||... community is already in process of disillusion where each man begins to eye his neighbor as a po|
||de Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc
||Let us suppose, that the Old and New worlds were formerly but one continent, and that, by a violent |
Instead of giving your children more things, give them more time.
||McCarthy, Joseph R.
||A communist on the faculty of one university is one communist too many.|
||There never was a new prince who has disarmed his subjects; rather when he has found them disarmed, |
||Kennan, George F.
||It is clearly unwise for us to continue the attempt to carry alone, or largely single-handed, the op|
||American Temperance Society
||Taste not, touch not, handle not.|
||Congregation of the Holy Office | Roman Inquisition
||It is asked: |
Whether it is permitted to capture by force and deceit Blacks and other natives w
||This association of poverty with progress is the great enigma of our times.|
||Aguinaldo y Famy, Emilio | Magdalo
||My government cannot remain indifferent in view of such a violent and aggressive seizure of a portio|
||Bush, George W.
||I don't think anyone anticipated the breach of the levees.|
||There was a tsunami and there are terrible natural disasters, all of this because of too little Tora|
||My dear Menelaus, why are you so chary of taking men's lives? Did the Trojans treat you as handsomel|
||Harmsworth, Esmond Cecil | Rothermere, Lord
||I urge all British young men and women to study closely the progress of the Nazi regime in Germany. |
||My friends, my brothers! I know why you are coming to cross the river . . . our land is hungry, and |
||U. S. Congress
||it shall not be lawful to employ any part of the Army of the United States, as a posse comitatus, or|
||John Jacob Astor, the first American multimillionaire and the richest man in the country at the time|
||This is part of the price we pay, I guess, for living in paradise.|
||Kennedy, John F.
When power narrows the areas of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity
||Come, come, come and play spy with me, |
Down at the old Watergate;
Come, come, come live
||There's no compassion like the penny.|
||Patton, George S. Jr.
||They are a scurvy race and simply savages. We could beat hell out of them.|
||That’s right Clement. Every time you see something big, you want to nationalize it.|
||None is so crazy but that he may find a crazier comrade who will understand him.|
||Suleiman the Magnificent
||… seated on a golden throne, receive the homage of the viziers and the beys; massacre of 2,000 pri|
||Heavy Fog In Channel. Continent Cut Off.|
||Nothing is irreparable in politics.|
||We now have the worst of both worlds – not just inflation on the one side or stagnation on the oth|
||Rockefeller, John D.
||Oil is what this country runs on. You call it monopoly. I call it enterprise.|
||The last time you and I sat across a conference table in Potsdam [July-August, 1945], I must confess|
||… persons, whose design, from the beginning of their opposition to the Stamp Act, was to throw off|
||Dawes, Henry L.
||[Commenting on the status of the Cherokee Indians:] They have got as far as they can go, because th|
||Frederick, Karl T.
||I have never believed in the general practice of carrying weapons. I seldom carry one. ... I do not |
||Iran Confectioners Union
||Given the insults by Danish newspapers against the prophet, as of now the name of Danish pastries wi|
||I have not come here for such reasons. I have come to take away their gold.|
||Queipo de Llano, Gonzalo
||Our valiant legionnaires and Regulares have shown what it is to be a man to the reds and their women|
||Eisenhower, Dwight D. | Moos, Malcolm
In the councils of government we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whe
||All Latins are volatile people.|
||Coronado, Francisco Vasquez de
||The country itself is the best I have ever seen for producing all the products of Spain... But what |
||[The Israeli cabinet was discussing an outbreak of assaults on women at night. One minister suggest|
||If you intend to set the colonies aflame, take care to run away by the light of it.|
||In the 1950s, buggery was a criminal offence. Now it's a requirement to receive benefits from the fe|
||Frick, Henry Clay
||I do not think I will die, but whether I do or not, the company will pursue the same policies.|
||Jaurès, Jean Leon
||Capitalism carries in itself war, like clouds carry rain.|
The city and the buildings are mine; but I resign to your valor the captives and the spoil, the t
||When reflecting upon it today, that the Pearl Harbor attack should have succeeded in achieving surpr|
||Ivan IV | Ivan the Terrible
||The earth is ruled by the mercy of God and the grace of the Immaculate Virgin; by the prayers of the|
||Evans, Hiram Wesley
||Liberalism is today charged in the mind of most Americans with nothing less than national, racial an|
||Stevens, John L.
||In truth the monarchy here is an absurd anachronism. It has nothing on which it logically or legitim|
||Treason must be stopped by fair means of foul.|
||The motives pleading for war rather than tribute are numerous and honorable; those opposing them mea|
||Varro, Marcus Terentius
||There are bred certain minute creatures which cannot be seen by the eyes, which float in the air and|
||Trevelyan, Charles Edward
||The famine has been sent by God to teach the Irish a lesson. . . . The real evil with which we have |
||Martin, Jose de San
||Seek six or eight generals in France (who nowadays haven’t even got anything to eat), bring them h|
||All political ideas cannot and should not be channeled into the programs of our two major parties. H|
||Agustin I | Iturbide, Agustin de
||I was the depository of the will of the Mexicans|
||Hanna, Mark A.
||If it is commercialism to want the possession of a strategic point [The Philippines] giving the Amer|
||We built it. We paid for it. It’s ours.|
||The nation-state has become too small for the big problems of life and too big for the small problem|
||Peace at any price|
||Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
||You must either conquer and rule or lose and serve, suffer or triumph, and be the anvil or the hamme|
||Long, Huey P.
||You tell that imperial bastard in Mississippi to keep out of Louisiana. Tell that son of a bitch th|
||We believe this is a most ill-judged and suicidal act ... from which we should emerge only through b|
||Until the Negro votes on a large scale, we will have to rely more and more on mass direct action as |
||This is one victory that Canada cannot deny to aboriginal people. |
[He was referring to
||Pierce, William Leigh
||Every Government has certain moral and physical qualities engrafted in their very nature,-one operat|
||Brissot, Jacques Pierre
||It is better to make our enemy's country the theater of war than our own.|
||If we review the List of those Heroes who compose Congresses, Committees, mock Government, & the chi|
||Homosexuality should not be punishable except to protect children.|
||Salazar, Antonio de Oliveira
||Those who can, must obey.|
||Development was--and continues to be for the most part--a top-down, ethnocentric, and technocratic a|
||Cheney, Richard B.
||Simply stated, there is no doubt that Saddam Hussein now has weapons of mass destruction. There is |
||Our country has deliberately undertaken a great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and |
||Dom Pedro I | Pedro IV
||The time has come. It is Independence or Death!|
||[There are two movements ongoing:] the awakening of the Arab nation, and the effort of the Jews to r|
||These Savages may indeed be a formidable Enemy to your raw American Militia but upon the King’s re|
||America must win this war. Therefore, I will work, I will save, I will sacrifice, I will endure, I w|
||[John] Foster Dulles is the only case I know of a bull who carries his china shop with him.|
||Eisenhower, Dwight D.
||These Southerners are not bad men. They just want to be sure that their daughters will not have to |
||I see no reason why on the street today a citizen should be carrying a loaded weapon.|
||Guillotin, Joseph Ignace
||The mechanism falls like thunder. Blood spurts. The man is no more.|
||I want to see wealth cascading down the generations.|
||Johnson, Lyndon Baines
||Gerald Ford's economics is the worst thing that's happened to this country since pantyhose ruined fi|
||There is but one sufficient excuse for Christians in suffering such evils to exist in prisons in thi|
||Anti Saloon League
||Lips that touch liquor shall never touch mine.|
||Gonzalez, Henry B.
||I question the Constitutional authority of the President to conscript unwilling Americans and send t|
||Singleton, Benjamin Pap
||What's going to be a hundred years from now ain't much account to us.... The whites has the lands an|
||A force of tyranny which we Mexicans were not accustomed to suffer after we won our independence opp|
||That no measures will avail short of rendering ardent spirits a contraband of trade is nearly self e|
||Ute Indian Tribe
||Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Walk beside me th|
||Morris, Esther Mae Hobart McQuigg Slack
||An idea—-even one voted into law—-wasn’t worth a hill of beans so long as it remained words on|
A deliberative assembly should be formed, and all measures be decided by public opinion.
||Carleton, James H.
||All Indian men of that tribe are to be killed whenever and wherever you can find them…. If the Ind|
||The Confederate Flag is just a symbol of states’ rights and the Swastika is just a Tibetan good lu|
||Nothing would induce me to vote for giving women the franchise. I am not going to be henpecked into|
||Slavery is a conspiracy of the lords of the loom and the lords of the lash.|
||McKinley, William Jr.
||... you may be sure there will be no jingo nonsense under my administration. |
||Kennedy, John F.
||When we walk everyday on the razor-edge of danger, a peace-loving people do not want a trigger-happy|
||Bonaparte, Napoleon | Napoleon III
I will not rest until I have torn the epaulettes off every nigger in the colonies
||Polk & Democracy |
Clay & Aristocracy