All's good in a famine. [ Proverb ]
More die by food than famine. [ Proverb ]
It needs the overflow of heart
To give the lips full speech.
Think truly, and thy thoughts
Shall the world's famine feed; [ Horatius Bonar ]
Famine hath a sharp and meagre face. [ John Dryden ]
They that die by famine die by inches. [ Matthew Henry ]
Under water, famine; under snow, bread. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
People speculate on everything, even on famine. [ Armand Charlemagne ]
Behold, we live through all things, - famine, thirst,
Bereavement, pain; all grief and misery.
All woe and sorrow; life inflicts its worst
On soul and body, - but we cannot die.
Though we be sick, and tired, and faint, and worn, -
Lo, all things can be borne! [ Elizabeth Akers Allen ]
Famine, pestilence, and war are the destruction of a people.
It is not enough plagues, wars, and famine rise to lash our crimes, but must our wives be wise? [ Young ]
He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine, would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks. [ Douglas Jerrold ]
Famine is in thy cheeks. Need and oppression starveth in thine eyes. Contempt and beggary hang upon thy back; The world is not thy friend, nor the world's law. [ William Shakespeare ]
Wealth and want equally harden the human heart, as frost and fire are both alien to the human flesh. Famine and gluttony alike drive nature away from the heart of man. [ Theodore Parker ]