Quotes by hunger
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American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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.
What makes bitter things sweet? Hunger.
Canadian journalist 1967-
'In Praise of Slowness' chronicles the global trend towards deceleration that has come to be known as the Slow Movement. Don't worry, though: it is not a Luddite rant. I love speed. Going fast can be fun, liberating and productive. The problem is that our hunger for speed, for cramming more and more into less and less time, has gone too far.
Italian author, humorist and journalist 1826-1890
A boy's appetite grows very fast, and in a few moments the queer, empty feeling had become hunger, and the hunger grew bigger and bigger, until soon he was as ravenous as a bear.Source: Pinocchio
American novelist and poet 1917-1967
All men are lonely. But sometimes it seems to me that we Americans are the loneliest of all. Our hunger for foreign places and new ways has been with us almost like a national disease. Our literature is stamped with a quality of longing and unrest, and our writers have been great wanderers.
American Poet 1878-1967
And they tell me you are brutal and my reply is: On the faces of women and children I have seen the marks of wanton hunger. And having answered so I turn once more to those who sneer at this my city, and I give them back the sneer and say to them: Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning.Source: Chicago l. 10 (1916)
American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
Are you ready to sacrifice to end world hunger? To sacrifice to end colonialism? To end neo-colonialism? To end racism? To end sexism?
William Somerset Maugham
English writer 1874-1965
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 all.
Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
American golf player 1929-
Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish writer 1547-1616
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
David Lloyd George
British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-1945
Four specters haunt the Poor - Old Age, Accident, Sickness and Unemployment. We are going to exorcise them. We are going to drive hunger from the hearth. We mean to banish the workhouse from the horizon of every workman in the land.
British poet 1900-1985
Gin the goodwife stint
and the bairns hunger
the Duke can get his rent
one year longer.Source: Odes Gin the Goodwife Stint, I:14
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