65 Low Income Quotes On Success In Life

These low income quotes will inspire you. Low income, families, and children are defined as low-income if the family income is less than twice the federal poverty threshold.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging low income quotes, low income sayings, and low income proverbs.

Best Low Income Quotes

  1. “I’m angry when we have to use state dollars to fill holes in our low-income heating assistance program because there isn’t enough support from Washington.” ~ Jodi Rell
  2. “Recent demonstration projects have shown that with some Federal support, a little funding can go a long way toward ensuring that low-income children have access to good oral health care.” ~ Michael K. Simpson
  3. “America is a place where you can be born into a low-income household but still lift yourself up, and it doesn’t matter what color you are.” ~ Alphonso Jackson
  4. “We designed both our state employee health plans and the one we created for low-income Hoosiers as Health Savings Accounts, and now in the tens of thousands these citizens are proving that they are fully capable of making smart, consumerist choices about their own health care.” ~ Mitch Daniels
  5. “In inner-city, low-income communities of color, there’s such a high correlation in terms of educational quality and success.” ~ Bill Gates

  6. “While most Americans have access to the best oral health care in the world, low-income children suffer disproportionately from oral disease.” ~ Michael K. Simpson
  7. “Public education must be viewed from the lens of providing each child with the learning environment that best meets his or her needs. If we can send a low-income child to a parochial school, knowing that his odds of attending college will increase as a result, then that should be our mission.” ~ Jeb Bush
  8. “If you are low income in the United States, you have a higher chance of going to jail than getting a 4-year degree.” ~ Bill Gates
  9. “Expanding eligibility of family planning services to low-income women will maximize cost-savings to both federal and state governments, reduce the disparities in access to family planning services for low-income women, and decrease the incidence of abortion in the U.S” ~ Rosa DeLauro
  10. “The bottom line is that five million low-income Americans working full time for minimum wage, deserve a raise.” ~ Jim Clyburn

  11. “The chief problem of the low-income farmers is poverty.” ~ Nelson Rockefeller
  12. “The increase in inequality in income is a longtime trend, but the pressure on middle- and low-income workers is going up rapidly. Especially if they live in an area where there are high housing and gas prices, like California.” ~ Alice Rivlin
  13. “Low-income seniors who choose to enroll in a drug discount plan will receive $600 of Federal assistance in 2004 and 2005 to further defray the costs of their medications.” ~ Jim Gerlach
  14. “Many poor and low-income women cannot afford to purchase contraceptive services and supplies on their own.” ~ Louise Slaughter
  15. “If you’re a person that has low income, you probably should have more assistance than a person with high income.” ~ Paul Ryan

  16. “Mostly out of step, young people, especially poor minorities and low-income whites, are increasingly inscribed within a machinery of dead knowledge, social relations and values in which there is an attempt to render them voiceless and invisible.” ~ Henry Giroux
  17. “For the primary and secondary school years, we will aid public schools serving low-income families and assist students in both public and private schools.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson
  18. “Unemployment is low, incomes are up, poverty is down – and that’s going to be a lasting change.” ~ Barack Obama
  19. “Sales = income. The reason so many people have low incomes is that they are poor at selling.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  20. “There are probably no more market-oriented individuals on the planet, than low income people.” ~ Jacqueline Novogratz

  21. “I would guess that there’s adequate low-income housing in the country.” ~ Dan Quayle
  22. “The most successful teachers in low-income communities operate like successful leaders. They establish a vision of where their students will be performing at the end of the year that many believe to be unrealistic. They invest their students in working harder than they ever have to reach that vision, maximise their classroom time in a goal-oriented manner through purposeful planning and effective execution, reflect constantly on their progress to improve their performance over time, and do whatever it takes to overcome the many challenges they face.” ~ Wendy Kopp
  23. “Unequal funding resources also results in unequal educational opportunity when you consider studies that show that one half of low income students who are qualified to attend college do not attend because they can’t afford to.” ~ Bobby Scott
  24. “I think Katrina is one more indication of how inefficient and corrupt this Administration is, and indicates the absolute lack of seriousness that [George W.] Bush has in making the government respond to the needs of the people. They are so separated from the lives of normal, low-income people that it never occurred to them that if you’re poor and have no money, no car, that you can’t leave.” ~ Bernie Sanders
  25. “It was shocking to realize how many low-income Americans don’t have savings accounts.” ~ Dan Ariely

  26. “It is a certainty that Herbalife is a pyramid scheme. We believe it’s harming a population of low-income, principally Hispanic people in the U.S. to benefit a handful of super wealthy people at the top of the pyramid.” ~ Bill Ackman
  27. “I grew up in low-income areas and I’ve seen people take negative energy and just accept it. They give into and end up living a pretty rough life. At a young age, I just knew I wasn’t going to give in because I didn’t want to end up being one of those people in the neighborhood that didn’t have anything and lived a hard life.” ~ LaMarcus Aldridge
  28. “Those on the left who scream about income gaps choose to focus on the success of those at the top rather than the failures of those at the bottom. They conveniently ignore that liberals are the ones who have pushed the moral relativisim and welfare-state dependence that has destroyed black families over the last 60 years. And it is these same liberals who fight to keep low-income kids in failing public schools and fight efforts to get school choice.” ~ Star Parker
  29. “It goes without saying that what a girl goes through, boys could not even comprehend. If we get the flu, we need a week. We’re idiots. But what was the most powerful realization to me was, how do single mothers with a low income cope? I can’t complain about my dumb life. That’s what was most revelatory to me.” ~ Gavin Rossdale
  30. “In low-income countries, getting to a health post is hard. It’s very expensive.” ~ Bill Gates

  31. “Most Americans living below the official poverty line own a car or truck – and government entitlement programs seldom provide cars and trucks. Most people living below the official poverty line also have air conditioning, color television, and a microwave oven – and these too are not usually handed out by government entitlement programs.Cell phones and other electronic devices are by no means unheard of in low-income neighborhoods, where children would supposedly go hungry if there were no school-lunch programs. In reality, low-income people are overweight more often than other Americans.” ~ Thomas Sowell
  32. “I will do my best to transform our trade policy and take on these corporations who want to invest in low-income countries around the world rather than in the United States of America.” ~ Bernie Sanders
  33. “And to improve access to the UK publishing industry – I’m hoping to set up an internship or work experience for someone from a low-income background, as soon as we have the funds. While we don’t have the funds, we won’t have an intern.” ~ Deborah Smith
  34. “Requiring the payment of higher wages will lead to a loss of some jobs and a raising of prices which drives companies to search for automation to reduce costs. On the other hand, those receiving higher wages will spend more (the marginal propensity to consume is close to 1 for low income earners) and this will increase demand for additional goods and services. Henry Ford had the clearest vision of why companies can actually benefit by paying higher wages.” ~ Philip Kotler
  35. “In low-income countries, the main problems you have is infectious diseases.” ~ Bill Gates

  36. “Here’s Hillary Clinton getting away with tying the Republicans to rich people. She’s tying the Republican Party to Wall Street, to the big banks. She’s tying the Republican Party to the financial crisis in 2008. It’s all their fault. She’s tying herself as with the low-income crowd – and the average, ordinary middle-class American – as their champion, as their defender. They don’t know that it’s not the Republicans in bed with banks. They don’t know that it’s the banks that are practically paying for and underwriting the Democrat Party and Hillary Clinton today.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  37. “We believe we can dramatically improve the way Medicaid works by giving governors more control and flexibility to innovate to make it work for people with low income because it`s not working in so many states right now.” ~ Paul Ryan , Low income quotes work
  38. “Mike Pence and Mitch Daniels in Indiana, the woman who`s coming in to run the Medicaid program at the federal level, her name is Seema Verma, a brilliant young woman, she made Indiana – healthy Indiana work so that actually low-income people in Indiana, actually have real healthcare coverage that they get access to a doctor. Those kinds of reforms on the state level we want see happen in all 50 states.” ~ Paul Ryan
  39. “If you look at the families who live below the poverty line, only 47% of them have internet access at home. And of that low-income population, they are disproportionately urban and people of color, which makes it a social justice issue.” ~ David L. Cohen
  40. “I’ll end discriminatory laws like the Hyde Amendment that make it all but impossible for low-income women – disproportionately, women of color – to exercise their rights.” ~ Hillary Clinton

  41. “It was a very economically depressed time [the 80s] and because of that, there was a lot of space. Everything was relatively dilapidated, and one could live on a pretty low income. One could live well below the poverty line and not suffer immensely.” ~ Kiki Smith
  42. “In the United States the state monopoly on the use of violence has intensified since the 1980s, and in the process, has been increasingly directed against young people, low-income whites, poor minorities, immigrants, and women.” ~ Henry Giroux
  43. “I will not cut benefits. I want to enhance benefits for low-income workers and for women who have been disadvantaged by the current Social Security system.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  44. “Hillary Clinton has a long track record of service in public life. And you can look at that. I tell the story about her being first lady of the United States, when the effort to get Hillary Clinton done failed, and that was a tough, tough, bitter loss, but then it tested her as a leader. And she worked together with Democrats and Republicans to get health insurance for eight million low-income American children in the CHIP program.” ~ Tim Kaine
  45. “If you look at my career over the past twenty years, I’ve always been trying to look around corners for low-income communities of color.” ~ Van Jones

  46. “Raising the federal minimum wage won’t just put more money in the pocket of low-income families – it also means they spend more money at the businesses in their neighborhoods. [Donald] Trump’s against that as well.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  47. “So many state Republican governors and legislators are defunding Planned Parenthood and shutting down clinics that not only provide a safe abortion but HIV testing, cancer screenings, and so much else that women have every right to access, which is harder if you are unemployed or you are a low-income woman that’s part of the real service that Planned Parenthood provides.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  48. “The decision is I’m going to do everything I can to fight for the working class of this country, the low-income people against income and wealth inequality, do everything we can about climate change.” ~ Bernie Sanders
  49. “From what I can see it’s that, if you have money you have access to justice. If you don’t, it’s becoming increasingly less and less access for low-income Americans and that’s the crux of it. I mean, to have a society that has liberty and justice for all, it’s right there in the constitution.” ~ Jim Harbaugh
  50. “Atlanta’s a good example of a city that’s quite sprawling, where there’s a sharp division between where blacks and whites live, between where low-income and high-income families live.” ~ Raj Chetty

  51. “Often low-income parents give their children every other thing they need for successful participation in school and the world of work except the planning and organizing skills and habit patterns needed to operate in complex settings. Many intelligent and able college students from low-income backgrounds confront these deficits when faced with a heavy assignment load. . . . These patterns are best acquired at an early age and need to be quite well developed by late elementary school or twelve or thirteen years of age.” ~ James P. Comer
  52. “So many low income people have seen so many failed promises broken and seen so many quacks and sporadic medicines offered to them that building trust takes a lot of time, takes a lot of patience.” ~ Jacqueline Novogratz
  53. “They blame the low income women for ruining the country because they are staying home with their children and not going out to work. They blame the middle income women for ruining the country because they go out to work and do not stay home to take care of their children.” ~ Ann Richards
  54. “I’m going to insist on making sure that we’ve got decent funding, that we’ve got enough teachers, that we’ve got computers in the classroom, but unless you turn off the television set and get over a certain anti-intellectualism that I think pervades some low-income communities, our children are not going to achieve.” ~ Barack Obama
  55. “Low-income taxpayers deserve the same rights as everyone else. It was wrong of the IRS to target low-income taxpayers, and I am please by the decision to correct this unfair practice.” ~ Christopher Dodd

  56. “The conservative goal has been the Third Worldization of the United States: an increasingly underemployed, lower-wage work-force; a small but growing moneyed class that pays almost no taxes; the privatization or elimination of human services; the elimination of public education for low-income people; the easing of restrictions against child labor; the exporting of industries and jobs to low-wage, free-trade countries; the breaking of labor unions; and the elimination of occupational safety and environmental controls and regulations.” ~ Michael Parenti
  57. “Low-income people everywhere will be at risk of food insecurity due to loss of assets, absence of alternative livelihood options and lack of adequate insurance coverage from extreme weather events.” ~ Jacques Diouf
  58. “Raising the minimum wage and lowering the barriers to union organization would carry a trade-off – higher unemployment. A better idea is to have the government subsidize low-wage employment. The earned-income tax credit for low-income workers – which has been the object of proposed cuts by both President Clinton and congressional Republicans – has been a positive step in this direction.” ~ Paul Krugman
  59. “I know firsthand that many employers who comply with other labor standards still hire the undocumented. Many businesses pay the minimum wage and have barely tolerable working conditions because there are sufficient undocumented workers willing to accept those terms. If we care about low-income workers in this country, we need to create pressure to improve their economic condition by reducing the supply of unauthorized workers.” ~ Maria Echaveste
  60. “The Democratic Party has lost much of it credibility with working class and low-income people. It retards progress toward presenting a genuine alternative.” ~ Paul Wellstone

  61. “There is no level playing field. Any time our society says that a powerful chemical company has the same right as a low income family that’s living next door, that playing field is not level, is not fair.” ~ Robert D Bullard
  62. “The desirable virgin is sexy but not sexual. She’s young, white, and skinny. She’s a cheerleader, a babysitter; she’s accessible and eager to please (remember those ethics of passivity!). She’s never a woman of color. SHe’s never a low-income girl or a fat girl. She’s never disabled. “Virgin” is a designation for those who meet a certain standard of what women, especially young women, are supposed to look like. As for how these young women are supposed to act? A blank slate is best.” ~ Jessica Valenti
  63. “When I was 27 years old, I organized legal aid clinics to help low-income seniors. It was a life-altering experience.” ~ Ron Wyden

  64. “What the mortgage bubble was all about was big banks like Goldman Sachs taking big bundles of subprime mortgages that were lent out largely to low-income, highly risky borrowers, and applying this kind of magic-pixie-dust math to these bundles of securities and slapping AAA ratings on them.” ~ Matt Taibbi
  65. “Low-income people, racial or ethnic minorities, pregnant women, seniors, people with special needs, people in rural areas – they all have a much harder time accessing a dentist than other groups of Americans.” ~ Bernie Sanders

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