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

Famous quotes containing the word poor:

    ‘It’s the same the whole world over;
    It’s the poor that gets the blame,
    It’s the rich that gets the pleasure.
    Isn’t it a blooming shame?’
    —Unknown. She Was Poor but She Was Honest (l. 37–40)

    Poor but happy” is not a phrase invented by a poor person.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

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