Where does discontent start? You are warm enough, but you shiver. You are fed, yet hunger gnaws you. You have been loved, but your yearning wanders in new fields. And to prod all these there's time, the Bastard Time.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
God chooses first, then you start feeling a hunger for him... men can not choose God, it is God who chooses man.
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.
The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness.
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
I enlisted when I was a boy. The Navy looked after me like my mother. It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities.
He who allows himself to be insulted deserves to be so; and insolence, if unpunished, increases.
Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
Yet there's a hunger in me still. I'm like only beginning. I feel like I still have so much to learn.
I ordered each man to be presented with something, as strings of ten or a dozen glass beads apiece, and thongs of leather, all which they estimated highly; those which came on board I directed should be fed with molasses.
I was a tiny bug. Now a mountain. I was left behind. Now honored at the head. You healed my wounded hunger and anger, and made me a poet who sings about joy.
People who are incapable of having any kind of intimate relationship have to turn to feeling this incredible hunger and void, have to turn to some quantifiable external product to make them feel whole.
During the day I force myself to at least eat some salads rather than rubbish, and a steak in the evening. In fact, I eat to basically satisfy my hunger. I hardly have the time to appreciate a meal, and I'm everything, but a gourmet.
Wit is educated insolence.
I'm not at all fed up with British films, but I am fed up with playing upper-class people.
I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
I'm fed up with democracy. In a democracy, people vote for the mayors. I wanted to build a city where I will choose the citizens.
Hunger knows no friend but its feeder.
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
O accursed hunger of gold, to what dost thou not compel human hearts!
Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death.
When you're a kid with artistic yearnings brought up in the Bronx, you don't get fed up too easily.
Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.