quote by Federico Garcia Lorca

The day that hunger is eradicated from the earth there will be the greatest spiritual explosion the world has ever known. Humanity cannot imagine the joy that will burst into the world.

— Federico Garcia Lorca

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Hunger poverty quote Poverty is the worst form of violence.

Poverty is the worst form of violence.

When Heaven is about to confer a great office on a man, it first exercises his mind with suffering, and his sinews and bones with toil ; it exposes his body to hunger, and subjects him to extreme poverty ; it confounds his undertakings. By all these methods it stimulates his mind, hardens his nature, and supplies his incompetencies.

Sometimes the lack of substantive freedoms relates directly to economic poverty, which robs people of the freedom to satisfy hunger; or to achieve sufficient nutrition, or to obtain remedies for treatable illnesses or the opportunity to be adequatley clothed or sheltered, or to enjoy clean water or sanitary facilities.

Hunger poverty quote A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.

A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.

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

Nowhere in the world, in no act of genocide, in no war, are so many people killed per minute, per hour and per day as those who are killed by hunger and poverty on our planet.

Our policy is directed not against any country or doctrine but against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos. Its purpose should be the revival of a working economy in the world so as to permit the emergence of political and social conditions in which free institutions can exist.

Hunger poverty quote Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.

Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.

When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint.

When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.

The problems we face today, violent conflicts, destruction of nature, poverty, hunger, and so on, are human-created problems which can be resolved through human effort, understanding and the development of a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood. We need to cultivate a universal responsibility for one another and the planet we share.

War, poverty, corruption, hunger, misery, human suffering will not change in a monetary system. That is, there will be very little significant change. It’s going to take the redesign of our culture and values.

Hunger poverty quote Only a hungry man can understand the pain of hunger.

Only a hungry man can understand the pain of hunger.

The ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry but they cannot kill ignorance, illnesses, poverty or hunger.

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

It is only luxury and avarice that make poverty grievous to us;

for it is a very small matter that does our business, and when we have provided against cold, hunger, and thirst, all the rest is but vanity and excess.

Hunger poverty quote Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.

This must be a world of democracy and respect for human rights, a world freed from the horrors of poverty, hunger, deprivation and ignorance, relieved of the threat and the scourge of civil wars and external aggression and unburdened of the great tragedy of millions forced to become refugees.

We know that a peaceful world cannot long exist, one-third rich and two-thirds hungry.

When a poor person dies of hunger it has not happened because God did not take care of him or her. It has happened because neither you nor I wanted to give that person what he or she needed.

Hunger poverty quote Being broke is temporary, but poverty of mind is permanent.

Being broke is temporary, but poverty of mind is permanent.

If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger.

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

Few things have more impact than nutrition on a child's ability to survive, learn effectively and escape a life of poverty.

Hunger poverty quote There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness.

There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness.

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.

There is no such thing as an acceptable level of unemployment, because hunger is not acceptable, poverty is not acceptable, poor health is not acceptable, and a ruined life is not acceptable.

The forgotten world is made up primarily of the developing nations, where most of the people, comprising more than fifty percent of the total world population, live in poverty, with hunger as a constant companion and fear of famine a continual menace.

Hunger poverty quote The day each family keeps aside food to feed one hungry person or animal or bird

The day each family keeps aside food to feed one hungry person or animal or bird every day, nobody will go hungry in this world. There is enough food to feed every hungry stomach. Mankind just doesn't have the heart for it.

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.

The war against hunger is truly mankind's war of liberation.

A hungry man is not a free man.

Hunger poverty quote Only a hungry man can understand the pain of hunger.

Only a hungry man can understand the pain of hunger.

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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.

...in the midst of migrants in search of a better life there are people in need of protection: refugees and asylum-seekers, women and children victims of trafficking...Many move simply to avoid dying of hunger. When leaving is not an option but a necessity, this is more than poverty.

We must fight inequality and poverty if we want to re-establish peace and security. Seven million Mexicans live in extreme poverty, which is why I have launched a crusade against hunger. We also have to improve our educational system and stimulate economic growth.

Hunger poverty quote When a nation becomes devoid of art and learning, it invites poverty. And when p

When a nation becomes devoid of art and learning, it invites poverty. And when poverty comes it brings in its wake of thousands of crimes.

How unthinkable that, in a country of such bursting plenty, so many people are facing ongoing hunger and poverty. If we are truly each other's keepers, let's support school lunches, food stamps, neighborhood garden projects, and so many other wonderful programs working to put an end to this cruel and needless blight once and for all.

Computing is not about computers any more.

It is about living. Whatever big problem you can imagine, from world peace to the environment to hunger to poverty, the solution always includes education, ... We need to depend more on peer-to-peer and self-driven learning. The laptop is one important means of doing that.

The economic egalitarianism of the liberal ideology implies .

.. the reduction of Westerners to hunger and poverty.

Hunger poverty quote A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when

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.

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

We all have families who are longing for peace in the world and an end to the suffering caused by poverty, disease, and hunger. Untold numbers of our friends, our neighbors, our parents, and our children, are hoping that there is more understanding, more generosity, more genuine friendship, and more caring among people of all faiths and cultures.

You cannot tackle hunger, disease, and poverty unless you can also provide people with a healthy ecosystem in which their economies can grow.

The poverty in the West is a different kind of poverty—it is not only a poverty of loneliness but also of spirituality. There’s a hunger for love, as there is a hunger for God.

For whatever reason I was born into privilege;

I've never known hunger, poverty, or despair. I have been blessed, blessed, blessed--relationally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically.

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