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41 Hunger Quotes

A hungry man is not a free man.

Adlai E. Stevenson Quotes

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There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: Oliver Twist (ch. II)

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I suspect that hunger was my mother. [Lat., Famem fuisse suspicor matrem mihi.]

Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) Quotes , Source: Stichus (act II, 1, 1)

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I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.

Richard Wright Quotes

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Hunger is the handmaid of genius

Mark Twain Quotes

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Obliged by hunger and request of friends.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot--Prologue to the Satires (l. 44)

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Cruel as death, and hungry at the grave.

James Thomson (1) Quotes , Source: Seasons--Winter (l. 393)

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At the working man's house hunger looks in but dares not enter.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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"Bread that this house may never know hunger, salt that life may always have flavor."

Donna Reed Quotes

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

Nadine Gordimer Quotes

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Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people.

Harry Chapin Quotes

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It's really very simple, Governor. When people are hungry they die. So spare me your politics and tell me what you need and how you're going to get it to these people.

Bob Geldof Quotes

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So hungry I could eat a horse

Proverb Quotes

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If your heart is full, you don't feel that hungry.

H. H. Swami Tejomayananda Quotes

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A fishmonger's wife may feed of a conger; but a serving-man's wife may starve for hunger.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Health to the Gentlemanly Profession of Servingmen

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Hunger is sharper than the sword.

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Quotes , Source: The Honest Man's Fortune (act II, sc. 2, l. 1)

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It is difficult to spear to the belly, because it has no ears.

Cato (Marcus Porcius Cato "The Elder") (a/k/a Cato the Censor) Quotes , Source: when the Romans demanded corn

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Hunger is the best sauce in the world. [Sp., La mejor salsa del mundo es la hambre.]

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: Don Quixote

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Hunger that persuades to evil. [Lat., Malesuada fames.]

Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil) Quotes , Source: The Aeneid (VI, 276)

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If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.

Mother Teresa Quotes

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Hunger knows no friend but its feeder.

Aristophanes Quotes

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Bid the hungry Greek go to heaven, he will go. [Lat., Graeculus esuriens in coelum, jusseris, ibit.]

Juvenal (Decimus Junius Juvenal) Quotes , Source: Satires (III, 78)

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Hungry bellies have no cars. [Fr., La ventre affame n'point d'oreilles.]

Francois Rabelais Quotes , Source: Pantagruel (bk. III, ch. XV)

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

George Bernard Shaw Quotes , Source: Major Barbara

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The pathos of man is that he hungers for personal fulfillment and for a sense of community with others.

J. Saunders Redding Quotes

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