Starvation Quotes

They didn't provide food or water. I lived in starvation because my family could not visit me and provide food. The world should press ahead with a resolution on Burma.

Bo Kyi

Starvation is that government's weapon of choice liberally spiced with high-altitude bombing, mass murder and even selling Sudanese boys and girls as slaves.

Frank Wolf

Misery, mutilation, destruction, terror, starvation and death characterize the process of war and form a principal part of the product.

Louis Mumford

The real scientist is ready to bear privation and, if need be, starvation rather than let anyone dictate to him which direction his work must take.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

The poverty of the incapable, the distresses that come upon the imprudent, the starvation of the idle, and those shoulderings aside of the weak by the strong, which leave so many "in shallows and in miseries," are the decrees of a large, farseeing be.

Herbert Spencer

Whenever cannibals are on the brink of starvation, Heaven, in its infinite mercy, sends them a nice plump missionary.

Oscar Wilde

Love never dies of starvation, but often of indigestion.

Ninon de Lenclos

Starvation was so bad that cannibalism became stylish.

Lou Dunst

Who wants a world in which the guarantee that we shall not die of starvation entails the risk of dying of boredom?

Raoul Vaneigem

The war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous. Hierarchical society is only possible on the basis of poverty and ignorance. This new version is the past and no different past can ever have existed. In principle the war effort is always planned to keep society on the brink of starvation. The war is waged by the ruling group against its own subjects and its object is not the victory over either Eurasia or East Asia, but to keep the very structure of society intact.

George Orwell

And who is any of us, that without starvation he can go through the kingdoms of starvation?

Haniel Long

After a cold night, a bird can be on the verge of starvation. They need food.

David Mann

One-third to one-half of humanity are said to go to bed hungry every night. In the Old Stone Age the fraction must have been much smaller. This is the era of hunger unprecedented. Now, in the time of the greatest technical power, is starvation an institution. Reverse another venerable formula: the amount of hunger increases relatively and absolutely with the evolution of culture.

Marshall Sahlins

One should respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny

Bertrand Russell

We all bear traces of the starvation struggle which for so long made up the life of the race.

Jane Addams

If the workers see themselves faced with defeat through starvation, they will prefer to go down fighting rather than fainting and whether or not we leaders agree.

Ernest Bevin
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