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Quotations on Hunger

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An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.

~ Albert Einstein

The freedom of man, I contend, is the freedom to eat.

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

No man can be wise on an empty stomach.

~ George Eliot

Hunger makes a thief of any man.

~ Pearl S. Buck

There will never cease to be ferment in the world unless people are sure of their food.

~ Pearl S. Buck

A hungry man can't see right or wrong. He just sees food.

~ Pearl S. Buck

No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.

~ Woodrow Wilson

Hunger does not breed reform; it breeds madness, and all the ugly distempers that make an ordered life impossible.

~ Woodrow Wilson

If the people have no bread, let them eat cake.

~ Marie Antoinette

Hungry people cannot be good at learning or producing anything, except perhaps violence.

~ Pearl Bailey

A hungry people listens not to reason, nor cares for justice, nor is bent by any prayers.

~ Seneca

A hungry dog will eat dirty puddings.

~ Proverbs

- Latin Proverb

No clock is more regular than the belly.

~ Francois Rabelais

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