Politics, Possession and Poverty : Proverbs

Key-Words Based Proverbs

Politics :

  • History is past politics and politics is present history.

  • Politics is a blood sport.

  • There is no gambling like politics.

  • Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.

  • Politics is the madness of many for the gain of the few.

  • Possession :

  • Better to have than to wish.

  • Better a sparrow in the hand than a pigeon in the roof.

  • Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.

  • What you have, hold.

  • Poverty :

  • Poverty breeds strife.

  • Poverty is a good, all men hate.

  • Poverty is no sin. But it is terribly inconvenient.

  • Poverty makes a man mean.

  • A poor man's joy has much alloy.

  • Every poor man is counted a fool.

  • For poor people, small coin.

  • God help the poor for the rich can help themselves.

  • He bears poverty very ill who is ashamed of it.

  • If poor, act with caution.

  • Poor men’s tables are soon spread.

  • Poor men’s words have little weight.

  • Poor cannot, the rich will not.

  • The poor live secure.

  • The poor man's budget is full of schemes.

  • The poor man seeks for food. The rich man does for appetite.

  • Wherever a poor man is, there is his destiny.

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