Poor

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":

Edmund Ward Poor
... Edmund Ward Poor (1904–1966) was a co-founder of the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, serving as its treasurer and director ... New York City native was the son of astronomer Charles Lane Poor and Anna Louise Easton and studied at both Williams College and Columbia University, obtaining ... Poor, Jr ...
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 ... 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 ...
Gustavo Gutiérrez - The Preferential Option For The Poor
... 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" ... provides that the wealthy should not reproach or oppress the poor, but should show compassion as an expression of the love of God ... in the early church, Saint James warned people not to be contemptuous of the dignity of poor believers ...
Tudor Period - Daily Life in The Period - Poverty
... the population 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 ...
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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word poor:

    We need no runners here. Booze is law
    and all the Indians drink in the best tavern.
    Money is free if you’re poor enough.
    James Welch (b. 1940)

    And these poor nerves so wired to the skull
    Ache on the lovelorn paper....
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    Out, out, brief candle.
    Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player
    That struts and frets his hour upon the stage,
    And then is heard no more. It is a tale
    Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
    Signifying nothing.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)