Hunger Quotes

Hunger: One of the few cravings that cannot be appeased with another solution

Irwin Van Grove

It cost Andrei Dmitrievich 10 months of complete isolation and two hunger strikes over two months, which had a terrible effect on his health. The effects are still felt to this day.

Yelena (or Elena) Georgevna Bonner (Е&am

There can be no permanent progress in the battle against hunger until the agencies that fight for increased food production and those that fight for population control unite in a common effort.

Norman Ernest Borlaug

The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.

George Santayana

Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health.

Thomas Tusser

I can't talk religion to a man with bodily hunger in his eyes.

George Bernard Shaw

There's no sauce in the world like hunger

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Hunger is the best pickle.

Benjamin Franklin

Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.

Nadine Gordimer

Hunger makes everything sweet except itself, for want is the teacher of habits.

Antiphanes of Macedonia

Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is

William E. Barrett

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.

Saint Basil

The main problem in marriage is that for a man sex is a hunger like eating. If the man is hungry and canít get to a fancy French restaurant, he goes to a hot dog stand. For a woman, what is important is love and romance


If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate


There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.

Mother Teresa

My hunger and desperation, being an actor, an out of work actor - my memory of that is as fresh as an open wound.

Griffin Dunne

One-third to one-half of humanity are said to go to bed hungry every night. In the Old Stone Age the fraction must have been much smaller. This is the era of hunger unprecedented. Now, in the time of the greatest technical power, is starvation an institution. Reverse another venerable formula: the amount of hunger increases relatively and absolutely with the evolution of culture.

Marshall Sahlins

Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food

Joseph Butler

If hunger is not the problem, then eating is not the solution.


Hunger makes a fool of a man.


Hunger is a powerful incentive to introspection.


God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.


A healthful hunger for a great idea is the beauty and blessedness of life.

Jean Ingelow

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta
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