Poverty: (meager...inadequa...poor... )

Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life. --- Bertolt Brecht

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. --- Theodore Roosevelt 1858

No man is so poor as to have nothing worth giving ... Give what you have. To someone it may be better than you dare think. --- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

The more you have, the more you are occupied, the less you give. But the less you have, the moer free you are. Poverty for us is a freedom. --- Mother Teresa Of Calcutta 1910

There is something wrong when I have to step over people in the streets. In this society, we have so much and we have to give back... A nation should not be judged by its wealth, but by how it treats its poor. ( Cuban-born doctor in Miami who treats the poor) --- Pedro 'Joe' Greer

Yes, in the poor man's garden grow far more than herbs and flowers kind thoughts, contentment, peace of mind, and joy for weary hours. --- Mary Howitt 1799

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