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Letter "P" » Poverty
«A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.»
«Affluence separates people. Poverty knits 'em together. You got some sugar and I don't; I borrow some of yours. Next month you might not have any flour; well, I'll give you some of mine.»
«A man isn't poor if he can still laugh.»
«As in the rankest soil the most beautiful flowers are grown, so in the dark soil of poverty the choicest flowers of humanity have developed and bloomed.»
«An avowal of poverty is no disgrace to any man; to make no effort to escape it is indeed disgraceful»
«A far greater factor [than abolishing poverty] is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment.»
«All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich»
«Affluence creates poverty.»
«And makes me poor indeed.»
«Another good thing about being poor is that when you are seventy your children will not have declared you legally insane in order to gain control of your estate»
Author: Woody Allen
, Film Director
, Good Thing