Best 140+ Hunger Quotes You Should Read For Awareness

Hunger Quotes | It is said that one thing in life should never be insulted, that is food. Unfortunately, the food you leave on the plate and throw in the garbage is a one-time meal for someone else.

It is unfortunate, where we have made progress in many things on the one hand and are doing it too. But even today, millions of people in the world go to bed hungry. Hunger is a disease that forces a person to do anything, even crimes. A hungry person is more dangerous.

In this article, we will read hunger quotes which will give you an idea of why food is the most important in the world. At the same time, let’s pray that this disease named hunger should end in the world forever.

Quotes About Hunger And Poverty

“An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.”

– Albert Einstein

“There’s no sauce in the world like hunger.”

– Miguel de Cervantes

“Hunger is not an issue of charity. It is an issue of justice.

– Jacques Diouf

“A hungry man can’t see right or wrong. He just sees food.” 

– Pearl S. Buck

“35 million people in the U.S. are hungry or don’t know where their next meal is coming from, and 13 million of them are children. If another country were doing this to our children, we’d be at war.”

– Jeff Bridges

“Food is our common ground.”

– James Beard

“A hundred years from now it will not matter what your bank account was, the sort of house you lived in, or the kind of clothes you wore, but the world may be much different because you were important in the life of a child.”

– Unknown

“A hungry man is not a free man.”

Adlai E. Stevenson

“This is the first generation in all of recorded history that can do something about the scourge of poverty. We have the means to do it. We can banish hunger from the face of the earth.”

– Hubert Humphrey

“Food is national security. Food is economy. It is employment, energy, history. Food is everything.”

– José Andrés

“America is the richest country in the world. And yet tonight, thousands of your neighbors will go to bed hungry. It may be your child’s schoolmate who is undernourished and has difficulty learning on an empty stomach. Or it could be a co-worker, a working mother whose low-wage job doesn’t make ends meet. Perhaps it’s an elderly neighbor who has to make a decision whether to delay filling a prescription or buying groceries. The faces of hunger are as broad as the faces of America.”

– David Nasby

Quotes On Hungry Stomach

“As we talk about those who are starving in countries abroad, we have indeed all of the elements of a third world nation within our own borders.”

– Rep. Floyd Flake

“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. ”

-Mother Teresa

“Close to a billion people – one-eighth of the world’s population – still live in hunger. Each year 2 million children die through malnutrition. This is happening at a time when doctors in Britain are warning of the spread of obesity. We are eating too much while others starve.”

– Jonathan Sacks

“Eating alone is a disappointment. But not eating matter more, is hollow and green, has thorns like a chain of fish hooks, trailing from the heart, clawing at your insides. Hunger feels like pincers, like the bite of crabs; it burns, burns, and has no fur. Let us sit down soon to eat with all those who haven’t eaten; let us spread great tablecloths, put salt in lakes of the world, set up planetary bakeries, tables with strawberries in snow, and a plate like the moon itself from which we can all eat. For now I ask no more than the justice of eating.”

– Pablo Neruda

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.”

– Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.”

– Saint Augustine

“For now I ask no more than the justice of eating.”

– Pablo Neruda

Quotes About Hunger And Poverty

“God, to those who have hunger, give bread, and to us who have bread, give the hunger for justice.”

– Prayer from Latin America

“Growing numbers of corporate executives are aware of the inextricable link between the well being of our families and the well-being of our nation. Nowhere is this link manifest so strongly as with the problem of hunger.”

– Arnold Hiatt

“Hunger is actually the worst weapon of mass destruction. It claims millions of victims each year.”

– Luiz Inacio Lula da Silvia

“Hunger is not a problem. It is an obscenity. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

– Anne Frank

Hunger makes a thief of any man.”

– Pearl S. Buck

“I have the audacity to believe that people everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for the minds and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

“My motto in life is ‘If you think it, you can do it’ and if we all apply that thought we can end hunger the world over.”

– Dionne Warwick

“Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.”

– George Orwell

“One in four kids in the U.S. faces hunger.”

– Jeff Bridges

“One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that we as individuals can make a difference. Ending hunger in America is a goal that is literally within our grasp.”

– Jeff Bridges

“Others have questioned if hunger exists in our country; I can tell you that hunger does exist in this country. For many adults and children, going to sleep hungry is not a threat; it’s a regular occurrence. And it must end.”

– Mike Espy

Quotes You Should Read For Awareness

“Pay attention to the hungry, both in this country and around the world. Pay attention to the poor. Pay attention to our responsibilities for world peace. We are our brother’s keeper”

– George McGovern

“Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.”

– Jonathan Kozol

“I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me.”

– Giuseppe Garibaldi

“Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.”

– Saint Basil

“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”

– Mother Teresa

“It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.”

– Simone Weil

“My motto in life is ‘If you think it, you can do it’ and if we all apply that thought we can end hunger the world over.”

– Dionne Warwick

“Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.”

– Arnold Palmer

“Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won’t taste good.”

– Joe Paterno

“Hunger knows no friend but its feeder.”

– Aristophanes

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.”

– Les Brown

“There is a great insatiable hunger for good stories throughout the media.”

– Dave Morris

“I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink.”

– Klaus Kinski

Interesting Hunger And Poverty Quotes

“When you share your last crust of bread with a beggar, you mustn’t behave as if you were throwing a bone to a dog. You must give humbly, and thank him for allowing you to have a part in his hunger.”

– Giovanni Guareschi

“While we yearn for peace, we live in a world burdened with hunger, pain, anguish, loneliness, sickness, and sorrow.”

– Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Hunger is actually the worst weapon of mass destruction. It claims millions of victims each year.”

– Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

“Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.”

– Nelson Mandela

“I hate losing and cricket being my first love, once I enter the ground it’s a different zone altogether and that hunger for winning is always there.”

– Sachin Tendulkar

“Yet there’s a hunger in me still. I’m like only beginning. I feel like I still have so much to learn.’

– Charlize Theron

“If you have a good squad, and the hunger is there to win something, you can do it.”

– Toby Alderweireld

“I have a lot of hunger to win the big titles.”

– P. V. Sindhu

“When you start so young working, you build a hunger for acting, working, and a busy life.”

– Bonnie Wright

“To hunger is to be alive and to hope”

– Crescent Dragonwagon

“Recent research shows that many children who do not have enough to eat wind up with diminished capacity to understand and learn. Children don’t have to be starving for this to happen. Even mild undernutrition – the kind most common among poor people in America – can do it.”

– Carl Sagan

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”

– Muhammad Ali

Random Short Hunger Awareness Quotes

“I hope someday we will be able to proclaim that we have banished hunger in the United States, and that we’ve been able to bring nutrition and health to the whole world.’ – George McGovern

“At the working man’s house hunger looks in but dares not enter.”

– Benjamin Franklin

“In ‘The Republic’ he [Plato] states that the enjoyment of food is not a true pleasure because the purpose of eating is to relieve pain – hunger.”

– Mark Kurlansky

“It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.”

– Dorothy Canfield Fisher

“It is not necessary to advertise food to hungry people, fuel to cold people, or houses to the homeless.”

– John Kenneth Galbraith

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

– Mahatma Gandhi

 “Hunger: One of the few cravings that cannot be appeased with another solution.”

– Irwin Van Grove

“Hungry is a mighty fine sauce.”

Southern folk saying

“It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested in four sandwiches than four freedoms.”

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr

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