Man does not live by bread alone

This page is about the saying "Man does not live by bread alone".

Possible interpretation: This proverb suggests that people have a spiritual side as well as a physical side. We need to take care of our spirit as much as our body.

Origin: This saying is based on a verse in the Bible (Deuteronomy 8:3).

Quick Quiz:

If someone says to you "man does not live by bread alone", the chances are that he is

a. hungry

b. religious

c. a baker

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Contributor: Josef Essberger