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":
... For 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 ... The Old Testament repeatedly provides that the wealthy should not reproach or oppress the poor, but should show compassion as an expression of the love of God ... James warned 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 ...
... 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 labour movement ... 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 ... was the son of astronomer Charles Lane Poor and Anna Louise Easton and studied at both Williams College and Columbia University, obtaining his B.A ... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word poor:
“Pale Death beats equally at the poor mans gate and at the palaces of kings.”
—Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus] (658 B.C.)
“Blessed be the inventor of photography! I set him above even the inventor of chloroform! It has given more positive pleasure to poor suffering humanity than anything else that has cast up in my time or is like tothis art by which even the poor can possess themselves of tolerable likenesses of their absent dear ones. And mustnt it be acting favourably on the morality of the country?”
—Jane Welsh Carlyle (18011866)
“What of the heart without her? Nay, poor heart,
Of thee what word remains ere speech be still?
A wayfarer by barren ways and chill,
Steep ways and weary, without her thou art,
Where the long cloud, the long woods counterpart,
Sheds doubled darkness up the labouring hill.”
—Dante Gabriel Rossetti (18281882)