischief and spite, to
requite it with thy hand: the poor
committeth himself unto thee; thou
art the helper of the fatherless.
For the oppression of the poor,
for the sighing of the needy, now
will I arise, saith the LORD; I
will set him in safety from him
that puffeth at him.
The meek shall eat and be
satisfied: they shall praise the
LORD that seek him: your heart
shall live for ever.
LORD knoweth the days of the
upright: and their inheritance
shall be for ever.
They shall not be ashamed in
the evil time: and in the days of
famine they shall be satisfied.
But I am poor and needy; yet the
Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my
help and my deliverer; make no
tarrying, O my God.
For the LORD heareth the poor, and
despiseth not his prisoners.
For he shall deliver the
needy when he crieth; the poor
also, and him that hath no helper.
He shall spare the poor and needy,
and shall save the souls of the
He will regard the prayer
of the destitute, and not despise
Oh that men would praise the LORD
for his goodness, and for his
wonderful works to the children of
men! For he satisfieth the longing
soul, and filleth the hungry soul
Yet setteth he the poor on high
from affliction, and maketh him
families like a flock.
For he shall stand at the right
hand of the poor, to save him from
those that condemn his soul.
The LORD is gracious and full of
compassion. He hath given meat
unto them that fear him: he will
ever be mindful of his covenant.
I will satisfy her poor
The Lord upholdeth all that fall,
and raiseth up all those that be
bowed down. The eyes of all wait
upon thee; and thou givest them
their meat in due season. Thou
openest thine hand, and satisfiest
the desire of every living thing.
The Lord is righteous in all his
ways, and holy in all his works.
that tilleth his land shall have
plenty of bread: but he that
followeth after vain persons shall
have poverty enough.
with righteousness shall he judge
the poor, and reprove with equity
for the meek of the earth: and he
shall smite the earth: with the
rod of his mouth, and with the
breath of his lips shall he slay
Hearken, my beloved
brethren, Hath not God chosen the
poor of this world rich in faith,
and heirs of the kingdom which he
hath promised to them that love
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
You can turn painful
situations around through
laughter. If you can find humor in
anything - even poverty - you can
You can't get rid of
poverty by giving people money.
--P. J. O'Rourke
Money is better than
poverty, if only for financial
Hope is necessary in every
condition. The miseries of
poverty, sickness and captivity
would, without this comfort, be
--Samuel Johnson The Book of
It's pretty hard to tell
what does bring happiness. Poverty
and wealth have both failed.
I have come to believe that
the one thing people cannot bear
is a sense of injustice. Poverty,
cold, even hunger, are more
bearable than injustice.
--Millicent Fenwick (1910-1992) US
Prosperity is a way of
living and thinking, and not just
money or things. Poverty is a way
of living and thinking, and not
just a lack of money or things.
all things except poverty and
--Mae West quotes
(American Actress and sex symbol,
It is a
tragic mix-up when the United
States spends $500,000 for every
enemy soldier killed, and only $53
annually on the victims of
--Martin Luther King, Jr. quotes
(American Baptist Minister and
Civil-Rights Leader. 1929-1968)
wealth is a poverty of desires.
(Roman philosopher, mid-1st
astonishing how little one feels
poverty when one loves.
--Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton quotes
(British politician, poet, critic
and prolific novelist, 1803-1873)
The Bible and
"Some rich people are
poor, and some poor people have great wealth! Being kidnapped
and held for ransom never
Proverbs 13:7-8, TLB
world may honour the rich—don't be
surprised if God honours the poor.
"Listen to me, dear brothers:
God has chosen poor people to be
rich in faith, and the Kingdom of
Heaven is theirs, for that is the
gift God has promised to all those
who love Him."
James 2:5, TLB
be eager to help the poor.
"The only thing they
did suggest was that we must
always remember to help the poor,
and I, too, was eager for that."
Galatians 2:10, TLB
needy is a sin.
"For many and great are
your sins. I know them all so
well. You are the enemies of
everything good; you take bribes;
you refuse justice to the poor."
Amos 5:12, TLB
the poor brings God's blessing.
"God blesses those who are
kind to the poor. He helps them
out of their troubles."
Psalm 41:1, TLB
God by caring for the poor.
"Anyone who oppresses
the poor is insulting God who made
them. To help the poor is to
Proverbs 14:31, TLB
church should help to support the
poor who have no families.
"The church should care
for widows who are poor and alone
in the world, if they are looking
to God for His help and spending
much time in prayer; but not if
they are spending their time
running around gossiping, seeking
only pleasure and thus ruining
I Timothy 5:5-6, TLB
promises great rewards for those
who help the poor.
"I want you to share
your food with the hungry and
bring right into your own homes
those who are helpless, poor, and
destitute. Clothe those who are
cold and don't hide from relatives
who need your help. If you do
these things, God will shed His
own glorious light upon you. He
will heal you; your godliness will
lead you forward, and goodness
will be a shield from behind…
.Feed the hungry! Help those in
trouble! Then your light will
shine out from the darkness, and
the darkness around you shall be
as bright as day. And the Lord
will guide you continually, and
satisfy you with all good things,
and keep you healthy too."
Isaiah 58:7-11, TLB
We are to
act on behalf of the poor.
"I want to see a mighty
flood of justice—a torrent of
Amos 5:24, TLB5
Definition of Poverty
The state of being poor; lack of the means of providing
material needs or comforts.
2. Deficiency in amount;
scantiness: “the poverty of feeling that reduced her soul”
3. Unproductiveness; infertility:
the poverty of the soil.
4. Renunciation made by a member
of a religious order of the right to own property.4