Poor is an adjective related to a state of poverty, low quality or pity.

People with the surname Poor:

  • Charles Henry Poor, a US Navy officer
  • Charles Lane Poor, an astronomer
  • Edward Erie Poor, a president of the National Park Bank
  • Enoch Poor, a brigadier-general in the American Revolutionary War
  • Henry Poor (disambiguation), multiple people
  • Janet Meakin Poor, a landscape design specialist from Winnetka, Illinois
  • John A. Poor, a 19th-century American railroad entrepreneur, see European and North American Railway
  • Salem Poor, an African-American soldier in the American Revolution

Other articles related to "poor":

Wallace Fountain - Why Fountains?
... Because of this, most of the poor had to pay for water ... The poor are not the only beneficiaries of these installations ... Anyone passing by, rich or poor, may quench his thirst, fulfilling this vital need in equal fashion ...
Gustav Möller - Life and Career
... Gustav Möller was born in 1884 to a poor family in Malmö, Sweden, but was discovered by his employer and given an education as an office accountant however he used it in the service of the ... There should be no stigmatization of the poor, no sorting out of those in need ... Rich families as well as poor should have their children's allowance, old age pension and free medical treatment ...
Edmund Ward Poor
... Edmund Ward Poor (1904–1966) was a co-founder of the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, serving as its treasurer and director ... Poor, Jr ... Poor of the University of Florida ...
Tudor Period - Daily Life in The Period - Poverty
... lived in poverty, with the wealthy expected to give alms to assist the impotent poor ... Tudor law was harsh on the able-bodied poor i.e ... The idea of the workhouse for the able-bodied poor was first suggested in 1576 ...
Gustavo Gutiérrez - The Preferential Option For The Poor
... Gutiérrez the problem increases when one sees that among the poor there is an "absence of recognition of their own human dignity and of their condition as daughters and sons of God" ... in the early church, Saint James warned people not to be contemptuous of the dignity of poor believers ... Firstly, Gutiérrez makes a call for understanding of the reality of the poor ...

Famous quotes containing the word poor:

    One may be old in years, but not in spirit, or poor in wealth, but not in ambition.
    Chinese proverb.

    The man who is rich in fancy thinks that his wagon is already built; poor fool, he does not know that there are a hundred timbers to a wagon.
    Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.)

    The centuries will burn rich loads
    With which we groaned,
    Whose warmth shall lull their dreaming lids,
    While songs are crooned:
    But they will not dream of us poor lads,
    Left in the ground.
    Wilfred Owen (1893–1918)