Almost certainly, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind. Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world. Yet today 50 percent of the world’s population goes hungry. Without food, man can live at most but a few weeks; without it, all other components of social justice are meaningless.— Norman Borlaug
Sublime Hungry Man quotations
Whatever a man has in superabundance is owed, of natural right, to the poor for their sustenance. So Ambrosius says, and it is also to be found in the Decretum Gratiani: The bread which you withhold belongs to the hungry: the clothing you shut away, to the naked: and the money you bury in the earth is the redemption and freedom of the penniless.
A man may study because his brain is hungry for knowledge, even Bible knowledge.
But he prays because his soul is hungry for God.
What thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whit- man, for I walked down the sidestreets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon. In my hungry fatigue, and shopping for images, I went into the neon fruit supermarket, dreaming of your enumerations!
All human history attests That happiness for man, - the hungry sinner! - Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner. ~Lord Byron, Don Juan, Canto XIII, stanza 99
Satiation, like any state of vitality, always contains a degree of impudence, and that impudence emerges first and foremost when the sated man instructs the hungry one.
The holy man, though he be distressed, does not eat food mixed with wickedness.
The lion, though hungry, will not eat what is unclean.
Only God can fully satisfy the hungry heart of man.
Be afraid of a dignified man when he is hungry and a wicked man when his belly is full.
Hungry men have no respect for law, authority or human life.
A hungry man is not a free man.
[On her Freedom Farm Cooperative:] If you give a hungry man food, he will eat it. [But] if you give him land, he will grow his own food.
The healthy man is the thin man. But you don’t need to go hungry for it: Remove the flours, starches and sugars; that’s all.
A hungry man is not a free man.
Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day.
Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant.
If you give a man a fish, he is hungry again in an hour.
If you teach him to catch a fish, you do him a good turn.
The right time to dine is: for the rich man, when he is hungry;
and for the poor, when he has something to eat.
A hungry man can't see right or wrong. He just sees food.
To a hungry man, a piece of bread is the face of God.
The hungry men were seen, followed by their valets, roaming the quais and guards' quarters; gleaning from their outside friends all the dinners they could find; for, according to Aramis, in prosperity one should sow meals right and left, in order to harvest some in adversity.
What white man has ever seen me drunk? Who has ever come to me hungry and left me unfed? Who has seen me beat my wives or abuse my children? What law have I broken?
A hungry man is an angry one.
The heart of a man can never be satisfied with the things of this world.
It is always empty, and hungry, and thirsty, and dissatisfied, till it comes to Christ. It is only they who hear Christ's voice, and follow Him, and feed on Him by faith, who are 'filled.'.
It is better to have the power of self-protection than to depend on any man, whether he be the Governor in his chair of State, orthe hunted outlaw wandering through the night, hungry and cold and with murder in his heart.
The main problem in marriage is that, for a man, sex is a hunger-like eating.
If the man is hungry and can't get to a fancy French restaurant, he'll go to a hot dog stand. For a woman, what's important is love and romance.
Shall I tell you the law of God in regard to the African race? If the white man who belongs to the chosen seed mixes his blood with the seed of Cain, the penalty, under the law of God, is death on the spot. This will always be so.
It is nonsense to speak of 'higher' and 'lower' pleasures.
To a hungry man it is, rightly, more important that he eat than that he philosophize.
Get out from that kitchen and rattle those pots and pans.
Well, roll my breakfast cause I'm a hungry man.
Old man, 40 years old against young hungry man from Great Britain!
We serve God by serving our fellow man;
kids are suffering from malnutrition. People are going to the fields hungry. If you are a Christian, we are tired of being mistreated.
Reading any collection of a man's quotations is like eating the ingredients that go into a stew instead of cooking them together in the pot. You eat all the carrots, then all the potatoes, then the meat. You won't go away hungry, but it's not quite satisfying. Only a biography, or autobiography, gives you the hot meal.
There is poetry in a pork chop to a hungry man.
This is the artist, then, life's hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty's miser, glory's slave.
It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion.
As refined fare serves a hungry man as well as and no better than coarser food, the more pretentious artist will not dream of inviting the hungry man to his meal.