In Times Of War Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 In Times Of War Quotes

#1. It is in those times of hopeless chaos when the sovereign hand of God is most likely to be seen. - Author: Thomas Chalmers
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#2. More people have been killed by totalitarian regimes, during times of peace, than in all the wars in the world combined. - Author: John Ringo
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#3. As the histories of ancient and modern democracies illustrate, the pressure of political movement in times of war, civil commotion, or general anxiety pushes in the direction of authority, not away from it. - Author: Robert Heilbroner
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#4. But then we are old and have been to the wars and value our fast-diminishing freedoms unlike those jingoes now beating their tom-toms in Times Square in favor of all-out war for other Americans to fight. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#5. The war made possible for us the solution of a whole series of problems that could never have been solved in normal times. - Author: Joseph Goebbels
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#6. Don't know when my life came to visualising intense pain and tragedy to putting it down on paper, to putting across a message of love in times of abject hate. Thank you everybody and the conspiracy of the stars for showing me this day. To many, many more books, inshallah, and to many more launches. - Author: Simran Keshwani
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#7. What a fine-looking thing is war!
Yet, dress it as we may, dress and feather it, daub it with gold, huzza it, and sing swaggering songs about it,
what is it, nine times out of ten, but murder in uniform! - Author: Douglas William Jerrold
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#8. A lot of the fiction I read growing up was post-war American, and not all of it centers on Manhattan, but around people of the Mad Men generation, people like John Cheever and, in more modern times, Don DeLillo, who I always mention. - Author: Dylan Moran
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#9. The price of gold was fixed at $35 an ounce in 1934, but by the time the U.S. got through the Korean War, the Vietnam war, with all the associated secular inflation, the price level had gone up nearly three times. - Author: Robert Mundell
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#10. Patience will benefit you in every hour, every time and every opportunity. It helps you to overcome your opponent, howsoever strong he may be. It will help you in times of distress and hardships, in battles and in war and peace. - Author: Abd Al-Karim Qasim
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#11. In times of peace, the war party insists on making preparation for war. As soon as prepared for, it insists on making war. - Author: Robert M. La Follette
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#12. A country of a thousand war-chariots cannot be administered unless the ruler attends strictly to business, punctually observes his promises, is economical in expenditure, loves the people, and uses the labor of the peasantry only at the proper times of year. - Author: Confucius
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#13. No one survives in times of war unless they make war their home. How did I get so old and wise, but for welcoming war into my house and making friends with him? Better to befriend the enemy and hang on. Something worse might come along, which might be amusing or might not. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#14. In recent years, academics, policy-makers, and experts have raised the question of the applicability of peacetime environmental law in times of armed conflict. - Author: Widad Akreyi
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#15. Cartoons in newspapers have proven to be an effective means of rallying support during times of war, often by the simple device of depicting the enemy as subhuman or even monstrous - much as they did during the Reformation. - Author: Thomas Conley
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#16. In times of war, skepticism can be just cause for execution. - Author: A.J. Darkholme
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#17. While the framers of the United States Constitution were ashamed of slavery and used euphemisms in place of the term "slave", the authors of the Confederate Constitution proudly used the term no less than ten times. - Author: C.L. Gammon
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#18. Laws are silent in times of war. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#19. The nuclear weapons on board just one of our Trident submarines contain eight times the firepower expended in all of World War II. - Author: John Allen Paulos
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#20. Over the past 30 years, hand grenades, tanks, fighter jets, missiles, helicopters and assault rifles have replaced traditional floral patterns in rug making and other textiles. Depicting these realities of war has helped the Afghan people to survive during times of conflict. - Author: Henri Cole
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#21. In war and in peace, in prosperity and times of economic hardship, America has no better friend or more dependable ally than the United Kingdom. - Author: Louis Susman
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#22. I do know that I've read somewhere that it's been statistically proven that in times of war, horror films are much more popular. I don't know why that is. You'd think it'd be the opposite. You'd think people would want to escape from it. - Author: Aaron Stanford
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#23. I would argue that in times of war, sealed lips sink entire democracies. If we don't have access to vital information, we lose everything. - Author: Ted Gup
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#24. Three-hundred times as many people died in Hamburg during the ten-day blitz as died in Coventry during the entire course of the war. Not even Hiroshima and Nagasaki, suffering the smashing blows of nuclear explosions, could match the utter hell of Hamburg. - Author: Martin Caidin
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#25. At times, the reader of World War II literature must think every American, from general to G.I., kept a war diary, later mined for memoirs of the conflict. Few diaries, however, were published in their own right. - Author: Nigel Hamilton
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#26. At times the engine stopped, and grown-ups and children climbed out of the carriages with tins to collect water from the engine steam pipes. This was the only drinking water that we had access to, and though it was hot and very rusty, it was the best drink I felt I'd ever had. - Author: Alfred Nestor
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#27. I guess that's the problem when you really get to know someone. You learn all their triggers and emotional buttons, and unfortunately, in times of war, you press them. - Author: Samantha Young
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#28. It was something he had never quite understood about himself. He had seen thousands of men die in nearly ten years of war and could look on it at times with a near-total detachment, but an animal suffering - be it a horse or needra injured in battle, or the stag now dying - moved him deeply. - Author: Raymond E. Feist
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#29. From the Book of Mormon, we learn how disciples of Christ live in times of war. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#30. In times of war, the law falls silent. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#31. War is wonderful. They'll never stamp it out. It's one of the few times people can act their best. It's so economical in terms of gesture and motion, every single gesture is precise, every effort is at its maximum. Nobody goofs off. Everybody is responsible for his brother. - Author: Leonard Cohen
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#32. The author finds any freaking, and remarkably objective, way to estimate religion's influence on American society before the Civil War. The population closely aligned with evangelical sympathies was three or four times the size of the voting population in 1860 - Author: Mark A. Noll
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#33. In times of war, don't touch the guns; stay as a human! Always refuse to be a killer! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#34. I was born in London, England, in 1938, a few months before the war, and spent the first years of my life there, although I was evacuated a couple of times for short periods. My schooling was very interrupted, both by frequent moves and by ill health. - Author: Anne Perry
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#35. In times of war, you often hear leaders - Christian, Jewish, and Muslim - saying, 'God is on our side.' But that isn't true. In war, God is on the side of refugees, widows, and orphans. - Author: Greg Mortenson
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#36. We don't even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#37. How could you treat a Negro as equal in war and then deny him equality during times of - Author: Ralph Ellison
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#38. I told you once before that there were two times for making big money, one in the up-building of a country and the other in its destruction. Slow money on the up-building, fast money in the crack-up. Remember my words. Perhaps they may be of use to you some day. (Rhett Butler) - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#39. In times of war or peace the US will gladly pay a man to fail should his heart be in it, a small shimmering proof of the American dream. - Author: Jonathan Culver
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#40. This world is made of darkness and light, my girl, and in the darkest times you have to believe the sun will come again, even if you yourself don't live to see it. - Author: Nancy Kricorian
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#41. It is easy to think of potatoes, and fortunately for men who have not much money it is easy to think of them with a certain safety. Potatoes are one of the last things to disappear, in times of war, which is probably why they should not be forgotten in times of peace. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#42. In times of conflict, war, poverty or religious fundamentalism, women and children are the first and most numerous victims. Women need all their courage today. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#43. Silent enim leges inter arma (Laws are silent in times of war). - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#44. There in the hospital Billy was having an adventure very common among people without power in times of war: he was trying to prove to a willfully deaf and blind enemy that he is interesting to hear and see. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#45. Demanding domestic security in times of war invites carelessness in preserving civil liberties and the right of privacy. Frequently the people are only too anxious for their freedoms to be sacrificed on the altar of authoritarianism thought to be necessary to remain safe and secure. - Author: Ron Paul
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#46. I saw clearly how those who saved the state so heroically and courageously in the War of Independence would be capable of bringing a catastrophe upon it if they are given the chance in normal times. - Author: Moshe Sharett
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#47. In the times of barbaric wars;
Love is the most beautiful sacrifice of the world. - Author: Kristian Goldmund Aumann
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#48. Until the Yom Kippur War, in 1973, until then Israel didn't have a chance but to fight for her life. We were attacked five times, outgunned, outnumbered, on a small piece of land, and our main challenge was to remain alive. - Author: Shimon Peres
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#49. Well, it is all over now. The battle is lost, and many of us are prisoners, many are dead, many wounded, bleeding and dying. Your Soldier lives and mourns and but for you, my darling, he would rather, a million times rather, be back there with his dead, to sleep for all time in an unknown grave. - Author: George Pickett
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#50. I would have fought in WW2, so I wasn't a pacifist in the broader sense. I prefer to be a pacifist, but I think there are exceptions and times to defend yourself or your country, but that war wasn't one of them. - Author: Joe R. Lansdale
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#51. We have the lowest student-teacher ratio and spend five times as much on schools than war - the opposite of what the United States does. [explaining why Cuba has the highest literacy in the world] - Author: Fidel Castro
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#52. Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today. It's been that way all this year. It's been that way so many times. All of war is that way. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#53. Star Wars - the movie I saw 12 times as a 17-year-old. The movie that began a cultural and creative universe that now spans generations. For me to be a part of this in The Clone Wars is a dream come true. - Author: Clancy Brown
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#54. The South Koreans treated me well. I could not bear to imagine their reaction if they'd known I'd grown up in the bosom of their archenemy. At times this felt surreal. We were all Koreans, sharing the same language and culture, yet we were technically at war. I - Author: Hyeonseo Lee
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#55. And during times such as those, when people wanted to get on with life, the Battle of the Sexes turned into all-out war.
In the Battle of the Sexes fought by the Milesians, the men won.Whilst in the battle fought by the Malesians, the men lost.[INTRO] - Author: Nicholas Chong
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#56. During the first World War women in the United States had a chance to try their capacities in wider fields of executive leadershipin industry. Must we always wait for war to give us opportunity? And must the pendulum always swing back in the busy world of work and workers during times of peace? - Author: Mary Barnett Gilson
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#57. Being born in '31 was during the Depression and in my earlier youth World War II took place - so it was not the best of times, and yet I don't recall ever having experiences that were a burden. - Author: Paul Smith
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#58. The scripture in times of disputes is like an open town in times of war, which serves in differently the occasions of both parties. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#59. There were time to drool over a sexy wolf.
Sitting in the middle of a war room disguised as a board meeting was not one of those times. - Author: Carrie Ann Ryan
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#60. My strength is looking for composition and light, and I think those things come in the quieter times of war or photographing people affected on the margins of war - civilians, refugees; that is where I really excel. - Author: Lynsey Addario
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#61. Always, in these times, I am wretched save when sleep comes to me. Therefore, I have come to look upon sleep as the best of all gifts. - Helen, about the war - Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
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#62. In times of conflict, we're all peers. - Author: Michael Holbrook
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#63. The curse of modern times is the preponderance of male hormones in places where they can do long-term damage. Even if were not talking about wars between nations or assaults on nature, there's still that aggressiveness that keeps us apart from each other and the problems we need to be working on. - Author: Robert James Waller
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#64. In point of fact all Americans are automatically turned down by China these days because of the escalation of Johnson's war in Vietnam, which several times has intruded into China. - Author: Anna Louise Strong
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#65. Of course all such conclusions about appropriate actions against the rich and powerful are based on a fundamental flaw: This is us, and that is them. This crucial principle, deeply embedded in Western culture, suffices to undermine even the most precise analogy and the most impeccable reasoning. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#66. I would say that the Pentagon Papers case of 1971 - in which the government tried to block the The New York Times and The Washington Post that they obtained from a secret study of how we got involved in the war in Vietnam - that is probably the most important case. - Author: Floyd Abrams
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#67. Though in the trade of war I have slain men,
Yet do I hold it very stuff o' the conscience
To do no contrived murder: I lack iniquity
Sometimes to do me service: nine or ten times
I had thought to have yerk'd him here under the ribs. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#68. They keep telling us that in war truth is the first casualty, which is nonsense since it implies that in times of peace truth stays out of the sick bay or the graveyard. - Author: Alexander Cockburn
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#69. The operations of the federal government will be most extensive and important in times of war and danger; those of the State governments, in times of peace and security. - Author: James Madison
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#70. In ancient times, bodily strength and dexterity, being of greater use and importance in war, was also much more esteemed and valued, than at present ... In short, the different ranks of men are, in a great measure, regulated by riches. - Author: David Hume
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#71. Because of the times, and because the child has been living in a world filled with every kind of thrill and adventure, it is safe to assume that he is not interested in the same type of radio that amused him before the war. - Author: Judith C. Waller
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#72. In times of war prices of the necessaries of life are generally very much increased, but the prices of labor of the poor do not usually rise. - Author: Mark Kurlansky
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#73. War doesn't negate decency. It demands it, even more than in times of peace. - Baba - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#74. Everybody knows how complicated this country's relationship with France has been, in war and in peace. Certainly there have been times when the leaders of France could have done better by us. We should have done better by them on Sunday. Only you couldn't find us. - Author: Kimberley Strassel
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#75. The Southern rebellion was largely the outgrowth of the Mexican war. Nations, like individuals, are punished for their transgressions. We got our punishment in the most sanguinary and expensive war of modern times. - Author: Ulysses S. Grant
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#76. You cannot be President of the United States if you don't have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial in the Civil War and all that stuff. - Author: George H. W. Bush
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#77. There is a story, no doubt apocryphal, that gamers at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, have many times replayed the 1942 Battle of Midway - but have never been able to produce an American victory. - Author: Robert Cowley
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#78. I believe that the war against terrorism and the war against poverty in these times of turmoil go together. So you - when you fight one, you have to fight the other. - Author: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
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#79. Good to know in times of war you can't bluff for shit. - Author: Samantha Young
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#80. During the Cold War, we lived in coded times when it wasn't easy and there were shades of grey and ambiguity. - Author: John Le Carre
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#81. There's something brave and touching about game girls of all ages keeping themselves smart in hard times - one thinks of those wonderful women during World War II drawing stocking seams in eyebrow pencil up the back of legs stained with gravy browning because nylons were so hard to get hold of. - Author: Julie Burchill
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#82. In times of war and in hours of crisis, Senator Kerry has turned his back on 'pay any price' and 'bear any burden', and he's replaced those commitments with 'wait and see' and 'cut and run - Author: George W. Bush
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#83. In the time of war, everyone was basically trying to live and manage the best they could. But you also had another period which was not a hard time at all - it was just a beautiful time. I lived in both eras. I got to fully experience and appreciate both the tragedy of Somalia and the beauty of it. - Author: K'naan
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#84. One of my great all-time loves in cinema, and I've seen it three times, is Bondarchuk's 'War and Peace.' Not a lot of people may have seen that film. It was made during the Soviet era. - Author: Baz Luhrmann
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#85. In times of war, the law falls silent.
Silent enim leges inter arma - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#86. In the twentieth century the number of people killed by their own governments under authoritarian regimes is four times the number killed in all this century's wars combined. - Author: John Shattuck
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#87. We couldn't change anything, and in times of war, people become helpless and vulnerable. - Author: Shannon A. Thompson
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#88. I will never joke about old soldiers who try to get to reunions to talk over the war again. To talk of old times with old friends is the greatest thing in the world. - Author: Will Rogers
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#89. The Founders who crafted our Constitution and Bill of Rights were careful to draft a Constitution of limited powers - one that would protect Americans' liberty at all times - both in war, and in peace. - Author: Al Franken
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#90. In times of war, as in life, surround yourself with people of value, virtue and high morals, because it's always better to lose, perish and vanish in glory than to live in shame. - Author: Robin Sacredfire
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#91. At all times, day by day, we have to continue fighting for freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom from want ... for these are things that must be gained in peace as well as in war. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#92. A Time For Prayer "In times of war and not before, God and the soldier we adore. But in times of peace and all things righted, God is forgotten and the soldier slighted." -Rudyard Kipling - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#93. In times of war, it is often best to look to our history to see how past generations of Americans dealt with the loss of their countrymen in just causes. - Author: Virginia Foxx
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#94. Revenge by young men is considered gain, even at the cost of their own lives, but old men who stay at home in times of war, and mothers who have sons to lose, know better. - Author: Chief Seattle
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#95. In hard times of severe crisis if you want to create new jobs, I recommend you to start killing some people. It's the old "topos" of war in time of peace. - Author: William C. Brown
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#96. Any citizen should be willing to give all that he has to give his country in work or sacrifice in times of crisis. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#97. Whether in times of war or times of peace the Quaker is under peculiar obligation to assist and to forward movements and forces which make for peace in the world and which bind men together in ties of unity and fellowship. - Author: Rufus Jones
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#98. The war in Iraq is a rare opportunity to move toward an historic period of cooperation. Out of these troubled times a new world order can emerge. - Author: George W. Bush
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#99. The individual citizen can prove with dismay in this war what occasionally thrust itself upon him already in times of peace, namely, that the state forbids him to do wrong not because it wishes to do away with wrongdoing but because it wishes to monopolize it, like salt and tobacco. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#100. The war in Vietnam was not lost in the field, nor was it lost on the front pages of the New York Times or the college campuses. It was lost in Washington, D.C. - Author: H.R. McMaster
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