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War, famine, poverty and oppression of the workers will continue while woman makes life cheap. They will cease only when she limits her reproductivity and human life is no longer a thing to be wasted. (Quote by - Margaret Sanger)

It takes you through the Viking and the Norman invasions, the British occupation, the great famine in 1840 and the rising (for independence) of 1916. (Quote by - Michael Flatley)

After there is great trouble among mankind, a greater one is prepared. The great mover of the universe will renew time, rain, blood, thirst, famine, steel weapons and disease. In the heavens, a fire seen. (Quote by - Nostradamus)

We are the nation the most powerful, the most armed and we are supplying arms and money to the rest of the world where we are not ourselves fighting. We are eating while there is famine in the world. (Quote by - Dorothy Day)

He who runs away from a fearful calamity, a foreign invasion, a terrible famine, and the companionship of wicked men is safe. (Quote by - Chanakya)

Man can and must prevent the tragedy of famine in the future instead of merely trying with pious regret to salvage the human wreckage of the famine, as he has so often done in the past. (Quote by - Norman Borlaug)

To prevent famine, one plow is worth a million sermons, and even patent medicines will cure more diseases than all the prayers uttered since the beginning of the world (Quote by - Robert Green Ingersoll)

When the king makes a demand, and it is met, the bond is established. When the hungry man eats, he is satisfied, and the bond is established. In the famine, the rain fills the streams to overflowing, and the bond is established. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

They that die by famine die by inches. (Quote by - Mathew Henry)

Americans are blessed with great plenty; we are a generous people and we have a moral obligation to assist those who are suffering from poverty, disease, war and famine. (Quote by - Adam Schiff)

I am not sure if it is difficult to end the famine in the world. But the end of gastronomy competitions would be a marvelous first step towards it. (Quote by - Dirceu Alves Ferreira)

Before the famine, which was in the 1840s, that was an emotional turning point... There are various documents showing how the Elizabethan English, in particular, were shocked by Irish displays of affection, by the way women acted toward strangers, walking up and putting their arms around them and kissing them right full on the mouth. (Quote by - Frank McCourt)

I've been to Africa many times in the past 20 years, but I can't believe this is the first time since the very first Red Nose Day, that I've been back to Ethiopia. The last time I was here was just after the famine and it was crazy, there were people all over the place, kids without families, aid workers, camera crews. (Quote by - Lenny Henry)

Last year was really phenomenal as far as rainfall goes. This year, total opposite. It's feast or famine. (Quote by - Victor Murphy)

I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters. (Quote by - Chelsea Clinton)

Nevertheless, the consuming hunger of the uncritical mind for what it imagines to be certainty or finality impels it to feast upon shadows in the prevailing famine of substance. (Quote by - Eric Temple Bell)

Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common Sense. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Those guys all want the ball and they will grind it out. Rob Bell for his third consecutive day went out and did a terrific job. It's either feast or famine. Sometimes a bullpen is so overworked and sometimes they don't get any work. For right now, they know they're going to get the ball. (Quote by - Torey Lovullo)

We've gone from feast to famine in this market. We began the year on a defensive tone (and moved to) a reversion back to tech and telecom. (Quote by - Bryan Piskorowski)

Once supply begins to dwindle, the years to follow will see shortages that at best will cause global recession, possibly worse than the 1930s Great Depression, ... war, famine, pestilence and death. (Quote by - Kenneth Deffeyes)

The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people. (Quote by - Charles E. Trevelyan)

This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet. Let us resolve that we will not leave our children a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and terrible storms devastate our lands. (Quote by - Barack Obama)

In this business, it's always feast or famine. (Quote by - Alan Puckett)

Famine is not caused by a shortage of food; it's caused by a shortage of justice. (Quote by - Duncan McLaren)

The glory of the old Irish nation, which in our hour will grow young and strong again. Should we fail, the country will not be worth more than it is now. The sword of famine is less sparing than the bayonet of the soldier. (Quote by - Thomas F. Meagher)

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