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Wars were not made by generations and their special stupidities, but that wars were made instead by something ignorant in the human heart.
– John KnowlesRate it:
Was all this bloodshed and deceit - from Columbus to Cortes, Pizarro the Puritans - a necessity for the human race to progress from savagery to civilization? Was Morison right in burying the story of genocide inside a more important story of human progress? Perhaps a persuasive argument can be made - as it was made by Stalin when he killed pesants for industrial progress in the Soviet Union, as it was made by Churchill explaining the bombings of Dresden and Hamburg, and Truman explaining Hiroshima. But how can the judgement be made if the benefits and losses cannot be balanced because the losses are either unmentioned or mentioned quickly?
– Howard ZinnRate it:
was born to be big. . . . And I ain't disappointing nobody.
– William PerryRate it:
Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves?
– Walt Whitman, "Leaves of Grass"Rate it:
Was she so loved because her eyes were so beautiful, or were her eyes so beautiful because she was so loved
– Anzia YenerskaRate it:
Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the topless towers of Ileum?
– Christopher MarloweRate it:
Was wir heute sind, hat sich von unseren Gedanken, Handlungen und Entscheidungen von gestern entstanden; und ebenso unsere Gegenwart Entscheidungen wird unser Leben von morgen zu bauen. So ist unser Leben nach unseren eigenen Händen gebaut, und unsere Zukunft ist die Sch
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.
– Paulo FreireRate it:
Washington D.C. is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
Washington DC is the only place in America where people put bumper stickers on their cars the day *after* the election.
– Cokie Roberts, TV interview in either 1992 or 1996Rate it:
Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
– John F. KennedyRate it:
Washington is a place where people praise courage and act on elaborate personal cost-benefit calculations.
– John Kenneth GalbraithRate it:
Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft. When a bullet passes through, it closes up.
– Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)Rate it:
Washington is no place for a good actor. The competition from bad actors is too great.
– Fred AllenRate it:
Washington is the only place where sound travels faster than light.
– C. V. R. ThompsonRate it:
Waste is the word coined by mankind to hide their incapabilities & unawareness to use something usefully
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.
– Thomas EdisonRate it:
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
– Marcus Aelius AureliusRate it:
Waste no more time arguing what a god man should be. Be one.
– Marcus Aurelius, Meditations – Book TenRate it:
Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be. Become one yourself
– Marcus Aurelius AntoninusRate it:
Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be. Become one yourself!
– Marcus Aurelius AntoninusRate it:
Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
– EuripidesRate it:
Wasting sarcasm is a sin.
– R. Stevens, Diesel Sweeties, 08-16-05Rate it:
Watch for good times to retreat into yourself. Frequently meditate on how good God is to you.
– Thomas a Kempis, quoted in the LDS Church News 8/20/2005Rate it:
Watch out for the fellow who talks about putting things in order Putting things in order always means getting other people under your control.
– Barbara DeAngelisRate it:

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