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The window of opportunity to avert famine is rapidly closing and could already have closed. The real issue facing us is not whether there will be famine but how many people will actually die. (Quote by - Catherine Bertini)

Here in New York it's always feast or famine. It's going to be fascinating to see how the industry responds. (Quote by - Larry Silverstein)

I had been in Ethiopia as a young man, and I ended up donating money to an organization that had done a good job of publicizing the famine, ... I found out later that 40 percent of the donations went for overhead and that angered me. (Quote by - Tom Logan)

A person who steals bread during a famine is not treated as a thief. (Quote by - Cat Stevens)

Right now, the inconsistencies are plaguing us, and it's feast or famine. Part of it is that we're using a lot of people, so you're not getting that cohesiveness you usually have when you're using the same 11, 12 or 13 guys. (Quote by - Russ Purnell)

Last year, at the beginning of the year, we couldn't get arrested, so I'll take this. Feast versus famine. (Quote by - Josh Schwartz)

He who disdains the fall in infant mortality and the gradual disappearance of famines and plagues may cast the first stone upon the materialism of the economists. (Quote by - Ludwig von Mises)

Are you upset little friend? Have you been lying awake worrying? Well, don't worry...I'm here. The flood waters will recede, the famine will end, the sun will shine tomorrow, and I will always be here to take care of you. (Quote by - Charlie Brown)

The funds will be used to salvage the situation in the areas worst hit by famine. (Quote by - Joseph Munyao)

It (LSD) opened my eyes. We only use on-tenth of our brain. Just think of what we could accomplish if we could only tap that hidden part! It would mean a whole new world if the politicians would take LSD. There wouldn't be any more war or poverty or famine. (Quote by - Paul McCartney)

Abundance does not spread; famine does. (Quote by - Zulu Proverb)

Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs. (Quote by - Martin Heidegger)

Coach Dungy used to call it the `feast-or-famine defense' because it basically was gambling. (Quote by - Dave Moore)

Of all the pestilence's dire, Including famine, flood, and fire; By Satan and his imps rehearsed, The neighbors' children are the worst. (Quote by - Stoddard King)

The forgotten world is made up primarily of the developing nations, where most of the people, comprising more than fifty percent of the total world population, live in poverty, with hunger as a constant companion and fear of famine a continual menace. (Quote by - Norman Borlaug)

So that a famine price is vague, and the plan subject to all the inconvenience now experienced. (Quote by - Joseph Hume)

Something happened to the spirit in the famine, and they retreated into their caverns and into themselves. And they haven't come out. (Quote by - Frank McCourt)

Those who in principle oppose birth control are either incapable of arithmetic or else in favor of war, pestilence and famine as permanent features of human life. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

While I was writing Wild Swans I thought the famine was the result of economic mismanagement but during the research I realised that it was something more sinister. (Quote by - Jung Chang)

Peak hunting periods coincide with dry season drought months, as vegetation is less dense and wildlife searching for watering holes are easier to hunt and locate. Hence supply peaks during times of hardship and constitutes an important drought and famine coping strategy for the majority in the rural areas surveyed. (Quote by - Robert Barnett)

Currently, we are in a humanitarian emergency. We are one phase away from famine. If it [famine] will happen, it will happen very quickly. (Quote by - Nick Haan)


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