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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

People do not make wars; governments do.
- Ronald Reagan

Unless everyone grasps the importance of having only two children per couple,
wars won't be over just oil anymore,
they will be over water and food.
- Alexandra Paul

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

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

How many wars have been caused by fits of indigestion,
and how many more dynasties have been upset by the
love of woman than by the hate of man.
- Charles Dudley Warner

Watched Star Wars in 77 and that's when I got into watching films.
I was just blown away by it.
- Debra Wilson

Thank goodness we don't live in medieval times,
when people fought wars over ideas.
- Wojciech Jaruzelski

It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians
have to get hurt in wars,
otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy
way to rid the human race of unneeded trash.
- Fred Woodworth

Wars have always started over religion.
- Glenn Danzig

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

I mean, all the ratings wars are silly.
But, I mean, someone has to be concerned about the
ratings because it means,
you know, it translates into revenue.
- Connie Chung

After two world wars, the collapse of fascism,
nazism, communism and colonialism and the end of the cold war,
humanity has entered a new phase of its history.
- Hans Kung

I am a closet toy freak.
I started chasing after some things as far as Star Wars toys -
some very rare stuff.
- Rick Springfield

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

Wars based on principle are far more destructive...
the attacker will not destroy that which he is after.
- Alan Watts

I don't feel a lack of hope.
It's just disappointment that after all these years
we're still fighting meaningless wars for a handful of people.
- Geezer Butler

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

Ronald Reagan said that he sought a Star Wars defense
only in order to share the technology with the tyrants of the U.S.S.R.
- Christopher Hitchens

All government wars are unjust.
- Murray Rothbard

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

Wars are made to make debt.
- Ezra Pound

Don't forget what I discovered that over ninety percent
of all national deficits from 1921 to 1939 were caused by payments for past,
present, and future wars.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

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

Fighting wars is not so much about killing people as
it is about finding things out.
The more you know, the more likely you are to win a battle.
- Tom Clancy

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 such as those which have occurred in Iraq only allow hatred,
violence and terror to proliferate.
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

Fortunately art is a community effort -
a small but select community living in a spiritualized
world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
- Allen Ginsberg

Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked,
and we who fail to prevent them, must share the guilt for the dead.
- Omar N. Bradley

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

We were sweet, lovely people who wanted to throw out
all the staid institutions who placed money and wars above all else.
When you're young you think that's how life works.
- Margot Kidder

After four or five different wars, I grew weary of that work,
partly because in an open war, open to coverage,
as Vietnam was, it's not that difficult,
really.
- Morley Safer

Wars of aggression are popular nowadays with those
nations convinced that only victory and conquest could
improve their material well-being.
- Ludwig von Mises

Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S.
was too strong.
- Ronald Reagan

The stability and peace which seemed to be so firmly
established by the brilliant monarchy of Francis I
vanished with the terrible outbreak of the Wars of Religion.
- Lytton Strachey

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

Or region has suffered more than its share of wars.
- Saud al-Faisal

Another term for preventive war is aggressive war -
starting wars because someday somebody might do something to us.
That is not part of the American tradition.
- Ron Paul

Even without wars, life is dangerous.
- Anne Sexton

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

All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
- Benjamin Franklin

Wars have ever been but another aristocratic mode of
plundering and oppressing commerce.
- Richard Cobden

Suddenly Star Wars came out while we were on hiatus,
and we looked like the old Buck Rogers series,
where they had cigarette smoke blowing out the back of the rocket ship.
- Gregory Harrison

It's like that scene from The Player when they talk
about merging Star Wars and Kramer vs.
Kramer, or whatever.
You could do that with music and it would just be awful.
- Jonny Greenwood

It is true we have won all our wars,
but we have paid for them.
We don't want victories anymore.
- Golda Meir

Whenever in future wars the battle is fought,
armored troops will play the decisive role.
- Heinz Guderian

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

America is addicted to wars of distraction.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

I haven't been to a movie since somebody gave me free tickets to Star Wars,
which I went to.
- Jack Vance

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

Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes,
the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger.
- Thucydides

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

If you can kill animals, the same attitude can kill human beings.
The mentality is the same which exploits nature and which creates wars.
- Satish Kumar

If there is a ground zero in the cultural wars,
it is Missouri, a state where pro-life groups are strong
and well organized and their agenda dominates local politics.
- Eleanor Clift


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