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Top 100 Quotes About War And Freedom

#1. 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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#2. We have all the freedoms we want. But what we are missing is red ink: the language to articulate our non-freedom. The way we are taught to speak about freedom- war on terror and so on-falsifies freedom. - Author: Slavoj Zizek
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#3. The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquillity, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#4. May the power of Christ, which brings freedom and service, be felt in so many hearts afflicted by war, persecution and slavery. - Author: Pope Francis
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#5. 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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#6. Whenever legislators endeavor to take away and destroy the property of the people, or to reduce them to slavery under arbitrary power, they put themselves into a state of war with the people, who are thereupon absolved from any further obedience. - Author: John Locke
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#7. There are many ways of fighting. Many a man or woman has waged a good war for truth, honor, and freedom, who did not shed blood in the process. Beware of those who would use violence, too often it is the violence they want and neither truth nor freedom. - Author: Louis L'Amour
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#8. What creates freedom? A revolution in the streets? Mass protest? Civil war? A change of government? The ousting of the old guard and its replacement by the new? History, more often than not, shows that hopes raised by such events are often dashed, sooner rather than later. - Author: Jonathan Sacks
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#9. Societies never know it, but the war of an artist with his society is a lover's war, and he does, at his best, what lovers do, which is to reveal the beloved to himself and, with that revelation, to make freedom real. - Author: James Baldwin
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#10. The freedom to express yourself without fear - that perhaps is something we in the U.S. take for granted. It's almost inconceivable to think we would be afraid to express our opinions or thoughts, but that's not true for all parts of the world now, and certainly not before World War II. - Author: Friedrich St. Florian
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#11. The U.S. has since the end of World War II had an answer - we stand for free peoples and free markets, we are willing to support and defend them - we will sustain a balance of power that favors freedom. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#12. The German people are not a warlike nation. It is a soldierly one, which means it does not want a war, but does not fear it. It loves peace but also loves its honor and freedom - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#13. I would say that the war correspondent gets more drinks, more girls, better pay, and greater freedom than the soldier, but at this stage of the game, having the freedom to choose his spot and being allowed to be a coward and not be executed for it is his torture. - Author: Robert Capa
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#14. Freedom of speech is one of the greatest American liberties, and I hope this pardon serves as a reminder of the precious freedoms we are fighting to preserve as we continue to wage the war on terror. - Author: George Pataki
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#15. India's freedom must revolutionize the world's outlook upon Peace and War. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#16. The war is for the family. The battle for their children's education and their grandchildren's freedom is as real to them as if they could witness the clangs of bayonets on the field or hear the blasts of mortars in the harbor. - Author: Oliver DeMille
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#17. In World War II, jazz absolutely was the music of freedom, and then in the Cold War, behind the Iron Curtain, same thing. It was all underground, but they needed the food of freedom that jazz offered. - Author: Herbie Hancock
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#18. Not in government or force, not in slavery or war, but in the creative, and thereby spiritual, power of freedom, shall our inspiration be found. - Author: F. A. Harper
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#19. Do you care about freedom? Dreams may have inspired it, and wishes prompted it, but only war and weapons have made it yours. - Author: Robert Ardrey
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#20. The blood and sweat shed by United States and United Nations troops proved to be the prime mover behind the realisation of freedom throughout the post-war period. - Author: Kim Young-sam
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#21. I argue that even as the war is framed in certain ways to control and heighten affect in relation to the differential grievability of lives, so war has come to frame ways of thinking multiculturalism and debates on sexual freedom, issues largely considered separate from foreign affairs. - Author: Judith Butler
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#22. When power corrupts, it keeps a log of its progress, written into that most sensitive memory device, the human face. Who could withstand the light? What viewer could believe in the war, the system, the countless lies about American freedom, looking into these mugs shots of the bought and sold? - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#23. Come with me and take back your lives! - Author: Eric Mrozek
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#24. To survive one tragedy was to learn you cannot survive them all, and this knowledge was both a freedom and a great loss. - Author: Chris Womersley
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#25. While other [military] alliances have been formed to win wars, our fundamental purpose is to prevent war while preserving and extending the frontiers of freedom. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#26. All Americans and freedom-loving people around the world owe President Reagan our deepest gratitude for his strong, principled leadership that ended the Cold War and brought freedom to millions of people. - Author: Jim Ramstad
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#27. It is in war that the State really comes into its own: swelling in power, in number, in pride, in absolute dominion over the economy and the society. - Author: Murray N. Rothbard
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#28. Our brave men and women have made many sacrifices in just wars to defeat the forces of evil. We have exported our greatest values: freedom and opportunity, which have lifted millions out of poverty. At home, these values allow Americans to use their God-given potential and make their dreams reality. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#29. When free men stand, they will always carry on and lift Liberty yet unfree men shall always struggle to fight for freedom and liberty until they attain it. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#30. Latinos have fought in all of America's wars, beginning with the Revolutionary War. Many Latinos are fighting and dying for our country today in Iraq, just as several of their ancestors fought for freedom in Mexico over a century ago. - Author: Joe Baca
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#31. They, and we, are the legacies of an unbroken chain of proud men and women who served their country with honor, who waged war so that we might know peace, who braved hardship so that we might know opportunity, who paid the ultimate price so that we might know freedom. - Author: Barack Obama
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#32. We human beings are committed to a way of life that leads to war and yet at the same time we want peace, we want freedom; but it is peace only as an idea, as an ideology; and at the same time everything we do conditions us. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#33. What began as a bitter dispute over Union and States' Rights, ended as a struggle over the meaning of freedom in America. At Gettysburg in 1863, Abraham Lincoln said perhaps more than he knew. The war was about a new birth of freedom. - Author: Bruce Catton
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#34. It would be consistent and proper for us to join the war for democratic freedom, only if we would likewise be assured that democratic freedom in theory as well as in practice. - Author: Aung San
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#35. Freedom may come quickly in robes of peace or after ages of conflict and war, but come it will, and abide it will, so long as the principles by which it was acquired are held sacred. - Author: Edward Everett
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#36. And I know just's well as anybody that if you control a man's space and time then you control his whole goddamn life: he's a goner, cause hell, there ain't nothin' for him to do in space and time but make the few choices he can make with what he got. - Author: Nicholas Hochstedler
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#37. The United States is now harbouring Luis Posada Carriles. His continued freedom mocks victims of terrorism everywhere. It also shows how heavily the 'war on terror' is overlaid with politics and hypocrisy. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#38. In almost every case (where the United States has fought wars) our overwhelming commitment to freedom, democracy and human rights has required us to support those regimes that would deny freedom, democracy and human rights to their own people. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#39. I'm not a wide-eyed imperialist who wants to see Americans manning outposts all over the world. Not outposts to freedom in the cold war cliche, but islands of stability and seas of ethnic strife. That is not what anyone should feel comfortable seeing Americans doing. - Author: Richard Holbrooke
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#40. Resist this war on God, freedom of religion and freedom of speech. - Author: Ben Carson
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#41. Tragically, the effort to make America and the world safer and to defend freedom around the world is not without an enormous cost to this Nation in terms primarily of lost lives and those who bear the scars and the wounds of war, and their families who must bear these losses. - Author: John Warner
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#42. If you support the war on drugs in its present form, then you're only paying lip-service to the defense of freedom, and you don't really grasp the concept of the sovereign individual human being. - Author: Neal Boortz
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#43. Without peace, there is no freedom, individual or national. War and hostilities are a form of slavery. - Author: Klas Pontus Arnoldson
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#44. Drug-war forfeiture laws are frequently used to allow those with assets to buy their freedom, while drug users and small-time dealers with few assets to trade are subjected to lengthy prison terms. - Author: Michelle Alexander
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#45. Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. - Author: George Washington
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#46. President Reagan fueled the spirit of America. His smile, his optimism, his total belief in the ultimate triumph of democracy and freedom, and his willingness to act on that belief, helped end the Cold War and usher in a new and brighter phase of history. - Author: Colin Powell
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#47. In the scriptures, 'peace' means either freedom from strife, contention, conflict, or war, or an inner calm and comfort born of the Spirit that is a gift of God to all of his children, an assurance and serenity within a person's heart. - Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
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#48. The good guys fight for freedom, justice and most words that don't put food on the table. The bad fight to scrub those words from our speech. Only problem is, both sides claim to be good. - Author: David Gunn
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#49. Freedom cannot be trifled with. You cannot surrender it for security unless in a state of war, and then you must guard carefully the methods of so doing. - Author: Arthur Hays Sulzberger
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#50. War is wrong. Conscription for war is inconsistent with freedom of conscience, which is not merely the right to believe but to act on the degree of truth that one receives, to follow a vocation which is God-inspired and God-directed. - Author: Bayard Rustin
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#51. Some in my party threaten to send a message that they don't know a just war when they see it, and more broadly that they're not prepared to use our military strength to protect our security and the cause of freedom. - Author: Joe Lieberman
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#52. The people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders ... tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. - Author: Hermann Goring
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#53. The British Army and Navy sang a rousing song called "Heart of Oak"; the rebels had writ one to counter it called "The Liberty Song." Both songs blustered of freedom; but both were sung to the same tune.
And we, to avoid offense, played the tune without words. - Author: M T Anderson
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#54. I think this conflict [against terrorism] is going to require a suspension of freedom and rights unlike anything we have ever seen, at least since World War II. - Author: Marlin Fitzwater
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#55. The conquer'd, also, and enslaved by war, Shall, with their freedom lost, all virtue lose. - Author: John Milton
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#56. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them. - Author: George W. Bush
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#57. The history of intellectual growth and discovery clearly demonstrates the need for unfettered freedom, the right to think the unthinkable, discuss the unmentionable, and challenge the unchallengeable. - Author: C. Vann Woodward
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#58. What threatens civilization today is not war, but the changing conception of life values entailed by certain political doctrines. Only by recapturing the dream of human freedom and restoring the importance of the common man's liberties can that undermining threat to modern civilization be averted - Author: Lin Yutang
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#59. This war is being played in the realm of public opinion and has dire consequences for our soldiers in Iraq, the future of our country, and freedom around the world. - Author: John Doolittle
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#60. There's clearly a war against freedom of conscience happening, and the most resistant fighters are the chosen victims, in a deliberate, persistent and consistent dumbing down of the population. - Author: Daniel Marques
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#61. To The Veterans of the United States of America
Thank you, for the cost you paid for our freedom, thank you for the freedom to live in safety and pursue happiness, for freedom of speech (thus my book), and for all the freedoms that we daily take for granted. - Author: Sara Niles
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#62. One thing's for sure, in the war between freedom and fear, our side is going to have better t-shirts. - Author: Dave Winer
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#63. We will glorify war-the world's only hygiene, milliterism, patriotism , the destructive gesture of freedom-bringers, beautiful ideas worth dying for, and scorn for woman - Author: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
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#64. Let us not forget that the European Community started as a project for peace after the terrible Second World War. And today people take for granted the freedom to travel, to study, to work abroad. And the citizens of one country have almost exactly the same rights as another country. - Author: Jose Manuel Barroso
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#65. I must find Ecstasy in this Insanity
Freedom from their Slavery
The Truth in their Lies
Life in their Death
Beauty in their Homicidal Genocide
Peace in the War Whore's evil orgy of Death and Negation
Love amongst the Ruins
Pleasure in my own Pain. - Author: Lydia Lunch
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#66. Freedom rings bells to wake us from the comfort of beautiful dreams and empower the efforts that turn them into reality. - Author: Aberjhani
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#67. The war for freedom will never really be won because the price of freedom is constant vigilance over ourselves and over our Government. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#68. The difference between a terrorist and a freedom fighter is a matter of perspective: it all depends on the observer and the verdict of history. - Author: Pentti Linkola
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#69. I wanted people to know that we fired rounds into moving trucks and open windows to survive, not for anyone else's freedom. Not for the Democrats. Not for Republicans. Just to survive. - Author: Clint Van Winkle
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#70. The leaders of the world face no greater task than that of avoiding nuclear war. While preserving the cause of freedom, we must seek abolition of war through programs of general and complete disarmament. The Test-Ban Treaty of 1963 represents a significant beginning in this immense undertaking. - Author: Robert Kennedy
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#71. Inflation made it possible to divert the fury of the people to 'speculators' and 'profiteers'. Thus it proved itself an excellent psychological resource of the destructive and annihilist war policy. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#72. But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for. - Author: Kate Adie
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#73. The existence and increase of our race and nation, the sustenance of its children and the purity of its blood, the freedom and independence of the Fatherland, and the nation's ability to fulfill the mission appointed to it by the Creator of the universe. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#74. I believe that the freedom of speech should be protected, but so should a family's right to privacy as they grieve their loss. There is a time and a place for vigorous debate on the War on Terror, but during a family's last goodbye is not it. - Author: Dave Reichert
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#75. The moral equation strongly tells everyone who understands freedom, who understands morality, that Israel is engaging in a just war in defense of its people and its freedom. - Author: George Pataki
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#76. After the Civil War, when blacks fought along whites to secure freedom for all, southern states enacted Black Codes, laws that restricted the civil rights and liberties of blacks. Central to the enforcement of these laws were the stiff penalties for blacks possessing firearms. - Author: Niger Innis
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#77. Lets toil under the sun to build poles of love. And let our roots be planted like strong trees that strong winds can't move. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#78. Taking stock of 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' a decade later, the Financial Times concluded that the US won the war, Iran won the peace, and Turkey won the contracts. I can only agree. - Author: Joschka Fischer
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#79. Peace, to have meaning for many who have only known suffering in both peace and war, must be translated into bread or rice, shelter, health and education, as well as freedom and human dignity. - Author: Ralph Bunche
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#80. We are all proud of is World War II where we went in, we were decisive, we came to the conclusion that freedom prevailed, and we were heroes. - Author: John F. Kerry
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#81. Books can not be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can abolish memory ... In this war, we know, books are weapons. And it is a part of your dedication always to make them weapons for man's freedom. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#82. As much as the world has an instinct for evil and is a breeding ground for genocide, holocaust, slavery, racism, war, oppression, and injustice, the world has an even greateer instinct for goodness, rebirth, mercy, beauty, truth, freedom and love. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#83. Basically all the religions,sciences and powers of the world boil down to a simple truth. The Best Story Teller will win in the end! - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#84. Don't regard yourself as a guardian of freedom unless you respect and preserve the rights of people you disagree with ... - Author: Gerard K. O'Neill
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#85. [I]n my own case at least I feel my professional need for freedom of speech and expression prejudices me toward a government whose constitution guarantees it. - Author: John Updike
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#86. We Americans pride ourselves on our freedom to speak, to say what we believe. But of what use is it to speak if only those who already agree with us listen? A first step toward the abolition of war is learning to listen with respect and sympathy. - Author: Nel Noddings
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#87. What Churchill described as the twin marauders of war and tyranny have been almost entirely banished from our continent. Today, hundreds of millions dwell in freedom, from the Baltic to the Adriatic, from the Western Approaches to the Aegean. - Author: David Cameron
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#88. As human beings, we are always torn between individual freedom and the ability of choose our actions, and the need for at least enough social structure so that anarchy, chaos, and warlordery - or the war of all against all - can be avoided. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#89. And therein lies the paradox that would haunt me for almost ten years: the tug-of-war between two worlds. A world of freedom versus a world of stability and family. A world of dreams versus a world of tradition. - Author: Ira Wagler
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#90. But it required a disastrous, internecine war to bring this question of human freedom to a crisis, and the process of striking the shackles from the slave was accomplished in a single hour. - Author: Wendell Willkie
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#91. Terrible wars have been fought where millions have died for one idea - freedom. And it seems that something that means so much to so many people would be worth having. - Author: Robin Williams
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#92. Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments. - Author: Hideki Tojo
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#93. We can have a new vision, one even greater than the system they gave us after World War II. Everyone can pursue happiness and freedom and peace. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#94. That the whole nation, tired of war, actually only longed for order, quiet, and a little security and bourgeois life. And, secretly it hated the republic, not because it suppressed this wild freedom, but on the contrary, because it held the reins too loosely. - Author: Stefan Zweig
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#95. He has held on to certain ideals, like democracy and freedom, that made a deep impression on him - things inherited from the Cold War era, - Author: Evan Osnos
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#96. The messages on our banners in 1979 - freedom, opportunity, family, enterprise, ownership - are now inscribed on the banners in Leipzig, Warsaw, Budapest and even Moscow. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#97. 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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#98. War is father of all, and king of all. He renders some gods, others men; he makes some slaves, others free. - Author: Heraclitus
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#99. The Wilhelm Gustloff was pregnant with lost souls conceived of war. They would crowd into her belly and she would give birth to their freedom. - Author: Ruta Sepetys
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#100. Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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