Albert Camus on Poverty

“What could a man want that is better than poverty? I do not say misery, any more than I mean the work without hope of the modern proletarian. But I do not see that one could desire more than poverty with an active leisure.”

~ Albert Camus

Seneca on Poverty

“I do not regard a man as poor, if the little which remains is enough for him.”

~ Seneca

Seneca on Poverty

Contented poverty is an honourable estate.

~ Seneca / Epistulae Morales AD Lucilium