Quotes: settling

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  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
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    Colonialism is known in its primitive form, that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers, with an army, services, policies. This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which have lasted 300 years in Indonesia.
  • Douglas Macarthur
    Douglas Macarthur
    American general in WO II 1880-1964
    Douglas Macarthur
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    I have known war as few men now living know it. It's very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
    Joseph Joubert
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    It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle it without debate.
  • Don DeLillo
    Don DeLillo
    American Author 1926-
    Don DeLillo
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    Nostalgia is a product of dissatisfaction and rage. It´s a settling of grievances between the present and the past.
    Source: White Noise (2011) 210
  • Tom Cruise
    Tom Cruise
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    Talk is over-rated as a means of settling disputes.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
    Nelson Mandela
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    There is no passion to be found in playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
  • Caitlin Doughty
    Caitlin Doughty
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    Vaults and caskets are not the law; they are the policy of individual cemeteries. Vaults prevent the settling of the dirt around the body, thus making landscaping more uniform and cost effective. As an added bonus, vaults can be customized and sold at a markup. Faux marble? Bronze? Take your pick, family.
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