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":
... 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 ... 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 (1904–1966) was a co-founder of the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, serving as its treasurer and director ... The 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 his B ... Poor, Jr ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ... people not to be contemptuous of the dignity of poor believers ...
... 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 see the poor as a mass of shadow, painted in one flat grey wash, at the remote edges of our sunshine.”
—Albion Fellows Bacon (18651933)
“Even a poor man can receive honors.”
—Sophocles (497406/5 B.C.)
“A poor virgin, sir, an ill-favored thing, sir, but mine own.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)