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...we are apt to forget that the vast majority of men and women who fell under the totalitarian spell was activated by unselfish motives, ready to accept the role of martyr or executioner, as the cause demanded.

Arthur Koestler Quotes

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When the people have no tyrant, their own public opinion becomes one.

Lord Lytton Quotes

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So far as business and money are concerned, a country gains nothing by a successful war, even though that war involves the acquisition of immense new provinces.

Havelock Ellis Quotes

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Don't talk to me about atrocities in war; all war is an atrocity.

Lord Kitchener Quotes

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War is a ritual, a deadly ritual, not the result of aggressive self-assertion, but of self-transcending identification. Without loyalty to tribe, church, flag or ideal, there would be no wars.

Arthur Koestler Quotes

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Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war.

B.h. Liddell Hart Quotes

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...one of the most notable characteristics of any Age of Conflict is the effort to achieve economic expansion by political rather than by economic means.

Carroll Quigley Quotes

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In modern war, the longest purse decides oftener than the longest sword.

David Ramsay Quotes

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These people have served a longer sentence than some people who have committed murder.

Charles Lamb Quotes

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Laywers, I suppose, were children once.

Jane Bryant Quinn Quotes

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Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.

Wilfred Sheed Quotes

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Diplomacy is the art of saying "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock.

G. K. Chesterton Quotes

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Sir, I would rather be right than be President.

Mark B. Cohen Quotes

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Tauzin backs term limits -- But he thinks it's a bad idea.

Buck Henry Quotes

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The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.

Pope Julius III Quotes

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The crime bill passed by the Senate would reinstate the Federal death penalty for certain violent crimes: assassinating the President; hijacking an airliner; and murdering a government poultry inspector.

Alexandre Auguste Ledru-rollin Quotes

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Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it, and then misapplying the wrong remedies.

Eugene Mccarthy Quotes

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Intelligence has nothing to do with politics.

Bill Moyers Quotes

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We do not have censorship. What we have is a limitation on what newspapers can report.

News Report Quotes

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If we let people see that kind of thing, there would never again be any war.

Polish Proverb Quotes

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That government is best which governs least.

Harry S. Truman Quotes

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Don't steal. The government hates competition.

Anonymous Quotes

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Crime wouldn't pay if the government ran it.

Anonymous Quotes

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Crime, like disease, is not interesting; it is something to be done away with by general consent, and that is all about it.

Anonymous Quotes

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If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.

Frank Herbert Quotes

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