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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2006 2:32 pm 
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Here are a few of my favorites, I can relate to The Iraq war/Bush

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Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

War is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious.
- General Smedley Butler

The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.
- Marie Beyle

I hate those men who would send into war youth to fight and die for them; the pride and cowardice of those old men, making their wars that boys must die.
- Mary Roberts Rinehart

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
- George Washington

War's a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at.
- William Cowper

Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it.
- Noam Chomsky

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
- Voltaire

Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
- Albert Einstein

After each war there is a little less democracy to save.
- Brooks Atkinson

In the eyes of empire builders men are not men but instruments.
- Napoleon Bonaparte


and this one just sums it up:
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Our enemies...never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.

- President George Bush (The King of America)

Anyone else out there have any good politically related quotes?

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terrorism is the war of the poor, war is the terrorism of the rich....

/me can't remember but possibly George Benard Shaw or Peter Ustinov

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Thus, though we have heard of stupid haste in war, cleverness has never been seen associated with long delays. ~ Sun Tzu

Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.~ Sun Tzu

I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. ~George McGovern

If we don't end war, war will end us. ~H. G. Wells


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i don't see the point in war! it kills people and leaving ruined lives...


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Quote:
It's called the American Dream because you'd have to be asleep to believe it ~ George Carling


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It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets~Voltaire


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If the gods had intended for people to vote, they would have given us candidates~ Howard Zinn


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Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward ~ Kurt Vonnegut


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