Pacifists Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 39 Quotes About Pacifists

#1. Wise men are not pacifists; they are merely less likely to jump up and retaliate against their antagonizers. They know that needless antagonizers are virtually already insecure enough. - Author: Criss Jami
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#2. The debacle of European pacifism has at least one clear lesson to teach us: pacifists, if they are to be effective in the modern world, must be as wholehearted and as brave as Gandhi. - Author: Freeman Dyson
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#3. I find it significant that most military veterans become pacifists. - Author: Michel Templet
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#4. Robert A. Heinlein has been an idol to me for more than 20 years. He can do no wrong, no matter how much he loves wars and hates pacifists. - Author: Robert Anton Wilson
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#5. I come from a family of pacifists, so it's not like I was going to join the war. Sweden is not like the States or England where you might get sent to Afghanistan next month. - Author: Bill Skarsgard
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#6. We pacifists have not ceased to point to the grave danger of armaments and to insist on their curtailment. - Author: Ludwig Quidde
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#7. Men have been pacifists for every reason under the sun except to avoid danger and fighting. - Author: William Faulkner
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#8. The main problem with pacifism is that it doesn't work in all situations. The main problem with pacifists is that they're convinced it does. - Author: Burt Prelutsky
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#9. A pacifist male is a contradiction in terms. Most self-described "pacifists" are not pacific; they simply assume false colors. When the wind changes, they hoist the Jolly Roger. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#10. Pacifists should stress more and more that it is the rule of law for which they are fighting. - Author: Fredrik Bajer
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#11. Pacifists become militants. Freedom fighters become tyrants. Blessings become curses. Help becomes hindrance. More becomes less. - Author: Tim Ferriss
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#12. A people of scholars, if they are physically degenerate, weak-willed and cowardly pacifists, will not storm the heavens, indeed, they will not be able to safeguard their existence on this earth. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#13. You know, if people are not pacifists, it's not their fault. It's because society puts them in that spot. You've got to change it. You don't just change a man - you've got to change his environment as you do it. - Author: Cesar Chavez
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#14. If there were any justice," said Shale, "one ought to be allowed to use ardent militarists for experiments in peacetime, if one uses pacifists in war. But I suppose they wouldn't volunteer. - Author: Nigel Balchin
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#15. Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King are great examples of fantastic nonviolents who died violently. I can never work that out. We're pacifists, but I'm not sure what it means when you're such a pacifist that you get shot. I can never understand that. - Author: John Lennon
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#16. Gert: Wake me when the fight scene's over.
Kitty Pryde: Oy, tell me about it. Hey, I'm Kitty. You the token pacifist of your group?
Gert: Not exactly. Pacifists are like vegans, I'm more of a vegetarian. I enjoy fish and occasional maulings. - Author: Brian K. Vaughan
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#17. It's funny how most activists are pacifists. - Author: Craig Bruce
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#18. In the sixties, during the Vietnam war, when anarchists and pacifists and socialists, Democrats and Republicans, decent-hearted Americans, all recoiled with horror at the bloodbath, we came together. - Author: Pete Seeger
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#19. Pacifism means letting the non-pacifists have control ... Pacifism will remain an ideal, war a fact. If the white races are resolved never to wage war again, the colored will act differently and become rulers of the world. - Author: Oswald Spengler
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#20. German people are essentially pacifists. Many still remember the experience of World War II. And they may not have seen Saddam Hussein as evil a person as a lot of other people have. - Author: George W. Bush
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#21. He ain't my friend,' Harry said. 'Not no more, he ain't.'
Strax leaned across to Jenny. 'At what age do these cubs become grammatical?' he demanded.
'Depends,' she told him. 'At what age do Sontarans become pacifists? - Author: Justin Richards
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#22. It's hard to deny that an alarming number of those who stood for peace, not war, were either killed by deranged lone gunmen or else died in suspicious circumstances. We refer of course to the likes of JFK, Martin Luther King, Benazir Bhutto, Bobby Kennedy and John Lennon, to name but a few. - Author: James Morcan
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#23. Because most of us recognize that we will fight to protect our children, we cannot be absolute pacifists. - Author: Nel Noddings
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#24. Among pacifists it was above all the English who always insisted on the importance of disarmament. They said that the man in the street would not understand the kind of pacifism that neglected to demand immediate restriction of armaments. - Author: Ludwig Quidde
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#25. Moreover [pacifists] do not as a rule condemn violence as such, but only violence used in defence of western countries - Author: George Orwell
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#26. If [pacifists] imagine that one can somehow "overcome" the German army by lying on one's back, let them go on imagining it, but let them also wonder occasionally whether this is not an illusion due to security, too much money and a simple ignorance of the way in which things actually happen. - Author: George Orwell
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#27. The problem is that the East is producing missiles and the West is producing pacifists. - Author: Francois Mitterrand
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#28. We're not really pacifists, we're nonviolent soldiers. - Author: Joan Baez
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#29. Indeed; peace literature is almost exclusively read, though to good effect, by pacifists, while what is needed is the canvassing of those who have not so far been won to the cause. - Author: Fredrik Bajer
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#30. Sylvie was surprised by the rabid patriotism of the women on the platform, surely war should make pacifists of all women? - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#31. Pacifism as a mass movement aims to avoid suffering; pacifists often say that no cause is worth suffering or dying for. The ethos of Solidarity is based on an opposite premise - that there are causes worth suffering and dying for. - Author: Adam Michnik
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#32. The Gaians sneered at the Zhore behind their backs, calling them pacifists, as if that word were an insult, but Lirzhan did not take it as such. A peaceful solution was always best, but if one did not present itself, then so be it. - Author: Christine Pope
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#33. At heart, we're all violent raging wolves, but in our actions we can be pacifists. - Author: Polly Horvath
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#34. Pacifists are like sheep who believe that wolves are vegetarians. - Author: Yves Montand
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#35. Some pacifists have carried the sound idea of the prime importance of security too far, to the point of declaring that any consideration of disarmament is superfluous and pointless as long as eternal peace has not been attained. - Author: Ludwig Quidde
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#36. Since pacifists have more freedom of action in countries where traces of democracy survive, pacifism can act more effectively against democracy than for it. Objectively the pacifist is pro-Nazi. - Author: George Orwell
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#37. Pacifism in the face of war is not only irresponsible - it is immoral. Refusing to meet force with force in the name of peace will beget not peace, but further death and destruction, the very violence the pacifists seek to avoid. - Author: David Limbaugh
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#38. Like all pacifists, Zweig evaded the question of how to protect the peaceful sheep from the ravening wolves, no doubt in the unrealistic hope that the wolves would one day discover the advantages of vegetarianism. - Author: Theodore Dalrymple
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#39. I want to put any number of assorted 'ists' - such as relativists, deconstructionists, destructivists, postmodernists, the more maudlin kind of pacifists and feminists - firmly in their place. - Author: Martin Van Creveld
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