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During the past three years spectacular progress has been made in increasing wheat, rice, and maize production in several of the most populous developing countries of southern Asia, where widespread famine appeared inevitable only five years ago. (Quote by - Norman Borlaug)

We eat up artists like there's going to be a famine at the end. (Quote by - Nikki Giovanni)

It's either feast or famine. I can't explain it. (Quote by - Jake Westbrook)

They can rule the world while they can persuade us our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide, than a life of famine and suicide...? (Quote by - Adrienne Rich)

The bottom line is, they are many years away from food self-sufficiency. If they push the public distribution too far, they could easily be looking at another famine. (Quote by - Peter Beck)

DO not preach; practice. In politics, in the field of administration, in schools and colleges, in spiritual institutions, everywhere, we have a surfeit of preachers but a famine of practitioners. (Quote by - Atharva Veda)

Its's really very simple, Governor. When people are hungry they die. So spare me your politics and tell me what you need and how you're going to get it to these people. (Quote by - Bob Geldof)

A time of famine and poverty will come and the people as a whole as well as every individual in it will suffer. (Quote by - Nikolai Gogol)

It's always been feast or famine. As far back as I remember, it's been that way. You can't plan it. (Quote by - Tom Moffatt)

It's feast or famine. Some are getting (sales growth through discounts), some are getting it at full price. (Quote by - Bob Buchanan)

We've all been in a situation where you've had some failed love affair ... and then you wallow in a sad song afterward, ... Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War & Death. (Quote by - Susan Moeller)

This sure as heck makes my life easier because we are going from a famine to a feast. Money will go for everything else we need to get such as a reflective vest and a tracking harness. We are going to set up a separate account for canine food. (Quote by - Mike Dorsch)

He is one of those wise philanthropists who in a time of famine would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks. (Quote by - Douglas Jerrold)

I was teaching in one of the universities while the country was suffering from a severe famine. People were dying of hunger, and I felt very helpless. As an economist, I had no tool in my tool box to fix that kind of situation. (Quote by - Muhammad Yunus)

He's been on the shelf, (but) he threw well. It was feast or famine ? 10 strikeouts and five walks ? but overall, he did a good job. (Quote by - Jeff Finch)

Unlike war or famine, there are no pictures of devastation or bloodshed with this water crisis. (Quote by - Tim Costello)

With the dreary season in which we travelled part of the route; with our minds much more actively employed in forming resources for our preservation from famine. (Quote by - Zebulon Pike)

The famine was a crime against humanity which had perpetrators, but from the legal standpoint, no guilty parties have been found. (Quote by - Viktor Yushchenko)

People will die because we are already too late with our help. This is our warning that without immediate help a famine will soon follow. (Quote by - Abdullahi Ali Haji)

A famine in England begins at the horse-manger. (Quote by - Proverb)

They have found out more history than they thought they had. They came upon reasons why people pushed to come here: war, famine and religious persecution. (Quote by - Michael Harris)

In the arts of life man invents nothing; but in the arts of death he outdoes Nature herself, and produces by chemistry and machinery all the slaughter of plague, pestilence, and famine. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

There are the manufacturing multitudes of England; they must have work, and find markets for their work; if machines and the Black Country are ugly, famine would be uglier still. (Quote by - Goldwin Smith)

Either a species learns to control its own population, or something like disease, famine, war, will take care of the issue. (Quote by - Chuck Palahniuk)

The least-bad scenario is a hard landing, global recession worse than the 1930s. The worst-case borrows from the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: war, famine, pestilence and death. (Quote by - Kenneth Deffeyes)

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