Use poverty in a sentence
Too many people, young and old,are living in poverty today and, if not there, are only one pay check away from being there.
Bobby's family fell into poverty after he lost his job; with no income, he could not provide food and housing.
A single mother with children tried to work to provide for her family, but it wasn't enough to make ends meet and they continued to live in poverty.
Poverty and Happiness"Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult."
The Danger of Poverty"Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright."
How to Define Who is Poor"Not he who has little, but he who wishes more, is poor."