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  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
    Source: Poor Richards Almanack
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided b
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    After a long, hopeless war, people will settle for peace, at almost any price.
  • Cate Campbell
    Cate Campbell
    Malawian-born Australian athlete 1992-
    Cate Campbell
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    All's fair in love and war and sport - even when you're fighting against your sister.
  • 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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have it's fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.
  • Pete Holiday
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    Capitalism needs to function like a game of tug-of-war. Two opposing sides need to continually struggle for dominance, but at no time can either side be permitted to walk away with the rope.
  • Carl Levin
    Carl Levin
    American attorney 1934-
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    Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern. In her public statements she clearly overstated and exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before the war in order to support the President's decision to initiate military action against Iraq.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    Drugs have destroyed many lives, but wrongheaded governmental policies have destroyed many more. I think it's obvious that after 40 years of war on drugs, it has not worked. There should be decriminalization of drugs.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from the force of character.
    Source: Tractatus Politicus
  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
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    God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
  • Max Gunther
    Max Gunther
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    If you are losing a tug-of-war with a tiger, give him the rope before he gets to your arm. You can always buy a new rope.
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