I can cook because my life depended on it when I lived in Thailand. Either I learnt cooking, or I learnt how it felt to starve. I chose cooking.
A lot of people say that India has been held back by its democracy. But let's remember that, despite being a poor country, India's democracy meant that its government never let millions of people starve.
You should not starve yourself with stupid diets, which I don't believe in anyway.
I think it would be better if nobody owned anything, but they didn't starve. Had enough paint and enough pianos and everything else.
I went to Brown University, but my mom said I couldn't be an artist because I would starve.
People all over the nation are starved for honesty and common sense.
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.
Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That's not what life's about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work. And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
If a composer has a nice wife and some nice children, how can he let the children starve on his dissonances?