Quotes by starving
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.
Pearl S. Buck
American novelist 1892-1973
Men would rather be starving and free than fed in bonds.
American feminist writer 1934-
America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people.
American poet 1830-1886
Anger as soon as fed is dead; 'Tis starving makes it fat.
American writer and columnist
Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious.
American singer, songwriter and musician 1941-2010
But I have been in some very beautiful churches, then I've looked outside and seen people starving to death.
British Labour politician
He would see civilization in danger of perishing under the oppression of a gigantic paradox: he would see multitudes of people starving in the midst of plenty, and nations preparing for war although pledged to peace.
American writer 1949-
I guess I so desperately want to see us put this planet right. It's so horrifying to me that a fifth of us are starving every night, and that forty thousand children die every single day.
Robert E. Lee
American legeraanvoerder 1807-1870
I have been up to see the Congress and they do not seem to be able to do anything except to eat peanuts and chew tobacco, while my army is starving.
American poet 1926-
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
English writer 1709-1784
I would rather be attacked than unnoticed. For the worst thing you can do to an author is to be silent as to his works. An assault upon a town is a bad thing; but starving it is still worse.
English writer 1894-1963
If it were not for the intellectual snobs who pay - in solid cash - the arts would perish with their starving practitioners. Let us thank heaven for hypocrisy.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
American politician and actor 1911-2004
It's difficult to believe that people are starving in this country because food isn't available.Source: New conference, 11-06-1986
American politician, and author 1951-
Nobody is starving on the streets. We've always taken care of them. We take care of our own; we always have. It is not the government's responsibility.