Hunger Quotes

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

Mother Teresa

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 canĂ­t 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


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.


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


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

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

Maxine Hong Kingston
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