Top 100 Quotes About Combat

#1. So-called 'undesirables' are not the problem. It is the measures taken to combat them that is the problem.

William H. Whyte

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#2. Cutting out meat would do more to help combat climate change than any other action we could feasibly take in the next 20 years.

Peter Singer

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#3. To combat social awkwardness, I would just act like I couldn't be bothered - that kind of aloof persona or aloof demeanor. It's so off-putting.

Janeane Garofalo

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#4. Rome, on the other hand, lost - suffering on that one day more battle deaths than the United States during the entire course of the war in Vietnam, suffering more dead soldiers than any other army on any single day of combat in the entire course of Western military history.

Robert L. O'Connell

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#5. The only thing that can combat fear is action. And there's two actions. There's fight and flight.

Earl Sweatshirt

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#6. Who are we to combat poisons older than history and mankind?

H.P. Lovecraft

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#7. It will make you powerful. But it will also make you weak. Your prowess in combat will be beyond any mortal's, but your weaknesses, your failings will increase as well."
You mean I'll have a bad heel?" I said. "Couldn't I just, like, wear something besides sandals? No offense.

Rick Riordan

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#8. Trusting in Christ, we may boldly join in the combat, and enlist ourselves among that disinterested band, who fight not for human ambition, or human praise, but for the honour of our Saviour, and the salvation of men.

John Strachan

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#9. He killed the king's champion, the Captain of the Guard, Sir Galen. That's who Sareth's sister was in mourning for."
"You're going to tell me it wasn't by poisoning his mead?"
"Single combat."
"We're leaving." I called it from the corridor.

Mark Lawrence

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#10. I've got a PowerPoint deck that I use for internal presentations, and there's a slide on it that asks, 'What percentage of your game is combat versus exploration versus puzzle solving versus platforming,' and I refuse to answer that question.

Warren Spector

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#11. Refusing further service as a Roman soldier: I am a soldier of Christ: combat is not permitted to me.

Martin Of Tours

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#12. However, he often feels challenged by those whom he teaches the sword. His disciples call him to combat.

Paulo Coelho

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#13. We tend to think of heroes only in terms of violent combat, whether it's against enemies or a natural disaster. But human beings also perform radical acts of compassion; we just don't talk about them, or we don't talk about them as much.

Diane Ackerman

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#14. If combat means living in a ditch, females have biological problems staying in a ditch for 30 days because they get infections ... Males are biologically driven to go out and hunt giraffes.

Newt Gingrich

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Michael S. Heiser

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#16. Every moment of worry weakens the soul for its daily combat.

Anna Robertson Brown Lindsay

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#17. When television killed comedy and love stories, the movie makers went in slugging. They offered the downbeat, the degenerate as competition. This seems to me to be a sad campaign for Hollywood to use to combat box office disaster.

Joan Crawford

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#18. You have to list all your special skills on a form when you get an agent. There's fencing, stage combat, horse riding, motorbike riding, Spanish, French, German, whatever. I just ticked everything. I talk about 10 languages according to that form. I even ticked the extreme sports box.

Isla Fisher

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#19. Each movement during combat honors the movements that the previous generations tried to transmit through the Tradition.

Paulo Coelho

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#20. If we pick a fight, then we're just as bad as them. Combat should be used just to help people who can't defend themselves, period."
"Well, if I don't fight back and they pound on me, then I'm one of the people I should be defending.

Tamora Pierce

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#21. The public is being spoiled by good technical quality photographs in magazines, on television, in the movies, and they have become bored. The disease of our age is this boredom and a good photographer must successfully combat it. The only way to do this is by invention - by surprise.

Alexey Brodovitch

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#22. In an interview with a journalist, you look petty taking the pot shot but in a slick ad you can really do damage - including unfair damage - from afar. It is not that much different than waging a war by a drone than by hand-to-hand combat.

Greta Van Susteren

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#23. America united with a handful of troops, or without a single soldier, exhibits a more forbidding posture to foreign ambition than America disunited, with a hundred thousand veterans ready for combat.

James Madison

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#24. Every man has something to do which he neglects, every man has faults to conquer which he delays to combat.

Samuel Johnson

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#25. To amplify our efforts, USDA is joining with First Lady Michelle Obama in aggressively promoting the 'Let's Move' campaign, which will combat the epidemic of childhood obesity through a comprehensive approach that builds on effective strategies, and mobilizes public and private sector resources.

Tom Vilsack

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#26. Life did not take over the world by combat,
but by networking.

Lynn Margulis

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#27. As I crawled out of the abyss of combat and over the rail of the Sea Runner, I realized that compassion for the sufferings of others is a burden to those who have it. As Wilfred Owen's poem "Insensibility" puts it so well, those who feel most of others suffer most in war.

Eugene B. Sledge

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#28. Seeing any war through the distortion of comedy is healthy. There is just too much absurdity and irony at play in a combat zone not to pay attention to it. At least that's how it struck me; others may have had an entirely different war experience.

Dave Abrams

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#29. My backup plan is to challenge Bearbreaker to single combat, defeat him, become Queen of the Zerkers and spend the rest of my life riding a giant motorcycle over frozen tundra.

D.D. Barant

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#30. Memorial bracelets memorializing prisoners of war, missing in action, killed in action, and those who died of wounds or injuries sustained in a combat theater are authorized.

James F. Amos

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#31. Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions.

Phyllis Schlafly

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#32. Repudiating the sensible world, which he neither sees himself nor believes from those who have, the Peripatetic joins combat by childish quibbling in a world on paper, and denies the Sun shines because he himself is blind.

Johannes Kepler

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#33. Vanity should never tempt a player to engage in a combat at the risk of loss of health. It is bad enough to lose without the additional annoyance of paying doctors' bills.

Emanuel Lasker

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#34. For all I know, entire scientific reputations may have been built on the work of students and colleagues! I don't know what can be done to combat this dishonesty.

Richard Dawkins

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#35. I would not engage the wombat
In any form of mortal combat.

Ogden Nash

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#36. The battles after the wars are over can be the toughest; there's no longer the public interest that accompanies, for good and for ill, the start of combat.

Nancy Gibbs

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#37. Greater in combat Than a person who conquers A thousand times a thousand people Is the person who conquers herself.

Gil Fronsdal

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#38. In the Christian combat, not the striker, as in the Olympic contests, but he who is struck, wins the crown. This is the law in the celestial theatre, where the Angels are the spectators.

Saint John Chrysostom

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#39. Looking mighty fine, if I do say so myself: red v-neck, dark denim, designer combat boots, and enough testosterone rolling off me to satisfy Nicki Minaj. Pow!

Victoria Scott

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#40. I'd always wanted to do something about the Second World War, but I didn't want to do another combat film, whether it was air, land, or sea.

Michael Apted

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#41. I see the bomber pictures as an anti-war statement ... which they aren't - at all. Pictures like that don't do anything to combat war. They only show one tiny aspect of the subject of war - maybe only my own childish feelings of fear and fascination with war and with weapons of that kind.

Gerhard Richter

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#42. Those that will combat use and custom by the strict rules of grammar do but jest

Michel De Montaigne

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#43. The best way to combat bad ideas is not to believe in them.

Marty Rubin

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#44. I worked a lot in Chicago's theater scene as a fight choreographer. And so I do have a lot of experience in stage combat and also in Kabuki dance and Kabuki theater.

Nick Offerman

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#45. In particular, it lacked the skills to carry out pacification effectively - or as Kissinger politely put it, the special qualities developed in a decade or more of combat training do not include discriminating political judgment in volatile and complex circumstances.

Niall Ferguson

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#46. I want people to take the initiative to find veterans that need help, veterans that are suffering and in need of assistance reintegrating from combat back into society, into normal family lives and jobs. We need to take a real 'boots on the ground' approach to helping veterans in need.

Max Martini

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#47. I thought we stopped using grunts as guinea pigs decades ago. Even the Nazis didn't run medical experiments on their own troops in combat. This book explodes like a grenade in the Pentagon's privy. Red it and weep; better yet, get mad."

Col. David H. Hackworth (U.S. Army, ret.)

Gary Matsumoto

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#48. The difficult we do immediately, the impossible takes a bit longer. (US Army Combat Engineers saying.)

Brian J. Clarke

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#49. Every now and then a green dot shifted to yellow. A soldier down, their armored suits detecting the injuries or death that rendered them combat ineffective. Combat ineffective. Such a nice euphemism for one of his kids bleeding out.

James S.A. Corey

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#50. When we do go to combat, it should be with a defined mission and a plan for withdrawal.

Joni Ernst

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#51. Where does a young lady in Wakefield, Connecticut, purchase combat boots?" "Goodwill," she said. "You're wearing Goodwill combat boots?" "Yes." "Congratulations, Eleanor. Your footwear has achieved irony." Before

Tiffany Reisz

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#52. I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.


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#53. History offers no evidence for the proposition that the assignment of women to military combat jobs is the way to win wars, improve combat readiness, or promote national security.

Phyllis Schlafly

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#54. the combat career of a new German pilot now lasted, on average, less than a month.

Rick Atkinson

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#55. To be a soldier one needs that special gene, that extra something, that enables a person to jump into one on one combat, something, after all, that is unimaginable to most of us, as we are simply not brave enough.

Rupert Everett

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#56. The art world is a jungle echoing to the calls of vicious jealousies and ruthless combat between dealers and collectors; but I have been walking in the jungles of business all my life, and fighting tooth and nail for pictures comes as a form of relaxation to me.

Armand Hammer

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#57. The US constitution's First Amendment rights only cover Americans, but I believe that in a democracy the competition of ideas and free speech should combat beliefs that it does not agree with - more speech and debate, not censorship.

Joichi Ito

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#58. When you are in a combat situation, you mustn't let your mind be polluted by emotions like fear and anger. Simply accept the situation and react, even if you are facing impossible odds. Keep your head clear and you will be one step ahead of your attackers.

Aaron B. Powell

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#59. Close combat, man to man, is plainly to be regarded as the real basis of combat.

Carl Von Clausewitz

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#60. When bad things happen to men we say it's terrible, but when bad things happen to women we say that's just a cultural practice, says Lou de Baca, U.S. Ambassador at Large, Office to Combat and Monitor Human Trafficking.

Nita Belles

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#61. Cooper was halfway out of his chair with realizing he'd moved, his body on full combat alert. His mind spinning,

Marcus Sakey

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#62. I was in the Navy and saw, first-hand, the effects of front-line combat.

Billy Casper

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#63. As believers we all have an opportunity and moral obligation to recognize our spiritual common ground; to rise above our differences; to combat prejudice and intolerance.

Queen Noor Of Jordan

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#64. The point of books is to combat loneliness.

David Foster Wallace

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#65. Once, back home, I decided to count how many days out of my twenty months in Afghanistan I'd been on combat missions. 217 days. And I'm still paying the price for every one of those days.

Vladislav Tamarov

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#66. It is not advantageous for Russia in its present state to fight against Chechnya. The army is a mess. It must be made combat ready. That will take time. Russia has a lot of economic, social and political problems much more important than Chechnya.

Aslan Maskhadov

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#67. I'm a combat diver, I've never done something like this.

Joe Teti

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#68. The eight-year-old beat your best cadet in hand-to-hand combat?" "So did the six-year-old girl, ma'am. Actually, she beat the instructor also.

James Patterson

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#69. Each culture has its own form of staged combat, evolved from its particular method of street fighting and cleaned up for presentation as a spectacle, e.g. savate, Cornish wrestling, karate, kung-fu.

David Mamet

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#70. I don't think I have to combat Airbnb. It is like comparing Tiffany to a shop that sells things for one dollar.

Harry Triguboff

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#71. In the midst of combat, we learned a great deal about mankind and its many different races, creeds and beliefs.

Carlos Wallace

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#72. People generally don't suffer high rates of PTSD after natural disasters. Instead, people suffer from PTSD after moral atrocities. Soldiers who've endured the depraved world of combat experience their own symptoms. Trauma is an expulsive cataclysm of the soul.

David Brooks

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#73. You have another choice, though," Prince Baelor said quietly. "Whether it is a better choice or a worse one, I cannot say, but I remind you that any knight accused of a crime has the right to demand trial by combat. So I ask you once again, Ser Duncan the Tall - how good a knight are you? Truly?

George R R Martin

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#74. Not until all babies are born from glass jars will the combat cease between mother and son.

Camille Paglia

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#75. Every Librarian is a highly trained agent. An expert in intelligence, counterintelligence, Boolean searching, and hand-to-hand combat.

Mac Barnett

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#76. When a believer has crossed into the domain of the spiritual he daily ought to maintain a combat attitude in his spirit, praying therewith for the overthrow of all the works of Satan done through the evil powers.

Watchman Nee

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#77. It got more exciting with each war. I mean the planes were going faster than hell when I was flying a Mustang, but by the time I got to Nam, it scared the piss out of a lot of guys just to fly the damn jets at full speed. Let alone do it in combat.

Robin Olds

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#78. [T]he present Constitution is the standard to which we are to cling. Under its banners, bona fide must we combat our political foes - rejecting all changes but through the channel itself provides for amendments.

Alexander Hamilton

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#79. Joke exchanges are carried on in deadly earnest, like a verbal duel-mouth-to-mouth combat. Bang, bang: you're (linguistically) dead.

David Crystal

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#80. It is not helpful to have those kind of comments come out when we've got troops in combat.

Richard Myers

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#81. Either we stand united and agree to combat climate change or we will all stumble and fall and condemn humanity to a tragic future.

Enele Sopoaga

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#82. He remembers the five rules of combat set down by Chuan Tzu - faith, companions, time, space and strategy.

Paulo Coelho

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#83. The only way to combat failure is to see it as an opportunity to improve your direction.

Todd Duncan

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#84. Luckily I don't have to buy shoes anymore, because I design them! I'm off tour, so I can dive in and create the shoes that I want for my line. But okay, I did buy a pair of vintage combat boots because they were so beaten up - I had to have them.


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#85. When I was 15, I wore combat boots with a fluorescent Columbia ski jacket. I was trying to find myself.

Eric Wareheim

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#86. I get one hour, really 25 minutes in a sermon on a weekend, to combat all the hours of the week that people are told you are what you have through billboards, commercials, and sitcoms, and so forth.

Max Lucado

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#87. The FBI is engaged in a myriad of efforts to combat cyber threats, from efforts focused on threat identification and sharing inside and outside of government, to our internal emphasis on developing and retaining new talent and changing the way we operate to evolve with the cyber threat.

James Comey

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#88. I wore combat boots for two albums, then I went into more of the sparkle and glamour. The older that I've become, I've felt very connected to fashion, especially this past year working with [stylist] Kate Young and creating these relationships with people that I never had before.

Selena Gomez

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#89. Aithinne grins. "One day I pray I'll meet a woman who engages me in combat as a way to say, I love you. Be still me heart."
... "A woman, you say?"
Her laugh is short. "Did you think Kadamach was the only one whose weakness was ladies in armor? If you weren't his, I'd ask you to be mine.

Elizabeth May

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#90. For some individuals - some soldiers, some contractors - combat provides a kind of purpose and meaning beyond which all else potentially pales in comparison.

Kathryn Bigelow

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#91. Marc to Gabe: What do you know about the lemon stuff? You weren't in desert combat. You were a park ranger. I'm not dissing that. It's an important job. Someone has to keep the chipmunks in line. I've watched Chip and Dale. I know how sneaky those little bastards can be.

Pamela Clare

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#92. I am a spy. Not some rooftop-jumping archer, shield-wielding super-soldier, or shiny-metal philanthrobot. I need to make that clear on my business card. Espionage is shadow warfare. Cold combat. Does anything about this feel cold to you?

Nathan Edmondson

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#93. The patient must combat the disease along with the physician.


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#94. All front-line combat jobs in the infantry, special operations units and elsewhere are now open to women.

Renee Montagne

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#95. Maximoff." His deep voice pitches me from a fantasy.
I lift my eyes.
He smiles.
"What?" I combat.
Farrow bends a knee. "Are you thinking about the philosophical meaning of the world or are you thinking about fucking me in the ass?

Krista Ritchie

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#96. Combat is my profession and fighting was a great way to maintain a combat mindset while preparing to lead Marines in war.

Brian Stann

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#97. The mule," he was fond of saying, "is as much smarter than a horse as a raven is smarter than a falcon. Neither a raven nor a mule will go charging into combat just because some human tells him to.

Randall Garrett

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#98. The nature of evil, the nature of it, it exists. It exists and I think within us we have the tools. If we have the will, we can combat it. I think the power is within us and it lies in our own conceptualization of God and positivity and compassion and love.

Vera Farmiga

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#99. Even though modern life in many ways is nothing short of exhausting, we need to take responsibility for what is necessary to combat the stress and exhaustion of modern life.

Marianne Williamson

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#100. The introduction of radar, a completely new way to see, in the Second World War altered the basis of warfare more profoundly than any of the inventions that had marked the industrialization of combat.

Louis Brown

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