Quotes: killing

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  • Hunter S. Thompson
    Hunter S. Thompson
    American journalist 1939-
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    America is just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.
  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
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    A political organization is a transferable commodity. You could not find a better way of killing virtue than by packing it into one of these contraptions which some gang of thieves is sure to find useful.
  • Norman Schwarzkopf
    Norman Schwarzkopf
    United States Army general 1934-2012
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    A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers.
  • Boris Yeltsin
    Boris Yeltsin
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    A sense of proportion and humanitarian action are not issues for terrorists. Their aim is that of killing and destroying.
    Source: Speech at a summit of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Istanbul, Turkey, as quoted in BBC World Service (19 November 1999)
  • Ben Shapiro
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    After the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the Obama administration steadfastly refused to say which element of the U.S. military had participated in the assault. Until Vice President Joe Biden decided to talk about it on national television, that is.
  • Although you may spend your life killing, You will not exhaust all your foes. But if you quell your own anger, your real enemy will be slain.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    America is the place where you cannot kill your government by killing the men who conduct it.
  • Allen Tate
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    At twelve I was determined to shoot only For honor; at twenty not to shoot at all; I know at thirty-three that one must shoot As often as one gets the rare chance - In killing there is more than commentary.
  • Russell Hoban
    Russell Hoban
    American writer 1925-
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    But when I don't smoke I scarcely feel as if I'm living. I don't feel as if I'm living unless I'm killing myself.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    Everywhere one seeks to produce meaning, to make the world signify, to render it visible. We are not, however, in danger of lacking meaning; quite the contrary, we are gorged with meaning and it is killing us.
  • Fifty years after half a million gypsies were exterminated in the Second World War - thousands of them in Auschwitz - we're again preparing the mass killing of this minority.
  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
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    Hollywood didn't kill Marilyn Monroe, it's the Marilyn Monroes who are killing Hollywood.
  • John Lennon
    John Lennon
    British musician 1940-1980
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    I don't believe in killing whatever the reason!
    Source: Interview
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    I don't like the idea of killing my fellow creatures in order to eat their dead bodies.
  • Bronson Pinchot
    Bronson Pinchot
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    I go to the gym a lot, and I see these guys, these young actors or models there, really punishing themselves - I mean, just killing themselves. And then I'll see one of them on a billboard, with the artfully messy hair, looking as though it's just natural and easy to have a body like that.
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