Read our heart-warming starving quotes and sayings from philosophers, socialists, and philanthropists and the importance of hunger and food.
A majority of the world’s population still struggles with poverty and sleeps with a hungry stomach.
The global hunger index tool measures and analyses a country’s hunger status every year.
The leading causes of most global starvations are unequal income distribution and lack of availability of nutritious food.
Let these starving quotes illuminate the critical message of the global food crisis.
Best Starving Quotes and Sayings
Half the world’s starving, the other half is trying to lose weight.
– Roseanne Barr
A starving man doesn’t ask what the meal is.
– Anne Sexton
A hungry stomach makes a short prayer.
– Native American Proverb
A hungry mob is an angry mob.
– Bob Marley
A starving child is a frightful sight. A starving vampire, even worse.
– Anne Rice
It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested in four sandwiches than four freedoms.
– Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
A hungry man is not a free man.
– Adlai E. Stevenson Ii
By starving our children of men, we have made them more vulnerable to the very abuse we are trying to prevent.
– Warren Farrell
It is fatal to look hungry. It makes people want to kick you.
– George Orwell
The people are hungry for the bread of life. Do not offer them a stone.
– Ellen G. White
Overcoming Starving Quotes and Sayings
A starving army is actually worse than none.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
We are all children starving to experience and know the heart of reality.
– Robert H. Schuller
A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make sure of one.
– William Congreve
A hungry person listens not to reason, not cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers.
– Seneca The Younger
Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence.
– Pearl Bailey
The spiritually starving hesitate to partake of the spirit like a child’s reaction to new and strange food. They must be offered a tiny bite on a spoon.
– Boyd K. Packer
What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life.
– Bertrand Russell
When you are not physically starving, you have the luxury to realize psychic and emotional starvation.
– Cherrie Moraga
If you’re out, and starving, and need a bite to eat, then you need fast food.
– Nicholas Hoult
Stay hungry, stay foolish.
– Steve Jobs
A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better.
– Norman Ralph Augustine
Poverty and Starving Quotes
Starving the future to feed the present is a mistake. It leads to obsolescence and stagnation. Sometimes, it is hard to make this understood.
– Burton Richter
The hunger of the spirit for eternity, as fierce as a starving man’s for bread, is much less a craving to go on living than a craving for redemption. Oh, and a protest against absurdity.
– Storm Jameson
There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.
– Bertolt Brecht
It has to be admitted that starving nations never seem to be quite so starving that they cannot afford to have far more expensive armaments than anybody else.
– T.H. White
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
– Mother Teresa
A starving man will eat with the wolf.
– American Indian Proverb
Do not hold grain waiting for higher prices when people are hungry.
Two starving men cannot be twice as hungry as one; but two rascals can be ten times as vicious as one.
– George Bernard Shaw
Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love.
– Fiona Apple
Hunger and Starving Quotes
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