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Socialism states that you owe me something simply because I exist. Capitalism, by contrast, results in a sort of reality-forced altruism: I may not want to help you, I may dislike you, but if I don't give you a product or service you want, I will starve. Voluntary exchange is more moral than forced redistribution.
Close to a billion people - one-eighth of the world's population - still live in hunger. Each year 2 million children die through malnutrition. This is happening at a time when doctors in Britain are warning of the spread of obesity. We are eating too much while others starve.
With each new day in Africa, a gazelle wakes up knowing he must outrun the fastest lion or perish. At the same time, a lion stirs and stretches, knowing he must outrun the fastest gazelle or starve. It's no different for the human race. Whether you consider yourself a gazelle or a lion, you have to run faster than others to survive.
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Look I eat really well and I work out, but I also indulge when I want to. I don't starve myself in an extremist way. You're not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I'd be devastated.
I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death. They thought nobody can make a living from being a writer in Brazil. They were not wrong.
I would rather die in freedom on my way back home than starve to death here.
You have to starve the Beast. That's one of the most important things about tax cuts. If you leave the money in Washington, it's going to be spent.
Life without idealism is empty indeed. We just hope or starve to death.
Pearl S. Buck
Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
I'm really still a child of the Forties. I still think about it a lot, about the repercussions of armed conflict. Until 1953 we had rationing. We couldn't buy meat, we couldn't buy pleasurable goods like cigarettes and sweets. I didn't starve - my family were lucky - but I knew what it was like standing in line waiting for foodstuffs.
It took me 40 years to write my first book. When I was a child, I was encouraged to go to school. I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death.
I feel like I'm held more accountable to stay healthy now because now I'm a role model to young girls to not have eating issues and to not say, 'Hey, it's OK to starve yourself' or 'It's OK to throw up after your meals' - that's not OK.
I don't go long without eating. I never starve myself: I grab a healthy snack.
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
Charles Caleb Colton
I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
Be careful about what you eat because otherwise you get fat! Do you like to be fat? Eat very, very, very little things. Almost starve, but I don't starve, because I eat very much.
Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.
I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good.
To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.
Pearl S. Buck
I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It's listed as part of the poetic training, you know.
Women are responsible for their children, they cannot sit back, waste time and see them starve.
I'm not anxious to starve myself. For me, it's not at all sexy to be ultra-thin.
If a composer has a nice wife and some nice children, how can he let the children starve on his dissonances?
In hindsight it may even seem inevitable that a socialist society will starve when it runs out of capitalists.
If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they'd starve to death.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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