Over 40,000 Famous Quotes Sorted By Topic and Author
Edith Cavell Topic: Politics Government
I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone. - Last words, October 12, 1915.
Alexis Carrel Topic: Politics Government
The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed. - Reflections on Life.
Hair Topic: Politics Government
The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from the red people.
William Westmoreland Topic: Politics Government
I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.
D W Brogan Topic: Politics Government
For Americans war is almost all of the time a nuisance, and military skill is a luxury like Mah-Jongg. But when the issue is brought home to them, war becomes as important, for the necessary period, as business or sport. And it is hard to decide which is likely to be the more ominous for the Axis -- an American decision that this is sport, or that it is business. - The American Character.
William Proxmire Topic: Politics Government
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
Harry S Truman Topic: Politics Government
All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.
Tom Bradley Topic: Politics Government
People cut themselves off from their ties of the old life when they come to Los Angeles. They are looking for a place where they can be free, where they can do things they couldn't do anywhere else.
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