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Photo of fruitsA hungry man is not a free man.
       - Adlai E. Stevenson

If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger.
       - Buzz Aldrin

The full man does not understand the wants of the hungry.
       - Irish Proverb

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
       - Mother Teresa

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
       - Virginia Woolf

With fingers weary and worn,
With eyelids heavy and red,
A woman sat, in unwomanly rags,
Plying her needle and thread -
Stitch! stitch! stitch!
In poverty, hunger, and dirt.

       -
Thomas Hood

The war against hunger is truly mankind’s war of liberation.
       - John F. Kennedy

Happiness rarely keeps company with an empty stomach.
       - Japanese Proverb

An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
       - Albert Einstein, American theoretical physicist

A hungry man is an angry one.
       - Buchi Emecheta, Nigerian novelist

There are genuinely sufficient resources in the world to ensure that no one, nowhere, at no time, should go hungry.
       - Ed Asner

Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime.
       - Chinese Proverb

Your problems pale in comparison with those of the millions of people in the world who do not have enough to eat.
       -
Michael Johnson


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Original edition by Gary Hyink, Felicia Daniels, Alyssa Boyett, interns, and Bill Blackman, the president. Most recent edition by Katie Lusk, Hearts & Minds intern
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