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  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
    Source: Phaedrus
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
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    As soon as my trial was over, we tried to use the energy that had developed around my case to create another organization, which we called the National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression.
  • Bob Ainsworth
    Bob Ainsworth
    British Labour Party politician 1952-
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    Failure in Afghanistan would have profound consequences for our national security. It would undermine the NATO alliance structure that has been the bedrock of Britain's defence for the last 60 years... I will not allow this to happen on my watch.
  • Comte de Lautréamont
    Comte de Lautréamont
    French poet born in Uruguay 1846-1870
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    It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden Nash
    American poet 1902-1971
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    Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who cannot sleep with window shut, and a woman who cannot sleep with the window open.
  • Bernhard von Bulow
    Bernhard von Bulow
    German diplomat and politician 1849-1929
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    Mr. Chamberlain desires to avert the threat to England's peace by making England, in alliance with Germany, stronger than her rivals and so to force them to renounce their hostile intentions against her.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
  • Carly Fiorina
    Carly Fiorina
    American businesswoman and political 1954-
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    We can rebuild an alliance to fight ISIS, but we have to lead, and we have to give our allies what they are asking us to do. We do not have to march off to war, but we have to help our allies fight a war which we need them to win.
  • Carl Rowan
    Carl Rowan
    American government official, journalist and author 1925-2000
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    You don't really talk about it in terms of the U.N., you talk about it in terms of the United States and the Soviet Union. If you cannot, by diplomacy, bring the Soviet Union into an alliance with the U.S. to stop this situation it is not going to be stopped.
    Source: Inside Washington, March 6, 1993.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Alliance. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
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