„Hunger of the body is altogether different from the shallow, daily hunger of the belly. Those who have known this kind of hunger cannot entirely love, ever again, those who have not.“

—  Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible

Quelle: The Poisonwood Bible

Barbara Kingsolver Foto
Barbara Kingsolver
US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin 1955

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„Lord, give bread to the hungry, and hunger for you to those who have bread.“

—  Catherine Doherty Religious order founder; Servant of God 1896 - 1985

Dearly Beloved, Vol. III (1990)

Orson Scott Card Foto
Hesiod Foto

„Hunger is altogether a meet comrade for the sluggard.“

—  Hesiod, buch Werke und Tage

Original: (el) Λιμὸς γάρ τοι πάμπαν ἀεργῷ σύμφορος ἀνδρί.
Quelle: Works and Days (c. 700 BC), line 302.

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„Hunger not to have, but to be“

—  John Dewey American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer 1859 - 1952

Matka Tereza Foto

„The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.“

—  Matka Tereza Roman Catholic saint of Albanian origin 1910 - 1997

Interview by Edward W. Desmond in TIME magazine (4 December 1989)
1980s

Herbert Hoover Foto
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„It was during those long and lonely years that my hunger for the freedom of my own people became a hunger for the freedom of all people, white and black.“

—  Nelson Mandela President of South Africa, anti-apartheid activist 1918 - 2013

1990s, Long Walk to Freedom (1995)
Kontext: It was during those long and lonely years that my hunger for the freedom of my own people became a hunger for the freedom of all people, white and black. I knew as well as I knew anything that the oppressor must be liberated just as surely as the oppressed. A man who takes away another man's freedom is a prisoner of hatred, he is locked behind the bars of prejudice and narrow-mindedness. I am not truly free if I am taking away someone else's freedom, just as surely as I am not free when my freedom is taken from me. The oppressed and the oppressor alike are robbed of their humanity.
When I walked out of prison, that was my mission, to liberate the oppressed and the oppressor both. Some say that has now been achieved. But I know that that is not the case. The truth is that we are not yet free; we have merely achieved the freedom to be free, the right not to be oppressed. We have not taken the final step of our journey, but the first step on a longer and even more difficult road. For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. The true test of our devotion to freedom is just beginning.

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Laurell K. Hamilton Foto
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„When scolded for masturbating in public, he said "I wish it were as easy to banish hunger by rubbing my belly."“

—  Diogenes of Sinope ancient Greek philosopher, one of the founders of the Cynic philosophy -404 - -322 v.Chr

Diogenes Laërtius, vi. 46, 69
As quoted in Encarta Book of Quotations (2000) edited by Bill Swainson, p. 274
Quoted by Diogenes Laërtius
Variante: If only it were as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate.

David Mitchell Foto

„Human hunger birthed the Civ'lize, but human hunger killed it too.“

—  David Mitchell, buch Cloud Atlas

"Sloosha's Crossin' an' Ev'rythin' After", p. 286
Cloud Atlas (2004)

Herta Müller Foto

„He who makes a paradise of his bread makes a hell of his hunger.“

—  Antonio Porchia Italian Argentinian poet 1885 - 1968

Quien hace un paraíso de un pan, de su hambre hace un infierno.
Voces (1943)

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Jodi Picoult Foto
Claudian Foto

„Biting poverty and cruel Cupid are my foes. Hunger I can endure; love I cannot.“

—  Claudian Roman Latin poet 370 - 404

Paupertas me saeva domat dirusque Cupido:
sed toleranda fames, non tolerandus amor.
Epigram XV http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/L/Roman/Texts/Claudian/Carmina_Minora*/omnia.html#XV
Original: (la) Paupertas me saeva domat dirusque Cupido:<br/>sed toleranda fames, non tolerandus amor.

Orson Scott Card Foto

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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