Poverty Sayings and Quotes

Beggars can’t be choosers.
John Heywood (c.1497-1580)

Hunger drives the wolf out of the wood.
14th Century French Proverb

Hunger is the best sauce.
French Proverb

Let your head be more than a funnel to your stomach.
German (on food and hunger)

No clock is more regular than the belly.
French (on food and hunger)

Plenty sits still, hunger is a wanderer.
Zulu (South African)

Poverty breeds discontent.

What good is honor when you are starving.
Yiddish (on food and hunger)