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Frederick M. Vinson Quotes and Sayings
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Wars are not acts of God.
They are caused by man, by man-made institutions,
by the way in which man has organized his society.
What man has made, man can change.
- Frederick M. Vinson

There is a vast difference - a constitutional difference-between
restrictions imposed by the state which prohibit the
intellectual commingling of students,
and the refusal of individuals to commingle where the
state presents no such bar.
- Frederick M. Vinson

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Fear is the path to the dark side.
Fear leads to anger.
Anger leads to hate.
Hate leads to suffering.
- Yoda, character in Star Wars movie

 

You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly
that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.
- Salvador Dali

Each nation feels superior to other nations.
That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie

When the war of the giants is over,
the wars of the pygmies will begin.
- Winston Churchill

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

It is incumbent on every generation
to pay its own debts as it goes.
A principle which if acted on would
save one-half the wars of the world.
- Thomas Jefferson

All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.
- Francois Fenelon

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run.
The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.
- Barbara Kingsolver

We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars.
- Anatole Broyard

I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet,
there would be no more wars.
- E. M. Forster

Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The beef industry has contributed to more American
deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
- Neal Barnard

The military don't start wars.
Politicians start wars.
- William Westmoreland

Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
- Guy de Maupassant

Wars teach us not to love our enemies,
but to hate our allies.
- W. L. George

Everyone's a pacifist between wars.
It's like being a vegetarian between meals.
- Colman McCarthy

How vivid is the suffering of the few when the people
are few and how the suffering of nameless millions
in two world wars is blurred over by numbers.
- Edwin Way Teale

History offers no evidence for the proposition that
the assignment of women to military combat jobs is the way to win wars,
improve combat readiness, or promote national security.
- Phyllis Schlafly

And it says something about our level of disassociation,
that we can provoke these wars abroad but we're not
allowed to see people get killed as a result.
- Alex Cox

I can't get my head around the fact that the technology of the first two movies,
which are forty years prior to Star Wars,
is so much better than any technology they had in Star Wars!
- David Prowse

'm a general, I do something.
I go out and fight wars and win them.
- John Milius

It was times like these when I thought my father,
who hated guns and had never been to any wars,
was the bravest man who ever lived.
- Harper Lee

Middle age snuffs out more talent than even wars or sudden death does.
- Gerald Brenan

The library is the temple of learning,
and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.
- Carl T. Rowan

Wars will remain while human nature remains.
I believe in my soul in cooperation,
in arbitration; but the soldier's occupation we cannot
say is gone until human nature is gone.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

If peace only had the music and pageantry of war,
there'd be no wars.
- Sophie Kerr

The great wars of the 20th Century made it into the worst Century ever.
- Stephen Ambrose

After 9/11, we realized that all these silly culture wars,
and arguing about rock lyrics...
who cares? You know, we, for some reason,
remembered what our real problems are.
- Frank Rich

I would like to do a science fiction film some day.
Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre,
which at one time offered great musical opportunities.
- Carter Burwell

I have always been vitally interested in physical conditioning.
I have long believed that athletic competition among
people and nations should replace violence and wars.
- Johnny Weissmuller

Wars generally do not resolve the problems for which
they are fought and therefore...
prove ultimately futile.
- Pope John Paul II

I believe in compulsory cannibalism.
If people were forced to eat what they killed,
there would be no more wars.
- Abbie Hoffman

As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute
to those who have given their lives in our nation's wars.
- John M. McHugh

We have to have wars now and then just to prove we're top dog.
- Reginald Berkeley

At home it's all Batman and Star Wars and they do gang up on me.
Sometimes I don't want to dress up as Darth Vader or play train sets,
so I'll go out for a drink with the girls.
- Sadie Frost

Most wars, after all, present themselves as humanitarian
endeavors to help people.
- Howard Zinn

In the last five or six thousand years,
empires one after another have arisen,
waxed powerful by wars of conquest, and fallen by internal
revolution or attack from without.
- John Boyd Orr

Some wars have been due to the lust of rulers for power and glory,
or to revenge to wipe out the humiliation of a former defeat.
- John Boyd Orr

All wars are planned by old men in council rooms apart.
- Grantland Rice

Immigrants do more than help us win our wars,
or set up cleaning shops or ethnic restaurants.
- Stephen Ambrose

Star Wars, the original movie, was all the various old genre of pictures:
the swashbucklers,
the war movies, all those things were put n there in a different look.
- Bruce Boxleitner

Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation.
For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Women writers have been told, forever,
that our stories were not valuable.
Not as valuable as men's stories about wars,
business, power.
- Joyce Maynard

Well, the common enemy in North America is the Western consumer.
The consumer has driven oil up to $50 a barrel so we have to have these wars.
I think it's incumbent upon us to.
- Dan Aykroyd

Peace is much more precious than a piece of land...
let there be no more wars.
- Anwar Sadat

The pertinent question: if Americans did not want these
wars should they have been compelled to fight them?
- Frank Chodorov

When friends asked me, Can we help? I'd say,
Not unless you can alter time, speed up the harvest
or teleport me off this rock.
I used that line from Star Wars.
- Charlie Sheen

If an original piece of wardrobe came up from Star Wars,
I'd probably spend a lot of money on it.
- Johnny Vegas

You've seen how they make movies like Star Wars and stuff.
They're never really there.
They're in front of a green screen just pretending to be jumping around.
- Rider Strong

If all of us acted in unison as I act individually
there would be no wars and no poverty.
I have made myself personally responsible
for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
- Anais Nin

Dictatorships start wars because they need external
enemies to exert internal control over their own people.
- Richard Perle

I'm not so interested any more in how a great deal of science fiction goes.
It goes into things like Star Wars and Star Trek which
all go excellent in their own way.
- Robert Sheckley

If the world is disarmed, and remains disarmed,
there will be no more world wars.
- George William Norris

Our meaning is to make our little planet Earth a better place to live,
to stop wars, disarm nuclear missiles,
to stop diseases, AIDS, plague, cancer and to stop pollution.
- Uri Geller

Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts.
Wars end not due to peace processes,
but due to one side giving up.
- Daniel Pipes

People are still asking me if I knew Star Wars was
going to be that big of a hit.
Yes, we all knew.
The only one who didn't know was George.
- Carrie Fisher

When rich people fight wars with one another,
poor people are the ones to die.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

We are proud to say we are racist and hate to see Whites fighting each other.
I oppose the Wars.
- Tom Metzger

And, you see, we are living in a world in which all
wars are wars of defense.
- George Wald

But through world wars and a Great Depression,
through painful social upheaval and a Cold War,
and now through the attacks of September 11,
2001, our Nation has indeed survived.
- Nick Rahall

It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises,
wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset
by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
- Abbe Pierre

I don't go around trying to stir up foreign wars.
- Conrad Black

Apparently the new high-tech Star Wars toys will be in stores any day now.
The toys can talk and are interactive,
so they can be easily distinguished from Star Wars fans.
- Conan O'Brien

Armaments; extremely useful for fighting wars,
a deadweight in any civil economy.
- John Ralston Saul

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


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