Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Subsistence

Subsistence

  1. Real being; existence.
  2. Inherency; as, the subsistence of qualities in bodies.
  3. That which furnishes support to animal life; means of support; provisions, or that which produces provisions; livelihood; as, a meager subsistence.
  4. Same as Hypostasis, 2.

Subsistence Quotations

Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.
Charles Darwin

Power over a man's subsistence is power over his will.
Alexander Hamilton

In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.
Alexander Hamilton

Real prosperity comes from everybody in the country working together in a growth mode. Real prosperity comes as a result of people's own initiative and efforts and so forth. Prosperity, if it comes from the government, is not prosperity. It's an existence or a subsistence or whatever, but it isn't prosperity.
Rush Limbaugh

Contrasting sharply, in the developing countries represented by India, Pakistan, and most of the countries in Asia and Africa, seventy to eighty percent of the population is engaged in agriculture, mostly at the subsistence level.
Norman Borlaug
More "Subsistence" Quotations

Subsistence Translations

subsistence in Spanish is subsistencia
subsistence in Swedish is existens

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
  Mobile Site | Privacy | Terms |
Copyright © 2001 - 2014 BrainyQuote®
BookRags Media Network