Poverty, therefore, was comparative. One measured it by a sliding scale. One was always poor, in terms of those who were richer.
If all you boast of your great art be true; Sure, willing poverty lives most in you.
Look at your own poverty welcome it cherish it don’t be afraid share your death because thus you will share your love and your life
In this life you can take poverty, you can take failure, you can take the big things; it’s the little griefs that destroy you inside.
Poverty, chastity, and obedience are extremely difficult. But there are always the graces if you will pray for them.
SO the richest are often the poorest as this saying goes, "Loneliness is the ultimate poverty"