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Top 100 Quotes About War Against War

#1. But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself. - Author: Rachel Carson
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#2. The way I see it, when you put the uniform on, in effect you sign a contract. And you don't back out of a contract merely because you've changed your mind. You can still speak up for your principles, you can still argue against the ones you're being made to fight for, but in the end you do the job. - Author: Pat Barker
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#3. The war against hunger is truly mankind's war of liberation. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#4. Direct aggression against Cuba would mean nuclear war. The Americans speak about such aggression as if they did not know or did not want to accept this fact. I have no doubt they would lose such a war. - Author: Che Guevara
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#5. Well, today, we are in the struggle brought on to us by the terrorists of Islam. It is a war that we did not choose. It was a war that was declared against us as Americans, against our people, against our Constitution. - Author: Todd Tiahrt
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#6. In fact, the converse is true: At a time when the United States has been called on for a level of moral leadership, vision and inspiration not seen since World War II, we cannot afford to dissemble about crimes against humanity. - Author: Adam Schiff
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#7. One must wage war against his predominant passion and not retreat until, with God's help, he has been victorious. - Author: Ignatius Of Loyola
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#8. I have always been their rock. A mother's unconditional love is fervent enough to battle against the gates of hell, rise up from her knees and stand gallant, in spite of her gaping war wounds. If only they knew the battle fought and the flood of tearshed without having to endure such agony. - Author: Terry A. O'Neal
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#9. ISIS BEHEADS CIVILIANS WHILE WORLD KEEPS FORGETTING WHAT VICTIMS' SOULS R BEGGING:
HUMANITY SAVE KOBANE - Author: Widad Akreyi
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#10. Like many of his fellow skyjackers, 49-year-old Arthur Gates Barkley was motivated by a complicated grievance against the federal government. In 1963, the World War II veteran had been fired as a truck driver for a bakery, after one of his supervisors accused him of harassment. - Author: Brendan I. Koerner
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#11. The rules also explicitly stated that carrying a shovel, standing on a rooftop while speaking on a cell phone, or holding binoculars or being out after curfew constituted hostile intent, and we were authorized to use deadly force. - Author: Iraq Veterans Against The War
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#12. When established identities become outworn or unfinished ones threaten to remain incomplete, special crises compel men to wage holy wars, by the cruelest means, against those who seem to question or threaten their unsafe ideological bases. - Author: Erik Erikson
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#13. Government is the thing. Law is the thing. Not brotherhood, not international cooperation, not security councils that can stop war only by waging it ... Where does security lie, anyway - security against the thief, a bad man, the murderer? In brotherly love? Not at all. It lies in government. - Author: E.B. White
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#14. From 1836, down to last year, there is no proof of the Government having any confidence in the duration of peace, or possessing increased security against war. - Author: Richard Cobden
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#15. In a free society, how can you commit a crime against yourself? - Author: Jesse Ventura
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#16. I mean, go figure. You prepare your home for an assault and you don't take zombies into consideration. I'd fallen victim to one of the other classic blunders, along with not getting involved in a land war in Asia and never going in against a Sicilian when death was on the line. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#17. You no longer need to fly a World War II aircraft in an age of jet fighters, and you no longer need to weigh yourself against a non-existent Norma. - Author: Todd Rose
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#18. I see this piece of legislation as essentially being a declaration of virtual war. It is giving the President tremendous powers to pursue war efforts against a sovereign nation ... I think it is another example of a flawed foreign policy that we have followed for a good many decades. - Author: Ron Paul
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#19. For a warrior, nothing is higher than a war against evil. The warrior confronted with such a war should be pleased, Arjuna, for it comes as an open gate to heaven. But if you do not participate in this battle against evil, you will incur sin, violating your dharma and your honor. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#20. Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima ... The force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed against those who brought war to the Far East. - Author: Harry S. Truman
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#21. The U.S. Bill of Rights is being steadily eroded, with two million telephone calls tapped, 30 million workers under electronic surveillance, and, says the author, countless Americans harassed by a government that wages spurious wars against drugs and terrorism. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#22. Although I voted against the initial resolution approving the war in Iraq, I have consistently voted to support our troops with much-needed armor and supplies. - Author: Ed Pastor
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#23. The war against Russia will be such that it cannot be conducted in a knightly fashion. This struggle is one of ideologies and racial differences and will have to be conducted with unprecedented, unmerciful and unrelenting harshness. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#24. People like to come up to me and tell me that I've got nice ink. Except these tattoos aren't just decorations. They are declarations. Every tattoo I have tells its own story about who I am. Drug-free. Honor. And a war against the system. - Author: CM Punk
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#25. The war against terrorism will not be finished as long as he [Saddam Hussein] is in power. - Author: Christopher Dodd
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#26. Real Jews, in concord with some Muslims, continue their war against Zionists and against Israeli crimes. The oppressed people of Palestine living under occupation must feel that believers of all faiths support them. - Author: Maurice Motamed
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#27. Another argument holds that opposing Saddam Hussein would cause even greater troubles in that part of the world, and interfere with the larger war against terror. I believe the opposite is true. - Author: Dick Cheney
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#28. We've never declared war on anybody. We [Iran] defended ourselves against wars that were imposed on us. We have no desire to engage in confrontation with anybody. - Author: Mohammad Javad Zarif
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#29. Let us talk about peace and war has to recede in the distance. - Author: Kristian Goldmund Aumann
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#30. All wars, whether just or unjust, disastrous or victorious, are waged against the child. - Author: Eglantyne Jebb
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#31. No one is going to question my commitment to the defence of our nation. I don't know what it is these Republicans, who didn't serve in any war, have against those of us who are Democrats who did. - Author: John F. Kerry
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#32. Lincoln replied:"There is a difference between secession against the Constitution and in favor of the Constitution. - Author: Clint Johnson
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#33. It's the place built out of Man's ceaseless failure to overcome himself. Out of Man's endless war against himself we build our successes as well as our failures. Making it the city of all cities most like Man himself - loneliest creation of all this very old poor earth. - Author: Nelson Algren
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#34. Why am I always at war with myself? Why have I told, as if upon compulsion, what I knew all along I ought to have withheld? Why am I making a friend of this woman beside me, in spite of the whispers against her that I hear in my heart? - Author: Charles Dickens
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#35. Nine years ago on September 14, 2001, I placed the lone vote against the 'Authorization for Use of Military Force' - an authorization that I knew would provide a blank check to wage war anywhere, at any time, and for any length. - Author: Barbara Lee
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#36. And above all you ought to guard against leading an army to fight which is afraid or which is not confident of victory. For the greatest sign of an impending loss is when one does not believe one can win. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#37. There were nobles, who made war against each other; there was the king, who - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#38. They do believe that if we do not wage this war against terror in places like Baghdad and Kabul, we are more likely to have it waged in Baltimore and Kansas. - Author: Ed Gillespie
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#39. I want to wage war against illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, unfair competition, communitarianism, delinquency. - Author: Nicolas Sarkozy
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#40. If the instigation for jihad [holy war] against the Jews and the Americans ... is considered a crime, then let history be a witness that I am a criminal. - Author: Osama Bin Laden
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#41. There is no greater development than winning the war against discouragement . - Author: Osunsakin Adewale
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#42. The course of George St. Leger Grenfell's life was a continuing act of violence against the sanctities of Victorian life, and especially against its inmost essence, the family. And indeed, the large Grenfell family was an overpowering aggregation, even by the ample Victorian standard. - Author: Stephen Z. Starr
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#43. Playing on the streets of Iraq, or in Israel or the Gaza strip, I'd sing angry protest songs against war. People would say, 'Make us clap, make us dance, and laugh and sing.' It really made me think about the importance of happy music. - Author: Michael Franti
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#44. When a general, unable to estimate the enemy's strength, allows an inferior force to engage a larger one, or hurls a weak detachment against a powerful one, and neglects to place picked soldiers in the front rank, the result must be rout. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#45. Jurors should acquit, even against the judge's instruction ... if exercising their judgment with discretion and honesty they have a clear conviction the charge of the court is wrong. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#46. I WILL FOLLOW ANYONE... AND DEMONSTRATE TO EVERYONE... THAT THEIR FEAR IS GENUINE - Author: Widad Akreyi
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#47. It wasn't a new idea. During the war against the French we had this kind of broadcast for the French soldiers. - Author: Hanoi Hannah
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#48. I have served one idea, marched under one banner - war against all imposed authority - against every kind of deprivation of freedom, in the name of the absolute independence of the individual. - Author: Alexander Herzen
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#49. Every man must be for the United States or against it. There can be no neutrals in this war, only patriots - or traitors. - Author: Stephen A. Douglas
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#50. To him, as to me, the War was inevitable and justifiable. Courage remained a virtue. And that exploitation of courage, if I may be allowed to say a thing so obvious, was the essential tragedy of the War, which, as everyone now agrees, was a crime against humanity. - Author: Siegfried Sassoon
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#51. Our country since its inception has been at war, every 15 or 20 years. But the war that we are fighting against radical Islamist jihadists is one that we must win. Our very existence is dependent upon that. - Author: Benjamin Carson
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#52. The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but a stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till our political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich. - Author: Stephen J. Field
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#53. The troops are therefore empowered and are in duty bound in this war to use without mitigation even against women and children any means that will lead to success. - Author: Wilhelm Keitel
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#54. If I were an innocent individual, flown to a foreign country and held for several years and tortured, I'd become a terrorist, too. I'd go to war against the U.S. - Author: Jesse Ventura
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#55. The so-called religious organizations which now lead the war against the teaching of evolution are nothing more, at bottom, than conspiracies of the inferior man against his betters. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#56. I believe we will see a biofuels resurgence. While gas prices skyrocket and we continue to wage wars for oil, while spills, fracking, tar sands and the oil madness of our empire continue, people are waking up and realizing that you can't be against petroleum and against fuels that come from nature. - Author: Josh Tickell
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#57. With all my devotion to the Union, and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to make up my mind to raise my hand against my relative, my children, my home. I have, therefore, resigned my commission in the Army ... - Author: Robert E.Lee
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#58. I am one who believes that we are, in fact, engaged in a worldwide war against terrorism. We must have the serenity to accept the fact that war is not going to go away if we ignore it. - Author: Robert Foster Bennett
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#59. Al Qaeda has declared war on the Somali pirates. That is awesome! Evil against evil. Like Alien versus Predator or Cheney versus his lawyer. - Author: Craig Ferguson
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#60. I find it amusing that those who helped to authorize and engineer the biggest foreign policy disaster in our generation are now criticizing me for making sure that we are on the right battlefield and not the wrong battlefield in the war against terrorism. - Author: Barack Obama
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#61. May I just single out for salutations, on the 'anti-war' side: Pop Stars For Appeasement, Dancers Against Democracy, Actors For Apathy, Fashionistas For Fascism and Jugglers For Genocide. All of them united under that flaccid flag of convenience, Show-Offs For Saddam. - Author: Julie Burchill
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#62. The Statesman who, knowing his instrument to be ready, and seeing War inevitable, hesitates to strike first is guilty of a crime against his country. - Author: Carl Von Clausewitz
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#63. This is Communism's view of war. War is necessary. War is an instrument for achieving a goal.

But unfortunately for Communism, this policy ran up against the American atomic bomb in 1945. Then the Communists changed their tactics and suddenly became advocates of peace at any cost. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#64. Today we are crushed by the sheer weight of the mechanized forces hurled against us, but we can still look to the future in which even greater mechanized forces will bring us victory. Therein lies the destiny of the world. - Author: Charles De Gaulle
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#65. One could reasonably argue that the Turkish pogrom against the Armenians during World War I qualifies as a crime against humanity, as does the United States' ethnic cleansing of Native Americans. - Author: Sebastian Junger
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#66. Now this brings me to my main topic - our military strength - more specifically, how to stay strong against threat from outside, without undermining the economic health that supports our security. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#67. Each one of these treaties is a step for the maintenance of peace, an additional guarantee against war. It is through such machinery that the disputes between nations will be settled and war prevented. - Author: Frank B. Kellogg
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#68. But in the secret camps, the war against the Islamic religion was more than obvious. - Author: Mohamedou Ould Slahi
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#69. The smell of blood remains for generations. - Author: Kristian Goldmund Aumann
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#70. Rome had freed the Greeks, but on condition that both war and class war should end. Freedom without war was a novel and irksome life for the city-states that made up Hellas; the upper classes yearned to play power politics against neighboring cities, and - Author: Will Durant
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#71. How good music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#72. A few months ago, and again this week, bin Laden publicly vowed to publicly wage a terrorist war against America, saying, and I quote, "We do not differentiate between those dressed in military uniforms and civilians. They're all targets." Their mission is murder, and their history is bloody. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#73. I love you," he said against her lips. "I love you, too," she said but the words that always seemed so big felt small now. What was love when put up against war? - Author: Kristin Hannah
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#74. Jewish fundamentalism is teaching that Jews can fight with guns and with civil war, against being relocated off the West Bank, and disobey the orders of their government. That is the call to jihad, to several kinds of jihad. - Author: Arthur Hertzberg
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#75. The only war that we must all fight is the one against evil. - Author: Pope Francis
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#76. Hungary is, in a word, in a state of WAR against the Hapsburg dynasty, a war of legitimate defence, by which alone it can ever regain independence and freedom. - Author: Lajos Kossuth
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#77. When I wrote War Against the Mafia as a Vietnam statement, I didn't expect much to come of it-but quite a bit came and it captured me. I continued the books to feed the obvious hunger that was there for heroic fiction. - Author: Don Pendleton
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#78. We were always dead against the war. - Author: Bertie Ahern
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#79. After going to war against the U.N.'s expressed wishes, the U.S. is now admitting it needs the U.N.'s help. It's the geopolitical equivalent of the 2 a.m. phone call ever parent dreads: 'Mom, I'm not saying I wrecked the car, but I need a ride home.' - Author: Jon Stewart
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#80. I'm not so much against the war as I am for a Vietnamese victory. I'm not so much for peace as for a U.S. defeat. - Author: Bill Ayers
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#81. I was advocating for world peace, but I was waging a violent war against my own body. I was speaking about poverty and starvation, but I was eating more than my fair share. I was a hypocrite. - Author: Bryant H. McGill
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#82. During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#83. Fighting a war on terrorism is like fighting against crime. We can never hope to eradicate crime, so we shouldn't bother fighting it. - Author: Craig Bruce
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#84. open war lies before him, with Sauron or against him. None may live now as they have lived, and few shall keep what they call their own. But - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#85. I am strongly in favour of using poisoned gas against uncivilised tribes. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#86. Everything, everything in war is barbaric ... But the worst barbarity of war is that it forces men collectively to commit acts against which individually they would revolt with their whole being. - Author: Ellen Key
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#87. We are facing an external attack against us, which is more dangerous than any other previous wars ... We are dealing with those who are extremists, who only know the language of killing and criminality. - Author: Bashar Al-Assad
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#88. Some say men continually war against circumstances, but I say they perpetually flee. What are the works of men if not a momentary respite, a hiding place soon to be discovered by catastrophe? Life is endless flight before the hunter we call the world. - EKYANNUS VIII, 111 APHORISMS Spring, - Author: R. Scott Bakker
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#89. To me, every fundamentalist Muslim, no matter how peaceable in his own behavior, is part of a murderous movement and is thus, in some fashion, a foot soldier in the war that bin Laden has launched against civilization. - Author: Daniel Pipes
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#90. There are only two sides to this question. Every man must be for the United States or against it. There can be no neutrals in this war; only patriots and traitors. - Author: Stephen Douglas
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#91. In the question of peace, people spoke up and demonstrated for peace and against the threat of war, the threat of atomic war. - Author: Stefan Heym
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#92. With a nation at war against terrorism and our men and women on the front line defending our homeland from abroad, resources need to be prioritized and allocated properly. - Author: Jeff Miller
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#93. To be a mother is a great treasure. Mothers, in their unconditional and sacrificial love for their children, are the antidote to individualism; they are the greatest enemies against war. - Author: Pope Francis
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#94. I am against the war, but I do support our white troops. No, I'm kidding, I'm kidding. I'm not a Republican. I'm not a member of the party of inclusion. Wonderful, tolerant, rational human beings they are ... - Author: David Cross
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#95. Time itself is our tragedy and most of us are fighting some kind of war against it. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#96. I absolutely don't think a sentient artificial intelligence is going to wage war against the human species. - Author: Daniel H. Wilson
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#97. We began to see the renovation of our offices as a subtle part of the Nixon war against the press. - Author: Helen Thomas
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#98. First, we could have defied both of them and could have gone to war against both of these nations for this violation of international law and interference with our neutral rights. - Author: George William Norris
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#99. Terror is a tactic. We can not wage "war" against a tactic. - Author: Ron Paul
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#100. It befell in the days of Uther Pendragon, when he was king of all England, and so reigned, that there was a mighty duke in Cornwall that held war against him long time. And the duke was called the duke of Tintagil. - Author: Thomas Malory
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