Hunger Quotes

Most popular hunger quotes

A hungry stomach has no ears. - Jean de La Fontaine quote.
A hungry stomach has no ears.
Starvation, and not sin, is the parent of modern crime. - Oscar Wilde quote.
Starvation, and not sin, is the parent of modern crime.

crime

Hungry men have no respect for law, authority or human life. - Marcus Garvey quote.
Hungry men have no respect for law, authority or human life.
You cannot feed the hungry on statistics. - David Lloyd George quote.
You cannot feed the hungry on statistics.
A hungry man is not a free man. - Adlai Stevenson quote.
A hungry man is not a free man.

freedom

A hungry people listens not to reason, not cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers. - Seneca quote.
A hungry people listens not to reason, not cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers.
No man can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach. - Woodrow Wilson quote.
No man can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.
Thirst cannot be quenched by proxy.
— African proverb

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The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind, the latter to preserve themselves. - Joseph Addison quote.
The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind, the latter to preserve themselves.

appetite lust

I can reason down or deny everything, except this perpetual Belly: feed he must and will, and I cannot make him respectable. - Ralph Waldo Emerson quote.
I can reason down or deny everything, except this perpetual Belly: feed he must and will, and I cannot make him respectable.

appetite

A poor man defended himself when charged with stealing food to appease the cravings of hunger, saying, the cries of the stomach silenced those of the conscience. - Lady Blessington quote.
A poor man defended himself when charged with stealing food to appease the cravings of hunger, saying, the cries of the stomach silenced those of the conscience.

conscience

Hunger makes you restless. You dream about food—not just any food, but perfect food, the best food, magical meals, famous and awe-inspiring, the one piece of meat, the exact taste of buttery corn, tomatoes so ripe they split and sweeten the air, beans so crisp they snap between the teeth, gravy like mother's milk singing to your bloodstream. - Dorothy Allison quote.
Hunger makes you restless. You dream about food—not just any food, but perfect food, the best food, magical meals, famous and awe-inspiring, the one piece of meat, the exact taste of buttery corn, tomatoes so ripe they split and sweeten the air, beans so crisp they snap between the teeth, gravy like mother's milk singing to your bloodstream.

food

Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence. - Pearl Bailey quote.
Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence.
Viewed narrowly, all life is universal hunger and an expression of energy associated with it.
Hunger makes a thief of any man. - Pearl Buck quote.
Hunger makes a thief of any man.
There's no sauce in the world like hunger. - Cervantes quote.
There's no sauce in the world like hunger.
Hunger can explain many acts.  It can be said that all vile acts are done to satisfy hunger. - Maxim Gorky quote.
Hunger can explain many acts.  It can be said that all vile acts are done to satisfy hunger.
Hunger is insolent, and will be fed. - Homer quote.
Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.
Hunger also changes the world—when eating can't be a habit, then neither can seeing. - Maxine Hong Kingston quote.
Hunger also changes the world—when eating can't be a habit, then neither can seeing.
The belly is the reason why man does not mistake himself for a god. - Friedrich Nietzsche quote.
The belly is the reason why man does not mistake himself for a god.
You cannot reason with a hungry belly; it has no ears.
— Greek proverb

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