Quotes: instrument

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  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution.
  • Carlos Santana
    Carlos Santana
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    The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
  • The overwhelming public sentiment in India was that no meaningful dialogue can be held with Pakistan until it abandons the use of terrorism as an instrument of its foreign policy.
  • Billy Collins
    Billy Collins
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    The pen is an instrument of discovery rather than just a recording implement. If you write a letter of resignation or something with an agenda, you're simply using a pen to record what you have thought out.
  • Ben Vereen
    Ben Vereen
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    The stage sharpened my creative instrument and encouraged me to go deeper and try new things.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
    Washington Irving
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    The tongue is the only instrument that gets sharper with use.
  • Ajay Naidu
    Ajay Naidu
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    The turntable is now an instrument at the Smithsonian.
  • The United Nations system is still the best instrument for making the world less fragile.
  • James Bryce
    James Bryce
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    There is a hearty Puritanism in the view of human nature which pervades the instrument of 1787 It is the work of men who believed in original sin, and were resolved to leave open for transgressors no door which they could possibly shut.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    To grow wiser means to learn to know better and better the faults to which this instrument with which we feel and judge can be subject.
  • Vegetation is the basic instrument the creator uses to set all of nature in motion.
  • War is a continuation of policy by other means. It is not merely a political act but a real political instrument.
  • War Is Merely the Continuation of Policy by Other Means
    We see, therefore, that war is not merely an act of policy but a true political instrument, a continuation of political intercourse carried on with other means. What remains peculiar to war is simply the peculiar nature of its means.
    Source: On War (1832) Ch. 1, Section 24, in the Princeton University Pre
  • War is not merely a political act but a real political instrument, a continuation of political intercourse, a carrying out of the same by other means.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    We forge gradually our greatest instrument for understanding the world - introspection. We discover that humanity may resemble us very considerably - that the best way of knowing the inwardness of our neighbors is to know ourselves.