With the list of hunger quotes, explore the darkness of poverty in this world. Read the article for famous starvation quotations & sayings.

Hunger Quotes

With the explosion of poverty and population, the world is facing an acute hunger crisis,resulting in the death of at least one child in every five seconds. On one side, you will hear the tons of food commodities rotting in the warehouses of the government and on the other side, there are thousands of people unable to afford a proper meal a day. According to surveys, 1 out of 9 people suffer from malnutrition across the world and about 3.1 million children less than the age of 5 die every year. Developing countries consist 98% of the world’s hungry population. With luxury and comfort in one hand and poverty and suffering on the other, the social difference has escalated poverty and hunger to higher levels.

It is surprising to know that although the world produces enough food for the entire global population of 7 billion people, still hunger prevails to be the devil of our society. If we look at the causes of hunger the most probable one would be the fatal loop of poverty. Natural and manmade disasters like flood and drought or war and displacement also have a significant role to play in causing hunger. Here are the list of famous hunger quotes to give you a stark glimpse of poverty and starvation.

The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.

- A. N. Wilson

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

Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.

- Mother Teresa

More than 820 million people in the world suffer from hunger; and 790 million of them live in the Third World.

- Fidel Castro

A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.

- Jack London

For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.

- Homer

A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.

- Samuel Johnson

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

It is not these well-fed long-haired men that I fear, but the pale and the hungry-looking.

- Julius Caesar

Passion and strife bow down the mind.

- Virgil

I'm more hungry now than I was 11 years ago. Which is great because I see a lot of artists that have been out for a long period of time. They get kind of fat.

- Lenny Kravitz

There's nothing you can really do to prepare to rock. Do you prepare to eat a delicious meal? Are you hungry? Then you're gonna eat it.

- Jack Black

You cannot feed the hungry on statistics.

- David Lloyd George

But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Dick Gregory was a great comedian who went and got arrested, did hunger strikes, protests. It never hurt his career to be outspoken.

- Joe Rogan

There is a spiritual hunger in the world today - and it cannot be satisfied by better cars on longer credit terms.

- Adlai Stevenson

I think if you're fame-hungry, go out to a nightclub and get drunk... why do that? I don't understand how some people would want fame so bad that they'd go out and get negative attention to earn it.

- Zac Efron

If we expose the Chinese to our freedoms, it may create a greater hunger for democracy, reform and liberties in China.

- Gary Locke

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