Quotes: hunger

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  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
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    God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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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.
  • What makes bitter things sweet? Hunger.
  • Carl Honore
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    '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.
  • Carlo Collodi
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    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
  • 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.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    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)
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
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    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
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    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.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    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.
  • Arnold Palmer
    Arnold Palmer
    American golf player 1929-
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    Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    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
    David Lloyd George
    British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-1945
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    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.
  • Basil Bunting
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    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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