Hunger Quotes

Hunger also changes the world - when eating can't be a habit, than neither can seeing

Maxine Hong Kingston

There is a spiritual hunger in the world today - and it cannot be satisfied by better cars on longer credit terms

Adlai E. Stevenson

Hunger is the best sauce.

Italian Proverb

Even in hunger, Tigers do not eat grass.

Tamil proverb

The war in vietnam threatened to tear our society apart, and the political and philosophical disagreements that separated each side continue, to some extent. It's been said that these memorials reflect a hunger for healing.

Ronald Reagan

Troubles are usually brooms and shovels that smooth the road to the good man's fortune; and many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.

St. Basil

Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.

Jonathan Swift

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.

Joan Fontaine

Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.

Thomas Jefferson

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.

Saint Basil

Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

Bible

Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.

George Orwell

Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all1

W. Somerset Maugham

There's a deep thirst and hunger to know more about space, literally because of the Star Trek phenomenon.

Claudia Alexander

I was often humiliated to see men disputing for a piece of bread, just as animals might have done. My feelings on this subject have very much altered since I have been personally exposed to the tortures of hunger. I have discovered, in fact, that a man, whatever may have been his origin, his education, and his habits, is governed, under certain circumstances, much more by his stomach than by his intelligence and his heart.

Franois Jean Dominique Arago

Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love.

Fiona Apple Maggart

I have enough to eat till my hunger is stayed, to drink till my thirst is sated; to clothe myself withal; and out of doors not Callias there, with all his riches, is more safe than I from shivering; and when I find myself indoors, what warmer shirting do I need than my bare walls? what ampler greatcoat than the tiles above my head?

Antisthenes

Sometimes I think we Americans are the loneliest people in the world. To be sure, we hunger for the power of affection, the self-acceptance that gives life. It is the oldest and strongest hunger in the world. But hungering is not enough.

Sherwood Anderson

She again rubbed a match on the wall, and the light shone round her; in the brightness stood her old grandmother, clear and shining, yet mild and loving in her appearance. "Grandmother," cried the little one, "O take me with you; I know you will go away when the match burns out; you will vanish like the warm stove, the roast goose, and the large, glorious Christmas-tree." And she made haste to light the whole bundle of matches, for she wished to keep her grandmother there. And the matches glowed with a light that was brighter than the noon-day, and her grandmother had never appeared so large or so beautiful. She took the little girl in her arms, and they both flew upwards in brightness and joy far above the earth, where there was neither cold nor hunger nor pain, for they were with God.

Hans Christian Andersen

You called and cried out loud and shattered my deafness. You were radiant and resplendent, you put to flight my blindness. You were fragrant, and I drew in my breath and now pant after you. I tasted you, and I feel but hunger and thirst for you. You touched me, and I am set on fire to attain the peace which is yours.

St. Augustine of Hippo

And these were the dishes wherein to me, hunger-starven for thee, they served up the sun and the moon.

St. Augustine of Hippo

All I have is a voice To undo the folded lie, The romantic lie in the brain Of the sensual man-in-the-street And the lie of Authority Whose buildings grope the sky: There is no such thing as the State And no one exists alone; Hunger allows no choice To the citizen or the police; We must love one another or die.

Wystan Hugh Auden

Lasting peace is sought, it is essential to adopt international measures to improve the lot of the masses. The welfare of the entire human race must replace hunger and oppression. People of the world must be taught to give up envy, avarice and rancour.

Mustafa Kemal Atatrk

Many persons get nothing out of their fasts but hunger and thirst, many more get nothing out of their night prayers but exertions and sleepless nights. Wise and sagacious persons are praiseworthy even if they do not fast and sleep during the nights.

Ali bin Abu-Talib
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