An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
The UK has a poor investment record. According to IMF data, we have come seventh out of the top seven industrialised countries since 1999.
Hey, you got something going here. I think we’ve got a chance for some progressive policy that actually focuses on poor and working people.
And plenty makes us poor.
Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune, he had not the method of making a fortune.
Vexed sailors cursed the rain, for which poor shepherds prayed in vain.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
I have been very strongly advocating that poverty must not be used as an excuse to continue child labour. It perpetuates poverty. If children are deprived of education, they remain poor.
Money is a poor man’s credit card.
Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet.